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ALL IRELAND WATERFORD

The hill went on forever, or so they all told us. Athletes faces grimaced as they dug deep to trudge their bodies up the extended hill that dominated the Waterford venue for the All Ireland uneven age and novice championships last Sunday. It was an exciting day as Kilkenny athletes swooped prizes in several of […]

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TOM O’KEEFFE runs in u/23 Europeans

With winter blowing up from the south and whirl of snow zapping around, throwing flakes all over the place, events were cancelled, snowmen were built and some of the athletes – well they just kept on running. In far flung Slovakia – Tom O’Keeffe (KCH), seemed to have dodged the snow for a bit as […]

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County B (unevens) and Over 50s Tullaroan

With fairy lights twinkling all over the county and the smell of GIngerbread and spices whiffing through the sharp crisp winter air, our hardy athletes took to the fields for the county B uneven age groups and Over 50s in Tullaroan today. It has been a long time since we have had a county event […]

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WEEKEND FIXTURES FOR BUSY B’s

Lots going on this weekend. Sunday is the last of the County B Cross Country Championships. Boys and Girls u/9,11,13 and 15 will all line out in Tullaroan. It starts at 12 noon…. so see you all there. Friday night is the County Training session in Thomastown at 7pm. If everyone on county teams could […]

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National Juvenile (Even) All Irelands/Seniors Abbottstown

In my mind I picture Abbottstown as a leafy, autumnal coloured, well groomed cross country course, with minor undulation of hills – nothing as tough as my own Cross Country days (anyone remember Ballyhaise in Cavan!!!!). However I must have been somewhat delusional in my memories of the course from last year. The intense rain […]

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