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Cranford AC finished up the Track and Field season with our two girls relay teams travelling to Tullamore to compete in the National Relay championship. Our U15 girls were up first and got the day off to a great start with Clodagh Neely powering out of the blocks running the first leg handing over the baton to Amy Cullen who ran a great leg down the back straight, passing the baton to Orla Neely who ran a very impressive bend handing over to Jessica Cullen who ran a strong last leg battling to the finishing line with the girls coming 4th in their heat just missing out on the final bu ... read more..
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Cranford AC Notes. On Saturday 28th June, Cranford had 9 athletes travel to Tullamore the home of Tullamore Harriers to compete in the National Track and Field Championships. These athletes had to qualify in Ulster to compete against the very best in Ireland . After some thundery downpours to start the day, the weather cleared to be a hot and sunny afternoon for competitors. Aimee Bassett and Olivia Ni Curran were first to compete for Cranford and this being their first all Ireland’s they couldn’t wait to get on the track to compete in the under 9 long jump. Both girls had an amazing ... read more..
Oisin Kelly of Cranford AC does the double at Ulsters. On what was a very wet and cold day Cranford AC had 7 athletes travel to the Mary Peters Track in Belfast to compete in the N Ireland and Ulster Track & Field Championship. Teresa Mullen got the day off to a great start winning the long Jump U15 with a new PB of 5.09m and claiming the Ulster title. Teresa now goes on to compete in the Nationals in July. Jessica Cullen was up next and in her first Ulster competition she gained vital experience competing at this level. Jessica competed in the long jump getting placed 7th overall and ran a ... read more..
Finn valley center played host to the 2019 Ulster championships on Sunday 2nd June , Cranford AC had a good turnout of enthusiastic athletes parents and supporters. the weather was changeable for the athletes with some strong winds to run against and sunshine too. This event also incorporated the Children’s games and U12/13athletes.  The club members saw some great individual and team performances but not always evident on the medal wins. The day started with the U9 60m heats where Aimee Bassett had a great run coming 3rd in her heat and Niamh Mc Geever 3rd in another heat. Olivia ni Curran ... read more..
All roads lead to Finn Valley center on Friday evening to compete in the Donegal Children Games U9,10 and 11. We had 13 athletes compete for Cranford AC. Our U9 Girls were Olivia Ni Curran, Aimee Bassett and Niamh Mc Geever, Olivia had a very good evening with running in both the 60m and 300m and with a great jump in the long jump claiming the Silver medal. Aimee had equally a good evening with qualifying for the final of the 60m and with a smile on her face in the 300m she had a great jump in the long jump coming home in first place and claiming the title Donegal Champion. Niamh was making her ... read more..
It was great to see such a good crowd of Cranford athletes turn up to compete in the little Athletics competition hosted by Finn Valley. The weather was kind to us and the competition was run off very smoothly and on time. First up for Cranford was Sarah Coyle, Sarah had a great run this was her first race for Cranford and what a great start she came home in 6th place. Faolan Caldwell ran in the 60m U6 he stormed up the straight to claim the Gold medal and our first medal of the evening.What a great start to the evening. Next up was Matthew Giles and Matthew Mc Fadden our U7’s in their debut ... read more..
Orla Neely who competed at the secondary schools in Co Antrim. Oran Mc Menamin, Aoife Giles and Oisin Kelly who represented their school Loreto Milford at the schools in Antrim Forum last Wednesday. Oran Mc Menamin who came 2nd in the u17 1500m at the  Donegal Juvenile championship last weekend in FV center. Cranford AC Notes Cranford AC had 5 athletes travel to Antrim Forum to compete in the secondary schools District C championship. All 5 athletes attend the Loreto Community School Milford. Orla Neely, Blathnaid Gallagher ,Aoife Giles,Oran Mc Menamin and Oisin Kelly, Orla had a great day with throwing over 17m in the Javelin and earning herself a bronze medal. Blathnaid had a good run in the 800m and also competed in the shot put, Aoife also had a good day getting a silver medal in the Shot, Oran had a strong run in the 1500m finishing up in 4th place, Oisin had a great run in the 800m and with a great sprint finish he claimed the Gold medal. Orla Aoife and Oisin will go on to represent the school this weekend at the Ulster schools back in Antrim. On Sunday Oran Mc Menamin travelled to Finn Valley Center  where the Donegal Juvenile were being held to compete in the 1500m U17, Oran got off to a great start and stayed with the leaders throughout the race Oran fought to the end and was awarded with the silver medal and a new season best time. Thank to the coaches and parents who travelled and helped out in any way. Good luck to our athletes who compete this weekend at the Ulster secondary schools. ... read more..
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