Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. News 11th May


The County U/13 to U/19 Track & Field Championships took place on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May in Templemore Track. Over the two days, 12 of our athletes took part with the great success winning 37 medals in total (21 gold, 9 silver & 7 bronze). On Day 1, Club athletes won 18 medals (13 gold, 3 silver & 2 bronze). There were gold medal wins for Eimear Ryan in the Girls U/17 Walk, Javelin, Shot Putt & silver in the 1500m, gold for Ciara Mockler in the Girls U/19 Javelin & Shot Putt, gold for Anna Ryan in the Girls U/14 High Jump & Shot Putt & bronze in the 75mH, gold for Sean Mockler in the Boys U/16 Discus & Hammer, gold for David Ryan in the Boys U/16 100m & silver in the Discus, gold for Daniel Ryan in the Boys U/17 Discus, gold for Declan Ryan in the Boys U/17 Long Jump, gold for Liam McDonagh in the Boys U/15 Walk & silver for Ben O’Dwyer in the Boys U/16 800m & 4th place in the Long Jump with younger brother, Adam 4th in the Boys U/14 800m, bronze for Dillon Ryan in the Boys U/13 High Jump & 4th in the 80m sprint. Day 2 brought more success with 19 medals won (8 gold, 6 silver & 5 bronze). Anna Ryan won silver in the Girls U/14 Long Jump & bronze in the 80m, Sean Mockler won gold in the Boys U/16 High Jump & Javelin & silver in the Shot Putt, Declan Ryan took home gold in the Boys U/17 High Jump & silver in the 110mH & Shot Putt, Dillon Ryan won bronze in the Boys U/13 Shot Putt & Long Jump & silver in the Javelin, David Ryan won gold in the Boys U/16 200m & Shot Putt & silver in the Javelin, Daniel Ryan won gold in the Boys U/17 100mH & Shot Putt, Ciara Mocker won gold in the Girls U/19 Discus & bronze in the Hammer, Ben O’Dwyer was 3rd in the Boys U/16 3km & 6th in the Shot Putt & Jack Ryan was 4th in the Boys U/15 Shot Putt. Congratulations & well done to all. Full results at


The East Munster Schools Track & Field Championships took place on Wednesday 29th & Wednesday 6th May in Templemore & Waterford RSC. Double gold medal wins were recorded by Ciara Mockler, Presentation Thurles in the Senior Girls Discus & Shot Putt, Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS in the Junior Boys Hammer & Discus, David Ryan, Thurles CBS in the Junior Boys Long Jump & 200m & Daniel Ryan, Thurles CBS in the Inter Boys Long Jump & 100mH. Liam McDonagh, Thurles CBS also won the Junior Boys Walk with Declan Ryan, Thurles CBS winning bronze in the Inter Boys Long Jump. Ben O’Dwyer, Thurles CBS also competed well in the Junior Boys 1500m but was just outside the  medals. Thurles CBS Junior Boys team also won the East Munster Schools Junior Boys Cup for the second year in a row. David Ryan also set a new record in the Junior Boys Long Jump of 6.13m to better his older brother, Daniel’s 2013 record of 6.11cm. Congratulations & well done to everyone. All will now progress to the Munster Schools Track & Field Championships in Cork I.T. on Saturday 16th May & we wish them the very best of luck.


The Club’s FIT4Life Group continues every Saturday at the Moycarkey Community Sports Centre at 9am.  Why not come along and join us? The group caters for walkers, joggers & runners of all abilities & all adults are welcome.


Training for the Track & Field Season takes place every Tuesday & Thursday evenings in the Moycarkey Community & Sports Centre in Littleton. Cost is 2 euro per athlete. Training sessions are split into two groups – 6.30pm to 7.30pm time slot is for athletes born 2007 and younger & 7.30pm to 8.30pm is for athletes born 2006 & older. New athletes & help always welcome. Training at the track on Thursday evenings in Templemore is now over for this season.


The Area Athletics Finals for Moycarkey Borris took place on Thursday 7th May in Templemore Track. Many thanks to all who took part & to all who helped on the night. The County Tipperary Community Games Athletics Finals take place in Templemore Track on Sunday 21st June. Moycarkey Borris GAA Club will be holding the Girls U/14 & Boys U/12 Long Puck competitions shortly. Please contact John Corcoran for the Boys U/12 & Noel McKelvey for the Girls U/14 competitions.


  • FIT4Life Group – The Fit4Life Group commenced on Saturday 25th April & sessions will take place every Saturday morning at 9am in the Moycarkey Community Sports Center. All adults are welcome to attend to walk, jog or run.
  • Clothing Collection – our next clothing collection will take place on 20th June so if everyone could get collecting now, we will have a great fundraiser in June. All proceeds go towards our athletes & the running of the Club.


  • Tues 12th May – Hammer Workshop with John O’Farrell @ 6.30pm, Shot Putt with Dave Frattaroli @ 7pm & Pole Vault with Eamon Flanagan @ 7.30pm in Templemore Track. Workshops are 5 euro per athlete payable on the night. Pre-registration is necessary. Please text Anthony Carolan, Tipperary Development Officer on (085) 863 3743 stating athlete’s name, club & event.
  • Wed 13th May – High Jump Workshop in Clonmel from 7pm to 9pm.
  • Tues 19th May – Long Jump & Triple Jump Workshop in Templemore from 7pm to 9pm.
  • The Coaching & Development Calendar for the South West for February to May has been confirmed & is available on the Tipperary Athletics website at


  • Sat 16th May – GloHealth Munster Schools T&F Championships in Cork I.T. @ 9.30am.
  • Sat 23rd May – Munster U/9 to U/19 Inter Club Relays in Lee’s Road, Ennis, Co. Clare.
  • Sat 23rd May – GloHealth National Combined Events Championships – Master, Senior, Junior & Youth.
  • Sun 24th May – GloHealth National T&F League Round 1 & Day 2 of National Combined Events Championships in Templemore.
  • Sun 24th May – County Juvenile “B” T&F Championships in Clonmel.
  • Sat 30th May – GloHealth Irish Schools T&F Championships in Tullamore @ 9am


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