East Munster Schools News Update

All the 2018 Cross Country and Track and Field dates can be found on our “Fixtures” page. 

One change this year in the dates –  the Boys East Munster Track and Field will be held on Thursday 10th May to try and avoid a clash with the LCVP Woodwork and Art exams which are usually held on a Wednesday.

 Competition Byes – AS a result of a motion passed at the Irish Schools AGM, an athlete will only be granted a Bye if the date clashes with a State Exam, the athlete is competing in a recognised International or in the case of a family bereavement.

East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships

The East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships will take place on Thursday 8th February 2018 in WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, Waterford at 12.30pm. All entries to Mary Ashe by Friday 2nd February. NO LATE ENTRIES.

AS a result of a motion passed at the Irish Schools AGM, please note that an athlete will only be granted a Bye if the date clashes with a State Exam, the athlete is competing in a recognised International or a family bereavement.

See all the details here – east-munster-schools-cross-country

Girls Entry Form – c-c-girls-entry-form

Boys Entry Form – cc-boys-entry-form

 

Waterford Schools Cross Country Championships

The Waterford Schools Cross Country Championships will take place on Friday 26th January 2018 in St. Augustine’s College, Dungarvan at 11am sharp. All entries to be with Mary Ashe by Monday 20th January 2018. NO LATE ENTRIES. ONLY ATHLETES FROM AFFILIATED SCHOOLS MAY COMPETE.

See all the details here – waterford-schools-cross-country

Girls Entry Form – c-c-girls-entry-form

Boys Entry Form – cc-boys-entry-form

Updates from Munster Schools AGM

The Munster Schools Athletics Association AGM was held on Monday 27th November. Please note the following items that were agreed at the AGM:-

Dates for your diary

Please find a list of 2018 Fixtures at this link – http://www.munsterschoolsathletics.org/fixtures/

Change to Cross Country Scoring for All Round Cups

  1. That for the Munster Schools Cross Country Championships, the points for the All Round Girls Cup and the All Round Boys Cup will be revised and will be calculated as follows:-
  • The first six teams will score in each race
  • Points awarded will be 7 points for 1st, 5 points for 2nd, 4 points for 3rd, 3 points for 4th, 2 points for 5th and 1 point for 6th.

 

SIAB Schools International Combined Events

The Annual SIAB Schools Combined Events Championships took place on Friday 10th November in the Emirates Arena, Glasgow. All four Irish teams came home with medals with gold for the Junior Boys, bronze for the Junior Girls and Inter Boys and silver for the Inter Girls. The Irish team had one individual winner in the Junior Boys competition with Iarlaith Golding, St. Colman’s Claremorris winning bronze.

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Our four Munster athletes on the day were Orla Coffey, St. Angela’s Cork (13th Junior Girls), Aisling Cassidy, Bandon Grammer (12th Inter Girls), Brian Lynch, Colaiste an Spioraid Naoimh (6th Inter Boys) & Darragh Miniter, Ennistymon CBS (16th Inter Boys). Congratulations to all four on representing their province and country so well.

See Results here – schools-international-pent-2017    PRO Report here – schools-international-ce-2017-report

 

Schools Cross Country Dates

Some Schools Cross Country dates for your diaries:-

  • Thursday 8th February 2018 – East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships
  • Friday 23rd February 2018 – Munster Schools Cross Country Championships
  • Saturday 10th March 2018 – Irish Schools Cross Country Championships

Venue for all 3 competitions will be WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, Waterford.

 

 

Munster Schools Athletics Association AGM

The Munster Schools Athletics Association Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 27th November 2017 at 8pm in the Cahir House Hotel, Cahir, Co. Tipperary. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

Tipperary Post Primary Schools XC Championships 2017

The County Tipperary Post Primary Schools Cross Country Championships will take place on Wednesday 6th December in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds with the first race commencing at 11.30am. See all the details here.

Closing date for entries is Friday 1st December. Details have now gone out to all County schools. All entries and enquiries to Niall O’Sullivan at niallfosullivan1@eircom.net

Irish Life Health Irish Schools Combined Events Championships

Congrats to all our East Munster athletes who competed at the Irish Life Health Irish Schools Combined Events Championships in AIT International Arena, Athlone on Saturday 28th October. Munster athletes won 8 medals in total (2 gold, 2 silver & 4 bronze) with 4 athletes qualifying for the International Schools teams. See Munster Report here – irish-life-health-irish-schools-ce-champs-2017

Our three medal winners on the day were Eoin Kenny, DLS Waterford who won silver in the Senior Boys competition (2965 points), Katie Nolke, Ursuline Waterford who won bronze in the Minor Girls competition (2823 points) & Mark Carroll, Nenagh CBS who also won bronze in the Minor Boys competition (2470 points). Other athletes who competed very well on the day were Emily O’Mahony, St. Augustine’s College Dungarvan (5th Inter Girls 2993 points), Kerry Barrett, Pobalscoil na Trionoide Youghal (8th Inter Girls 2629 points), James Murphy, Ard Scoil na Mara (7th Senior Boys 2328 points) & Joseph Cunningham, Nenagh CBS (12th Junior Boys 1843 points).

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Girls Results – irish_life_health_all_ire_schools_ce_2017_-_girls

Boys Results – irish_life_health_all_ire_schools_ce_2017_-_boys