Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. News 21st Nov

The Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships took place in Limerick Racecourse on Sunday last, 20th November. Congratulations to both Rhys Shelly & Oran Mulhall who won Inter-County medals for Tipperary in the Boys U/13 2500m race. Rhys finished in 13th place overall & was the 2nd scoring member for Tipperary while Oran finished in 29th place & was the 5th scoring member for the team. Congratulations also to Kieren Hennessy who won an individual medal in the Boys U/15 3500m when he finished in 7th place. Other athletes who performed well for the Club were:- Emma Shelly, 70th in Girls U/11 1500m “B” race & 107th in the “A” race; Andrew Kavanagh, 20th in the Boys U/9 750m race; Eimear Ryan, 56th in the Girls U/13 2500m race; Declan Ryan, 40th in the Boys U/13 2500m race; Sean Mockler, 41st in the Boys U/13 2500m race. The Boys U/13 team narrowly missed out on a medal when they finished 4th in the Inter-Club competition. The team was Rhys Shelly, Oran Mulhall, Declan Ryan & Sean Mockler.

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Munster Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships in Powerstown Racecourse, Clonmel on Sunday 13th November. Congratulations to Cillian McDonagh who won a Silver Inter-County medal with Tipperary in the Boys U/9 750m race when he came home in 18th place & 3rd scoring member for Tipperary & to Shauna Hayden who won a Bronze Inter-County medal with Tipperary in the Girls U/17 4500m race when she finished in 14th place & was the 2nd scoring member of the Tipperary team. Other Club athletes who competed very well were Andrew Kavanagh (52nd in Boys U/9 750m), Sean Mockler, Declan Ryan & Ben O’Dwyer who were 71st, 76th & 87th in the Boys U/13 2,500m, Eimear Ryan (89th in Girls U/13 2500m) & Kieren Hennessy (42nd in Boys U/15 3,500m). Well done also to Clodagh Fallon who ran in the Girls U/11 1500m race which has to be re-run on Sunday 20th November in Limerick. We wish her the very best of luck.

Upcoming Fixtures are below:-

Sunday 27th November – Woodies DIY AAI Inter County & Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships in Sligo Racecourse. Good luck to Jack Fallon who will represent Club, County & Munster in the Boys U/12 race.

Sunday 4th December – Tipperary Juvenile “B” & Novice “B” Championships at 12 noon in Moyne.

Sunday 11th December – Woodies DIY AAI Novice & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships in the Curragh, Co. Kildare.

Friday 16th December – Club Christmas Party.

Sunday 18th December – Tipperary Senior & Junior Cross Country Championships in Dundrum.

Sunday January 15th – Munster Juvenile Inter –County Relays &   Senior/Junior Cross Country Championships in Beaufort, Co. Kerry at 12 noon.

Cross Country Training takes place every Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 7.30pm in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris. New athletes & help are most welcome.

For all latest Club news, upcoming events & photos log onto our website at www.moycarkeycoolcrooac.com & mylocalnews.ie.

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