Cross Country Fixtures to note

Cross Country Season has started – spikes have been changed (or should be by now) and vanity has been cast aside in favour of muddy legs. Cross Country is an excellent way to build up strength and stamina for all track and field events – lessening the chance of injury and increasing your cardio vascular […]

Continue reading

National Senior Track and Field Championships 2017

At the national senior athletics championships held in Santry on Saturday and Sunday, Kilkenny athletes performed well. The big highlight was the performance of Cliodhna Manning- just returned from the European U23 championships in Poland. In Saturday’s 200m she claimed silver but on Sunday, she flew to national prominence taking gold with an incredible run […]

Continue reading

County 10k Road Championships 2017

On a fine day for running in South Kilkenny, the sixth running of the Pink Rock 10k organised by St Joseph’s AC provided the setting for the County 10k. With almost 230 competing in the Pink Rock 10k, despite sporting spectacles elsewhere, there were high calibre performances with competitors from six of the County’s clubs. […]

Continue reading

National Juvenile Track and Field Championships Day 3 and National Juvenile B Championships

Last Saturday and Sunday saw more juvenile action in Tullamore with the All-Ireland B Juvenile Track and Field Championships taking palace on Saturday and day 3 of the All-Ireland Juvenile Championships taking place on Sunday. On the third day of the Juvenile Championships, two bronze medals for the Brow Rangers man- Patrick Darcy – in […]

Continue reading

National Juvenile Track and Field Championships

Highlights from Days 1 and 2 The first two days of the National Juvenile Track and Field Championships saw some excellent performances by Kilkenny athletes with seven clubs winning All-Ireland medals. Euro-bound Ciara Deely prepared for her outing in two weeks’ time in the European Junior championships with a Championship Best in the 400m while […]

Continue reading