2020 County and National Awards

March, 2020

Jordan Knight takes the National Award

The final awards ceremony of the year took place in Athlone on Saturday where Jordan Knight (St Joseph’s AC) received the highest Juvenile accolade – National Athlete of the year. Representing our county Jordan had a fantastic year in 2019, cumulating in two International representations. In July he competed in the 4 x 400m relay in the Schools International in Wales while in August he ran the 400m and the 4 x 400m relay in the Youth Nations International in Dublin. No stranger to awards this year Jordan has already received the Leinster male athlete of the year for Kilkenny and just last weekend the Kilkenny Athletics best overall track and field juvenile award. With three big awards under his belt for 2019, he has already started the 2020 season on a great note with his recent Leinster Indoor wins.

Kilkenny Awards Night

Kilkenny Individual Awards were as follows:

Juvenile Cross Country: David Williams (St Senans)
Juvenile Track and Field: Jordan Knight (St Josephs)
Senior Cross Country: Lauren Dearmody (Castlecomer)
Senior Track and Field: Patrick Darcy (Brow Rangers)
Walks: John Joe Lawlor (St Josephs)
Junior: Shay McEvoy (KCH)

International Athlete: Aoibhe Richardson (KCH)
Road; Sally Forristal (St Josephs)
Masters: Verona Fenlon (St Josephs)

Winning County Teams at the National Cross Country

The county also honoured those county teams that medalled in the National Cross Country Championships: Girls u19, Girls u18, Girls u14, Junior Ladies, Intermediate Ladies.

Championship best performances:

Leinster T+F
Hannah Kehoe (Gowran) Girls u16 3,000m
Hannah O’Keeffe (Thomastown) u17 3000m
Catriona Corr (Gowran) Masters 200m
Joe Kelly (Brow Rangers) Masters Discus
Murty Kelly (Brow Rangers) Masters Discus

Leinster Indoor
Harry Boyle (KCH) Boys u15 TJ
Jordan Knight (St Josephs) u17 400m
Fiona Dillon (Thomastown) u16 800m
Fiona Dillon (Thomastown) u16 1500m
Evan O’Toole (St Josephs) u16 TJ
Verena Fenlon (St Josephs) Masters WFD
Mary Breen (St Josephs) Masters WFD
Brid Lawlor (St Josephs) Masters Walk

National Relays
KCH girls u12 (Molly Daly, Ruth Crowley, Laura Leahy,, Clodagh O’Callaghan. Aoibhe Quinn)

County Cup and Shield Winners, listed by club
KCH
Juvenile Track and Field
Indoor Track and Field
Senior Mens XCounty
Senior Track and Field cup
County Roads Shield
Ladies o30 Xcounty
Mens o35 Xcountry
Intermediate Womens Xcounty
Overalll Senior Cross Country Cup

Gowran
Men o45 Xcountry
Men o50 Xcountry
Intermediate Men Xcountry shield
10 mile shield

St Josephs
Walk Shield
Novice Men Xcountry
Men o/40 Xcountry shield
Ladies o/40 xcountry sheild

St Senans
Juvenile Cross Country Shield
Senior Ladies Cross Country Shield

Thomastown
Novice Ladies Xcountry cup

Eamonn Costello Shield: Tom Corrigan (Gowran)
Sean Kelly Shield: Catriona Corr (Gowran)

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