25 June 2019

Club Notes - Monday, 24 June 2019

St Brendan’s AC athletes had a busy weekend on a number of fronts at the weekend.
Aaron Malik had outstanding performances at the national junior decathlon championships in the Morton Stadium in Santry over 2 days, winning the gold medal with 5 pbs in the 10 events. These were his performances: 100m in 12.2 secs (pb); long jump with 6.05m (pb); shot with 9.63m; high jump with 1.63m; 400m in 56.19 secs; 110m hurdles in 17.53secs (pb); discus with 33.62m; pole vault with 3.10m (pb); javelin with 35.83m (pb); 1500m in 8-23.05. Aaron accumulated 4616 points in all, a superb achievement.
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Also in action in Santry in the Tailteann Games 1500m was Eimear O’Sullivan (representing Munster and Pres Tralee) and Eimear clocked 5-17.69 in that 1500m. 
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Aoibhinn O’Driscoll, representing Ardfert Kilmoyley, had an outstanding weekend at the Kerry Community Games athletics finals and won the U10 200m on Sunday afternoon with a superb performance. Also in the medals representing Ardfert Kilmoyley were Eoin O’Flaherty who came 2nd in the U14 hurdles, Eoin Malik who was 3rd in the U12 ball throw and Molly Gaynor who was 4th in the U8 60m. Matthew O’Sullivan (Ballyheigue Community Games) was 3rd in the U12 200m and 3rd in the long puck. The following were the club members who were representing their various areas in the county finals: Ardfert/Kilmoyley - Molly Gaynor, Kelly Regan, Ruby Wallace, Conor O Sullivan, Madison O’Connor, Eoin Malik, Rachel Lennon, Caoimhe O’Flaherty, Aoibhinn O’Driscoll, Muireann Lawlor, Eoin O Flaherty, Darragh O’Flaherty, Tom O’Flaherty and Brody Leen.
Ballyheigue - Eric O Sullivan, Dylan McEvoy, Ben O’Connor, Matthew O’Sullivan and Kevin Horgan.
Ballyduff - Zach Walshe and Katie Butler.

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Artur Nowak competed in the Kerry 50K Ultra run on Saturday and finished second overall in this incredible event which passed through Ardfert.
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Ursula Barrett and David Kissane represented St Brendan’s AC at a meeting of Kerry masters in Farranfore on Monday last to discuss the development of women’s and men’s masters’ athletics in the county.
Training details:
Monday: 7pm Masters meet Kilmoyley Community Centre
Wednesday: 6.30-8pm final session for juvenile training this season. Bring €2 & water. Training will resume in September for the cross country season.
Thursday: 7pm Masters, meet at Banna Sea Rescue boathouse.
Saturday: 9am Masters distance run. Meet at Ardfert Medical Centre at 9am.

30th June Munster Bs u9-u16 Lee’s Rd, Ennis. Entries should be with the secretary now.
6th July Junior & u23 T&F championships, Tullamore
7th July Juvenile u13-u19 T&F championships Day 1, Tullamore
13th July Juvenile T&F u14-u19 championships Day 2, Tullamore
14th July Juvenile T&F u14-u19 championships Day 3, Tullamore
Reminder: Everyone who qualified from Munster finals to get your entries into club secretary Irene ASAP on 087 7985557.

17 June 2019

Club Notes - Monday, 17 June 2019

St Brendan’s AC had 7 athletes involved in the final weekend of the Munster juvenile athletics championships in Castleisland over Saturday and Sunday. 
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Darragh Courtney won gold in the U19 high jump in the rain while Aaron Malik won silver in the U19 high jump and bronze in the discus. Eimear O’Sullivan had 2 distance races over the 2 days, winning a bronze in the U17 3000m on Saturday and had a strong run in the 1500m on Sunday. Well done to the other club athletes who did their best in top-class competitions: Tom O’Flaherty, Eoin O’Flaherty, Eoin Malik and Darragh O’Flaherty. 
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Well done to all the club athletes who were involved in the Half on the Head runs in Ballyheigue on Saturday with good times and performances recorded by all. Members are reminded that the Kilmoyley “Miler” Family Fun Run and Walk in aid of Tidy Towns Kilmoyley will be held on Sunday, June 30th at 11am.
Good luck to all competitors in the Community Games athletics finals this weekend.
The club is now prepping for the 10th anniversary Banna Run on August 4th at 9.30am and the usual 10K and 5K runs will be on the programme but a new U16 2K has been added. There is a new elegant Casement medal for all finishers in the adult runs and for the first 3 boys and girls U16. There is a special medal for all U16 finishers.
Training details:
Monday 7-8pm An Fearann for u17s-Masters
Wednesday 6.30-8pmfor u9s-u19s, €2 & bring a bottle of water (two weeks left)
Thursday 7pm Fit4Life from Banna (boathouse)
Saturday 9am Fit4Life, see Facebook
Saturday 22nd Community Games County Finals, An Ríocht
Sunday 23rd Community Games County Finals, An Ríocht
Saturday 22nd AAI Games & Combined Events Day 1, Morton Stadium
Sunday 23rd AAI Combined Events Day 2, Morton Stadium
Sunday 30th Munster B’s Lee’s Rd, Ennis, Co. Clare
Sunday 30th National League Rd 2
Contact 087 7985557 or Facebook or blog for further info.
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04 June 2019

Results - Open Sports 3rd June, 2019

St. Brendan’s A.C. – Results -  Open Sports  3rd June, 2019


U8    50m

1st Kelly Regan – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd -  Ruby Wallace – Ardfert
3rd -  Aisling Galvin - Lispole

U9   60m

1st -   Aoibhinn O’Driscoll – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Nessa Murphy - Ardfert
3rd  Molly Gaynor – St. Brendan’s A.C.

U9  300m

1st Aoibhinn O Driscoll – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Nessa Kirby – Ardfert

3rd – Molly Gaynor – St. Brendan’s A.C. & Megan Quigg - Killorglin


U9 Turbo Javelin

1st  -  Megan Quigg – Star of the Laune A.C.
2nd  Rachel Prendergast – Tralee Harriers A.C.

3rd  -  Holly O Neill – Tralee Harriers A.C.


U10   60m

1st    -  Nicole Deenihan - Kilmoyley
2nd -  Madisson O Connor – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd   -  Bridget Power – Listowel A.C.

U10 500m

1st –   Bridget Power – Listowel A.C.
2nd –  Sarah Chute – Spá Fenit Barrow A.C.

3rd – Maja Wolska – Listowel A.C.

 U10 – Long Jump

1st    Aoibhinn O Driscoll – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd   Maja Wolska – Listowel A.C.

3rd  – Bridget Power – Listowel A.C.

U11 – 80m

1st Ellen Lucey – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd – Rachel Boyle – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.

3rd  Fiona Bruner – Killarney Valley A.C.

U11 – 600m

1st  -  Tara O Sullivan – Killarney Valley A.C.
2nd Eliza O Donnell – Listowel A.C.

3rd -   Ciara Currans – An Ríocht A.C.

U11 – Turbo Javelin

1st   Ciara Kerins – An Ríocht A.C.
2nd Eliza O Donnell – Listowel A.C.
3rd  Maja Wolska – Listowel A.C.

U12 – 80m

1st Amy O Connor – Listowel A.C.
2nd Tally Collins – Listowel A.C.
3rd Ciara O Sullivan – Killarney Valley A.C.
U12 – 600m

1st  Tally Collins – Listowel A.C.
2nd Caoimhe Lynch – Listowel A.C.
3rd  Shanuna Kirby – Ardfert

U12 Shot Put

1st -  Ciara O Sullivan – Killarney Valley A.C.
2nd – Sarah Jane Feehan – Kilmoyley
3rd – Clodagh Regan – Kilmoyley

U12 – Long Jump

1st  -   Amy O Connor – Listowel A.C.
2nd Rachel Boyle – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
3rd Caoimhe Lynch – Listowel A.C.

U13 – 80m

1st  Aoibhe Grimes – Limerick A.C.
2nd Emma Neylon – Listowel A.C.
3rd  -  Mairead Walsh – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.

U13 – 600m

1st Mairead Walshe – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.

2nd Kate Power – Listowel A.C.

3rd -  Emma Neylon – Listowel A.C.

U14 – 80m

1st  Rachel O Mahony – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd -  Rachel Mulgrew – Tralee Harriers A.C.
3rd -  Niamh Dineen - Kilmoyley

U14 – 800m

1st  Rachel Mulgrew – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd – Jodie Keane – Lixnaw
3rd – Marie Keane - Lixnaw

U14 Shot Put

1st  -  Stephanie Reid – An Ríocht A.C.
2nd -  Aoibhinn Hart – Listowel A.C.
3rd -  Niamh Dineen

U14 Long Jump

1st Rachel O'Mahony – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd – Aoife Grimes – Limerick A.C.
3rd – Rachel Mulgrew – Tralee Harriers A.C.


U8 – 50M

1st  John McCarthy  - Ardfert
2nd – Aaron Collins - Lixnaw
3rd -   Ross Scanlon – Listowel

U9 – 60M

1st -  Jamie Fahy – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Donnacha Quigg – Star of the Laune A.C.
3rd – Dylan McEvoy – St. Brendan’s A.C.

U9  300m

1st – Jamie Fahy – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Dylan McEvoy – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd – Tadhg Lucey – Tralee Harriers A.C.

U9 Turbo Javelin

1st  -  Dylan McEvoy – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd  Jamie Fahy – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd  - Evan Neary – St. Brendan’s A.C.

U10 – 60m

1st    -   Stephen Harty – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd –  Ryan Vickers – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
3rd   -   Thomas Scanlon – Listowel A.C. 

U10 – 500m

1st – Ryan Vickers – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
2nd – Ben O'Connor – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd -  Alex Collins – Listowel A.C.


U10 – Long Jump

1st    Alex Collins – Listowel A.C.
2nd   Thomas Scanlon – Listowel A.C.
3rd    Stephen Harty – Tralee Harriers A.C. 

U11 – 80m

1st  Isaac Vickers – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
2nd  Kevin Horgan – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd  Sean Sargent – Tralee Harriers A.C.

U11 – 600m

1st  -  Kevin Horgan  - St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Liam Rohan – An Ríocht A.C.
3rd -  Thomas Galvin – St. Brendan’s A.C.

U11 – Turbo Javelin

1st   Sean Murphy – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd –  Thomas Cahill – Listowel A.C.
3rd Isaac Vickers – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
U12 – 80m

1st  Matthew O Sullivan – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd Thomas Rohan – An Ríocht A.C.
3rd David Sargent – Tralee Harriers A.C.

U12 – 600m

1st Matthew O Sullivan – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Cillian O Flynn – Bandon A.C.
3rd – Kieran Keane – An Ríocht A.C.
U12 Shot Put

1st -    Kieran Keane – An Ríocht A.C.
2nd Thomas Cahill – Listowel A.C.
3rd Max Fitzgerald – St. Brendan’s A.C.

U12 – Long Jump

1st  -  Matthew O Sullivan – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Kieran Keane – An Ríocht A.C.
3rd Tomas Rohan – An Ríocht A.C. 

U13 – 80m

1st Eoin Costello - Tralee
2nd -  Eoin O'Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd  - Fionnan Ryan – Tralee Harriers A.C.

U13 – 600m

1st  Eoin O' Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd Fionnan Ryan – Tralee Harriers  A.C.
3rd Isaac Vickers – Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
U14 – 80m

1st  Keelin Best - Ardfert
2nd -  Tom O Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd -  Jamie O Sullivan – St.Brendan’s A.C.

U14 – 800m

1st -  Tom O' Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Keelin Best - Ardfert
3rd -  Liam Óg O Connor - Ardfert

U14 Shot Put

1st  - Keelin Best - Ardfert
2nd – Tom O Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd -  Jamie O Sullivan – St. Brendan’s A.C. 

U14 Long Jump

1st – Liam Óg O Connor - Ardfert
2nd – Tom O'Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd Eoin O'Flaherty – St. Brendan’s A.C.
Mother’s Sack Race

1st – Linda O'Sullivan – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Irene Butler – St. Brendan’s A.C.
3rd – Mairead Keane O'Connor – Kilflynn

Father’s Sack Race

1st – Niall Lucey – Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd – Chris O'Connor – Ardfert
3rd – Alan Mulgrew – Tralee Harriers A.C.


U10 – Girls

1st – St. Brendan’s A.C.
2nd – Listowel A.C.

U12 – Girls

1st – Listowel A.C.
2nd – Mixed Clubs
3rd -  Mixed Clubs

U10 - Boys

1st Mixed Clubs
2nd – St. Brendan’s A.C.

U12 – Boys

1st – An Ríocht A.C./Tralee Harriers A.C.
2nd – Tralee Harriers A.C./Farranfore Maine Valley A.C./St. Brendan’s A.C.

U 14 - Mixed Relays

1st – St. Brendan’s A.C./ Ardfert
2nd – Tralee Harriers A.C.
3rd -  Listowel A.C.

Family Relay
1st -   O’Connor Family - Listowel A.C.
2nd – Vickers Family  –   Farranfore Maine Valley A.C.
3rd -   Mulgrew Family – Tralee Harriers A.C.
Well done to relay teams which showed great sportsmanship in having mixed teams from the various clubs.

23 May 2019

2019 Primary School Sports Area Finals

Primary School Sports – Area Finals

1st Class

Girls – 60m

1st Ella Casey,  Glenderry N.S.
2nd – Molly Gaynor, Kilmoyley N.S.
3rd – Kelly Regan, Kilmoyley N.S.

Girls - 300m

1st -  Holly Costello, Abbeydorney N.S.
2nd – Erin Harty, Spá N.S.
3rd  - Ruby Boyle, Sliabh a Mhadra N.S.


Boys   - 60m

1st  -  Cian Whyte, Killury N.S.
2nd – Zach Kearney, Spa N.S.
3rd -  Jamie Fahy, Ardfert N.S.

Boys – 300m

1st  Conor Walshe, Drumnacurra N.S.

2nd Nathan Osibodu, Abbeydorney N.S.

3rd  -  Matthew Cahill, Kilmoyley N.S.



2nd Class

Girls – 60m

1st – Rebecca Mason, Spa N.S.
2nd – Madison O Connor, Kilmoyley N.S.
3rd – Cora Crowley, Spa N.S.

Girls - 300m

1st Aoibhinn O’Driscoll, Kilmoyley N.S.
2nd – Sarah Chute, Spá N.S.
3rd-   Avy O’Sullivan, Spá N.S.
Boys – 60m

1st  Stephen Harty, Glenderry N.S.
2nd  - Conor O’Sullivan, Ardfert N.S.
3rd  -  Tadgh Diggin, Kilmoyley N.S.

Boys - 300m

1st   Ben O’Connor, Glenderry N.S.
2nd  -  Jason Gaynor, Glenderry N.S.
3rd -   Dylan McEvoy, Glenderry N.S.

3rd Class

Girls – 80m

1st Rachel Lennon, Ardfert N.S.
2nd – Emma Gaynor, Spá N.S.
3rd -  Millie Raggert, Ardfert N.S.

Girls - 500m

1st -  Abby Crowley, Spá N.S.
2nd – Emma Bailey, Glenderry N.S.
3rd -  Hailey O’Connor, Ardfert N.S..


Boys – 80m

1st Dara Harty, Spá N.S.
2nd  - Maurice Costello, Abbeydorney N.S.
3rd  - Luke O’Carroll, Spá N.S.

Boys – 500m

1st Billy Naughton, Spá N.S.
2nd – Kevin Horgan, Glenderry N.S.
3rd – Danny Gazi, Spá N.S.

4th Class

Girls – 100m

1st -  Holly Boyle, Sliabh a Mhadra N.S.
2ndNiaomi Osibodu, Abbeydorney N.S.
3rd -  Siofra Murphy, Spá N.S.

Girls – 500m
1st Abby Stephenson Spá N.S.
2nd – Anna O’Sullivan, Spá N.S.
3rd -  Anna Chute, Spá N.S.

Boys – 100m
1st Matthew O’Sullivan, Ardfert N.S.

2nd – Séan Hickey, Fenit N.S.
3rd Mikey Corridon, Kilmoyley N.S.


Boys – 500m

1st Conor McGibney, Spá N.S.

2nd Darragh O’Flaherty, Ardfert N.S.

3rd Monty O’Halloran, Ardfert N.S.

5th Class

Girls – 100m

1st Laura Mason, Spá N.S.
2nd – Rebecca O’Mahony, Abbeydorney N.S.
3rd – Katie Barrett, Ardfert N.S.

Girls - 600m
1st -  Lilly Mai O’Gara, Spá N.S.
2nd – Mia Carmody, Spá N.S.
3rd – Rebecca Naughton, Spá N.S.

Boys – 100m

1st  Rory O’Halloran, Glenderry N.S.

2nd – Aaron Harty, Spá N.S.

3rd -  Jake Segal, Sliabh a Mhadra N.S.

Boys – 600m

1st  Aaron Horgan, Glenderry N.S.
2nd – Zach Walshe, Drumnamcurra N.S.
3rd -  Tom Quilter, Fenit N.S.

6th Class

Girls – 100m

1st  Aoife O’Brien, Fenit N.S.

2nd – Sophie Hassett, Spá N.S.

3rd – Kacia Heather, Ardfert N.S.



1st – Jessica McGibney, Spá N.S.
2nd – Grace Hamilton, Spá N.S.
3rd – Sophie McGowen, Ardfert N.S. 

6th Class

Boys – 100m

1st     - Liam Og O’Connor, Ardfert N.S.
2 nd    -  Shane O’Connor, Ardfert N.S.


1st Eoin O’Flaherty, Ardfert N.S.

2nd -  Keelin Best, Ardfert N.S.

3rd -  Shane Stack, Ardfert N.S.

Turbo Javelin – 2nd and 3rd Classes


1st – Sarah O’Sullivan, Spá N.S.
2nd – Ciara Quilter, Fenit N.S.
3rd – Nicole Power, Ardfert N.S.


1st  Max Fitzgerald, Bouleenshere N.S.
2nd – Sean Cronin, Fenit N.S.
3rd – Luke O Carroll, Spá N.S.

Shot Put


1st  Sophie Hassett, Spá N.S.
2nd -  Lily Parker, Fenit N.S.
3rd  Jessica McGibney, Spá N.S.

1st  Keelin Best, Ardfert N.S.
2nd  - Liam Og O Connor, Ardfert N.S.
3rd – Ainle Foley, Ardfert N.S.

Long Jump 


1stSiofra Murphy, Spá N.S. 

2ndLaurel Mason, Spá N.S. 

3rd -   Rebecca O’Mahony, Abbeydorney N.S. & Marie O’Connor, Ardfert N.S.


 1st – Sean Hickey, Fenit N.S.
2nd – Eoin Malik, Ardfert N.S.
3rd -  Odhran Leen, Glenderry N.S.

Relay Teams

1st/2nd Classes


1ST     - Spá N.S. – Sarah Chute, Rebecca Mason, Louise Gaynor, Evie O’Sullivan
2nd    -  Kilmoyley N.S.
3rd     -  Spá N.S.


1st  Glenderry N.S. – Ben O’Connor, Stephen Harty, Jason Gaynor & Dylan McEvoy
2nd Ardfert N.S.
3rd -   Spá N.S.

 3rd/4th Classes


1st  -  Spá N.S. – Siofra Murphy, Abby Stephenson, Emma Gaynor, Anna O’Sullivan
2nd   - Sliabh a Mhadra N.S.
3rd   - Ardfert N.S.


1st Ardfert N.S. – Matthew O’Sullivan, Eoin Malik, Darragh O’Flaherty, Monty O’Halloran,
        Sub:  Taylor Fahy
2nd – Spá N.S.
3rd  -  Fenit N.S.

5th/6th Classes


1st Spá N.S. – Lilly Mai O’Gara, Laura Mason, Jessica McGibney, Mia Carmody
2nd-  Spá N.S.
3rd -  Ardfert N.S.


1st -  Ardfert N.S. – Eoin O’Flaherty, Liam Og O Connor, Shane O’Connor, Keelin Best
2nd – Glenderrry N.S.
3rd -  Spá (A) N.S.