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  Cranford AC Notes We had 3 of our young talented athletes travel to Tullamore last weekend to compete in the Glo Health National Championships. These young Athletes did everyone very proud competing against the best in Ireland.   First up was Liam Donnelly in the  boys U/13 Long jump who found himself in good form and was  unlucky not to make the final 8. Aoife Giles was up next  in the Javelin and keeping up her good form this season, she has proven once again she is one of the best in the country in her events with a great 5th finish throwi ... read more..
[caption id="attachment_1899" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Aoife recieving her gold medal.[/caption]         Another busy weekend at the National Championships for the young Cranford AC Athletes.       First up was Orla Neely who threw well in the Turbo Javelin in the Girls U/12 event.  This was Orla's first appearance at the juvenile National championships and with a lot more to give there's no doubt it won't be her last.   Eoghan Moore was up next in the u15 boys javelin and came an impressive 5th place with a g ... read more..
Cranford AC Notes Four of Cranford AC talented young Athletes made the long journey to Tullamore, to compete in the National Children Games, these athletes had to Qualify out of Ulster to compete in this  team event. First up was Michael Moore and Diarmuid Gallagher in the boys U/9 300m,  this was these boys first ever All Ireland's and rose to the occasion having a great run finishing in the middle of the field. Next up was Caolan MC Fadden and Ryan MC Menamin these boys ran their hearts out just missing out on a third place medal by less than half a second. Well done to both teams and ... read more..
  Eamon Giles received a reward on Wednesday in the mount errigle for his volunteering work with the Cranford Athletic Club for over 54 years. A well deserving award. congratulations Eamon from all at the club.                                     ... read more..
  Cranford AC Notes. Another busy week for Cranford AC with Day 2 of the open meet in Derry and the Ulster's at Mary Peters Track in Belfast. Day 2 of Derry open meet, on a cool cloudy evening Cranford AC took to the track again. First up was u 14 long jump with Max Roarty taking home sliver and Johnny Trearty, Cian McMenamin  and Conor Neely competing well. We had Caoimhe Neely in the girls long jump, jumping well. Caolan McFadden got silver in the turbo javelin. Finishing off the field events was the shot putt where Aoife Giles kept up her good form with a gold medal, Orla Neely fi ... read more..
Cranfords U14/15's day at Mary Peters Track, Belfast Saturday last saw 4 of Cranford AC's young athletes travel to the Mary Peters Track in Belfast. First up was Killian Browne and Allan Neely in the shot putt.  Killian had a good throw of 6.40m and Allan got a pb with a fine throw of 7.24m getting 6th place. Molly was up next in the u15 girls javelin where she threw 17.28m and was 5th place overall. In the u14 boys javelin Killian Browne threw over 21m to also come home in 5th place. In the u15 boys javelin Eoghan Moore threw over 35m earning himself a silver medal and now qualifies for ... read more..
  Cranford AC had a busy weekend at the Ulsters On what was a busy weekend for our juvenile athletes with the Ulster Children Games on Saturday and Under 12 and 13 ages in Finn Valley on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_1842" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Oisin Kelly recieving his Gold medal for the 600m[/caption] Lifford was the venue for the 2016 Ulster Children's Games. With the sun splitting the tarmac, 11 of Cranford AC's youngest athletes competed in ideal track conditions. First to compete were the u11 girls of Blathnaid Gallagher and Clodagh Neely in the ... read more..
Cranford AC perform well at Donegal track and field championships Thursday last saw Cranford make the short trip to the Danny McDaid Track in Letterkenny for the U12-U18 Donegal track and field championships. First up were the Under 12 girls of Caoimhe Browne, Ciara Donnelly, Teresa Mullen, Orla Neely, Caoimhe Neely and Nazara McFadden with all the girls performing well.  Nazara and Teresa both ran very well in the 80m sprint with Teresa making it through to the final and just missed out on a medal. All the girls had a great run in the 600m with Nazara McFadden with the leading pack from ... read more..
  Cranford AC Notes. Cranford AC travelled to Derry to compete in The Paddy O Donnell Track and Field Memorial Open Meet. It was a very mixed day weather wise with all seasons rolled into one. Our under 9's were in fine form with Michael Moore picking up medals in all 4 events, 60m, 300m, long jump and turbo javelin. Diarmuid Gallagher and Caolan Caldwell also done well in their events. In the girls u/11 Clodagh Neely had a great turbo javelin winning a gold medal with a throw of 9.87m. Clodagh and Blathnaid Gallagher both had a great run in the 600m with Clodagh coming home in 2nd place follo ... read more..