See the 2017 Review of Munster Schools Athletics below.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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).
Girls Results – irish_life_health_all_ire_schools_ce_2017_-_girls
Boys Results – irish_life_health_all_ire_schools_ce_2017_-_boys
The Munster Schools Combined Events Championships were held in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on Wednesday 11th October. With over 150 athletes taking part, it was a great day of early season athletics. Many thanks to all the schools who took part and to all our officials who helped out on the day, your assistance and support is very much appreciated. Any errors/omissions or queries on the results, please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report here –munster-schools-ce-report-2017
There were 3 new records set on the day – Vickie Cusack, Davis College set a new record in the Senior Girls competition of 2914 points to better the record of 2622 points held by Grace McKenzie, Crosshaven, Harry Nevin, Rochestown College scored 2857 points to beat the record of 2103 points held by Reece Ademola, Douglas CS with Eoin Kenny, DLS Waterford scoring 2579 points to break the existing record of 2467 points held by Paul White, Nenagh CBS.
See Updated records here – munster-schools-multi-events-records-2017
See Munster Schools Combined Events records here – munster-schools-multi-events-records-2016
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.
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)