County Tipperary Community Games

The National Community Games Finals, Weekend 3 took place on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st August in AIT, Athlone. Tipperary enjoyed their best weekend of sport in a long time taking home a fine haul of National medals (3 Gold, 3 Silver, 2 Bronze & 3 Pewter). On the Athletics Track & in the Field, the competition was fierce but despite this, the Tipperary singlet was in prominent position with lots of our athletes progressing through their heats to semi-finals & finals. Congratulations to all our competitors who took part & represented the blue & gold so well & in particular to our medal winners below.
Results are as follows:-
Gold Medals
Sinead Buckley  Annacarty Donohill Girls U/14 Long Puck.
Bill Floyd  Ballina, Boys U/14 800m. Bill, a newcomer to Athletics looked very impressive in his semi-final which he easily won & ran a very confident & well thought out race in the final to win gold. Well deserved.
Cahir Camogie Team who beat Bullaun, Galway in the Final. Cahir defeated Lucan, Dublin 6-10 to 2-5 in the Semi-Final.
Silver Medals
Phoebe Murphy St. Mary’s Clonmel, Girls U/14 100m. Phoebe was an impressive winner in both her heat & semi-final & placed 2nd in the final to the National AAI Girls U/15 100m & 200m champion, Laura Ann Costello from Galway. Phoebe is the current National AAI Champion in the Girls U/14 80m & 200m.
Daniel Ryan  Moycarkey Borris, Boys U/14 80m Hurdles. Daniel gave strong impressive performances in both his heat (2nd) & semi-final (1st) beating the current National AAI Boys U/14 75m Hurdles silver medallist Iarla Courtney from Kerry & is still young enough to compete in this event next year. Daniel broke the Boys U/13 60m Hurdles record at the Munster Indoor Championships this year, is the current Munster Indoor & Outdoor Boys U/13 60m Hurdles Champion & place 5th in the National Indoor Hurdles Final & 8th in the National Outdoor Finals this year.
Eoin Ryan  Newport,  Boys U/16 Javelin. Eoin placed 5th in the Boys U/17 Javelin at the National AAI Championships this year.
Bronze Medals
Roseanne Fitzgerald Carrick- On- Suir Girls U/10 60m Hurdles. Roseanne placed 2nd in her heat & 4th in her semi-final.
Elaine Ryan  Kilcommon/Rearcross/Hollyford,  Girls U/8 60m. Elaine was 3rd in her heat & 1st in her semi-final.
Pewter Medals
Ciara Mockler  Moycarkey Borris,  Girls U/14 Shot Putt. Ciara was 6th in the National AAI Girls U/15 Shot Putt this year & 3rd in the Discus.
Tom Hennessy  Ballinahinch Killoscully, Boys U/16 High Jump. Tom was 8th in the Boys U/17 High Jump at the National AAI Championships this year.
Boys U/12 4 x 100m Relay Team from Moycarkey Borris – Oran Mulhall, Jack Ryan, Jack Fallon, David Ryan, Sean Mockler & Rhys Shelly. This team were 5th in the National Inter-County Relays in Tullamore in July & made it one place better in National Community Games to come 4th.
Other competitors who reached the Finals were:
Orlaith Moynihan, Powerstown Girls U/16 1500m who finished 2nd in her Semi – Final.
Cillian McDonagh, Moycarkey Borris, Boys U/8 60m who finished 1st in his heat, 4th in his Semi-Final & 5th in the Final.
Dylan Wall, Carrick- On –Suir, Boys U10 60m Hurdles who placed 2nd in his heat & 3rd in his Semi-Final.
U/10 Mixed Relay Team from Carrick- On- Suir who came 2nd in their heat & 4th in their semi-final. In the Final, the team were coming 4th down the home straight on the last leg & were very unlucky to be run out of the medals by Limerick close to the line. The team consisting of Dylan Wall, Noel Anyanwu, Roseanne Fitzgerald, Chloe Hall, Kellie Bester & Callum O’Meara.
Semi Finals
The O’ Dwyer sisters, Emma (Girls U/10 200m, 2nd in heat) and Lara (Girls U/12 100m, 2nd in heat), Tipperary Town;  Leeanne Prout (Girls U/16 100m, 3rd in heat), Ballingarry; Rebecca Kelly (Girls U/14 80m Hurdles, 4th in heat), Carrick On Suir; Jonas Nyberg (Boys U/8 80m, 3rd in heat), Powerstown; Ben Coen(Boys U/10 100m, 4th in heat), Fethard-Killusty; David Ryan (Boys U/12 100m, 3rd in heat) Moycarkey Borris and the Girls U/14 4 x 100m Relay Team from Burgess/Youghalarra (4th in heat).

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