Munster Schools Combined Events Championships 2017

The Munster Schools Combined Events Championships will take place on Wednesday 11th October @ 11am in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.  Entry forms and all relevant details have now gone out to all Munster schools. Closing date for entries is Friday 6th October.

See Timetable here – order-of-events-multi-events-2017

Rules here – multi-events-rulebook-2017

The Irish Life Health Irish Schools Combined Events Championships will take place on Saturday 28th October in AIT International Arena, Athlone. See Timetable here.

The SIAB Schools International will take place on Friday 10th November in the Emirates Arena, Glasgow.

SIAB Schools International

The SIAB Schools Track & Field International took place on home soil in Morton Stadium, Santry on Saturday 15th July. Ireland finished in 2nd position behind England in both the Girls and Boys competitions. Our East Munster athletes won two silver individual medals and 1 bronze. See Full Results here – siab_updated_results_2017

East Munster details are below:-

  • Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS – Girls’s Captain, 300mH (2nd in 44.62) & 4 x 300m (3rd in 2.43.77)
  • Tirna Cahill, Pobalscoil na Trionoide – Hammer 6th (48.15m)
  • Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College – 400mH (8th 60.74)
  • Liam McDonagh, Thurles CBS – Walk (2nd 14.58.07)
  • Jack Ryan, Thurles CBS – Shot Putt (4th 14.24m)
  • Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS – Hammer (8th) & Discus (3rd 50.13)
  • Adam O’Dwyer, Thurles CBS – Pole Vault (7th 3.41m)
  • Patrick Fitzgerald, St. Augustine’s Dungarvan – Pole Vault (8th 3.11m)

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SIAB Schools T&F International

See Irish team here – irish-schools-siab-track

Timetable here.

Good luck to all our Irish athletes and in particular to our East Munster athletes:-

  • Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS – Girls’s Captain, 300mH & 4 x 300m
  • Tirna Cahill, Pobalscoil na Trionoide – Hammer
  • Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College – 400mH
  • Liam McDonagh, Thurles CBS – Walk
  • Jack Ryan, Thurles CBS – Shot Putt
  • Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS – Hammer & Discus
  • Adam O’Dwyer, Thurles CBS – Pole Vault
  • Patrick Fitzgerald, St. Augustine’s Dungarvan – Pole Vault

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Tailteann Games Success for Munster

The Irish Life Health Tailteann Interprovincial T&F Championships were held on Saturday 24th June in Morton Stadium. Munster athletes had a great day winning 44 medals in total (20 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze) and taking home the Boys Tailteann Trophy for the first time since 1991. East Munster athletes won 11 individual Tailteann medals on the day.

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There were gold medal wins for Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS in the Discus and Hammer; Jack Ryan, Thurles CBS in the Shot Putt; Adam O’Dwyer, Thurles CBS in the Pole Vault; Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS in the 300mH and bronze in the 80mH with the top 3 athletes all sharing the same time of 11.77 and Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College in the 400mH. Silver medals were won by Tirna Ni Chathail, Pobailscoil na Trionoide in the Hammer, Patrick Fitzgerald, St. Augustine’s Dungarvan in the Pole Vault and Liam McDonagh, Thurles CBS in the 3km Walk and bronze for Aisling Lowe, Ursuline Waterford in the 1500m Steeplechase.   Miriam Daly and Roseann Fitzgerald, CTI Clonmel were on the gold medal winning Munster Girls 4 x 400m team with Jake Vermeer and Jack Hickey, Thurles CBS winning bronze as part of the Munster 4 x 400m Boys team.

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See Tailteann Report here – tailteann-interprovincial-report-2017

Tailteann Games 2017

The Tailteann Games Interprovincial will be held on Saturday 24th June in Morton Stadium, Santry at 11am. The Munster Tailteann Team will be named early this week. All successful athletes will be notified by e-mail.

See Tailteann Timetable here.

Irish Schools T&F Championships

Irish Schools T&F Championships, Saturday 3rd June 2017 in Tullamore. See AAI Review here. Photos by Sportsfile here.    Photos by Keith McClure here.

See results here.   See Munster Schools Report here – irish-life-health-irish-schools-tf-champs-2017-report

It was a fantastic day of athletics for East Munster at the Irish Life Health Irish Schools Track & Field Championships in Tullamore on Saturday 3rd June with our athletes winning a total of 30 medals. Tipperary athletes came home with 21 medals  (11 gold, 5 silver & 5 bronze) with Thurles CBS lifting the Shield for the Best Overall Intermediate Boys school for the second year in a row. Their medal winners were  Adam O’Dwyer, gold in Junior Pole Vault, Liam McDonagh, silver in Inter Walk, Jack Ryan, gold in Inter Shot Putt, David Ryan, silver in Inter Long Jump, Sean Mockler, double gold in Inter Discus & Hammer, Daniel Ryan, gold in Senior 110mH & silver in Shot Putt and silver for the Inter 4 x 100m Relay team of David & Jack Ryan, Sean Mockler, Jack Hickey & Kieren Moloney. Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire, COS won double gold in the 80mH & 300mH with Anna Ryan, Ursuline Thurles vaulting to a new Irish Schools record of 2.92m when she won gold in the Junior Girls competition also winning silver in the Junior Discus. Avril Deegan, Presentation Thurles won gold in the Senior Girls 3km & bronze in the 1500m with Jade O’Farrell Bond, Borrisokane CC winning bronze in the Senior Hammer & Our Lady’s Templemore winning bronze in the Minor Girls 4 x 100m Relay. Mark Carroll, Nenagh CBS won gold in the Minor Boys Long Jump with silver for Kyle Dooley, Colaiste Phobal Ros Cre in the Minor 100m. Joshua Delaney, Nenagh College won double bronze in the Junior Discus & Shot Putt with bronze for Jack Pender, High School Clonmel in the Inter 400m & Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College winning gold in the 400mH. The Ryan family made Irish Schools history with 5 siblings competing on the same day taking home 8 medals in total (3 gold & 5 silver) & 1 Irish Schools record.

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Waterford athletes won 9 medals on the day (1 gold, 3 silver & 5 bronze) and the winners were sisters, Orla & Anna O’Connor, Waterpark College who were 1st & 3rd in the Senior Girls 3km Walk, Alannah Kelly, St. Augustine’s College Dungarvan who won bronze in the Junior Girls Pole Vault with a pb of 2.50m & Patrick Fitzgerald, St. Augustine’s College Dungarvan who won silver in the Inter Boys Pole Vault, James Murphy & Shane Monagle, Ard Scoil na Mara who won silver in the Senior Boys Long Jump & bronze in the Senior Boys 110mH; Tirna Ni Chathail, PS na Trionoide won silver in the Inter Girls Hammer; Micheal Power, St. Augustine’s College Dungarvan was 3rd in the Senior Boys 5km and there was bronze for Aleksander Wagner, St. Augustine’s College, Dungarvan in the Inter Boys Triple Jump with St. Declan’s winning bronze in the Senior Boys 4 x 400m Relay.

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Munster Schools T&F Championships 2017

See Official Results here- munster-schools-results-2017-official

See AAI Report here.   Sportfile photos here.

Munster Qualifiers List here – munster-qualifiers-for-irish-schools-2017

Please send any errors immediately to Aisling Hoey, Munster Schools Secretary at info@munsterschoolsathletics.org.

Congrats to all our East Munster athletes who competed on the day. Among the stars that shone were our 3 record breakers:-

  • Anna Ryan, Ursuline Thurles vaulted 2.90m in the Junior Girls Pole Vault to break the 2.70m mark set by Kaleigh Cronin, St. Brigid’s Killarney in 2011.
  • Tara Ramasawmy, Presentation Waterford ran 5.30.09 in the U/16 Girl’s Mile to better the record of 5.35.55 set by S. O’Brien, Presentation Milltown in 2016.
  • Tirna Ni Chathail, Pobalscoil na Trionoide threw the Intermediate Girls Hammer out to 48.63m to break the 2013 record of 48.32m held by Alice Akers, Scariff CC.

Girls Results

Double medal winners were:- Katie Nolke, Ursuline Waterford who won double gold in the Minor Girls High Jump and Long Jump; Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS won double gold in the Inter Girls 80mH & 300mH; Anna Ryan, Ursuline Thurles won gold in the Junior Girls Pole Vault (record) & silver in the Discus; Roseann Fitzgerald, CTI Clonmel won gold in the Inter Girls 300m & silver in the 200m; Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles won gold in the Inter Girls 3km & silver in the 1500m; Katie Murphy, Abbey CC won double silver in the Senior Girls 100m & 200m; Avril Deegan, Presentation Thurles won double silver in the Senior Girls 3km & 1500m; Emily Nolan, Scoil Mhuire COS won double bronze in the Senior Girls 100m & 200m; Sarah Jacob, Ursuline Waterford won double bronze in the Inter Girls Discus & Shot Putt & Emily O’Mahoney, St. Augustine’s Dungarvan won double bronze in the Inter Girls Long Jump & Triple Jump. Our Girls won a total of 47 medals – 14 gold, 15 silver & 18 bronze with Our Lady’s Templemore topping the Minor Girls category and the Presentation Waterford topping the Girls U/16 category. In the Relay competition, there was gold for Our Lady’s Templemore in the Minor Girls 4 x 100m, bronze for Scoil Mhuire COS in Junior Girls 4 x 100m & silver in the Inter Girls 4 x 100m.

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Boys Results

East Munster Boys won 40 medals in total, 17 gold, 11 silver & 12 bronze. Double medal winners were Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS, double gold in Inter Boys Hammer & Discus; Daniel Ryan, Thurles CBS, double gold in Senior Boys 110mH & Shot Putt; Shane Monagle, Ard Scoil na Mara, gold in Senior Boys Long Jump & silver in 110mH; James Murphy, Ard Scoil na Mara, gold in Senior Boys Triple Jump & bronze in Long Jump & Jack Corcoran, Waterpark College, double silver in Minor Boys 75mH & Junior Boys Triple Jump. in the Relay competitions, there was silver for St. Joseph’s Borrisoleigh in the Minor Boys 4 x 100m, silver for Our Lady’s Templemore in the Junior Boys 4 x 100m, silver for Thurles CBS in the Inter Boys 4 x 100m, silver for Ard Scoil na Mara in the Senior Boys 4 x 100m & gold for St. Declan’s in the Senior Boys 4 x 400m & bronze for Dungarvan CBS.

Thurles CBS won the overall Intermediate Boys Cup.

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