Waterford Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships
On Wednesday last the Waterford Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships were at the RSC with ahuge entry and the following were the winners; Minor Girls;100m Chloe O'Connor Mercy,800 m Angelia Chizikova St Augustine's,1500 m Chloe Bennett, Ard Scoil Na Mara Tramore, high jump Annabelle Walsh Newtown (record) shot putt and javelin Libby Murphy Ursuline, discus Rebecca O'Shea St Augustine's, Relay Ard Scoil na Mara. Minor Boys100m Conor Farrell De La Salle, 800 m Naoise Gilmartin Abbey, 1500 m Gearoid Long do, long jump Tyrik Olji De La Salle, high jump Sam Hartnett Waterpark, triple jump Jack Cullinane do, shot putt Luke Kelly do, discus Sean Killigrew St Augustine's, javelin David Horgan do Relay St Augustine's. Junior Girls;100 m Onelia Whelan St Augustine's, 800 m CaoimhePrendergast Ard Scoil na n Deise, 1500 m Crystal Bray Ard Scoil na Mara, high jump(equals record) and triple jump Sophie Crowley Ard Scoil na Mara, discus and javelin,Sarah Slevin Ard Scoil na nDeise, long jump Maja Villanyi St Augustine's,shot putt Sash Dunne Gael Scoil Phortlairge, relay Ard Scoil na nDeise ,Junior Boys 100 m Anthony Adenopo De La Salle ,800 m Ryan Doherty St Augustine's,1500m Tommy Fennell do,long jump David Igwe De La Salle,high jump Danny Hagan do,triple jump,Eoin O'Gradaig Waterpark, discus Paul Mullarkey CBS Dungarvan,shot putt Reeced Jones Waterpark, javelin David ScanlonSt Declan's Kilmacthomas, Relay De La Salle.Inter/Senior Girls 100 m Paula Igwe Ursuline, 300m Aisling Milner Ard Scoil na Mara, 400 m Sophie Jackman Yeats College, 800 m Inter Saoirse Allen Mercy, 800m Senior Tara Ramasawmy Ursuline,(Equals record ) Senior,1500 m Aoife Allen Mercy, long and triple jump Emily O'Mahony St Augustine's,high jump Katie Nolke Ursuline,shot putt and discus Sarah Jacob Ursuline,javelin Nell Murphy do, Relay, Ursuline Overall Girls Ursuline. Boys Inter/senior 100m ,high jump Kieran Buenaventura St Augustine's,300m ,long jump Darrgh O'Neill Ard Scoil na Mara, 400m EoinMaher Abbey CC, 800m Inter Callum Hurley Ard Scoil na Mara,Senior 800m Stephen Crowley do, 1500m Inter Hubert Homa De La Salle, 1500m Senior Oisin O'Riordan CBS Dungarvan, long jump Johnson Adigun De La Salle, hot putt Sean Mullarkey CBS Dungarvan,discus Cormack Farrell De La Salle, javelin inter Aaron Scanlon Blackwater CS, javelin Senior Fergal O'Brien Gael Scoil Phortlairge, relay St Augustine's. Overall Boys Waterpark.
Power wins on home soil.
260 competed in the SE2 Butlerstown 4 miles road race last Friday evening and Trevor Power Waterford AC a native of the Butlerstown area easily won in a time of 21 minutes 6 seconds Raivis Zakis West Waterford was second in 21.45 and Tony Fogarty Templemore third in 21.52 .Siobhán O'Doherty Borriisokane set a course record in winning the ladies section in 23.07 ,Sally Forristal St Joseph's was second in 23.40 and Jacqui Carthy Kilmore was third in 23.44 The category winners were Women ;Junior Mollie Hutchinson Ferrybank, F 35 Caitriona Fennelly Adele's Fitness,F40 Joan Mahony Waterford, F45 Maria Murphy Griffin St Joseph's, F 50 Frances Mullally do. Men; Junior Evan Marshall Waterford,M40 Alan O'Connor United Striders, M45 James Whelan West Waterford, M50 Pat Bookle St Joseph's, M 55 Ray Hahesy West Waterford .It was race 2 of the Intersport Elverys/Asics series proceeds to Waterford Alzheimer Society and Butlerstown GAA.The organisers wish to thank SE2 the main sponsor, Brian Mooney Holy Cross Service Station,Greenway Manor Hotel,O'Keeffe Orthodontics John's Hill Waterford,Design and Display Six Cross Roads the Gardai,all the Stewards and officials, the ladies catering group,proprietors of Holy Cross Lounge, Butlerstown GAA.. Due to the weather on Sunday the Angela Burns Memorial 10 k to be held by Ferrybank GAA was postponed
Kilmacow Open Sports on Monday
The Annual St Senan's AC Open Sports is on next Monday April 22 nd at the Complex in Kilmacow and it gets under way at 1 pm.Lots of events for under 8 up to junior with a few walks and relays included and a senior men's 3000 metres and senior women's 1500 metres and Cup for best Overall Juvenile Club.
Carrick on Suir Road Series begins
On Friday next in Faugheen a few miles outside Carrick on Suir the Annual Outfield Sports series begins at 7.30 pm with the Careplus Coghlans Carrick on Suir 5 km run over a fast course.Entries will be taken on the evening in Faugheen from 6.00 pm. On Sunday at 11 am from the RSC in the city the Annual Easter Bunny Run and walk over 5 miles goes ahead. On Saturday April 27 th the 50 th Annual BluewallPaddy Flanagan Memorial Road Race from Waterford to Tramore begins near Waterford City Hall at 7 pm ,entries on totaltiming.ie.
Sympathy is extended to Derek Tebay Waterford AC and his mother and family on the death of Derek's father Tom last week from all in Waterford athletics