Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C.

The County Juvenile Cross Country Relays were held in Thurles Crokes Complex on Sunday 6th November. The Club had 2 teams entered on the day, Boys U/10 & Boys U/12 & both teams did very well winning Bronze medals. Congratulations to the Boys U/10 team of Cillian McDonagh, Adam O’Dwyer, Kyle Shelly & Andrew Alexander & the Boys U/12 team of Jack Fallon, Sean Mockler, Ben O’Dwyer, Oran Mulhall & Tom Maher.

The Munster Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships took place in Newmarket On Fergus, Co. Clare on Sunday 23rd of October. The Club had 12 athletes competing & they brought home 2 individual medals & 3 Inter-County Team medals. Congratulations to all our athletes who took part & represented the Club so well. Individual medals were won by Adam O’Dwyer who was first home for Tipperary when he finished 9th in the Boys U/10 1,000m & Jack Fallon who was also first home for Tipperary & won Bronze in the Boys U/12 2000m race. Adam with his team-mate Kyle Shelly also won a Bronze Inter-County medal for Tipperary in the Boys U/10 1,000m as the 1st & 2nd scoring members of the team while Jack Fallon won a Bronze Inter-County medal for Tipperary & was the first scoring member of the Tipperary team. The Boys U/10 team of Adam O’Dwyer, Kyle Shelly, Cillian McDonagh & Andrew Alexander finished 11th in the Inter-Club competition while the Boys U/12 team of Jack Fallon, Rhys Shelly, Sean Mockler, Ben O’Dwyer & Oran Mulhall finished 5th.

Club Results were as follows:-

Girls U/10 1,000m

85 Lucy Dillon

Boys U/10 1,000m

9 Adam O’Dwyer
15 Kyle Shelly
71 Cillian McDonagh
79 Andrew Alexander
11 Moycarkey Coolcroo 9, 15, 71, 79 174
3 Tipperary 9, 15, 21, 24, 25, 29 123

Boys U/12 2,000m

3 Jack Fallon
45 Rhys Shelly
53 Sean Mockler
54 Ben O’Dwyer
56 Oran Mulhall
5 Moycarkey Coolcroo 3, 45, 53, 54 155

3 Tipperary 3, 11, 15, 16, 20, 21 86

Boys U/16 4,000m

45 Kieren Hennessy

Girls U/18 5,000m

14 Shauna Hayden

Upcoming Fixtures are below:-

Sunday 13th November – Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Powerstown Racecourse, Clonmel. First race starts at 11.30am.

Sunday 20th November – Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships in Limerick Racecourse. First race starts at 11.30am.

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 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.

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