19 Feb 2020

Dublin Indoors Day 4- Sunday (results and performances-updated)

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Once again we had a big turn out on Day 4 in Abbotstown. Congrats to Philip Doyle on his U14 60m title and also to his brother Johnny, Brianna Dwyer Carty and Maya Griffith on their top 3 finishes in the 60m, HJ, LJ & Walk respectively. All three athletes will go on to represent the Club at the Nationals in late March. Special mention as well to our “young guns” Julian Browne and Maya Mobius on their victories in the 60m. Some great performances throughout the day and provisional results/ performances as follows:

Under 9’s: Congrats to Maya Mobius 1st place and Josh Hunt 2nd place in the U9 60m

Under 11’s: Congrats to Julian Browne who took gold in the U11 and Niall Farren who also made the final. We also had some great runs by: Bobby Somers, Thomas Gavin, Dylan Maher, Alex Fellner Ring, Amelia Doyle, Ellen Lynch, Saoirse Dowling, Ruby Finnegan, Sofia Kavanagh, Jessica Bree, Lauren Kelly, Aoife Conlon, Lauren McHugh. Sofia Kavanagh also did U12 LJ.

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18 Feb 2020

Photos from Day 3 & 4 (see separate posts for results)

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Photos from Day 3 & 4 (click read more to see full Gallery)

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16 Feb 2020

Day 3 Summary from Dublin Indoors: Philip takes U14 Boys LJ title/ Several Top 3 finishes

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We had a big turn out on Saturday in Abbotstown. Congratulations to Philip Doyle on his U14 boys LJ title with a very impressive 5.02. We also had several top 3 finishes across all the events. Report as follows:

Under 12’s: Well done to all athletes today who took part today in the 60m sprints . It was very competitive for both boys and girls . Conor Burke and Matthew ODonnell made the semi finals and Matthew narrowly missed out on the finals. Leah McHugh and Aela kelly made it through to the semi finals with strong performances but unfortunately didn’t make the finals. Read more

15 Feb 2020

Day 1 & 2 Dublin Indoors: Titles for the U14 & U16 Boys 4 x 200m teams + Individual events

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The Dublin Indoors got off to a flying start for the Blackrock Juvenile groups as we stormed to two Dublin titles in the Boys U14 & U16 4 x 200m relay finals. The girls U10 team also tasted the Indoor arena for the first time and had a fine 3rd place in their final. Anna McCarthy also had a fine 3rd place in the girls U16 Shot.

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15 Feb 2020

Leinster Schools XC update

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Congrats to Holly O’Brien (St Andrews) who qualified as an individual for the All Ireland Minor Schools Final in March. After a very poor start, Holly battled back to finish in 8th place and also led the St Andrews Team to a silver team medal.

Antoine Roquette was part of the Wesley College Boys Team who took team bronze in the boys Junior race. They have also booked a place in the All Ireland Schools Finals in March.

Lucy Schwer (Holy Child Killiney) also had a fine run in the Girls Senior race.

Well done to all…..

27 Jan 2020

Juvenile Club update: Holly takes EL schools title in Avondale, NIA training (updated)

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Congratulations to all our athletes who took part in the East Leinster Schools XC competition at Avondale last week.

Holly O’Brien (St Andrews) continued her recent good form with a fine win in the girls Minor race and also led her team to 1st place. Ruby Mullen was also part of the victorious team.

Daniel Norton and James Neary were part of the Willow Park 1st year team taking part in the boys Minor race. Jack Fairmaner (St Andrews) was also competing in the Boys Minor race and just missed out on Individual qualification for the Leinsters finishing in 16th place.

Hannah O’Brien (St Andrews) and Annalie McMahon (Mount Anville) had strong runs in the girls Junior race while Antoinne Roquette (Wesley College) was 6th in the boys Junior race and part of the team that took 1st place.

Lucy Schwer (Holy Child) also had a strong run finishing 10th in the Girls Senior race 

Top 15 individual and top 3 teams go on to the Leinster Schools XC championships in Santry in early February.

Our 2009-2012 age groups enjoyed the plush surroundings of NIA’s arena on Sunday where they got the opportunity to work with their coaches on the various disciplines in advance of the Dublin Indoor Championships. Well done to all involved.

Congrats to Killian Thornton who took a massive 2 mins off his previous best at the Park Run in Cabinteely over the weekend.