The GloHealth Munster Schools Track & Field Championships took place in Waterford RSC on Saturday 21st May. Congratulations to all our athletes who put in great performances with many winning double sets of individual medals. Many thanks to all who helped out on the day & to the teachers & supporters who turned up to cheer our athletes on. The Loreto Clonmel won the Junior Girls Cup with St. Augustine’s in 3rd. Scoil Mhuire COS won the Intermediate Girls Cup with Thurles CBS winning both the Junior & Intermediate Boys Cups & Ard Scoil na Mara placing 3rd in the Intermediate section & Dungarvan CBS placing 2nd in the Senior competition. Thurles CBS also had the honour of winning the Overall Cup so congrats to their teacher Marianne Kennedy & all the boys on such a great result.
We also had two record breaking performances from East Munster athletes:-
- Orlaith O’Brien, Yeats College threw 43.19m in the Senior Girls Javelin to break the 1983 record of 41.16m held by Brenda Walsh FCJ, Laurel Hill.
- Yuri Kanash, St. Augustine’s Dungarvan showed great form in the Senior Boys Pole Vault to finish on 4.25m a new Munster Schools record previously held at 4.21 by his school mate Seamie Fennell. A big congratulations to them both.
Our double gold medal winners were: Avril Deegan, Presentation Thurles who won the Senior Girls 1500m & 3000m; Jack Ryan, Thurles CBS who won the Junior Boys 100m & Triple Jump; Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS who won the Intermediate Boys Discus & Hammer & Eoghan Flynn, Dungarvan CBS who won the Senior Boys Discus & Javelin.
Gold & silver medal winners were: Anna Ryan, Ursuline Thurles (Junior Pole Vault & Minor Long Jump), Daniel Ryan, Thurles CBS (Senior Long Jump & Pole Vault), Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS (Inter 300mH & 80mH), Emily O’Mahony, St. Augustine’s (Junior Triple Jump & Long Jump), Adam O’Dwyer, Thurles CBS (Junior Pole Vault & Minor 100m) & Claire Rafter, Urusline Thurles (Senior 800m & 1500m).
Gold & bronze medals were won by Ava Fennessy, Loreto Clonmel (Junior 800m & Long Jump), Aoife Delargy, Ursuline Thurles (Senior 800m & 400m); Ann Corcoran, Ursuline Waterford (Senior 400m & Shot Putt), Emily Nolan, Scoil Mhuire COS (Intermediate 300m & 100m), Roseann Fitzgerald, Scoil Mhuire COS (Junior 200m & 100m) & Dion Ryan, Waterpark College (Senior High Jump & Long Jump),
Double silver medals were won by Denise O’Connor, Ard Scoil na Mara (Senior 400mH & Long Jump), Orla Winston, Loreto Clonmel (Junior 75mH & 200m), Katie Murphy, Abbey CC (Intermediate Girls 100m & 200m); Kathleen Heery, Waterpark College (Senior Discus & Hammer) & Cian O’Brien, Pobalscoil na Trionoide Youghal (Senior High Jump & Triple Jump).
Silver & bronze medals were won by Sarah Jacobs, Ursuline Waterford (Junior Shot Putt & Discus), James Murphy, Ard Scoil na Mara (Intermediate Boys Long Jump & Triple Jump) & Cormac McCann, De La Salle Waterford (Senior Boys 100m & 200m),
See Updated Results here – munsterschoolstf_results
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