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Cavan Cross Country, Crover 25 September 2022

Posted on September 28, 2022 at 2:50 AM

Well done to everyone who took part in the first day of the 2022 Cavan Cross Country Championships on Sunday 25th September in Donohoe's field Crover. There was a great turn out from the club and all gave a very fine account of themselves.

 

We will post a fuller report once the full results are available, as we only have the top 3 from each race at present. Iosa Lynch and Kate Fitzpatrick finished a very close second and third in their under 10s 600 metre race. Isabella Condon took the bronze medal in the under 12 girl's 1,200m race. A problem on the start line saw the U10 boys event split into two races, with Mason Cullen, Logan Rotheram and Finn Briody taking the top three positions in their 600m event.

 

And in the masters women 3K, Trisha Brady was the winner of the V1 category, while Simon Nulty took the silver medal in the men's V1 race and Martin Brady won the gold medal in the V3 category.

 

There were many more fine performances and personal milestones from the Innyvale crew to be proud of and which contributed to a strong team preformance and we will update you on team medals as soon as the County Board confirm the full results. Well done to all

All Ireland Finals 2nd, 9th & 10th July 2022

Posted on July 12, 2022 at 3:20 AM

The All-Ireland Juvenile Track and Field finals were held across four days at the start of July, with seven of our athletes taking part. The Children's Games for Under 9 to 11s took place on Saturday 2nd July in Tullamore, Co. Offaly were six Innyvale AC athletes were in action in the event.

 

Zoe Hogan and Kaitlin Shaw took part in the U11 turbojavelin event, where they finished as the 11th placed team in a very tight contest that saw five teams finish within a metre of each other. Zoe threw 14.49m and Kaitlin 11.27m. On the track, Katie Hannon was unlucky to just be pipped on the finish line, pushing her down to fifth place in her heat of the 60m sprint in the morning, while Aoibhinn Farrelly finished in 8th place. The pair went on to run the 300m race in the afternoon, where the girls had a spirited run to finish in ninth and fourteenth places in a packed field.

 

The boys U9 turbojavelin event was an unlucky one for Jackson Everett and Logan Rotheram, with the crosswind blowing two of Jackson’s throws, including his best, outside the sector. Both boys managed to get a clean throw in at the final round, with Jackson throwing 10.39m and Logan 5.75m, their combined score putting them in 13th place overall. Logan also took part in the 300m race, where he knocked two and a half seconds off his times at the Ulsters to finish fourteenth despite getting boxed in by other athletes as they came around the bend.

 

And the following weekend, 9th and 10th July, Lana Morton competed in the Under 17 girls shot putt and discus. Lana made steady improvements throughout the rounds of the discus, before moving up to sixth place with her sixth and final throw which sent the 1kg disc out to a distance of 22.19m, nearly four meters further than at the Ulsters. In the shot putt, Lana finished in seventh place, her best throw of the 3kg shot coming in the fourth round and sending it out to 9.14m, a strong improvement of 1.3m on her Ulster result.

 

Well done to all. The coaches really enjoyed watching everyone's development and are very proud of their achievements and progress throughout the past year. 

Double All-Ireland medals for Innyvale's Casey Mulvey at Senior Championship

Posted on June 27, 2022 at 3:05 AM

Innyvale AC's Casey Mulvey grabbed two podium places at the national track and field championships in Dublin. The Cavan woman took shot putt silver and hammer bronze in Morton stadium Santry adding more medals to the Innyvale mantle-piece.

 

Casey fourth effort in the shot put of 13.58 metres claimed silver head of Dundalk’s Katherine O’Connor who twice threw 13.42 metres. Gold went to Swinford’s Michaela Walsh with a best of 14.58 metres.


Casey took a surprise bronze medal in the hammer with a best of 48.97 metres achieved on her sixth and final throw. Caseys best was just 22 inches further than Adrienne Gallen of Lifford Strabane’s best to claim bronze.


Well done Casey

Ulster Gold & Silver for Casey Mulvey, 18 June 2022

Posted on June 21, 2022 at 3:05 AM

The Ulster Senior Track and Field Championships were held on Satruday 18th June in Belfast's Mary Peter's Track and Innyvale AC's Casey Mulvey was in action in the hammer and shot putt events. Casey threw 13.84m in the shot putt, leaving her just over two meters clear of her fellow competitors and earning her an Ulster gold medal.

Casey followed this up with a great effort in a tightly contested hammer throw event, where she sent the 4kg weight out to a distance of 49.62m, just 9cm behind the event's winner and collected another Ulster medal, this time the silver.

Well done Casey

Qualifiers for 2022 All- Irelands

Posted on June 14, 2022 at 7:50 PM

Qualifiers for All- Irelands on 2nd July in Tullamore:

  • Under 9 girls - Katie Hannon & Aoibhinn Farrelly in 60m and 300m;
  • Under 9 boys - Logan Rotheram & Jackson Everett in turbojavelin and 300m;
  • Under 11 girls - Zoe Hogan and Kaitlin Shaw in turbojavelin.


Qualifiers for All-Irelands on 3rd/9th/10th July in Tullamore:

  • U17 girls - Lana Morton in shot putt (10th July, 10am), discus (9th July, 11.30am) and javelin (3rd July, 3pm).


 

Silver & Bronze Ulster Medals for Lana Morton

Posted on June 14, 2022 at 3:15 AM

Congratulations to Lana Morton who travelled to the Antrim Forum on Sunday 12th June to take part in the Ulster Track & Field Championships and picked up two Ulster medals in the Under 17 category. Lana earned a silver medal for the shot putt, sending the 3kg shot out to 7.84m, while in the javelin, she threw 21.66m to take the bronze medal. Lana also took part in the discus event where she finished in fourth place, her throw of 18.43m with the 1kg discus enough to see her qualify for the All-Irelands in all three events. Well done Lana!

Ulster Children's Games Clones 5 June 2022

Posted on June 9, 2022 at 8:10 AM

The Ulster Children’s Games Track & Field competition for Under 9 to 13s took place in the Peacelink track in Clones, Co. Monaghan on Sunday 5th June and saw a contingent of 20 athletes from Innyvale AC taking part. This event is both an individual competition for all ages, but also sees children in the U9-11 ages paired up with their clubmates, with the top three pairs in each event qualifying for nationals in July.

 

The U9 girls sprints saw Aoibhinn Farrelly and Katie Hannon both winning their heats, with the duo eventually placing fourth and seventh overall. The girls also took part in the 300m race with Katie taking fourth place, Aobihinn sixth and Heidi Donohoe finishing in eleventh place. Aoibhinn's and Katie's results qualify them for the All-Irelands next month in both events, with the girls being the third best pair in the sprint and second best team in the 300m.

 

The boys events saw the pair of Jackson Everett and Logan Rotheram competing in the turbojavelin and the 300m race. Jackson’s third place in the turbojavelin thanks to a best throw of 10.60m saw him claim the bronze medal. The boys ran well in the 300m event, a difficult contest with twenty athletes jostling for position and despite getting held up twice by other athletes trying to find a gap for themselves to run in, Jackson managed to finish eighth place, with Logan in fourteenth. The boys did well enough to be the third placed team in both events and move on to nationals.

 

In the U10s, Aoibhinn Kelly was the highest placed Cavan athlete in the girls turbojavelin, with a best throw of 8.46m, while Íosa Lynch was likewise the best placed Cavan runner in the 60m sprint, but in an event where a tenth of a second is the difference between four athletes, the tight margins saw her squeezed down to fifteenth place out of the 32 competitors. The girls relay team of Íosa Lynch, Ruby Reilly, Katie Hannon and Aoibhinn Farrelly took part in a closely fought contest where they finished in fifth place. The boys team of Charlie Reilly and Jake Brady were tenth and thirteenth in the turbojavelin, the highest finishes for any Cavan athlete with best throws of 10.44m and 8.63m respectfully.

 

The under 11 girls saw Zoe Hogan lead the charge of the Cavan athletes with a fine run to ninth place, while Kaitlin Shaw finished the turbojavelin event in fourth place, her best throw of 12.54m just 16cm behind the bronze medal position. Zoe’s best throw of 10.80m saw her finish in fifth place, with the pair ending the day as the second best team in the event, meaning they qualify for the nationals too. The U11 relay team of Sáibhe Mulvey, Zoe Hogan, Íosa Lynch and Ruby Reilly had to fight off some stiff competition to finish in fourth place in their relay race.

 

The U11 boys turbojavelin saw Tony Rotheram finish in 13th place with a best throw of 8.14m, making him the second best of the six Cavan athletes on the day, with Tony and Charlie Connaghan running well in their 60m sprint. The U11 boys relay team of Charlie Connaghan, Tony Rotheram, Charlie Reilly and Jake Brady finished in eighth place, hot on the heals of the teams in front of them.

 

 

The Under 12 boys long jump saw Calum Reilly make a big step up in performance to jump 3.74m, just 13cm shy of the medal positions. It was an extremely tight contest, with Calum’s jump being equalled by three others in the event, with Calum being credited with fifth place on countback. James Brady, Dylan Farrelly and Cormac Kelly all finished very close together in the same event, a nice bit of competition that will push the boys on to new hieghts. The boys relay team of Cormac Kelly, James Brady, Dylan Farrelly and Callum Reilly finished their 4x100m event in sixth place.

Well done to all who took part and thank you to all the parents and coaches who travelled for a long but enjoyable day. The full results can be found on our results page, while photos from the day are on the club's photo gallery

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Qualifiers for All- Irelands on 2nd July in Tullamore:

  • Under 9 girls - Katie Hannon & Aoibhinn Farrelly in 60m and 300m;
  • Under 9 boys - Logan Rotheram & Jackson Everett in turbojavelin and 300m;
  • Under 11 girls - Zoe Hogan and Kaitlin Shaw in turbojavelin.

Cavan Spring League 13 March 2022

Posted on April 1, 2022 at 3:20 PM

An enthusiastic group of 29 athletes from Innyvale AC took part in the Cavan Spring League athletics competition on Sunday 13th March at the PeaceLink athletics track in Clones. Our young athletes, ranging from eight to fourteen, were a mix of seasoned athletes and those experiencing athletics competition for the first time and they brought a positive mood which could not be ruined by the at times very windy day and occasional rain showers.


The event got off to the strong start for the club as our under 10 girls picked up two medals in the very first race, the 60 meter sprint, thanks to Íosa Brady and Ruby Reilly finishing second and third in their race. Íosa went on to earn the silver medal in the long jump with a best distance of 2.01m. The U10 girls team of Ruby, Íosa, Jamie Condon and Riley Condon were the winners of their 4x100m relay, while the boys U10 team of Logan Rotheram, Sean Galligan, Mason Cullen and Jackson Everett came home in second place in their relay.


Katie Hannon had a winning debut for the club, taking the gold medal in her very first race, the under 9 girls 300m and went on to win the U9 turbojavelin event with a best throw of 6.77m. In the U9 boys, Jackson Everett finished the 300m race in second place. Jackson also picked up the silver medal in the turbojavelin with a best throw of 10.23m, with Mason Cullen taking the bronze medal with a best of 7.85m. The two boys were also part of the gold medal winning relay team.


In the U11 events, Zoe Hogan put in a fine performance in the distance race, finishing the 600 meters in second place. And it was a clean sweep of the medals in the turbojavelin for the club with Kaitlin Shaw (9.29m), Zoe Hogan (8.95m) and Saibhe Mulvey (7.76m) finishing in first, second and third places respectively. The U11 girls relays featured two Innyvale teams who came in second and third places. Well done to both teams of Kaitlin Shaw, Ruby Cullen, Zoe Hogan and Saibhe Mulvey and to Riley Condon, Ruby Reilly, Íosa Brady and Jamie Condon.


Charlie Connaghan qualified for the final of the u11 boys sprint thanks to his third place in the heats and went on to take 5th place in the final. Charlie, Tony Rotheram, Sean Galligan and Logan Rotheram ran well in the relays, picking up the bronze medal in the U11 event. In the U12 girls 60m sprint, Emer Briody lead a tight battle with clubmate Mella Brady and was just pipped by Mella at the finish for the bronze medal. Emer and Mella, together with Isabella Condon and Amy Hogan teamed up for the U12 relay where the girls took silver medals for their second place.


The U12 boys long jump saw Patrick Cussan take third place with a best jump of 2.71m. The sprint event saw four Innyvale athletes making it through to the final and although they finished just outside the medals, they combined their strong performances to take third place in the relay. Well done to Patrick Cussan, Ari Sasy, Aaron Rooney, Callum Reilly, Aidan Galligan, Charlie Connaghan and Tony Rotheram.


The quartet of Ciara O'Reilly, Holly Cullen, Mella Brady and Isabella Condon took third place in the U13s girls relay. Liam Briody was the winner of both the U14 boys 80m sprint and long jump, while in the U15s, Zak Farrell picked up silver in the javelin thanks to a best throw of 16.87m before a hard fought 800m race which saw him finish in third place. Aoibhinn Tully finished her 100m sprint in third place in the U16 girls and went one better to take the silver medal in the long jump.


Well done all and thank you to all the parents for bringing their children to the event. Photos from the day can be found on our gallery and provisional results can be found on the Results page.

Athletics Training Returns

Posted on January 17, 2022 at 3:10 PM

From the 18th January, Innyvale Athletics Club continues training every Tuesday at 6.00 to 7.00pm in Dr. Plunkett Park, Kilnaleck. We take children age six and over for a mix of sprints, distance running, jumping and throwing events. Registration is €20 per child, capped at €50 per family. Registration forms available at training and can also be downloaded by from the home page.

 

With so many new members it is worth reminding everyone that if anybody has any issues about anything that happens at training, please feel free to speak about your concerns with our Children's Officers Sonja Smith and Des Mulvey, who are available most nights at training or to another coach.

Ulster Records Confirmed for Innyvale AC's Casey Mulvey

Posted on October 25, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Huge congratulations from the club to Innyvale athlete Casey Mulvey who has recently been confirmed as the new Ulster record holder for the Senior and Junior women's shot putt and discus events.

 

 

Casey's performance in Split, Croatia on the 8th May 2021 delivered her not one but two Ulster records simulainiously. Her throw of 15.62metres set a new benchmark in both the Junior and Senior women's shot putt. And on 31st July, Casey did likewise in the discus, reaching a new distance of 45.71m at the Mary Peter's Track in Belfast to break the Junior and Senior records.

 

 

Casey also holds both the Junior and Senior category records for indoor shot putt, having produced a throw of 14.69m at the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown, Co. Dublin on 20th February this year.

 

 

Well done Casey!

Training Returns

Posted on October 25, 2021 at 5:55 PM

Innyvale Athletics Club continues training every Tuesday at 6.00 to 7.00pm in Dr. Plunkett Park, Kilnaleck. We take children age six and over for a mix of sprints, distance running, jumping and throwing events. Registration is €20 per child, capped at €50 per family. Registration forms available at training.

With the sunset creeping ever closer as the weeks go by, we ask that parents please come up to the main gate to collect their kids after training as they cannot be seen waiting in the car park in the dark.

Euro Under 20s Qualification for Casey Mulvey

Posted on February 22, 2021 at 4:20 PM

Innyvale AC's Casey Mulvey achieved the qualification standard for the 2021 European Under 20 Indoor Athletics Championships in the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown, Dublin last Saturday, 20th February. The NIA played host to what Athletics Ireland dubbed a micro meet for elite athlete, taking the place of the National Indoor Track and Field which was cancelled due to the pandemic restrictions. Casey performed well in the senior women's shot putt, sending the 4kg weight out to 14.69m and finishing in second place in a closely matched competition. The Euro U20s are scheduled to take place in Tallin, Estonia in mid-July.


As always well done and we are incredibly proud of you Casey!

All Ireland Medals For Innyvale's Casey Mulvey

Posted on October 5, 2020 at 9:00 AM

The Athletics Ireland Senior/Junior National Track & Field Championships 2020 took place in Santry's Morton Stadium on Saturday 22nd August and Innyvale AC's own Casey Mulvey was taking part in three events against some very experienced opponents.

 

Casey finished in third place in the discus with a best throw of 41.17m. In a tight contest in the shot putt which saw the top four finish within less than a metre of each other, Casey's throw of 13.66m secured her another bronze medal. And she went one better in the women's weight for distance event, sending the 28lbs implement out to 6.67m, again in a very close completition.

 

Well done Casey

AAI Jumps and Throws Festival

Posted on August 18, 2020 at 2:45 AM

As the country comes out of lockdown, some sporting fixtures have been able to resume and Athletics Ireland held a Jumps and Throws Festival on the 8th of August in Santry's Morton Stadium.

The event saw junior and senior athletes competing in a single group and Innyvale AC's Casey Mulvey took part in two events, with very strong showings in both. Casey's opening throw of 14.46m in the shot putt turned out to be the winner among the 3kg weight used by the juniors and was the furthest of the event. Casey was also second overall in the discus event, with a best throw of 35.10m seeing her as the top placed junior athlete.

Well done Casey


Athletics Webinars

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 6:05 PM

Athletics Ireland is running a series of free webinars over the coming weeks:


Also, Cavan Sports Partnership are hosting a online Sports Psychology Workshop with Nollaig McCarthy from MindFit via Zoom at 7pm on Wednesday 29th April. Register at this link : https://www.members.webs.com/MembersB/editAppPage.jsp?app=blog&pageID=359471443#blog/entries/48155028/edit

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Updated 25 April)

Posted on March 17, 2020 at 7:45 PM

On the advice of Athletics Ireland and the Government, all group training sessions are cancelled indefinitely. We know this will be disappointing to many of our members but we hope that everyone understands the need to prevent groups of children physically interacting with each other, particularly in a club which heavily uses javelins, shot putts, relay batons etc that are handled by all as well as the number of children at our training.

We hope everyone stays positive and supports each other during this time and of course practices their social distancing, staying two meters away from each other. The more of us who do this, the shorter the Government restrictions will have to be. We look forward to seeing everyone safe and well once things return to normal.

Athletics Ireland statement: https://www.athleticsireland.ie/news/coronavirus-covid-19-update

Athletics Ireland "Keep Ireland Moving" page: https://www.athleticsireland.ie/runzone/recreational-running-tips



 

We hope everyone is managing well during these times and all are safe and well. Keeping occupied at home for long periods can be difficult but if you are stuck for ideas for the kids or adults, here are a few links to different ideas.

 

Senior Silver Medal for Casey at Nationals

Posted on March 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Huge congratulations from the club to Innyvale athlete Casey Mulvey who took part in the All Ireland Senior Indoor Track & Field on 29th February in the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown. Casey competed in the senior women's shot putt, steadily improving her throws as she progressed through the six rounds. It was to be her final throw that made all the difference and produced a silver medal as Casey sent the 4 kilogram shot out to 13.06 metres. This moved her up from fourth to second place and earned her first All Ireland senior medal.

Well done Casey!


Great Day at Cavan Spring League, Clones 23 Feb 2020

Posted on February 24, 2020 at 10:05 AM

The first of two days of the Cavan Athletics' Spring League took place on a Sunday 23rd February at the PeaceLink track in Clones. The crisp but dry winter's morning saw a wide variety of Cavan's athletes in action, from the youngest age groups right up to masters category. Innyvale AC had a good turnout from our athletes with 15 children taking part in the various races, jumps and throwing events, many of them for the first time.

 

In the Under 9 events, the theme of the day was silver. Kaitlin Shaw and Flynn Acheson both had a fine run in the 60m sprint, with both finishing in second place. Both then went on to earn another silver medal in the long jump.

 

The U10s was our busiest age group with five athletes competing in the 300m and turbojavelin. Mella Brady picked up a medal in her very first competition, taking third place in the turbojavelin. Emer Briody won the bronze medal in the 300m and also finished in second place in the turbojavelin. And in the boys race, the Innyvale runners finished in second, fourth and fifth places with Oisín Farrelly, Dylan Farrelly and James Brady all running strongly in the 300m event. Oisín also collected a silver medal in the turbojavelin, with James and Dylan just behind in fifth and sixth

 

In the U11, Ciara O'Reilly and Bethan Stokes finished second and third in their heat of the 60m, with Haley Ashe in the top five of her heat. Ciara and Bethan went on to finish second and third in their final. Eanna Clarke was unlucky to miss out on a top three finish in the boys sprint, which saw a very tight contest all the way to the finish, but he still finished in the top five.

 

Liam Briody had a good run in the U12 boys 600m race, coming home with a bronze medal for third place. Gráinne Gilroy took part in the shot putt where she won the first of two gold medals, the other coming in the 600m event.

 

And in the Under 13s, Aoibhe McEnerney had a great debut for the club with second place in the javelin, only 5cn behind the winner. Aoibhe and Zak Farrell both finished in the top five of their 80m sprint, and Zak was again in the top five in the javelin.


We hope everyone enjoyed the event and well done to all who took part, regardless of where you finished. Thank you to the parents and coaches for bringing them. The next day of the Spring League is Sunday 15th March in Shercock and will include relays. We hope to build on this weekend and field relay teams for the event.

Casey Nominated for 2019 Anglo Celt Sports Award

Posted on February 15, 2020 at 4:15 AM

Congratulations also to Casey on her inclusion in the nominations for 2019 Anglo Celt Sports Awards. The winner of the paper's September Sports Award, you can vote for Casey to win the overall 2019 award by calling 1516 306 009. All you have to do is call the number and once answered the vote will count.

Best of luck Casey

Spring League Entries

Posted on February 12, 2020 at 3:50 PM

Cavan Spring Development League takes place on Sunday 23rd February at the PeaceLink track in Clones from 10.30am. This event is open to all age groups and entry cost is covered by the club. Please indicate if you intend to attend the event as entrieshave to be in by this Friday. This is a development athletics day and medals are awarded on the day

Events are =

 

  • U9 = 60m / long jump
  • U10 = 300m / turbo jav.
  • U11 = 60m / long jump
  • U12 = 600m / shot putt
  • U13 = 80m / long jump / javelin
  • U14 = 800m / shot putt
  • U15 = 100m / long jump / javelin
  • U16 = 800m / shot putt
  • U17 = 100m / long jump / javelin
  • U18 = 800m / shot putt

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