Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C.

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Laurence O’Toole Open Sports on Sunday 22nd April. The O’Dwyer & Ryan families kept the Club colours flying high in Carlow & all competed very well in their events. Dillon Ryan came 3rd in the Boys U/10 60m, Adam O’Dwyer won the Boys U/11 300m, Jack Ryan won the Boys U/13 Shot Putt, Boys U/12 Long Jump & came 2nd in the Boys U/12 80m Sprint. David Ryan won the Boys U/13 Long Jump & came 2nd in the 80m, Ben O’Dwyer came 3rd in the Boys U/13 600m & Daniel Ryan won the Boys U/14 Shot Putt. Anna Ryan & Ronan O’Dwyer also competed very well but were just outside the medals. Congratulations to them all.

Sean & Ciara Mockler had a great day of throws at the Crookstown Millview Open Sports in Kildare on Sunday 25th April. Sean came 1st in the Boys U/13 Shot Putt & 2nd in the U/14 Discus while Ciara came 2nd in both the Girls U/16 Shot & Discus behind the National Indoor & Outdoor Champion, Ciara Dunne. Congratulations & well done to them both.

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Moycarkey/Moyne/Slieveardagh Challenge on Saturday 21st April in Moyne Track. Our thanks to Moyne A.C. who organised a great afternoon of athletics & refreshments afterwards & to both Moyne A.C. & Slieveardagh A.C. for a great competition. We look forward to the Annual Cross Country Challenge between the three Clubs later this year.

The Club hosted the County Senior Road Championships on Sunday 22nd April. Many thanks to all who helped on the day with setting up & supervising the course, supervising parking, providing refreshments afterwards & cheering on the athletes out on the route.  Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

There will be training every Thursday evening in Templemore Track from 6.45pm sharp to 8.00pm for all ages. Can all athletes please be in time for the warm up as this is a very important phase of training & helps prevent injury. Charge per session is €2.00 per child or €5.00 per family. Adults who wish to use the track are also subject to a charge of €2.00 per session.

Upcoming Fixtures are below:-

Sun 29th April – County Juvenile U/9 to U/12 Track & Field Championships in Templemore starting at 11.30am. Athletes are to be in Templemore by 10.50am for collection of numbers & warming up. Club entries are below:-

Boys U/9

Ronan O’Dwyer & Michael Carroll (60m, LJ, B/T), Peter Dillon (60m, 300m, LJ, B/T).

Boys U/10

Cillian McDonagh & Sean Britton (60m, 500m, LJ, B/T), Dillon Ryan (60m, LJ).

Boys U/11

Kyle Shelly, Adam O’Dwyer, James Walsh (60m, 600m, LJ, HJ, B/T)

Boys U/12

Liam McDonagh & Tom Maher (60m, 600m, LJ, Shot), Jack Ryan & Shane Burke (60m, LJ, Shot).

Girls U/9

Lucy O’Keefe (60m, 300m, LJ, B/T).

Girls U/10

Alisha Carroll, Sorcha Scott, Sarah Hayes (60m, 500m, LJ, B/T).

Girls U/11

Emma Shelly, Lucy Dillon & Amy Britton (60m, 600m, LJ, HJ, B/T), Anna Ryan (60m, LJ, HJ).

Girls U/12

Siobhan Price Carroll & Aisling Walsh (60m, 600m, LJ, Shot), Clodagh Fallon (600m, LJ), Tasha Tully (60m 600m, LJ).


A full set of fixtures can be found at


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