Tipperary County Athletics News

Ryan & Murphy Strike Gold

Both Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. & Phoebe Murphy, Clonmel A.C. gave a fine master class in sprinting at the National Juvenile Indoor Championships in AIT Arena on Saturday 23rd March. Ryan took the National title in the Boys U/15 in a time of 7.31, a new personal best & just short of the National Record of 7.2, while Murphy won the Girls U/16 National title crossing the line in a fine time of 7.88. Other Tipperary athletes who shone on Day 1 were Evan Lynch, Clonmel A.C. who won gold in the Boys U/19 1500m Walk, Aaron Egan & Anthony Tobin, Clonmel A.C., gold & silver in Boys U/17 1500m Walk, Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd Boys U/13 Shot Putt), Lauren Moylan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd Girls U/14 60m), Eva Rush, Templemore A.C. (2nd Girls U/14 1km Walk), Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd Girls U17 1500m), Dan Finnerty, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd Boys U/19 LJ), Shane Burke, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (3rd Boys U/13 LJ), Emma Hennessy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (3rd Girls U/16 LJ), Orlaith Moynihan, Clonmel A.C. (Girls U/18 1500m) & Sarah Ryan, Templemore A.C. (Girls U/18 1500m Walk).


It was another exciting day of competition on Day 2 at the National Juvenile Indoor Championships in AIT Arena on Sunday 24th March. Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. continued his winning streak in the Boys U/15 competitions by taking gold in the 60m Hurdles with a new National Record of 8.5 & gold in the Long Jump setting his second National Record of the day of 6.14m. His brother, David also leapt to victory & a National title in the Boys U/14 Long Jump with a jump of 5.06m. Phoebe Murphy, Clonmel A.C. cruised to victory in the Girls U/16 200m adding another gold medal to the one she won on Saturday in the 60m with Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. putting in a fine performance to take the silver medal in the same event. Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also won silver in the Boys U/13 High Jump clearing 1.40m. There were bronze medal wins for Lauren Moylan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Girls U/13 60mH, Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/17 60mH & Orla Winston, Clonmel A.C. in the Girls U/12 Long Jump with a jump of 4m. Congratulations & well done to them all. Full Results at www.tipperaryathletics.com.


Re-Scheduled Turbo Javelin Workshop
There will be a Turbo Javelin Workshop in Borrisokane on Wednesday 27th March with registration at 7pm & start of workshop at 7.30pm with National Coach, Louis Wildenboer. Workshop is for coaches & athletes aged 7+. See Poster at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Open Sports Dates for your Diary:-

Monday 1st April – St. Senan’s A.C. Open Sports at 1pm in Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny.

Sunday 7th April – Templemore A.C. Open Juvenile & Junior Sports Event in Templemore Track at 11am. Details available at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Sunday 14th April – Limerick A.C. Open Juvenile & Junior Sports in UL at 12 noon. See programme of events at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Sat 20th & Sun 21st – Leevale A.C. Open Junior, Senior & Juvenile Sports. See more details at www.leevale.org.


A Steeplechase Workshop with Coach Liam O’ Brien will be held in Templemore Track on Saturday 6th April from 12 noon to 2pm. There will be a €5 charge for Athletes and Coaches. The Workshop will be funded by Templemore A.C. and Tipperary County Board. For further information contact Marian Hughes at 0504 23373, 085 1529860 or E-mail at hughes.marian@hotmail.com




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