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Subject: Cranford Ac Notes. Cranford bring home Nationals medals. Sunday last saw 11 of our young athletes make the long journey to Waterford for the Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships. These juvenile athletes had to qualify out of Ulster to compete at this event. First up in the u11 girls race was Miah Fletcher who had a superb race and kept with the lead pack throughout the 1500m course to come home in an excellent 6th position earning herself an individual medal. She was also part of the Donegal team that won Silver and the Bronze winning Ulster team. Caolan McFadden was ... read more..
  Cranford perform well at Nationals Even Age Cross Country Championships in Abbotstown Our U12 Girls were the first race of the day with Miah Fletcher, Clodagh Neely, Blathnaid Gallagher and Aine O’Connell. The race was 2 laps of the 1,000m course. The girls all got out well with over 200 athletes in this race Miah run a very gutsy race and led the team home in 17th place followed by Clodagh, Blathnaid and Aine. Well done girls. Miah was a counter in the Ulster team who won Gold, this is a great achievement for Miah. Miah will run in three weeks time in Waterford in the Girls U11 ... read more..
Cranford AC perform well at Ulster Uneven Championships.   Cranford AC perform well at Ulster Uneven Championships. Caolan Mc Fadden takes Ulsters title. On what was a wet and cold winters morning all roads led to the Finn Valley Centre in Stranorlar for the Northern Ireland and Ulster Cross Country Championships uneven ages. As luck would have it the rain passed over and the sun came out for the first race of the day which was the Girls U9. This was a non Championships race and our  girls Karen Neely, Tara McGarvey, Orla Cunningham and Emma Mc Gee all got off to a great ... read more..
[caption id="attachment_2453" align="aligncenter" width="223"] CRANFORD AC ATHLETES AT ROSSTREVER CO DOWN[/caption]             [caption id="attachment_2443" align="aligncenter" width="223"] CRANFORD AC GIRLS U14[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2445" align="aligncenter" width="300"] read more..
Cranford AC   Sunday last saw the second day of the Donegal Championships Uneven Age hosted by Finn Valley where the weather couldn't have been kinder to the large crowd of athletes and supporters who attended.   First up for Cranford AC were our U9 girls and Cliodna McBride, on her first race for the club, got the day off to a great start coming home in a brilliant 2nd place closely followed by Karen Neely, Tara McGarvey, Orla Cunningham, Cliona O'Connell and Emma McGee. Jerry Coyle led the u9 boys home in 8th position with Colin Gallagher making his debut for Cranford and ... read more..
Cranford Ac get season off to a great start in Carndonagh Sunday saw the start of the Cross Country season in Carndonagh where the wet and windy conditions didn't put off the big crowd of athletes that braved the elements to compete in the first of the Donegal Championships hosted by Inishowen AC. First up for Cranford AC was Bridie Trearty in the Masters race. Bridie had a great run over the 3500 course and stayed with the lead pack throughout to claim a Bronze medal in what was a very fast competitive race. Our juvenile athletes then took to the field to compete in the u8 races. The ... read more..
[caption id="attachment_2374" align="aligncenter" width="168"] Aoife Giles with coachs Eamon Giles and Joe Boyce.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2375" align="aligncenter" width="168"] Oisin Kelly with his parents Marie and Top.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2376" align="aligncenter" width="168"] Aoife Shauna and Grace Giles.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2377" align="aligncenter" width="168"] Teresa Mullen with her Dad Fergus and sister.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2378" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Teresa Mullen with coaches Eamon Joe and Rose.[/caption] [ca ... read more..
[caption id="attachment_2360" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dean Caolan Daithi Michael Tara and Karen at the children Games in Tullamore[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2361" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Tara MC Garvey and Karen Neely[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2362" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Michael and Daithi[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2363" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dean and Caolan[/caption] Cranford AC     Six of our young talented athletes made the long journey to Tullamore to compete in the National Children Games, these athletes had to quali ... read more..
  Cranford AC perform well at Ulster's. Another great weekend for Cranford AC Athletes at  the Ulsters. Three of our talented Athletes travelled to Mary Peters Track to compete in the U14-U18 Ulster championships. Aoife Giles was up first in the Girls U14 shot put. Aoife had a great throw of 11.65m getting a silver medal, missing out on Gold by 1cm. Aoife then went on to throw the Javelin and  had a great throw of 23.93m winning Gold and claiming the Ulster title. Oisin Kelly had a great day with a 3rd place in the long jump U14 jumping 4.69m and went on to run a g ... read more..
Last Saturday saw five of our athletes travel to the Mary Peters Track in Belfast for the first day of the u18 and Senior NI and Ulster Track and Field Championships.     On what was a very early start our young athletes competed in the 1500m. First up was Caitlin O'Hara in the u14 girls. Caitlin had a very good race and came home in a respectable 12th place in what was a very strong field of girls. Next up were our u14 boys.  Oisin Kelly ran a very tactical race staying with the lead pack throughout before taking off with just over a 100m to go to win the race and ... read more..
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