Archive | International RSS feed for this section

Combined Events, Celtic Games and National League News

Lauren Gleeson (KCH),  as U-16 Long Jump Champion, selected for the Irish Team at the forthcoming  Celtic Games on Aug 9th; Silver medals for Rachel Kelly, Ciara Deeley and Catriona Twomey in the National Combined Events Championships; Results Girls U-14 Pentathlon: 2 Rachel Kelly (KCH) 2697 points; Girls’ U-15 pentathlon: 2 Ciara Deeley (KCH) 2687 […]

Continue reading

SIAB international Meet: Cardiff July 19th

The Irish Schools athletic teams put in fine performances in the international match held in The Cardiff International Athletics Stadium on Saturday. Both girls and boys teams finished in second place behind England. Ciara Deely, Loreto Kilkenny and KCH, did her part with a 1.60m clearance in the high jump – a good result from […]

Continue reading

Donagh Mahon at the European Youth Olympics Trials

Gowran AC High Jumper travelled to Baku, Azerbaijan,  with the Irish Team to take part in the European Youth Olympics Trials, Donagh qualified for the final and finished in a very creditable 7th place clearing 2m and 6cm Another Gowran AC athlete  on international duty this weekend was Sophie Parkinson. The DCU student finished in […]

Continue reading

Silver medal and High Jump Record for Donagh Mahon

Donagh Mahon (Gowran AC) set a new Irish Youths indoor record when he placed second in the U20 high jump with a clearance of 2.09m, a new PB for him. David Cussen held the record with 2.06m. Donagh  was competing at the England Athletics championships in Sheffield over the weekend.

Continue reading

Celtic Games

Scotland with 163 points just pipped Ireland with 162 points for overall victory in this year’s Celtic Games at Colwyn Bay, Wales on Saturday. Kilkenny athletes Shannen Dawkins, St Joseph’s and Sarah Kate Lacey, Kilkenny City Harriers were significant scorers for the Ireland U-18 squad. Shannen was superb winning the high jump with a 1.70m […]

Continue reading