14 February 2011

Weekly Round Up 14/02/2011

Katie Rogers was part of the Kerry womens junior team that won the Munster 4km cross country title for the first time yesterday in Killinaboy, Co.Clare.Katie finished in an excellent 6th place in a high quality race even ahead of last years winner from Cork.Grace Lynch of Iveragh was 2nd,Brigid Dennehy 4th and Niamh Clifford 5th for a combined score of 17 points just beating Clare by 2 points.Well done Katie.

The Munster U9-U13 Indoors take place in Nenagh this weekend the 19/20th.Athletes who have been chosen to attend have been notified.

The Munster U14-U19 Indoors take place in Nenagh on the 26/27th.Entries are in the entries tab to your left.

The club awards will take place in the Ballyroe hotel on March 5th.There will be a sit down meal followed by the awards presentation,music by the club athletes followed by a DJ.Ticket prices,times,award winners etc will be posted by this weekend.

The Kerry awards will take place in the River Island hotel in Castleisland on Friday March 25th.Patrick Gilbert and Michael Grimes will recieve the club awards on the night.Patrick will recieve his based on his national triple jump title and pole vault silver medal last season while Michael will recieve his for his fantastic commitment,attitude towards training and many Munster and county medals last season! The club will hopefully have a few other award winners on the night but these have not been choosen yet.

The Kerry Sportshall Games for all U9-U14 athletes who did not win an individual medal at County,Munster or National track and field last season will be held in Kenmare on March 5th at 11am.This is the same day as our awards night so we will hope to be out of there by 4pm at the latest.

The Munster Convention will be held in An Riocht on March 6th.

Ailbhe,Luke,Dylan Roche,PJ and myself will travel to the National Senior indoors in Belfast this weekend for the first time.All have been going very well in training so new personal bests should be posted ;)

Training on Thursday nights in Nisus fitness Ballinorig Tralee for U14+ athletes will change to 7.30-9pm on February 24th.

The Kerry athletics blog is www.kerryathletics.blogspot.com

Most dates for fixtures have been set and are in the fixtures tab on the left.

If anybody hasnt registered yet please do so ASAP! Also if anybody hasnt paid their club fees please do so ASAP.March fees will be collected Tue March 1st!!!

Shane :)

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