Archive for February, 2012

Cathal O Donovan to represent Ireland

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Cathal O Donovan won a Duathlon in Limerick last weekend and afterwards it was announced that Cathal was selected to represent Ireland in the European Duathlon Championships in Holland. Best of luck Cathal!

Talk by Claire McCarthy

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Claire McCarthy, who represented Ireland at the recent European Cross Country Championships is giving a talk on Wednesday 29th February, 2012 for all of our female athletes. The talk will take place in the Cork County Board Building next to the track at CIT. It will start at 18.45 after the Wednesday training session. Claire has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share in what should be a very interesting talk.

Annual Dinner 9th March, 2012

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The club annual dinner and awards night takes place at Oriel House Hotel in Ballincollig on Friday 9th March. Tickets are a recession busting €20 each for what promises to be a great night. Tickets will be available from committee members and at all club training sessions over the next few weeks. It’s post Ballycotton so no excuses! Hope to see you all there!

Tickets are also now available in John Buckley Sports.

All Ireland Intermediate & Masters Cross Country Championships

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Medals galore yet again as Martina Kiely took silver with a fantastic run in the All Ireland Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Martina also led St. Finbarr’s ladies to team silver as Karina Teahan, Valerie Vaughan and Denise Twohig all scored for a fantastic team performance in which all members ran brilliantly. Our representatives on the ladies county team also won silver.

In the Masters event Mary Sweeney took silver in the F50 category while Eamon McEvoy was 4th in M55.

Well done to all who ran so well on the day.

Dungarvan 10 29th January, 2012

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

There were some great performances in this very popular race which again had a huge field.

Here are the results:

15 John Meade 54.17

16 Cathal O Connell 54.20 1st M45

41 Rory O Sullivan 57.29

53 Michael Morgan 58.13

67 Eoin O Keffee 59.04

79 Denis Lyons 59.47

89 Michael Houlihan 60.12

105 Aidan O Gorman 60.42

107 Ken Devine 60.50

123 Patrick Rahilly 61.47

137 Niall O Herlihy 62.08

160 Glenn Dollard 62.55

216 Willie Hayes 64.40

227 Der Moloney 65.03

245 Mary Sweeney 65.55

246 Valerie Vaughan 65.55

256 Paul O Toole 66.34

259 Michael O Mullain 66.48

284 Ger O Shea 67.21

302 Fergal Sargent 67.46

303 Steven McCarthy 67.47

368 Anne Wolfe 69.11

400 Eddie Barry 69.45

458 Niamh Cronin 71.29

459 Gillian Cotter 71.32

475 Tom Cuddihy 72.06

494 Paul Harrington 72.47

548 Catherine Power 74.03

558 Trevor O Neill 74.18

617 Kathleen Kelly 75.47

751 Colin McTaggart 79.01

773 Claire O Neill 79.32

822 John Coleman 81.25

872 Kitty Harrington Buckley 83.07

916 Hilary Creedon 84.16

936 Michelle Manning 84.36

980 Vincent Murray 86.14

993 Kate Hennessey 87.06

1036 Paul O Connell 88.59

1138 Anne Hickey 93.41

1176 Mary Mulcahy 97.15

Well done to everyone!

Little Island 4 Mile Race 22nd January, 2012

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

John Meade finished 3rd in this race, which had a huge turnout, in Little Island. Cathal O Connell was 1st M45 and Michael Murphy was 1st M50. In the ladies race Gillian Cotter was 1st F35 and Orla Crosbie was 2nd F40 with Margo Dinan 3rd F40.

EGM Wednesday 8th February

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

The club will hold an EGM on Wednesday 8th February, 2012 at 7pm in the County Board Room adjacent to the track in CIT.

This is a very mportant meeting to discuss the future development of the club and we would encourage all members to attend so that they can have their input and also to be aware of what the future plans for the club are. The room is in the building next to stand at the CIT track.

All Ireland Intermediate and Masters Cross Country

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Best of luck to all of our athletes taking part in the All Ireland Intermediate and Masters Cross country in Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle Co. Roscommon on Sunday 5th February, 2012.
The ladies Intermediate Team is Martina Kiely, Karina Teahan, Valerie Vaughan, Geraldine O Shea, Denise Twohig, Kathleen Kelly, Esther Murphy and Rebecca McEvoy. The ladies o50 team is Mary Sweeney, Mary Murphy, Marion Lyons and Amanda Stavrou.
The mens Intermediate team is Cathal O Donovan, Daniel Stiegler, Michael Houlihan, Paul Gallagher, Rory O Sullivan and Gerry Cronin. The mens o50 team is Eamon McEvoy and Dan Kennedy.

The county board bus for this event leaves St. Patrick’s Quay (behind the Metropole) at 12.00 on Saturday.