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US Round Up of Irish Athletes Early NCAA Outdoor Results
See here.

Sprints, Jumps & Hurdles Network Day

AIT, Sunday 30th April
See details here.


Leevale A.C. 2017 Track & Field Meet - 2 Day Event

Juvenile Programme takes place on Sunday 23rd April in Cork I.T. @ 11am and Junior & Senior Meet on Saturday 6th May in Cork I.T @ 11am. See all the details here.

County Junior, Senior & Masters T&F Championships

Sunday 30th April in Templemore Track @ 1.30pm
See Timetable here. Online entry details to follow shortly.


Another Day of Gold in Athlone for Tipp

Tipperary's success continued on Day 2 of the Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Championships on Sunday 26th March. Without a doubt, the top scoring Club for the County was Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. whose athletes amassed a fantastic total of 7 gold medals and 2 silver medals with 2 National records into the bargain over the weekend. Day 2 saw National titles and gold medals for the Ryan siblings, Daniel, David and Dillon in the Boys U/19 & U/18 Long Jumps and the Boys U/15 Pole Vault with a national record of 2.71m for Dillon. Adam O'Dwyer also took gold in the Boys U/16 Pole Vault with a National record of 3.25m with Liam McDonagh winning the Boys U/17 Walk. Other County medal winners on the day were Sean Carolan and Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 2nd & 3rd in the Boys U/17 Long Jump & Armand Schoeman, Templemore A.C. 3rd in Boys U/15 60m. (Picture credit: Sportsfile. Ryan siblings pictured above who won 5 gold & 1 silver between them & set 1 national record over the weekend).
See AAI Report & Results here.

Golden Day 1 of National Juvenile Indoors for Tipp Athletes

Some of Tipperary's finest athletes got their individual National Indoor campaigns underway at Day 1 of the Irish Life Health Juvenile Indoor Championships on Saturday 25th March in AIT International Arena. There were gold medal wins and personal bests for Ryan brothers, Daniel and Jack from Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. with older brother Daniel winning the Boys U/19 Shot Putt with a throw of 15.34m and Jack (pictured above) taking the National Boys U/17 title on his last throw with 13.85m. Their younger sister, Anna won silver in the Girls U/16 Pole Vault with a personal best of 2.75m, Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. took gold in the Boys U/17 High Jump with a super clearance of 1.94m with silver for Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the very competitive Boys U/18 Shot Putt and his team-mate David Ryan finishing in 4th place. Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. took bronze in the Boys U/17 Shot Putt. with 5th place for Susan Nestor, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Girls U/15 Long Jump. Picture credit to Sportsfile. In the Relay competitions, there was gold for Carrick-On-Suir A.C. Girls U18 4 x 200m team and Templemore A.C. Boys U/15 4 x 200m team. Bronze medals went to Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/14 4 x 200m and Carrick-On-Suir A.C. Boys U/12 4 x 100m team.
See AAI Review & results
here.

5th Place for Hayde at SIAB Schools XC

At the SIAB Schools Cross Country International in Port Talbot, Wales on Saturday 25th March, Aimee Hayde, St. Mary's Newport/Newport A.C. made her first international appearance for Ireland and finished 5th in the Junior Girls race in a time of 15.37. Hayde ran a super race to come home first of the Irish athletes with the Irish team finishing in 4th place on the day.
See AAI Review & Results here.

Munster T&F Timetables

These are now available on the Fixtures page here. Senior & Masters timetable no available yet.

Information Evening with Kieron Stout, National Children's Officer

Tipperary County Board have organised a talk by Kieron Stout, National Children's Officer, Athletics Ireland, on the Role of the Children's Officer, Safe Recruitment, Supporting Children & Coaches & the Voice of the Child in Sport.  
There will be an opportunity for questions & answers afterward.
The Talk will take place on Tuesday 28th March at 7pm in Thurles Crokes A.C. Clubhouse (Nenagh Road out of Thurles on the left hand side after the Cash & Carry). With new legislation implemented in this area in 2016, it is really important that all Clubs have their Child Officers at this talk so that everyone is up to date with the new laws. Any interested  Club members are also welcome to attend.

County Tipperary Post Primary Schools T&F Championships
Wednesday 5th April in Templemore Track @ 10am (Discus & Hammer), Hurdles at 10.45pm with all other events to start at 11am. All information will be sent to Tipperary schools this week (13th March).
See Timetable & other information here.


4th & Final Day of the Munster Development and Performance Squads

The 4th and final session of the Munster Development and Performance Squads for all events EXCEPT SHOT PUTT, DISCUS, HAMMER, POLE VAULT & MIDDLE DISTANCE will take place on Saturday 8th April in Waterford RSC. The Development Squad will run from 11am to 1pm and will cover Hurdles, Javelin and High Jump. Session is for athletes aged 12+ and the cost is €5 per athlete Please check in at the venue from 10.30am. The Performance Session is for invited athletes only and will run from 1pm to 4pm. The 4th and final session for all Munster Performance Shot Putt, Discus, Hammer, Pole Vault and Middle Distance athletes will take place on Sunday 9th April in Templemore Track from 1pm to 4pm. The Middle Distance session will cater for both Development and Performance athletes. T-Shirts will be given out on both days to all Performance athletes who have paid their 25 euro. If an athlete cannot be present, their T-Shirt may be collected by a coach or someone from their Club. 


Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Entries

See here.

Ferrybank Open Track & Field Sports
Sunday 9th April in Waterford RSC
See all the details here.


Wide Ranging Support for Ireland's Leading Athletes

See AAI Report here.

Athletics Ireland Summer Camps 2017
See details here.
Details of our local camps in Tipperary are below:-
Clonmel AC, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary 3rd-7th July 9am-1pm  Register
Templemore AC, Templemore, Co. Tipperary 10th-14th July 10am-2pm Register
Wright Walks to Swiss Success as Irish Walkers Excel
See AAI Report here.

Wins for Tideswell and Carey at County Intermediate Road Champs

Clonmel A.C. duo, Kealy Tideswell and Michael Carey were the winners of the County Intermediate Road Crowns in Faugheen, Carrick-On-Suir on Sunday 19th March. Silver medals went to Lorraine Healy, Moyne A.C. and John Treacy, Thurles Crokes A.C. with bronze for Claire Devitt, Dundrum A.C. and John Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes A.C. Clonmel A.C. took the Women't team title with Thurles Crokes A.C. winning the Men's team title.
Photos     See Full Results here.


TV Coverage of AIT International Grand Prix

Friday 24th March @ 7.30pm on TG4
See details here.


Reminder - Transfers

Please note that the deadline for the receipt of all Transfer Applications is Wednesday next, 29th March. Any transfer applications received after that date will not be processed until the next transfer window in September 2017. Please send any applications to the County Secretary, Pauline Martin O'Rourke. A note has already gone to all Clubs with the relevant details.

Tipperary Throws Festival 2017

Tipperary County Board organised a very successful Throws Festival in Templemore Track on Saturday 18th March.  With outdoor throwing events in short supply at this time of year, it gave 45 athletes from 3 provinces the chance to throw early in their outdoor season to see where they are in their competition preparations. 
Events covered on the day were Shot Putt, Hammer, Javelin & Discus along with Mile & 400m races. Niamh Fogarty, North Westmeath A.C. threw just short of a European Junior standard in  her 5th round throw of the Discus (45.29m) with Rory Gunning, Clonliffe Harriers A.C. winning the Men's Javelin with 57.52, Eoin Sheridan, North Westmeath A.C. winning the Discus (51.89m), John Dwyer, Templemore A.C. winning gold in the Men's Hammer with 52.46m & Cara Kennedy, Ferrybank A.C. taking victory in the Women's Hammer with 58.07m.  A lot of athletes also threw personal bests on the day. Many thanks to all who travelled to the competition from far and wide and to all our officials, parents  & coaches who helped out on the day. All your support is greatly appreciated.
Photos here.     Results here.

Intermediate & Long Distance Running Workshop

Wednesday 15th March from 7pm to 9pm in Canon Hayes Centre, Tipperary Town with coach John Downes. For athletes 17 years+. Five euro per athlete. Final session with John takes place in the same venue on Saturday 25th March.
See Poster here.


Javelin & Shot Putt Workshop

Wednesday 29th March in Moyne from 7pm to 9pm
See details here.


4 x 1 Mile World Record Attempt

AIT Arena, 17th March 2017
Sean Tobin Clonmel A.C., John Travers, Paul Robinson & Eoin Everard
Keep up to date at Believe & Achieve FB page here.


Tobin Continues Success in US

Congrats to Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. who was part of the Ole Miss Men's team that won it's first relay National title at the NCAA National Indoor T&F Championships with a thrilling victory in the Distance Medley Relay with team-mates Craig Engels, Nick DeRay & Robert Domanic.  Read more here.

Combined Events Squad Meet Up
See update here.

Michaela Walsh Smashes Irish Junior Hammer Record
See AAI report here.

County Novice "B" Road Championships

Sunday 12th March 2017 in Galbally
Photos here. See Results here.


County Intermediate Road Championships

Sunday 19th March in Faugheen, Carrick-On-Suir
Closing date for online entry is midnight on Thursday 16th March. See details here.

All Ireland Schools Gold for Hayde and St. Mary's Nenagh


Aimee Hayde, St. Mary's Newport was the standout performer for Tipperary at the Irish Life Health Irish Schools Cross Country Championships in Mallusk, Co. Antrim on Saturday 11th March. Hayde took the Junior Girls title in 10.28, 9 seconds ahead of 2nd place. St. Mary's Nenagh Minor Girls team also took gold in their race finishing on 27 points with their team of Niamh Cunneen (5th), Ailbhe O'Neill (10th), Ellen Cunneen (12th) & Aoibheann Slattery (81st). Other individual winners for Tipperary were Avril Deegan, Presentation Thurles who was 4th in the Senior Girls race & Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles who was 5th in the same race. The Presentation Thurles also won bronze in the team competition for Senior Girls with the Ursuline Thurles in 5th place. Thurles CBS had two teams on the day with their Minor Boys finishing in 7th place & their Intermediate team in 9th place overall.
See AAI Review & Results here.


King Shines for Ireland on Day 1 of European Throws Cup

See AAI Report on Day 1 here.

4th & Final Day of the Munster Development and Performance Squads

The 4th and final session of the Munster Development and Performance Squads for all events EXCEPT SHOT PUTT, DISCUS, HAMMER, POLE VAULT & MIDDLE DISTANCE will take place on Saturday 8th April in Waterford RSC. The Development Squad will run from 11am to 1pm and will cover Hurdles, Javelin and High Jump. Session is for athletes aged 12+ and the cost is €5 per athlete Please check in at the venue from 10.30am. The Performance Session is for invited athletes only and will run from 1pm to 4pm. The 4th and final session for all Munster Performance Shot Putt, Discus, Hammer, Pole Vault and Middle Distance athletes will take place on Sunday 9th April in Templemore Track from 1pm to 4pm. The Middle Distance session will cater for both Development and Performance athletes. T-Shirts will be given out on both days to all Performance athletes who have paid their 25 euro. If an athlete cannot be present, their T-Shirt may be collected by a coach or someone from their Club. 

Extra Munster Development and Performance Walks Squad

Frank Lynch, Munster Performance Walks Coach will be holding an additional session for Development and Performance Walkers on Saturday next, 18th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium from 10am to noon. All interested Walkers are welcome to attend, cost for the session is 5 euro per athlete.

Mallusk Set for Schools Magic

See AAI Preview here.

Level 2 Coaching Course Kicks Off in Athlone
See more here.

Get Entered for the National 10km Championships

Sunday 9th April in the Phoeneix Park
See details here.


7 Irish Athletes to take part in European Throwing Cup

See more here.

AAI Month End Registrations February 2017

See details here.

Exciting All Ireland Schools XC Ahead

These Championships take place on Saturday 11th March in Mallusk, Co. Antrim. Good luck to all our athletes and schools who will be taking part.
See Timetable & Course Map here. See more here.

Munster Schools Indoor Games

Tuesday 7th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium 
See Results here.

Knockbeg College Schools Track & Field Open
Thursday 30th March form 11am to 2pm in Scanlon Park (Watershed) Kilkenny City
See all the details here.


Intermediate & Long Distance Running Workshop

Wednesday 8th March from 7pm to 9pm in Moyne A.C. Athletic Track with coach John Downes. For athletes 17 years+. Five euro per athlete.
See Poster here.


County Novice "B" Road Championships

Sunday 12th March in Galbally @ 12 noon
Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday 9th March. See details here.


Tipperary Throws Festival 2017

Tipperary County Board have organised a Throws Festival in Templemore Track for Saturday 18th March starting at 9.30am. Events covered will be Shot Putt, Hammer, Javelin & Discus with a  Mile race & a 400m. Entry is on the day & the cost per event is 5 euro.
See all the information here.


Masterful Performances in Athlone

Tipperary athletes competed very well at the Irish Life Health All Ireland Master Indoor Championships in AIT Arena, Athlone on Sunday 5th March. Top scorer for the County was Patrick Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who won 5 gold medals in the M80 category in the 60m (13.84), LJ (2.20m), HJ (1.00m), WFD (2.95m) & Shot (7.99m).  Another of our octogenarians in action was Michael O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. who won gold in the M85 WFD (1.92m) and silver in the Shot (3.31m). Miceal McCormack, Fethard A.C. won silver in the M70 3km Walk (23.32.44), Shot (7.51m), WFD (3.95m) & 1500m (6.36.30). Sprint Queen, Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C. took double National titles in the W60 60m (9.93) & 200m (34.57) with Genieve Rowland, Templemore A.C. winning gold in the W35 LJ (4.14m) & silver  in the Shot (8.70m).  Danny Meaney, Templemore A.C. won the M35 LJ (5.61m) with silver for Richard Phelan, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (5.34m). Martin O'Grady, Nenagh Olympic A.C. won gold in the M45 High Jump with a leap of 1.55m with bronze medals for Kevin Shorthall, Templemore A.C. in the M35 HJ (1.65m) & bronze for Liam O'Dwyer, Dundrum A.C. in the M65 HJ (1.10m). Pat Grace, Nenagh Olympic A.C. won gold in the M50 800m in 2.12.14 with silver for team-mate Mark Gleeson in the M50 3km (9.47.72) & bronze for John Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes A.C. in the M35 3km (9.26.10). Bernard Feery, Fethard A.C. won double bronze in the M55 1500m (5.09.37) & 3km (11.15.17). There was gold for Martin O'Brian, Templemore A.C. in the M60 3km Walk (22.15.14) & silver for Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. in the M35 3km Walk (15.34.51) with Templemore A.C. winning gold in the 4 x 200m Relay in a time of 1.43.66.
See AAI Review & Results here.

County U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships
Sunday 5th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Results here.


County U/13 to Junior Indoor Championships

Saturday 4th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Photos here. See Results here.

Irish Life Health Master Indoor Entries
Good luck to all our athletes competing on Sunday 5th March in AIT Arena.
Timetable here.  See  Start Lists here.

Neville and Healy Round Out Irish in Belgrade
See AAI Review here.

Challenging Night for the Irish in Belgrade
See more here.

Gregan Stars in Morning Session in Belgrade

See more here.

Blend of Youth & Experience Travel to European Indoors
See AAI Report here.

Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) 4 on 1st April in Athlone
See all the details here.

National 50km Championships

See Results & AAI Review here.

Shot Putt & Javelin Workshop

Wednesday 29th March from 7pm to 9pm in Moyne Athletics Track
Open to athletes from 10 to 16 years of age. 5 euro per athlete
See Poster here.

Intermediate & Long Distance Running Workshop
Wednesday 1st March from 7pm to 9pm in Canon Hayes Sports Centre, Tipperary Town with coach John Downes. For athletes 17 years+. Five euro per athlete.
See Poster here.


98th For Moore in English Senior XC Champs

Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. competing for his English Club Brighton & Hove City A.C. finished a great 98th place in 43.15 (out of a field of almost 1800 runners) at the Saucony ECCA National Cross Country Championships held in Nottingham.
See Results here.


Continued Success for Tobin in the US

SEC CHAMPION in the men's mile = Sean Tobin! Wins his first individual league title with time of 4:00.18.
Congrats to Sean Tobin, University of Mississippi/Clonmel A.C. who continues his brilliant form in the US with a gold medal win in the Men's Mile at the SEC Championships in a time of 4.00.18.  His Ole Miss team also won the SECITF Men's Distance Medley Relay with a Meet Record of 9.32.36 for the 4th year in a row.

Weekly Round Up of US Based Irish Athletes

Ole Miss wins its 4th straight 
#SECITF men's distance medley relay. MEET RECORD 9:32.36 for Engels, DeRay, Tobin & Domanic. #WAOM
See Weekly Round-Up of US Based Irish Athletes results here.

Munster Records for Barnett, Ryan & McEvoy
The Munster U/13 to U/19 Indoor Championships took place on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th February in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Jack Barnett, Templemore A.C. set a new record of 13.93m in the Boys U/15 Shot Putt, Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. & Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also set new Munster records in their events, Ryan in the U/19 60mH with his time of 8.19 to better Leevale A.C. Sam Healy's run of 8.39 set in 2014 with McEvoy leaping to a new height of 1.98m in the U/17 High Jump to beat Old Abbey A.C. athlete David Cussen's 2012 record of 1.95m. Ryan amassed a big haul of medals over the weekend with 4 gold in the U/19 60m, 60mH, Long Jump & Shot Putt & silver in the High Jump with McEvoy winning gold, silver & bronze in the U/17 High  Jump, 60mH & Long Jump. Other multiple medal winners for the County were Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (gold in U/16 60mH & silver in 60m & 200m), David Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (gold in U/18 Long Jump, silver in Shot Putt & bronze in 60m), Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (silver in U/17 Shot Putt & Long Jump & bronze in High Jump), Armand Schoeman, Templemore A.C. (gold in U/15 60m & silver in 60mH), Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (silver in U/16 Shot Putt & bronze in 60mH), James Sage, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (bronze in U/14 60m & Long Jump) & Lorna O'Shea, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (bronze in U/14 60m H & High Jump). More medal winners are in results below.
Photos here (updated).  See  Results from Day 1 & Day 2  here.

Weekly Round Up of US Based Irish Athletes

Week ending 19th February 2017
See here.

AAI Juvenile Star Awards

See AAI Report here.

11 Strong Irish Team Selected for European Indoors

See details here.

Irish Life Health Irish Schools Cross Country Championships
Saturday 11th March in Mallusk Playing Fields, Co. Antrim
See Course Map & Timetable here.


Munster Star Awards 2016

Tipperary County Board hosted a very successful Munster Star Awards Banquet in the Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel on Saturday 11th February.  Congrats to our Award Winners, Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C., Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C., Emma Fagan, Newport A.C., , Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C., Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C., Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C., Adrian McGinley, Templemore A.C., Stuart Moloney, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. & Sean Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who will all receive awards on the night.
See Awards Booklet here.  Press Release here. Photos here.


Intermediate & Long Distance Workshop

Wednesday 22nd February in Moyne from 7pm to 9pm
Open to athletes aged 17 years+. Workshop will be given by John Downes
See Poster here.

Long Jump & High Jump Workshop

Wednesday 22nd February in Moyne from 7pm to 9pm
Open to athletes aged 10 to 16 years
See Poster here


National Senior 200m title for Mawdsley


Following on from her superb run yesterday in the heats of the National Senior 200m where she set a new National Junior record of 23.85, Mawdsley continued her winning ways taking victory in her 200m final today (Sunday 19th) & a National Senior title in a time of 24.04. William Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. also put in a fine performance in the Senior Men's 3km to win silver in a time of 8.22.46 with Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. placing 8th in the final of the 800m in 2.24.19. Tipperary were also represented in the field events by Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who jumped a pb of 6.40m to finish in 7th place with David Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. continuing his road to recovery with a solid 8th place finish with 6.39m. Picture credit to Sportsfile.
See Sportsfile Photos here. See AAI review & results here.


Wins for Healy & Carey at County Novice Road Championships

Moyne A.C. hosted the County Novice Road Championships on Sunday 19th February. Lorraine Healy, Moyne A.C. & Michael Carey, Clonmel A.C. were the winners of the Ladies' & Men's County crowns with team victories for Moyne A.C. Ladies & the men from Clonmel A.C.
PRO Report here.      Photos here.   See Results here.


National Junior Record for Mawdsley


Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. ran a National Junior record of 23.85 in her heat at the National Senior Indoor Championships in Abbotstown on Saturday 18th February & also set a new Stadium record. She competes in the final tomorrow (Sunday). Other Tipperary athletes competing were Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who vaulted an Indoor pb of 3.80m in the Senior Men's Pole Vault to finish 8th, Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C. (60m 7.29, 5th in Heat), Eimear Lynch, Newport A.C. (400m 1.03.56, 4th in Heat), Anthony Tobin & Evan Lynch, Clonmel A.C. (5km Walk 5th & 6th in 23.15.55 & 23.15.75), Michael Quilligan (400m 50.82 3rd in Heat) & Paul White,(400m 49.77 1st in Heat) Nenagh Olympic A.C., Adrian McGinley, Templemore A.C. (400m 55.63, 4th in Heat), Kevin Coleman, Thurles Crokes A.C. (800m 9th in heat 2.04.88) & Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (800m 2.17.70 4th in Heat, qualified for final).
 


Munster U/13 to U/19 Indoor Championships

See Start Lists here. Any errors/omissions to be sent to Anne Cullinane at juvenilesecretary@munsterathletics.com by 6pm on Tuesday 21st February.

Munster Schools Cross Country Championships

Thursday 16th February in Tramore Valley Park, Cork
2nd place finish for Niamh Cunneen, 6th for Ailbhe O'Neill & 9th for Ellen Cunneen, St. Mary's Nenagh & a win for St. Mary's Nenagh in the Minor Girls race; gold for Thurles CBS Minor Boys team & individual 7th for Jack Ryan, Our Lady's Templemore;  individual gold for Aimee Hayde, St. Mary's Newport in the Junior Girls race; 5th for Fred Crowley, Thurles CBS & 7th for Conor Ryan, Our Lady's Templemore & 3rd place team for Thurles CBS; gold for Avril Deegan, Presentation Thurles, 6th for Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles, 9th for Sorcha Moloney, Presentation Thurles & gold team for Presentation Thurles & bronze for Ursuline Thurles;
See Results here.

Abbotstown Set for High Octane National Championships
See AAI Preview here.

Job Opportunity: Competitions Department Administrative Assistant
See details here.

Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Entry List

See here.

Mageean Launches Irish Life Health National Indoors
See more here.

Weekly Round-Up of Irish US Based Athletes
If any Clubs/parents/coaches have any athletes that are based in the US & they would like their results/photos to be included in this weekly report, please e-mail the details to ahoey@munsterathletics.com. We are currently compiling a list of all UK based athletes as well, so please send on any details to the same e-mail address.
See Report here.

Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. In Great Running Form in UK

Recent Munster Star Award Winner, Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. is currently based in the UK & is enjoying great success with his new Club Brighton & Hove City A.C. On Saturday 28th January, Kevin ran the Southern Cross Country Championships in Parliament Hill, London & finished 60th out of a field of 1200 runners in a time of 53.35. Then at the Chichester 10km in West Sussex on the 5th Februrary, he finished 5th & ran a new pb of 31.52 with his Club placing 2nd overall in the team competition.

Keep up to date with all Kevin's news on the Dundrum A.C. Facebook Page here.

Irish Life Health Juvenile "B" & Masters Cross Country Championships
These Championships took place in Carraiganore, WIT Waterford on Sunday 12th February.
Our best Master finishers were: Mark Gleeson, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who was 2nd in the 0/50 category & 29th overall, Tom Blackburn, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. was 6th 0/50 & 54th overall with Michael Moore, Dundrum A.C. 11th in the 0/55 category & 167th overall & Gerard Griffin, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. 13th 0/55 & 177th overall. Mooreabbey Milers A.C. 0/50 team were 6th & the Tipperary County Team 0/50 was 4th. Kevin Patrick Lenihan  was 106th, Willie O'Donoghue 147th, Damien Holian 157th (all Mooreabbey Milers A.C.) with Jim Halley & PJ Holmes, Dundrum A.C. 187th & 195th. In the Juvenile "B" competition, both Clonmel A.C. & Moyne A.C. won National bronze Inter-Club medals in the Boys U/11 & Boys U/17 races with individual medals for Lorna Ryan, Dundrum A.C. (10th Girls U/13) & Emma Murray, Coolquill A.C. (7th Girls U/15).

See AAI Review here.  See Results here.     Juvenile PRO Report here.

Upcoming Tipperary Workshops

Our new Development Officer, Trisha Blackburn, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. has organised a series of Multi Event workshops with our RDO, Colin Byrne. The first of these Workshops take place in Moyne on Wednesday 22nd February & will cover Long Jump & High Jump. See information poster here.
See letter from Development Officer to all Clubs here.


Munster Marathon & Half Marathon Championships 2017

Munster Athletics have appointed the Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run as the official venue for the 2017 Munster Marathon & Half Marathon Championships. Online entry is now open. See the dedicated website page here with all information required to enter, rules, course maps, photos & much more.

Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) 4 on 1st April
See all the details here.

Masters & Juvenile Cross Country Charge in Waterford

See AAI Preview here.

Virgin Media Night Run 2917 - New Route
See details here.

Leevale Joint 2nd At Moment in Club Cross Country League

See more here.

Munster Schools Cross County Championships

Thursday 16th February in Tramore Valley Park, Cork City
See all information here.


Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Championships

See Timetable & other details here.

Online Entry is now open for the County Road Championships Season
Entry per athlete is 3 euro, individual entry only, teams will be calculated on the day. Closing dates are midnight on the Thursday before each competition. No cheques, online payment only.
See Forms page here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile "B" XC Entries

See here.

Irish Life Health National Master XC Entries

See more here.

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships
See Results here.

Weekly Round Up of US Based Irish Athletes

See Report here.

Reynolds Hits Euro Standard as Youth Records Tumble
There was a win for William Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. in the 3km Senior race (8.16.65), Tony Fogarty, Templemore A.C. was 6th in his 3km race in 9.07.41, William Hughes, Thurles Crokes A.C. was 4th in his 800m race (1.58.33) with his team-mates Kevin Coleman & John Dooley 2nd & 3rd in their 800m race with 2.04.89 & 2.06.03. Robert Bennett, Templemore A.C. was 2nd in his 200m race in 22.11 with Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C. 4th in his race in 23.15. Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. won his 60m heat in 7.30 & was 2nd in his 200m race in 23.32 with Eimear Lynch, Newport A.C. 6th in her 400m race (1.02.50) & Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 5th in the Long Jump (6.12m).
See AAI Review & results from AAI Games here.

East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships

See Results here

All-Ireland "B" Cross Country Championships

Sunday 12th February in Waterford I.T.
See Juvenile PRO Notes & Teams here.

County Road Relay Championshps 2017

Clonoulty, Sunday 5th February 2017
See Results here       PRO Report here.

Dublin City Harriers & Clonliffe Harriers Crowned Championships

Indoor League Final AAI Review & Results here.

AAI Month End Registrations January 2017

See here.

Irish Clubs Set for European Club Cross Country

See AAI Preview here.

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships

See Provisional Results from Day 1 here.

County Tipperary Community Games

See results here for County Cross Country & Marathon Trials held in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds on Friday 27th January 2017.

County Teams for National Masters XC

Sunday 12th February in WIT
See teams here.


Weekly US Round-Up of Irish Athletes Performances


Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. in sparkling form in the US. Sean wins Invitational Mile at Razorback in 4.00.09. See more here.
See US Report here.


County Road Relay Championships

Sunday 5th February @ 12 noon in Clonoulty

Club Children's Officer Course (Safeguarding 2) Now Open for Booking
See details here.

Indoor Endurance Races - AAI Games
See Timetable & Entry Lists here.

2017 Sports Capital Programme
Workshops on how to make an application. See here

Abbotstown Set for Thrilling Curtain Raiser
See AAI Preview here. AAI Indoor Games Entry List - See here.

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th February in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Entry List here. See housekeeping list here to ensure a safe & enjoyable Championships for all. Can all Clubs please pass onto their appropriate athletes, parents & coaches.


North Tipp Primary Schools Indoors for 4th, 5th & 6th Classes

Wednesday 15th February 2017 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Timetable here     More Info here

Tipp Stars Shine Bright at National Junior & U/23 Indoors


The Irish Life Health National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships took place in AIT Arena, Athlone on Sunday 29th January. Some of Tipperary's finest athletes took to the track & field events on the day with gold for Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. in the Junior 200m, gold for Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Junior 60mH & silver in the Shot Putt, gold for Evan Lynch, Clonmel A.C. in the U/23 3km Walk, silver for Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the U/23 400m, silver for Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the U/23 Shot Putt & High Jump, bronze for David Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Junior Long Jump, 4th place for Paul White, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the U/23 400m. Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. finished 5th in the Junior Men's High Jump & 10th in the Long Jump, Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. was 8th in the Junior Men's Long Jump & Anthony Tobin, Clonmel A.C. was unfortunate to be disqualified in the U/23 Men's Walk.
Results link here. See AAI Review here.

Ireland's Brightest Young Athletes Set for Athlone
Good luck to all our athletes who will be competing in the AIT International Arena on Sunday 29th January at the National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships.
See AAI Preview here.

Indoor Endurance Initiative Races - Start Lists & Timetable
Saturday 28th January
See details here.

County Juvenile Indoor Championships

Online entry is now open for the County Juvenile Indoor Championships. All details can be found on the Forms page here. Closing date for receipt of entries is midnight on Wednesday 1st March. Online entry only, no cheques.
Timetables: U/9 to U/12      U/13 to Junior

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships

Online Entry has been extended to midnight on Monday 30th January. No entries will be taken after this date.

National Junior & U/23 Entries & Live Stream Link

Sunday 29th January in AIT Arena
Gool luck to all our athletes who will be taking part
See all the details here.


Ireland Excel at Celtic International Cross Country
See AAI Review here.

Munster Juvenile Indoor Relays

These Championships were held in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on Sunday 22nd January. The County was well represented by a number of Clubs with the 3 strongest on the day being Nenagh Olympic A.C., Templemore A.C. & Carrick-On-Suir A.C. Carrick won 2 gold (Girls & Boys U/18) & 2 silver (Boys U/12 & Girls U/17), Templemore A.C. won 1 gold (Boys U/15), 1 silver (Boys U/16) & 3 bronze (Boys U/11, Girls & Boys U/13) with Nenagh Olympic A.C. winning 2 silver (Boys U/11 & U/14) & 1 bronze (Boys U/16).
See Results here.


9th Place Finish for Moore at National Intermediate XC


Congrats to Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. who had an excellent race to finish in 9th place at the Irish Life Health National Intermediate Cross Country Championships in the Palace Grounds, Tuam on Sunday 22nd January. Moore was Tipperary's only representative in the race & was also 2nd athlete home for Munster just behind Tim O'Connor, An Riocht A.C. Moore is pictured above coming around the final bend before the finish.
See Men's results here.   Women's Results here.
AAI Review here.

Munster Juvenile Indoor Pole Vault Championships


These Championships took place on Sunday 22nd January in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. The County was well represented by 3 athletes from Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., Adam O'Dwyer & brother & sister, Dillon & Anna Ryan. Dillon Ryan won the Boys U/15 competition vaulting 2.70m, Anna Ryan was 2nd in the Girls U/16 competition finishing at 2.55m with Adam O'Dwyer winning gold & vaulting a new Munster Record of 3.20m. Congratulations to all three athletes.
See Results
here.

Win for Nenagh at National Inter-Club XC Relays

Congrats to Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/12 team scored a brilliant victory at the Irish Life Health Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Championships in the Palace Grounds, Tuam on Saturday 21st January.  Members of the team were Filip McIntyre, Ben Walshe, Tom Walshe, Cian Hodgins & Zak Egan.
See Juvenile Results here. See AAI Review here.


Celtic International Cross Country
Saturday 21st January in Cardiff
See Photo Album & some results here.

National Indoor Combined Events Championships

Saturday 21st January in AIT Arena
Congrats to Adrian McGinley, Templemore A.C. who won bronze in the M35 category. His team-mate Adrian Young was 7th in the M50+ category with a 5th place finish for Susan Nestor, Nenagh Olympic A.C. & an 8th place finish for Sean Burke Moyne A.C. Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C started the day well in the Junior Men's competition with a pb of 8.19 in the 60mH but had to withdraw from the competition at the 2nd event, the Long Jump due to injury.  
See AAI Review here
Men's Results    
Women's Results

National Combined Events Preview
Good luck to all our athletes who will be taking part on Saturday 21st January in AIT.
See Preview here.

Munster Juvenile Relays & Pole Vault Championships

Sunday 22nd January 2017 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Start Lists here:   Relays     Pole Vault
Any errors/omissions, please e-mail Anne Cullinane (juvenilesecretary@munsterathletics.com) immediately.

Glittering Tipperary Athletics Star Awards Night Held

On Saturday 14th January, the Horse & Jockey Hotel was the venue for the Tipperary Athletics Star Awards where the finest athletes in the County were honoured for their excellent performances in 2016. Numerous award winners from County to International level received their awards to rapturous applause from a packed auditorium. Among the guests on the night were Georgina Drumm, President of Athletics Ireland,  Liam Hennessy, Athletics Ireland Board Member/Council Member European Athletics, Jacqui Freyne, Director Junior High Performance, Athletics Ireland, Mossie Woulfe, Chairman of Munster Athletics, Siobhan Ambrose, Chairperson of Tippeary County Council & Seamus Hanafin, local FF Councillor. Most popular award of the night went to our 86 year old Life President, Mrs. Breeda Christie who received her Hall of Fame Award from her former athlete & life long friend, Liam Hennessy, to two standing ovations. A sincere thanks to all who helped organise the night & to everyone that turned up to honour our athletes. 
Congratulations to all our Tipperary Star Award Winners.  See Award Winners here.
See Press Release here.
See Photo Album here.  Nationalist Newspaper Article here.
See Website Version of Awards Booklet here.  See Printable Booklet Version here.

Great Write Up in Irish Examiner about Munster Masters Indoors

The Munster Masters Indoor Championships were held in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on Sunday 15th January. Congrats to all our Tipperary Master athletes who competed very well on the day.
Michael O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. our oldest master competing on the day won double gold in the 0/80 category Shot Putt & Weight for Distance. Some of our other prolific winners were: Noel Monteith, Borrisokane A.C. who won 3 medals in the 0/70 High Jump (3rd), Weight for Distance (1st) & Shot Putt (1st) setting a new CBP of 9.55m. Bernard O'Neill, Clonmel A.C. was also in great form winning 3 gold medals in the M65 60m, 200m & Long Jump. Geneive Rowland, Templemore A.C. picked up 4 medals in total in the F35 60m, 200m, Shot Putt (all gold) & silver in the Long Jump. Eddie Cahalan, Coolquill A.C. won double gold in the M65 800m & 1500m, Patrick Shelly Ballynonty A.C. won bronze in the M65 200m & silver in the 800m, 1500m & 3km, Michael Moore , Dundrum A.C. won double gold in the M55 1500m & 3km with Adrian Young, Templemore A.C. winning silver in the M50 High Jump & bronze in the Long Jump & Shot. Stephen Flanagan, Moyne A.C. equalled the Munster record of 1.60m in the M35 High Jump. Congrats to all our athletes who took part.  
Some of our Senior & Junior athletes also competed on the day. Congrats to Robert Bennett, Templemore A.C. who won the Senior Men's 200m, Tony Fogarty, Templemore A.C. (1st 3km), Kevin Coleman, Thurles Crokes A.C. (1st Senior Men's 1500m, 2nd 800m), Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C. (3rd Senior Men's 60m), Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (1st Junior Men's Pole Vault), Aoife Delargy, Templemore A.C. (1st Senior Women's 800m), Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd Senior Women's High Jump  & Shot Putt) & Lorraine Healy, Moyne A.C. (3rd Senior Women's 1500m). See results here.
See Photo Album here. See Irish Examiner Article here.

Coaching in the South East for 2017

Athletics Leader Course coming up in Clonmel on Saturday 20th May. There will also be a Level One Course in Tipperary in May, date & times to be confirmed.
See details here.


AAI Indoor Endurance Initiative Races on 28th Jan in AIT

See all the details here.

Entries for National Combined Events, Intermediate & Juvenile XC Relays

See here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships
These Championships take place on Sunday 12th February in WIT, Waterford. If any Clubs have athletes entered in this competition, please send on the names & age groups to County Juvenile Cross Country Secretary, Nikki Hennessy at nikkihennessy5@gmail.com so she can enter them in County teams if there is enough for a team.

County Trials for Community Games Cross Country & Marathon Teams

Trials will be held for County Community Games Cross Country & Marathon Teams on Friday 27th January @ 7pm in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds.  The Cross Country will be run off first followed by the Marathon (spikes allowed). The Cross Country Mixed Distance Relays - U/12 Boys & Girls will run 500m & first 6 (4 + 2 subs) across the line make up the County teams. U/14 Boys & Girls will run 700m & first 6 (4 + 2 subs) across the line make up the County teams. The Cross Country U/13 Boys & Girls  will run 1200m & first 4 Girls & first 4 Boys across the line make up the County team. U/16 Marathon - 7km Boys & Girls  first 4 Girls & first 4 Boys across the line make up the County team. Age groups are under the age as of 31st July 2017.
Further information on the events can be found on pages 24, 26 & 27 of Community Games Rulebook here.

Euro 60m Indoor Standard for Healy & 4th Place for McCormack

See AAI Review of Antrim International & Indoor League including results here.

O'Doherty Selected for Celtic International XC

Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. has been selected for the Irish Celtic International Cross Country Team due to compete on January 22nd in Cardiff. We wish Siobhan the very best of luck. Other members of the Women's Irish team are Una Britton, Maria McCambridge & Sinead O'Connor.
See more here.


TV Coverage of Antrim International XC

See it on EirSport on Thursday 19th at 8pm
See details here.


Munster Senior & Master Indoor Championships

Sunday 15th January 2017 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Irish Examiner Report here. See Results here.


AAI Year End Registration Figures
See here.

Munster Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th January
See Results here      Munster Indoor Walks Results here

Munster Juvenile & Youth Pentathlons

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th January
Girls Results      Boys Results


Munster Star Award Winners 2016

See List of Winners here.
Congratulations to Tipperary Award recipients Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C, Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C., Emma Fagan, Newport A.C., Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C., Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C., Adrian McGinley, Templemore A.C., Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. & Stuart Moloney, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. The Munster Star Awards Banquet will be hosted by Tipperary this year & takes place in the Clonmel Park Hotel on Saturday 11th February @ 7.30pm.


Munster Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th January
See Start List here.

Munster Juvenile/Youth Pentathlon Championships

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th January
See Start Lists here:  Girls    Boys


Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Relays & Juvenile Pole Vault Championships

Sunday 22nd January in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Online entry is now open. Closing date is midnight on Wednesday 18th January. See all information here.


County Tipperary AGM & Awards Night

Saturday 14th January in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Horse & Jockey, Thurles
AGM starts at 4pm. Awards Night begins at 8pm with refreshments served at 7pm. Award Winners will be announced shortly.


National Indoor Club League 2017

1st round takes place on Saturday 14th January in AIT Arena, Athlone.
See all the details here.


McDaid to Coach Team Europe
See more here.

Hall of Fame Athlete Frank Murphy Passes
See more here.

County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

The County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships were held in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on Monday 2nd January. With over 70 athletes taking part in a variety of events, it was a very enjoyable day for all. Many thanks to all who supported this event & to all who helped out on the day. Any errors/omissions to results. please e-mail info@tipperaryathletics.com . Photos here.
See Full Results here


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