East Munster Schools T&F Championships 2017

The East Munster Schools Track & Field Championships take place on the following dates:-

East Munster Schools GIRLS Track & Field Championships on Wednesday 3rd May @ 12 noon in Templemore Track. Girls Timetable here: east-munster-schools-girls-tt-2017

East Munster Schools BOYS Track & Field Championships on Wednesday 10th May @ 11.30am in Waterford RSC. Boys Timetable here: east-munster-schools-boys-tt-2017

See Rules here: east-munster-schools-tf-rules-2017

Entry Forms have been sent to all the schools. Closing date for Girls Championships is Friday 28th April and Friday 5th May for the Boys Championships. 

Tipperary Post Primary Schools T&F Championships

The Tipperary Post Primary Schools Track & Field Championships take place on Wednesday 5th April in Templemore Track. The Hammer/Discus will commence at 10am, Hurdles at 10.45am with all other events to start at 11am. 5 euro per athlete and 5 euro per relay team.

See Timetable and other information here – tipperary-schools-tf-2017

All details will be sent out to schools this week (13th March). Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 31st March. 

Gold for St. Mary’s Nenagh at Irish Schools XC

The Irish Life Health Irish Schools Cross County Championships were held in Mallusk, Co. Antrim on Saturday 11th March. Star performers for East Munster were St. Mary’s Nenagh Minor Girls team who won gold on the day. Team was Niamh Cunneen, Ailbhe O’Neill, Ellen Cunneen & Aoibheann Slattery.

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Super performances were also put in by our podium finishers : Niamh Cunneen, St. Mary’s Nenagh (5th Minor Girls),  Jake McCarthy, Pobail Scoil na Trionoide Youghal (6th Inter Boys), Avril Deegan, Presentation Thurles (4th Senior Girls), Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles (5th Senior Girls) & Micheal Power, St. Augustine’s Dungarvan (6th Senior Boys).

See Munster Schools Report here –  irish-life-health-irish-schoosl-xc-champs-2017

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Other East Munster athletes who performed very well to finish in the top 12 were:-

  • Ailbhe O’Neill, St. Mary’s Nenagh 10th Minor Girls
  • Ellen Cunneen, St. Mary’s Nenagh 12th Minor Girls
  • Una O’Brien, Waterpark College 10th Junior Girls

In the team competitions, Munster schools took home 1 gold (St. Mary’s Newport) & 3 bronze (Presentation Thurles & St. Flannan’s College Ennis). St. Mary’s Nenagh took the title in the Minor Girls. In the Minor Boys there was 7th for Thurles CBS & in the Junior Girls,  St. Augustine’s Dungarvan were 7th  while in the Inter Girls competition,  the Ursuline Waterford finished 8th. In the Inter Boys competition, Thurles CBS were 9th. In the Senior Girls race, there was bronze for the Presentation Thurles, 4th place for Waterpark College & 5th place for the Ursuline Thurles  with Waterpark College in 8th place in the Senior Boys category.

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