31 May 2012

Track & Field events in June

2 June - Irish School T&F Championship in Tullamore
3 June - Gneeveguilla AC Open Sports,Castleisland
9/10 June - Munster U9-U11 Team competition & U12-U13 T&F Championship in CIT
17 June - Munster Seniors & Masters T&F Championship in Templemore
19 June - An Riocht AC Open Sports, Castleisland
23 June - AAI Juvenile U9-U11 Team Competition in CIT
23 June - AAI Juvenile U9-U11 Relays in CIT
24 June - AAI Junior & U23 T&F Championships in Tullamore
30 June/1 July - Munster Juvenile U14-U19 T&F Championships in CIT

27 May 2012

County Senior T & F Championships 2012

Kerry County Senior Track & Field Championships 2012

Sunday 27th May was a cloudier day for the senior athletes to compete on.  A smaller group of athletes was available for this year but those that competed did well.  Overall the senior women’s team came third. Results here.

Senior Women:
Ailbhe Courtney 1st 400m   60.21
Ailbhe Courtney 1st 200m
Katie O’ Riordan 1st pole vault 2.60m
Úna Marley 2nd pole vault 2.60m

Senior Men:
Eoghan Courtney 1st 400m 53.00
PJ Galvin 1st High Jump 1.85m

Primary School Results 2012

County Primary School Results 2012

On a scorching hot Saturday 26th May at An Ríocht track in Castleisland the  St. Brendan’s area was represented by many schools, including, Ardfert, Kilmoyley, Killahan, Abbeydorney, St. Brendan’s Fenit, Spa, Bouleensheer, Glenderry, Killury & Dromnacurra.  Thank you to the teachers & parents who were there on the day to look after & support the pupils.  Here are the results:

1st Sadbh Lowth 100m First Class Ardfert NS
1st Robert Monahan 60m First Class Kilmoyley NS
3rd Gavin Raggett 60m Second Class Ardfert NS
2nd Laura O’ Carroll 60m Third Class St. Brendan’s Fenit
1st Amy Casey 100m Fifth Class Ardfert NS
2nd Fourth Class: Kate O’Shea, Clodagh Kirby, Sinéad O’Mahony & Gráinne Raggett Ardfert NS
3rd Sixth Class: Lauren O’Grady, Sally O’Mahony, Amy Casey & Conágh Fitzgerald Ardfert NS

22 May 2012

Wednesday training U9-U13

Wednesday 23rd May will be the final training session for this season for U9-U13 age group. Training will resume again in September 2012.
 On 4th June we will host our annual Bar-B-Q for every athlete in the club whether they compete or not. We would love to see all athletes at this event.
Orla Fitzgerald

Primary Schools & Kerry Seniors T&F this weekend

This weekend we have Kerry Primary Schools Sports on Saturday 26th May and Kerry Senior Track & Field Championships on Sunday 27th May.
Program of events and time table for Seniors T&F.

16 May 2012

St.Brendan's AC Hoodie with logo

St.Brendan's AC hoodies with logo can be purchased from 
Vincent Murphy Sports, Castleisland.
Tel:  066 7141326

Adult : €45
Kids    :€40 

14 May 2012


Over a lovely sunny weekend the Co. Championships were held at An Ríocht track In Castleisland on the 12th & 13th May 2012.  It was great to see our younger athletes out in force.  There were lots medals brought home over the weekend with many athletes getting personal bests.  It was wonderful to see the great club spirit being held up by the athletes, parents & coaches.  Thank you to all who travelled & supported over the weekend.
U9: Sadbh Lowth 60m sprint- 1st, 300m- 2nd, long jump-3rd
       Robert Monahan 60m sprint-2nd, 300m-2nd, long jump-2nd, ball throw-3rd
       Jack Shanahan ball throw-2nd
U12: Fergal O’ Brien 60m sprint-3rd
         Aaron Malik ball throw- 2nd
        Darragh Power 600m-2nd 
        Darragh Courtney high jump-1st
U13: Lauren O’ Grady walk-1st, high jump-2nd,  shot putt-2nd, javelin-3rd
         Sally O’ Mahony long jump-1st, high jump-1st,walk-3rd
         Riadh Malik javelin-2nd, walk-2nd, 60mh-3rd, hammer-3rd
         Darragh Lowth 60mh-1st, 600m-1st, high jump-1st, javelin-1st
         Niall Marley 60mh-3rd 
U14: Eoghan McElligott 60mh-1st, high jump-3rd, 800m-3rd
U16: Cian MacGarry long jump-1st, 60mh-2nd, 250mh-2nd
         Shane Lowth 800m-1st, 3000m-3rd, steeplechase-3rd, 60mh-3rd, 1500m-3rd
         Colin Sheehy 100m-3rd
U18: Michael Grimes 400mh-3rd, triple jump-2nd, pole vault-3rd, 100mh-3rd, weight for distance-3rd
         Peter O’ Brien shot-1st, hammer-1st, weight for distance-1st, discus-2nd
         Eoghan Courtney 100mh-1st
Juniors: Úna Marley discus-2nd
               PJ Galvin high jump-1st, 200m-1st
Masters Men: Artur Nowak shot putt-1st, high jump-1st, weight for distance-2nd
                         Patrick O' Riordan high jump-1st, long jump-1st

U9: Girls-2nd, Sadbh Lowth, Rachel O’ Sullivan, Daisy Nowak & Heather Walsh
       Boys-2nd, Fiachra O’ Connor, Colin Kenny, Robert Monahan, Donal O’ Sullivan
U10: Boys-1st, Gavin Raggett, Earnán Ferris, Breanndán Walsh, Jack Shanahan
U11: Girls-3rd, Ciara McCarthy, Sinéad O’ Mahony, Clodagh Kirby, Ashley O’ Carroll
U12: Girls-1st, Ciara McCarthy, Kate O’ Shea, Ellen Wallace, Conágh Fitzgerald
         Boys-2nd, Fergal O’Brien, Conn Marley, Aaron Malik, Darragh Courtney
U13: Girls-1st, Kate O’ Shea, Lauren O’ Grady, Riadh Malik, Sally O’ Mahony
         Boys-3rd, Niall Marley, Séamus Leen, Aaron Malik, Fergal O’ Brien
Junior Men - 1st Michael Grimes, Peter O’ Brien, Eoghan Courtney, PJ Galvin

Full results in this link

10 May 2012

Kerry Co. Championships

Kerry Co. Championships 12th & 13th May 2012

This coming Saturday is the beginning of the co.championships.  We have won the championships five years in a row now & are hoping to bring home a sixth title!!
A bus will leave Ardfert Medical Centre at 10am on both Saturday & Sunday mornings.  The cost for the bus is €5 for the whole weekend.  It leaves Topaz near O' Donnell's at 10.10am on both mornings aswell.  The return time will depend on how the competition goes during the day so Orla will text parents on the way home. 
We are looking forward to seeing all our athletes compete over these two days & see their hard earned training come to fruition.  Best of luck to all!!

If you require any information please do not hesitate to contact Orla 086-8727498


08 May 2012

Munster Junior/U23 T&F Championship

An Riocht track in Castleisland was the venue for this year Munster Junior/U23 T&F Championship on Monday 7th May 2012.
St.Brendan's AC results in JUNIOR category:
Ailbhe Courthey - 400mH (66.91) 1st,
Amy Phelan - PV (2.40m) 1st,
PJ Galvin - 200m (24.22) 4th, HJ (1.86m) 1st,
Luke O'Keeffe - 800m (2.06.0) 2nd,
Eoghan Courtney - 400mH (60.75) 1st,
St.Brendan's AC results in U23 category:
Dylan Roche - 100m (11.84) 4th, 200m (24.46) 2nd

07 May 2012

Co. Championships Juvenile

Co. Championships on next Sat. & Sunday 12th & 13th at An Riocht. As many athletes as possible to attend please.
Event schedule for both days here.

03 May 2012

Track Training in Castleisland 8th May 2012

The Club is attending An Riocht track in Castleisland on Wednesday 8th May 2012. A bus will be leaving Ardfert Medical Centre at 6pm, stopping at Topaz petrol station (near Mounthawk School) at 6.10pm, returning at 8.50pm (Topaz) and 9pm Ardfert.
Contact David McElligott (head coach) with any queries at 0876493229

01 May 2012

Riocht 10 miler Road Race - Results

Castleisland 10 mile road race went ahead on Sunday, the 29th of April 2012 in sunny but cool and windy conditions. 231 runners turned out for the inaugural event with Alan O'Shea of Bantry AC winning in a time of 52:42, well ahead of the second man Julio Cesar in 56:05 and Cian Murphy (Iveragh) in 57:26

The womens race was won by Karina Teahan of St.Finbarr's AC in a time of 67:42, roughly 90 seconds ahead of her nearest rival.
 St.Brendan's AC Fit4Life results:

Pat Sheehy - 1:22.12 (116)
Dermot Dillane - 1:24.05 (129)
Paudie Dineen - 1:25.14 (137)