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Cranford AC Juveniles shine at the Donegal Championship's in Carndonagh. On what was a dry warm day, with a flat fast course, Cranford athletes travelled to Carndonagh, to Compete in the masters and even ages Donegal Championship's. First up was Bridie Trearty in the master ladies. This was Bridie first run out in a few years and had a great race ending up in 7th overall and 2nd in her age group, good to see her back. Next up was our under 8 boys with very fine performances from Michael Moore and Diarmuid Gallagher, Michael getting our first Gold of the day closely followed by Dearmuid ... read more..
Tommy McBride Memorial road races Last Saturday evening saw the Tommy McBride juvenile races take place. The U9 girls race was won by Karen Neely of Cranford AC. In the U9 boys race saw another Cranford runner coming home in 1st place with Caolan McFadden winning the race closely followed by Lois Murray from St Peters AC in Lurgan in 2nd place and Shaun Rooney from Dublin in 3rd place. In the U11 girls Sarah Rooney from Dublin won the race with Nazara McFadden from Cranford AC in 2nd place and Grace Rooney from Dublin in 3rd. Caoimhe Neely, Clodagh Neely and Orla Neely also ran a good race. ... read more..
Cranford AC News. Aoife Giles of Cranford AC gets Gold at the Juvenile Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. Cranford AC had two competers, travel to Tullamore last weekend to compete in the Juvenile Track and Field Championships. First up was Aoife Giles in the Girls under 12 Shot putt, Aoife got into the last eight and was laying,in 3rd place for most of the competition and with her last throw, of 9m 12 cm she took a well deserved gold. Next up was Kevin Logue who ran in the U/17 3,000m, with a good run coming in a 14th place. Thanks to coaches Eamon Giles, Ernie mc Elhiney, ... read more..
Last weekend saw six of Cranford AC juvenile athletes travelled to Tullamore,to compete in the national juvenile championships. To compete at this level you have to qualify out of Ulster. We had some fine performances from our six athletes. Liam Donnelly and Oisin Kelly competed in the long jump, with Oisin narrowly missing out on a bronze medal by a few cm.Oisin was not to miss out on a medal in the 600m he got off to a great start, and with 200 m to go there was only four left at the front to fight for the medals. Oisin had a great finish battling down the home straight to take home a bronze ... read more..
Cranford AC at National Children Games in Tullomore. [caption id="attachment_1350" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Caolan mc Fadden Ryan mc Menamin Connor Neely Cian mc Menamin Max Roarty and Orla Neely [/caption][caption id="attachment_1351" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Caoimhe Browne and Orla Neely our u/11 Girls. [/caption][caption id="attachment_1352" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Connor Neely and Max Roarty u/11 Boys long jump team. [/caption][caption id="attachment_1353" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Ryan mc Menamin and Caolan mc Fadden our U/9 boys long jump and 300m team. [/caption][caption id="attachm ... read more..
On what was a wet and cold evening, it was the turn of the even ages tonight. First up was the girls u/10 we had Blathnaid Gallagher competing in all three events, Blathnaid had a great run in both the 60m and 500m getting silver in both and a bronze in the turbo javeline. Next up was Aidan mc Fadden in the boys u/10 who had a great run in the 500m claiming second place. Our girls u/12 were Aoife Giles and Caitlin o Hara, Aoife continued her good form winning the shot and 3rd in the 60m and 600m Caitlin came 2nd in both the shot and the 600m. Our boys u12 were Oran mc Menamin and Liam Donnelly ... read more..
Cranford AC at Templemore Sports Complex in Derry Last Thursday evening saw a large group of Cranford athletes travel to Derry for the Track and Field Open Competition hosted by Olympian AC. Our U9 boys of Caolan McFadden, Ryan McMenamin and Aiden McFadden all did very well with Caolan winning gold medals in the long jump, 80m and 300m and Ryan winning gold in the turbo javelin, silver in the long jump and bronze in the 300m. The U11 girls were well represented with Nazara McFadden, Clodagh Neely, Caoimhe Browne, Orla Neely, Blaithnaid Gallagher and Caoimhe Neely all competing well with ... read more..
Last weekend saw Christopher Murray compete in the senior men's 800m on Saturday in the Ulster Track and Field championships where he had a good strong race. On Sunday it was the turn of our U14 athletes. First up in the javelin was Eoghan Moore and Dylan Dorrian. After some great throwing Eoghan was declared the bronze medal winner with Dylan in 4th place and both boys now will travel to Tullamore in July to compete in the Nationals. Hannah Logue was up next in long jump with Hannah jumping well. She also ran well in the 200m. Molly Trearty was our only girl in the 800m and after getting off to ... read more..
Congratulations to Oisin Kelly who was awarded the John Carlin Schools Athletic Award for outstanding boy in the recent schools athletics held at Finn Valley. Oisin stood out for being outstanding in a number of his events on a day that attracted 1,300 children. ... read more..
[caption id="attachment_1302" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Allan neely[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1303" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Killian Browne [/caption] [caption id="attachment_1304" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sophie Curran [/caption] [caption id="attachment_1306" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Johnny Trearty [/caption] [caption id="attachment_1307" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Marcella Dolan [/caption] [caption id="attachment_1305" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oisin leading the race. [/caption] [caption id="attachment_1308" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Oisin Kelly and Liam Donnelly 1st and 2nd in the long ... read more..
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