Club News Archive
|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 eac...Read Full Post »
|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 pl...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »
|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
|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 = 6...
|Posted on February 11, 2020 at 7:40 PM|
The second day of the Sportshall for Under 9 to U11s is on Sunday16th February at St. Macartan's College in Monaghan Town (beside Lakeland Dairies, click link below for map). Please note the time has changed from the note given out last week. Anyone going please be there for 2pm, event should last about 2 hours and is €2 per child.
Sportshall is a fantastic event for younger children to try out athletics in a non-competitive and no pressure environemt, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 5, 2020 at 2:15 PM|
The 2020 Ulster Indoor Track & Field Championships were held at the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown over the weekend and on Sunday 4th February our own Casey Mulvey took part in the shot putt event. Throwing the 3kg weight out to 14.13 metres, Casey not only took the gold medal in the Under 18 age group, but according to the results she had the best throw of all age groups, including the senior women.
Well done Casey and best of luck in the All-Ireland's next month....Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM|
A small group of Innyvale athletes took part in the Cavan Sportshall competition on Sunday 19th January in Breffni College, Cavan. Joined by athletes from across Cavan and from Monaghan Phoenix AC, our squad of under 9 to 11s had an enjoyable morning of athletics featuring a mix of sprints, jumping and throwing events, finishing with team relays. The Sportshall events are all about fun and providing a low pressure introduction to competition and there will be a second event in mid-February.Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 8, 2019 at 12:05 PM|
Training will finish up for the year on Tuesday 17th December and will return on Tuesday 7th January 2020. If anyone has not already done so, please give your contact number to Simon or Louise at training so you can be added to the club's WhatsApp group to recieve news on training etc.
Thank you to everyone who supported the club's sponsored walk on 3rd December. Regardless of the size of any individual contributions, thank you everyone for your committment and support of the club.
|Posted on October 1, 2019 at 3:40 PM|
There will be a Cavan Sportshall competition on Saturday 19th October, starting at 11am in Breffni College Cavan. This is an indoor event for under 9 to under 12 age groups featuring a mix of running, jumping and throwing events, finishing with team relays and is intended as a fun, low pressure introduction to competition for new athletes as well as those who have been to many events before.
Those who took part competitions before the summer did very well with strong results across all ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 27, 2019 at 7:35 PM|
There are a number of coaching courses coming up in the next couple of months. Anyone interested in doing the course please contact Simon or Des. The club covers the cost of courses for our coaches.
- Athletics Ireland are holding an Endurance Running Course in Navan's Claremont Stadium on Saaturday 19th October at 10am. Register at https://eventmaster.ie/event/EkBf4EF74" target="_blank">Eventmaster.ie.
- Level 1 athletics training course on 18/19th October ...
|Posted on September 10, 2019 at 3:10 AM|
There will be an athletics workshop in KIlnaleck Community Hall on Wednesday 11th September from 10am to 1pm, delivered by Athletics Ireland's regional development officer Dermott McGranaghan and focused on the Sportshall programme in schools.
|Posted on September 9, 2019 at 5:40 PM|
The club extends our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and clubmates of Shercock A.C. athlete Craig Lynch on the tragic passing of the talented and much loved young man over the weekend. Removal Wednesday morning 11th September to arrive at St Patricks Church Shercock for Funeral Mass at twelve o’clock. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
May he rest in peace.
|Posted on August 24, 2019 at 9:45 AM|
There will be a Level 1 athletics training course on 18/19th October & 1/2nd November in Shercock. This takes place at 6.30-9.00pm on both Fridays and from 10.00am to 5.00pm on the Saturdays. Great chance for anyone looking to get coaching qualification/upskill relatively close to home. Anyone interested in doing the course please contact Simon or Des, or else you can register for it onhttps://eventmaster.ie/event/VQ9CERTwv" target="_blank"> Eventbrite. Registration cl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 25, 2019 at 2:30 PM|
The club extends our deepest sympathies to former coach and committee member Lizzy Brady and her family on the passing of her mother Betty last Tuesday. Funeral to take place on Friday 26th July at 11am in St. Michael's Church, Potahee.
May she rest in peace.
|Posted on July 11, 2019 at 3:45 PM|
We are very fortunate to have Kilnaleck Activity Hub organising events and sporting oppourtinities in our area. The hub is currently planning its autumn/winter activities and is looking for as much feedback as possible from the community. If you have a couple of minutes to spare, please take this quick survey for the hub:
If the link does not work wh...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 25, 2019 at 8:40 AM|
The Tailteann Schools Interprovincial Championshi was held on Saturday 22nd June in Santry and our very own Casey Mulvey represented her school St Clares College Ballyjamesduff at the event, taking part in the shot putt and discus. Casey had a quiet start to the discus, slowly building up to her best throw in the final round where she sent the 1kg disc out to a distance of 37.10 metres, which saw her take the gold medal. Casey also took part in the shot putt where she just missed out on a sil...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 3, 2019 at 4:10 PM|
The 2019 Ulster Children's Games and Track & Field Championships were held at the Finn Valley track in Ballyboffey. Co. Donegal on Sunday 2nd June and our own Zak Farrell undertook the long trip to compete in three events. Zak finished in 7th place in the U12 shot putt with a best throw of 4.92 metres, and followed this up with a a solid mid-field result in the 60m sprint, finishing in a time of 9.83 seconds. Zak then took part in the crowded 600m race, completing it in 1min57.13sec to fi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 2, 2019 at 4:10 PM|
Congratulations to club athlete Casey Mulvey who competed in the All Ireland Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore over the June bank holiday weekend. Casey was taking part in both the discus and shot putt, having qualified by winning both events at the Ulster finals in Antrim two weeks previously with throws of 13.67m in the shot and 33.79m in the discus. True to form, Casey took the gold medal in the shot putt with a best throw of 15.35 metres. And in the discus, Case...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 15, 2019 at 3:40 AM|
The 2019 Ulster Children's Games and Track & Field Championships will be held at the Finn Valley track in Ballyboffey. Co. Donegal on Sunday 2nd June, starting at 10.30am. Under 9-11s can do two events, all others can do up to three events. If you wish to take part please let Simon or Des know no later than 23rd May. Please note that athletes must be registered and must turn at least 8 this year to take part.
- U9: 60m, 300m, long jump, turboja...