Monthly Archives: December 2016

2017 Schools Fixtures

Thursday 19th January – County Waterford Schools Cross Country Championships in St. Augustine’s College, Dungarvan

Friday 3rd February – East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships in WIT

Thursday 16th February – Munster Schools Cross Country Championships in Tramore Valley Park, Kinsale Road, Cork City

Tuesday 7th March – Munster Schools Indoor Games in Nenagh Indoor Stadium

Saturday 11th March – Irish Schools Cross Country Championships in Mallusk Playing Fields, Newtownabbey, Belfast

Wednesday 5th April – County Tipperary Post Primary Schools Track & Field Championships in Templemore Track

Wednesday 26th April – County Waterford Post Primary Schools Track & Field Championships in Waterford RSC

Wednesday 3rd May – East Munster Schools GIRLS Track & Field Championships in Templemore Track

Wednesday 10th May – East Munster Schools BOYS Track & Field Championships in Waterford RSC

Saturday 20th May – Munster Schools Track & Field Championships in CIT

Saturday 3rd June – Irish Schools Track & Field Championships in Tullamore

 

Schools International Combined Events 2016

The Schools International Combined Events Championships took place for a historic first time on Irish soil in AIT International Arena on Saturday 10th December. Moving from it’s usual venue of the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, the Irish Schools Athletics Association hosted the International in the year it celebrated it’s 100th year in existence. The Irish Team won two individual silver medals (Anna McCauley, Intermediate Girls & Tony Odubote Intermediate Boys) as well as two team silvers & one team bronze.

East Munster had one representative on the Irish team, Shane Monagle, Ard Scoil na Mara who competed in the Intermediate Boys competition. Shane competed very well finishing 9th overall & 2nd for the Irish team scoring a total of 3287 points & helping his team to a bronze medal. Tony Odubote, Rice College Ennis was 2nd in the same competition (3594 points) with brothers Joseph & Darragh Miniter, Ennistymon CBS in 10th & 13th places on 3223 & 3182 points.

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In the Junior Boys competition, Diarmuid O’Connor, Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig had a great performance scoring a total of 3158 points & just missing out on a bronze medal by 2 points. He led the Irish team home to silver team medals behind England. Vickie Cusack, Davis College Mallow also competed well taking part in the Intermediate Girls competition to finish in 10th place overall on 3309 points winning a silver team medal with the Irish team.

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AAI Report & Results can be found here – http://www.athleticsireland.ie/news/silver-lining-for-ireland-at-schools-combined-events.

See Munster Report here – Schools International CE 2016

 

Apply for Irish Schools Team Manager Positions

Irish Schools Team manager

The Irish Schools’ Athletic Association invites applications from suitably qualified people for the position of Team Manager on their International events in 2017. Each applicant will be Garda Vetted by Athletics Ireland or hold a current Access Northern Ireland Certificate.

The Irish Schools’ Athletic Association takes part in three international events each year and will select the Team Managers on the basis of their suitability for the position at their meeting in December 2015. Please indicate on the application form which international you would be interested in acting as a Team Manager.

Contact

If you are interested in acting as Team manager please fill out the form HERE and return before Friday 23rd December 2016 to:

Anthony White, Administrative Director,  Irish Schools Athletic Association,  Unit 19 Northwood Court,  Northwood Business Park, Santry, Dublin 9