22 January 2017

National Juveniles Combine Event Championships 2017

Jack Hannon of St.Brendan's' AC finished in excellent 4th position on Saturday, January 2017 in National Combine Events Championships in Athlone, missing by 16 points on medal position in Boys U14 category.

Full results HERE.

21 January 2017

Munster Juvenile Relays 2017 info

  • Bus leaving Ardfert Medical Centre at 8:00 am sharp, travel time around 2hrs
  • Competition start at 11:00am
  • Approx. return time 6pm (depending on competition) 
  • Please text club number 0877895557 if you intend to travel by car or bus (specify how many adults and kids)
  • Entry to Nenagh Olympic track is (usually) €5 for Adult and athletes are free
  • Singlets or t-shirts required when competing - please bring with you if you have one. Spare singlets, provided by the club will be available as well.
  • Please bring: set of warm clothes as there is no heating inside the track, shorts or running leggings, St.Brendan's AC t-shirt for warm up and to wear so can be easily spotted in the crowd, packed lunch, some fruit, drink - no fizzy drinks or crisps! 
  • Don't bring large amount of money or any expensive equipment (tablets, e.t.c) - coaches and helpers are not responsible for personal items
  • Inside track there is a small shop with tea, coffee, water, isotonic drinks, sandwiches and snacks.
  • If using video cameras or close up photography - please register you name with Munster officials on the day - AAI policy. 
  • Order of relays for St.Brendan's AC:
1. Boys U10  4x100m
2. Girls U12  4x100m
3. Boys U12  4x100m

after break
4.  Boys U11  4x100m

Finals after all heats finished.

15 January 2017

Munster Masters Indoor Championships 2017

Munster Senior and Masters Indoor Championships took place on Sunday, 15 January 2017 in Nenagh Indoor track.
St.Brendan's AC had 2 athletes in Masters categories: Ursula Barrett in O40 competing in Long Jump and 200m sprint and Artur Nowak in O45 competing in Shot Putt, Weight for Distance and High Jump.

Ursula first event on the day was long jump and after winning this competition last year, setting new Munster record in Long Jump in O35 category, she didn't disappoint this year and won gold again comfortably.
She follow this up with a great performance in 200m, setting new Munster record for O40 category and collecting a second gold medal on the day.

 Artur started the day with Shot Putt, finishing second in O45 category. It was much better in the next 2 events where he won gold medals in Weight For Distance (56lbs) and another in  High Jump, making this 4th year in a row.

It was a great day of competition and solid performance from St.Brendan's AC athletes, getting medal from each event they were competing in. 

Full results HERE.

14 January 2017

Munster Juveniles U9-U12 Indoor Championships details

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships. Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th February 2017 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium @ 10.30am. 
See Munster Indoor Competition Booklet here.

Closing date for receipt of entries: Midnight on Friday 27th January 2017. Online Entry Only.
Please contact club secretary if planning to compete.

13 January 2017

Munster Indoor Combined Events Championships 2017

Nenagh was again the venue for Munster Indoor Junior, U23 and Juveniles CE Championships 2017.

St.Brendan's AC had 8 juvenile members competing in pentathlon in different age categories over two days on 7th and 8th of January.
On Saturday St.Brendan's AC had sisters, Daisy (U14) and Lilly (U12) Nowak competed in 5 events on the day as the only girls from Kerry.

Daisy's events included : 60m hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Putt, High Jump and 800m and Lilly competed in 60m sprint, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt and 600m run.
Both girls did well to complete all events and improve on the points total from outdoor Combined Championships in 2016.
Girls results HERE.

On Sunday 8th January it was boys turn to show some newly learned skills and our club had 6 athletes competing on the day. First timers to this competition were Aaron Horgan, Zach Walshe and Eoin O'Flaherty in U11 (60m, Shot Putt, 200m, Long Jump and 600m) , Tom O'Flaherty in U12 (60m, Shot Putt, High Jump, Long Jump and 800m) 
It was welcome back after year out from athletics to Jack Hannon in U14 and Breanndan Walsh in U15.

For younger athletes it was the very first time they could showcase new skills in Shot Putt and High Jump and did very well on the day with all the boys getting good results and got points in each event. 
Jack and Breanndan battled hard all day in 60m hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Putt, High Jump and 800m with Jack earning first medal for St.Brendan's AC in 2017, finishing second in his age category.
Well done to all club athletes and parents for traveling and supporting on the day.
Boys results HERE.
Gallery of photos HERE.

11 January 2017

Juveniles training dates for 2017

Training for Juveniles starting this Wednesday, 11 January in Ardfert Community Centre:
6-7pm - born in 2010/2009
7-8pm - born in 2008-2006
Cost is €2 per session and €30 annual registration fee due by 25th January latest.
Registration form for juveniles athletes can be downloaded from the link:
Children registering for the first time, needs copy of birth cert.
We also have kids size running/training t-shirts:
T-shirt Kids €8 (Sizes: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/11, 12/13).
Please text club phone (0877985557) with name, size and quantity to order.

Training for U13-U18 recommencing on:
Indoor - Tuesday, 10 January at usual time 7-8pm (2 euro) in Ardfert Community Centre
Outdoor (running) - Thursday, 12 January at time 6:30-7:30pm in Ardfert National School.

04 January 2017

Registration for 2017

Registration fee for 2017 is €30 for juveniles and adults.
Please download forms (separate for juveniles and adults) and bring to next training session. For first time members (juveniles) copy of birth cert is required. For more information contact club secretary:stbrendansa.c.kerry@gmail.com or 0877985557 or PM on Facebook.