Christian O’ Connell took on the Munster School’s Track and Field on Saturday 21st, in Waterford I.T. and representing John the Baptist C.C., took home a well earned Gold medal in the Javelin with a throw of 44.54. Considering that less than a year ago, Christian had never even held a javelin and to come away with gold only proves that hard work,determination and belief does pay off….. Great job Christian!!!
Huge congrats to Junior Echeruwe who broke the Junior Irish 100m record in Tullamore for CBS Sexton street Limerick in a time of 11.68 – previous record was 2009 by Paddy Colhoun of The Methodist Belfast!
Also huge congrats to Sean Harris (CBS Sexton st) who was placed 5th in the Junior Long Jump (5.51)!
Well done lads from all at LAC
Alana Fratorolli (Colaiste Chiarain Croom ) just back from injury won Silver in Senior Girls Javelin, in Munster Schools Finals in Cork IT on Sat. 21 May 2011 , with a throw of 24.97m – she also finished 5th. in Shot Putt with a throw of 9.64m . She had qualified for Munster Schools by winning Javelin & Shot Putt with throws of 25.25m and 9.59m respectively at North Munster Schools recently . Also Rafael Zipagan had a good run in North Munster Schools Senior Boys 100m where he finished 3rd. in 11.43 just missing out qualifying for Munster School Finals by one place .
Liam Reale UL finished 2nd. in Inter Varsities Cross Country Championships at National Acquatic Centre in Abbotstown , Dublin on Sat. 12 March 2011 , in a time of 24:53 . Race was won by Dan Mulhare WIT in 24:21 . UL Men finished 4th. ( 2,28,38,43,46 & 50 ) = 207pts . just outside the medals . UL Women who have being Training with Limerick AC Athletes for the last few weeks also did well with Una Britton leading the team home in 5th. place ably assisted by Catherine Kelly 22nd, Laura O Driscoll 29th. Ailbhe Carroll 3oth, Miriam Cashman 35th. & Fionnula Mulroy 49th. UL also finished 4th. with 86pts , just missing out on Bronze by 8pts. Well done to all especially their forever young coach Michael Hayes .
Kate Fitzgerald Colaiste Mhuire Askeaton was placed 3rd. in Junior Girls 6OOm at Munster Indoor Games in Nenagh on Tues. 8 March 2011.