WELCOME TO THE CRANFORD ATHLETICS CLUB WEBSITE

Follow CRANFORD ATHLETICS CLUB WEBSITE on facebook
CRANFORD ATHLETICS CLUB SPONSORS

WELCOME TO THE CRANFORD ATHLETICS CLUB WEBSITE
WELCOME TO THE CRANFORD ATHLETICS CLUB WEBSITE

Amy Cullen and Ellie McFadden were the first to race today in the U15 100m sprint, both girls had a great run with Amy earning the first medal of the day in Silver place, well done Amy. Unfortunately Ellie had to retire from the further events due to illness.Diarmuid Gallagher performed well in the U14 800m, good effort from Diarmuid finishing 4th then Diarmuid followed that performance with a bronze medal position in the long jump. 
Miah Fletcher had a great first run out of the season earning herself a Gold medal in U15 800m and followed that performance by another gold medal performance in the 1500m. This was a very positive return from injury for Miah.Amy Cullen gained lots of experience in the high jump gaining another Silver medal with a Pb of 1.40m and some good jumps in the long jump.Caolan McFadden was in great form today becoming Donegal champion in his 3 U15 events 800m and long jump ,1500m excellent performances from Caolan in all his events.Jessica Cullen showed she was on form again today running a strong 800m in the U16 race, gaining a well deserved Donegal gold medal another well deserved bronze medal in long jump and high jumpBlathnaid Gallagher excelled at the Donegal championships earning two Gold medals in U16 1500m and javelin.Clodagh Neely still recovering from injury avoided the track events today but did well in U16 javelin getting a Silver medal. 
Under 16 girls showed great team spirit and were keen to get in action in the relay event on the track at Aura in Letterkenny on Saturday. Blathnaid Gallagher, Amy Cullen, Jessica Cullen and Miah Fletcher enjoyed the relay finishing strongly just pipping Finn Valley AC at the post gaining silver medal positions.
On Wednesday evening it was the turn of the U11 ages at the Donegal Championships in FV. Cranford had four young athletes compete and all gained great experience Oisin mc Bride had a very impressive run in the 600m just missing out on a medal by millimetres to come home in 4th place. Lorcan Boyce competed in all 4 events on Wednesday with great grit and determination just like he does in training. Niamh Mc Geever got her season off to a good start getting a PB in her long jump and jumping herself into 11th position our of 50 in her event.Olivia Ní Curran was also in good form she got into the final of her 60m and also getting a new Pb in her long jump just missing out on a medal coming 4th. Great for all our athletes to get back on the track.

We are all looking forward to the Ni and Ulster championships in Mary’s Peters Track Belfast in two weeks time. Cranford Ac coaches Eamon Giles, Ernie Mcelhinney, Rose Gavaghan, Claire Neely, Seamus Mc Fadden Dymphna Gallagher were available throughout this successful day to support and encourage our athletes in these technical events. Lovely to be back in action and much appreciation to Letterkenny AC who hosted and managed this well organised event. 

Cranford AC

Ellie and Seamus Mc Fadden

Clodagh Neely

Jessica Blathnaid Miah Amy and Clodagh

Clodagh Neely 2nd Blathnaid Gallagher 1st and Ellie o Donnell 3rd first 3 in Girls U 16 javelin

Blathnaid and Miah
Lorcan Boyce Niamh mc Geever Olivia ni Curran Oisin mc Bride
Clodagh and Dymphna helping out at the Donegal Championship