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On what was a very wet and cold evening Cranford made the journey to Finn Valley in Stranolar. Our u/9 boys were up first with fine performances from both boys with Caolan McFadden taking home 3 golds and 1 bronze and Ryan McMenamim winning 3 silver medals so well done boys. Our u/10 girls were Blathnaid Gallagher and Clodagh Neely. Blathnaid came 2nd in the turbo javelin with a great throw of 8.20. Both girls ran a good 500m. Next up were the girls u/11, Orla Neely, Caoimhe Browne,Nazara McFadden, Ciara Donnelly and Caoimhe Neely. All the girls ran well in the 60m and 600m. Orla had a great throw ... read more..
>                 > Finn Valley Little Athletics - 22 April 2015 > > Cranford had a successful trip to Finn Valley on Wednesday last on a beautiful sunny evening > > In the U9 boys Caolan McFadden won gold medals in the 60m and 300m and Ryan McMenamin ran a great race to come in 4th place in the 300m just missing out on a medal. > > In the U10 girls Clodagh Neely and Blaithnaid Gallagher ran very well in the 60m with Clodagh getting through to the final and they both ran very well in the 500m com ... read more..
Cranford only had one competitor in the second weekend of the indoor championships, which was held  in Athlone. Dylan Dorrian, his first event was the hurdles u/14 60m, which he had a tumble on the last hurdle clipping the top of it. Next he had the 800m which he had a good strong run finishing well up the field. Well done Dylan. [caption id="attachment_1209" align="aligncenter" width="167"] Dylan Dorrian. Dylan in action in the 800m u/13 boys.[/caption]   ... read more..
Two gold Medals for Cranford at Juvenile Indoor Championships in Athlone   Sunday last was another great day for Cranford AC.   First up was Oisin Kelly and Liam Donnelly in the u12 long jump, both having great jumps with Oisin unlucky to miss out on a medal finishing in 4th place with a great jump of 4.30 metres and Liam jumping 3.89 metres.   Next up was Aoife Giles in the u12 girls shot put where Aoife put in an outstanding performance which earned her a gold medal and the All Ireland Champion title with a throw of 8.26 metres. This is a great achievement for Aoife in her first ever Indo ... read more..
Glaslough - 8th March 2015 Sunday last saw a big group of Cranford athletes travel to Glaslough in Co Monaghan for the annual Glaslough road races. The day got off to a great start with Michael Moore claiming 2nd place in the U8 boys race followed closely by Diarmuid Gallagher.  Next up was the u10 girls race with great runs by Clodagh Neely coming home in 3rd place and Blathnaid Gallagher in 10th place. In the u10 boys race we had more success with Caolan McFadden in 2nd place, Caolan Curran in 3rd place and Ryan McMenamim in 7th place all picking up valuable points. We had a strong e ... read more..
Well done to Oisin Kelly and Liam Donnelly who were part of the Donegal relay team on their silver medal and well done to Molly Trearty who was a member of the U14 Donegal relay team on her bronze medal at the Inter County Relay championship in Rostrevor today.                 [caption id="attachment_1152" align="alignright" width="225"] Donegal Boys u/12 Team who came 2nd with cranford A C Liam Donnelly and Oisin Kelly and Oisin Toye FV[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1156" align="aligncenter" width="224"] liam in action[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1157" al ... read more..
Good day out for Cranford AC in Derry Track & Field open meet. A number of Cranford athletes travelled to Derry last Sunday to compete in Olympian AC Winter Open Track and Field Meet. Michael Moore was first to compete in the Boys u/8, he had a great day picking up gold in all his events 60m 500m turbo javelin and long jump. Our girls u/10 were Blaithnaid Gallagher and Clodagh Neely Blaithnaid had a great jump in the long jump getting a silver medal while Clodagh came 2nd in the 500m and 3rd in the long jump good performances from both girls. Ryan mc Menamin had a fine run in the 500m ... read more..
[caption id="attachment_1118" align="alignleft" width="223"] Eoin being congratulated by Oisin.[/caption]     Cranford A.C. Travelled to Tuam  Co. Galway to compete in the national cross country B championships  on Sunday last.  On what was a very frosty, foggy morning  with the fog not lifting all day.Caitlin o Hara was first up in the girls u/11 with a good strong run finishing well up the field. Hannah Logue  competed next in the Girls u/13 finishing strong in the middle of the field. Our Boys u/13 were next with Dylan Dorrian leading the way home for Cranford in a ver ... read more..
Cranford AC at Ulster Indoor Track and Field Championships in  31 January and 1st February 2015 Cranford AC athletes had another successful weekend at the Ulster Indoor Championships. On Saturday our first competitor was Marcella Dolan who ran well in the U13 60 metre sprint and was unlucky not to qualify for the final.  Next up was the U12 boys long jump where Cranford came away with two medals with Oisin Kelly winning gold with a jump of 4.09 metres and Liam Donnelly winning a silver medal with a jump of 3.98 metres. Aoife Giles won Cranford's next medal claiming silver in the ... read more..
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