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County Masters Road Championships
Sunday 21st April in Clonmel
Online entry is open at https://ireland.entry4sports.com/wp-login
Closing date is midnight on Thursday 18th April.

Irish Schools Athletics Association Rules - Update
Rules in relation to the selection criteria for the SIAB International T&F have changed. See all the details here.


County Junior, Senior & Masters T&F Championships
Sunday 28th April in Templemore @ 1.30pm
See Timetable here.
Online entry is now open at this link - https://ireland.entry4sports.com/wp-login Closing date is Tuesday 23rd April at midnight.


County U/13 to U/19 T&F Championships
Saturday 11th May 2019 in Templemore
See Timetable here.
Online entry is now open at this link - https://ireland.entry4sports.com/wp-login
Closing date is Wednesday 8th May at midnight.


Get Ireland Running - Great 10,000 euro Athletics Giveaway
See details here.

Great Ireland 10km Run & National 10km
See AAI review & results here.


Athletics Ireland Job Opportunity - Competition Department Executive
See details here.

Ennis Track A.C. Open Sports
Sunday 28th April @ 12 noon in Lee's Road, Ennis
See Programme here.


County Tipperary Post Primary Schools T&F Championships
Wednesday 10th April 2019 in Templemore Track
Results:  Track    Field    Pole Vault & High Jump

County Tipperary Juvenile T&F Season
Following our recent County Board Meeting, the dates agreed for the forthcoming County Juvenile T&F Season are below:
Saturday 11th May - County U/13 to U/19 T&F Championships in Templemore
Sunday 12th May - County U/9 to U/12 T&F Championships in Templemore
Sunday 26th May - County U/9 to U/14 "B" T&F Championships in Clonmel
Online entry will be available shortly. Details will be sent to all Clubs when ready.

Tipperary Post Primary Schools T&F Championships
Wednesday 10th April in Templemore Track
See Timetable here.

East Munster Schools T&F Championships
Wednesday 1st May in Templemore Track for Girls and Thursday 9th May in Waterford RSC for Boys. All entry details have gone out to the schools today (Monday 8th April).
See all the details on the East Munster Schools website here.

County Junior, Senior & Masters T&F Championships
Sunday 28th April in Templemore Track @ 1.30pm
Online entry will be available shortly. Closing date is midnight on Tuesday 23rd April.
See Timetable here.

Wins for Hughes & Fitzgibbon at County Inter Road Champs
The County Intermediate Road Championships were held in Ballyneale on Sunday 7th April. There were wins for Thurles Crokes A.C. duo Jacqueline Hughes and John Fitzgibbon in the Women's 4km and the Men's 8km races with Dundrum A.C. taking the team title in the Men and Moyne A.C. in the Women's competition.
See Results here.  Photos here.

AAI Spring Throws
See Results here.


Ulster Throws Festival
Sunday 24th March 2019 in Finn Valley A.C. Grounds
See results here.


Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoors Day 3
There was a gold medal win for Jack Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Boys U/19 Shot Putt (14.10m) with silver medals for Mark Carroll, Templemore A.C. (Boys U/17 LJ 5.89m) & Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U16 4 x 200m Relay (1.38.64). Bronze medals were won by Jack Barnett, Templemore A.C. (Boys U/17 Shot Putt 11.96m) and Templemore A.C. Boys U/12 4 x 200m Relay and Boys U/13 4 x 200m Relay. Just outside the medals were Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (4th Girls U/18 Shot Putt 11.61m), Fiona Hennessy, Templemore A.C. (4th Girls U/19 Shot Putt 9.15m) & Dillon Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (4th Boys U/17 LJ 5.87m & Shot Putt 11.94m). Congrats to all.
See AAI Review here. See Results here.   Sportfile pictures here.

Irish Universities T&F Championships
Well done to our medal winners, Sharlene Mawdsley, UL/Newport A.C., 2nd 200m (24.21), Maria Carey, UCC/Newport A.C., 2nd Triple Jump (11.24m), Ciara Cummins, DCU/Nenagh Olympic A.C., 3km S/C (11.50.50) & Darren Prout, LIT/Carrick-On-Suir A.C., 400mH (54.60). Sharlene Mawdsley was also part of the UL 4 x 400m Relay team that won bronze. Other Tipp athletes who performed well were Aoife Delargy, UCC/Nenagh Olympic A.C. (5th 800m 2.22.36), Darren Dunne, UL/Nenagh Olympic A.C. (5th 5km 15.22.21), Michael Carey, DCU/Clonmel A.C. (4th 3km S/C 9.52.33) & Margaret Mary Grace, WIT/Nenagh Olympic A.C. (8th 400m 61.88).
See results here.
Catch up with all news here.
See photos (5 albums) from Kevin Clancy here.


Federation of Irish Sport Announce Shortlist for Sport Industry Awards 2019
The Daily Mile nominated for Best Programme or Campaign to Increase Participation.
See more here.

European Combined Events Team Championships
The selection policy has been released for the European Combined Events Team Championships which take place from 6-7 July in Ribeira Brava, Portugal. Selection policy can be found here.


Wedding Bells for Martin Leyden

A big congratulations to Martin Leyden, Templemore A.C. and his new wife, Sheena. Martin & Sheena tied the knot in Shrewsbury, Shropshire on Saturday 16th March. Sheena will now settle in Killea and will no doubt be helping Martin with fundraising! We wish them both a long and happy life together.


County Intermediate Road Championships.
Sunday 7th April in Ballyneale @ 12 noon
Reminder: Online entry closes at midnight on Thursday 4th April.


NCAA Outdoor Track Results for March 2019
See here.
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report.


County Tipperary Post Primary Schools T&F Championships
Wednesday 10th April in Templemore
Entry forms have gone out to all Schools. See timetable and other details here.

Irish Master Athletes Take Poland by Storm
See AAI Review & results here.


County Novice "B" Road Championships
Sunday 31st March in Ballingarry
See Results here. Photos here.


13 National Medals for Tipp Juvenile Athletes

Day 1 and 2 of the Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Championships took place in the AIT International Arena, Athlone on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th March. Tipperary athletes were in good form winning 3 gold, 5 silver & 5 bronze with Pole Vault being a strong event for the County. Gold medals were won by Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. (Boys U/14 800m 2.15.86), Adam O'Dwyer, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/18 Pole Vault 3.80m) & Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/19 60mH 8.46). Silver medals were won by Ellen O'Dwyer, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Girls U/15 High Jump 1.55m), Ronan O'Dwyer, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/15 Pole Vault 2.45m), Jodie McGrath, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Girls U/16 Pole Vault 2.90m), Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Girls U/18 Pole Vault 3.10m) & Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/19 High Jump 1.95m). Our bronze medal winners were Ceola Bergin, Templemore A.C. (Girls U/14 Shot Putt 11.45m), Sam O'Sullivan, Clonmel A.C. (Boys U/15 Walk 5.16.45), Ben Connolly, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/16 Pole Vault 3.20m), Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Girls U/19 400m 56.49) & Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/19 Long Jump 6.44m). Congratulations to them all.
Sportsfile photos: Day 1    Day 2 . See AAI Review here.


62nd place for Tobin at World Cross Country Champs
See AAI Review of World Cross Country Championships here.

Juveniles Ace Indoors in Athlone on Day 1
See AAI Review & results here. Sportsfile photos here.

Good Luck Sean

Good luck to Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. who competes at the World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark on Saturday 30th March.
See AAI Preview here.
Livestream here. Also available on red button on BBC
Timetable here.

Important Info for Potential 2019 EYOF Athletes
See here.


World Master Indoor Bronze for Ross Alexander

A big congrats to Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. who won a bronze team medal in the 10km Walk along with Bob Lyne, Crusaders A.C., a regular visitor to Tipperary for our Championships & Anthony Malone. Ross finished in 5th place overall in a time of 59.02 and just missed out on a M35 medal in the 5km Walk when he finished in 4th place in 15.21.40. Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C. ran a seasons best in the 60m of 9.69 to finish 10th overall in the W60 60m and was 9th overall in the 200m (33.90). John Laste, Clonmel A.C. was 41st in the M55 8km XC (44.17) with Bernard Feery taking part in the M55 Half Marathon and Susan Laste also competing well in the W50 category as well as Willie O'Donoghue, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. in the M50 category (results to follow).
See Photos from Susan here.
Congrats also to Joe Gough, West Waterford AC. who is 800m World Master Champion for the 6th time, winning the M65 category. See photos and info on Joe here. Well done also to Annette Quaid, Leevale A.C. who won silver in the W40 800m despite suffering a heavy fall. See race here.
See Results link here.


A Piece of History
John Treacy Wins World title in Limerick in 1979.
See more here.


County Novice "B" Road Championships
Sunday 31st March in Ballingarry @ 12 noon.


County Junior & Senior Road Championships
Sunday 24th March in Templemore
See Results here.

Bronze Team Medal for Walshe at SIAB XC International

Congrats to Tom Walshe, CBS Nenagh/Nenagh Olympic A.C. who earned his first Irish vest to compete at the SIAB Schools XC International in Santry Demesne, Dublin on Saturday 23rd March. Walshe finished 29th overall in the Junior Boys race to win a bronze team medal with Ireland. See Results here.

European Youth Olympic Festival 2019
Baku, Azerbaijan, 21st to 27th July
See Selection Policy & Standards here
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County Junior & Senior Road Championships
Sunday 24th March @ 12 noon.
Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday 21st March.
Registration at the Club House in Templemore Track with Start Lines 3/4 miles away. Please ensure you leave plenty of time for registration and getting to the Start line.
See Course Map here.
See Preview written by Niall O'Sullivan here.

Final Session of Munster Development & Performance Squads
The last session of the Munster Development & Performance Squads takes place on Saturday 23rd March in Templemore Track. Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Short Hurdles (Lilly-Ann O'Hora), Shot Putt (Dave Fratarolli), Long Jump (Pat Power), Pole Vault (Eamon Flanagan) & Walks (Frank Lynch). THERE WILL BE NO MIDDLE DISTANCE. Both the Development & Performance Walks will take place TOGETHER at 1pm. Performance Squads from 1pm to 3pm, all events will be covered. Discus coach, Sean Whitney will be available from 11am to 3pm.


Report from European Throwing Cup
See here.


County U/9 to Junior Indoor Championships
Saturday 16th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Thanks to everyone who helped out yesterday and to all the Clubs who supported their Championships.
Results:  Track    Field   Relays
Any amendments to info@tipperaryathletics.com.


Tobin Selected for World Cross Country Championships
Congrats to Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. who has been selected for the Irish Senior Men's team to compete at the World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark on Saturday 30th March.
See more here.

St. Senan's Open T&F Meet
Easter Monday 22nd April @ 1pm in the Sports Complex, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny
See all details here.


Ton Le Gaoithe Wind Sprints Meet
Online entry now open here
See more information here

Great Ireland Run Incorporating the 10km National Champs
Sunday 14th April in the Phoenix Park, Dublin
See details here.


AAI Month End Registrations for End of February
See details here.

Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February Ciara Mageean
See more here.

County Juvenile Indoor Championships
Saturday 16th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
First session for U/9 to U/12's starts at 10am with U/13 to Junior starting at 2pm.
Parking Restrictions will be in effect at Stadium. See here. Can all Clubs please let their relevant athletes, parents & coaches know.
U/9 to U/12 Timetable     U13 to Junior Timetable

County Junior & Senior Road Championships
Sunday 24th March in Templemore @ 12 noon
Online entry is now open at this link -
https://ireland.entry4sports.com/wp-login
Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday 21st March.
Registration in the Club House at Templemore Track with start lines 3/4 miles away. Please leave plenty of time on the day to register and get to the start line.
See Course Map here.


County Novice "B" Road Championships
Sunday 31st March in Ballingarry @ 12 noon
Online entry is now opwn at this link -
https://ireland.entry4sports.com/wp-login
Closing date is midnight on Thursday 28th March.

Tipperary Post Primary Schools T&F Championships
Wednesday 10th April in Templemore Track
All details will be sent out to schools shortly.
See Timetable here.


Munster Half Marathon & Marathon Championships
Sunday 5th May in Limerick
See details here.


IAAF Council Approves Olympic Qualification System & Entry Standards
See details here.

Tipp Athletes Shine at National Master Indoors

Tipperary athletes were out in full force at the Irish Life Health Masters Indoor Championships on Sunday 10th March in AIT International Arena. The County had multiple medal winners in Patrick Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (gold in M85 60m, Shot, LJ, HJ & WFD) also setting CBP's of 8.11m in the Shot Putt & 2.16m in the Long Jump, Matt Alexander, Coolquill A.C. (double gold in M65 3km & 1500m), Larry O'Grady, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (gold in M55 Shot & silver in HJ & WFD), John Dwyer, Templemore A.C. (gold in M35 WFD & silver in Shot), Esme Alexander, Coolquill A.C. (gold in W55 800m & bronze in 400m),
Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C. (W60 60m & 200m), Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C. (double silver in W60 60m & 200m) & Genevieve Rowland, Templemore A.C. (2nd in W35 60mH & Shot), Templemore A.C. clinched silver medals in both the Women's and Men's 4 x 200m relays. Gold medals were also won by Catherine Madden, Borrisokane A.C. (W35 HJ), Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. (M35 3km Walk), John Moore, Dundrum A.C. (M60 3km) Silver medals were won by Danny Meaney, Templemore A.C. (M35 Long Jump), Eddie Cahalane, Coolquill A.C. (M70 1500m) & Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. (M50 3km). There were bronze medals for Liz Power, Moyne A.C. (W50 60m), Kevin Shorthall, Templemore A.C. (M35 HJ), Alan Carter, Clonmel A.C. (M40 HJ), Niall Kelly, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (M55 60m), Micheal O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. (M85 WFD) & Willie O'Donoghue, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (M55 3km). Congrats to all.
See AAI Review from National Masters Indoors here.
Sportsfile Photos here.

Gold for Buckley at Irish Life Health Irish Schools XC Championships

Shane Buckley, Cashel CS/Dundrum A.C. was the standout performer for Tipperary at the Irish Life Health Irish Schools Cross Country Championships in Clongowes Wood College, Clane on Saturday 9th March. Buckley took a win in the Minor Boys race in a thrilling finish where he held off Sean Lawton, Colaise Pobail Bantry for the school's title with only a second between each of the top 3 finishers. Cashel CS Minor Boys team finished in 7th place overall. Tom Walshe, Nenagh CBS/Nenagh Olympic A.C. had a good run in the Junior Boys race to finish 10th with the Nenagh CBS team finishing just outside the medals in 4th place.
See AAI Review  here.
Full Results here.
Sportsfile Photos here.


Seven Athletes to Compete at the European Throwing Cup
See AAI Preview here.
See Results here.

Tralee Harriers A.C. Best Practices
Read more here.

Udated Results for Munster 4 Mile Road Championships
Any amendments to Michael Lillis at michaellillis@eircom.net
Senior & Novice Women   Master Women   Senior & Novice Men   Master Men

Upcoming Throws Competitions
2nd Ulster Spring Throws Festival, Sunday 24th March in the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal
Leevale Throws, Saturday 27th April in Cork I.T.
Lifford Strabane Throws Fest, Saturday 4th May in Strabane


Munster Schools Indoor Games
Tuesday 5th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Many thanks to all the schools who supported the event, to Nenagh Olympic A.C. and to everyone who helped out on the day.
Results: Track   Field
Any amendments to info@tipperaryathletics.com.
Photo link here.


Irish Life Health Irish Masters Indoor Championships
Sunday 10th March in AIT International Arena
Good luck to all our athletes who will be taking part.
See Timetable here. Start Lists here. AAI Preview here. Great to see Micheal O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. and Patrick Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. getting a mention.


Irish Life Health Irish Schools Cross Country Championships
Good luck to all our athletes who will be competing on Saturday 9th March in Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co. Kildare. See Munster Qualifiers here.
See AAI Preview here. See Timetable and Course Map here.

Run, Jumps, Throws Workshop Held in Limerick
See AAI Review here.


Munster 4 Mile Road Championships
See photos here. Our thanks to Niall Moran, photographer. Well done to the hosts, Dundrum A.C. who did an excellent job in hosting this event and showcasing our County.

A Tribute to our Two European Bronze Medallists
See here.
See AAI Report here.

Munster Motions and Recommendations
See Motions and Recommendations here that were passed at the recent Munster Convention in Clare. Congrats to two of our County Officers, Eibhlis Purcell and Aisling Hoey who will be taking up new roles within Munster Athletics.

Date Changes for Munster Outdoor Season
Fixtures on Saturday 25th May and Saturday 8th June will be swapped so the 25th will now be the Munster U/9 to U/11 Individiual and Team Games & some U/12 & U/13 Field events, Men's & Women's Walks, Women's 3km races & Senior Men, M35 - M45 5km races in Cork I.T.. and Day 1 of the Munster U/12 to U/19 T&F Championships will be on 8th  June in Templemore. Munster Juvenile "B" T&F venue will be Lee's Road, Ennis, Co. Clare. Updated Timetables can also be found on the Home Page of the Munster Athletics website.


NCAA Conference Results
February 2019. See here.
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the information.


Tipperary Star Awards 2019
See link to photos here.
Our thanks to Darren Maher, our photographer on the night.

Euro U/23 Standard for Sheridan at Tipp Throws Festival

Tipperary County Board hosted another very successful Tipperary Throws Festival in Templemore on Saturday 2nd March. Despite the bad weather, athletes from the four provinces of Ireland travelled to compete with plenty of personal bests being set. There were some notable performances on the day with Eoin Sheridan, North Westmeath A.C. throwing a European U/23 Discus standard of 54.84m and Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. just missing the Euro U/20 "B" standard mark in Hammer by 35cm with his best of 65.65m.  Many thanks to all who helped out for the day and great to see Dave Sweeney, our new National Jumps, Throws & Combined Events Co-Ordinator coming to visit us. Delighted to be able to welcome him to Tipperary.
See Results here.

Tobin Runs Season's Best and Just Misses out Place in Final
Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. placed 5th in the heat of the Men's 3000m at the European Indoor Champs yesterday (Friday) just missing out on a place in the final but running a season's best of 7.56.29.


Munster 4 Mile Road Championships

Munster 4 Mile Road Championships will take place on Sunday 3rd March in Dundrum, Co. Tipperary @ 1pm starting with the Women's race with the Men's race taking place immediately afterwards. Online entry is now LIVE (Monday 25th) and will be closing at midnight on Thursday 28th.  Online entry link is here - https://ireland.entry4sports.com/wp-login   Clubs will need to nominate their teams in advance of the race.  Can all Clubs please send a team manager to Michael Lillis at the check-in desk tomorrow before the races start to declare their Club teams.
 

Tobin Set for European Indoors 3000m

Good luck to Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. who will take part in the Heats of the Men's 3000m at 12.30 tomorrow at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Coverage on RTE 2 from 6.30pm tomorrow (Friday 1st).


2019 Throwing Cup Selections
See here.

Athletics Ireland and Waterways Ireland Launch Strategic Partnership
See more here.

European U/20 "B" Standard for Mockler

Congrats to Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who had a great opener for his Outdoor season when he threw a personal best and European U/20 "B" Standard of 66.82m in the Hammer at the Dunboyne A.C. Throws on Saturday 23rd February.
See European U/20 Standards here. Standard Achievers can be found here.


Munster U/12 to U/19 Indoor Championships
See provisional results here.
Any amendments to ahoey@munsterathletics
Any CPB's will be updated later in the week.

Munster Convention - Change of Venue
The Munster Convention will now take place in the Woodstock Hotel, Ennis Co. Clare. Start time is still 11am.
To get to the Woodstock Hotel, take Exit 12 from the Motorway, carry on straight through 4 roundabouts. At the 5th roundabout, turn left for Ennistymon, then take the first left for the Woodstock Hotel. The hotel is about 1 mile up this road on the left and the meeting is being held in the Doonbeg Suite.

Munster U/12 to U/19 Indoor Championships
See Updated Start Lists here.
Any further errors to ahoey@munsterathletics.com asap.

Munster U/12 to U/19 Indoor Championships
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th February in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Parking Restrictions Notice here.
Timetables:   Saturday     Sunday
Closing date for entries is midnight tonight (Wednesday 20th). Start Lists will be posted up tomorrow (Thursday 21st).


Munster Qualifiers for Irish Life Health Irish Schools XC
See qualifiers here.
Any corrections to spellings, additions to teams or individual withdrawals should be e-mailed to liamobrien@hotmail.com before Friday 1st March to ensure inclusion in the event programme.