Community Games: Croke AC hosted the County Tipperary Community Games trials on Friday, March 23rd and a good evening of athletics was enjoyed by all who attended. Club athletes Ciara Bracken, Kieran Moloney, Fred Crowley and Kevin Bracken competed well and were rewarded with places on the Tipp Team for the National Finals in Athlone. Niall Dwan had a good first outing in the Boys u/12 500m race, which was won by Kieran Moloney with Fred Crowley a good second place. Kevin Bracken ran a very impressive race in the longer U/13 boys race (1,000m), sustaining a strong pace for the entire race to win well. Well done to all our athletes!
5km Races: Shane Mullaney and Tony Fogarty finished 1-2 in the UL 5k on March 15th in 15.54 and 16.03. Shane also raced over the 5k distance in Kilkenny finishing 3rd in 17.28 on March 18th with clubmate Dave Keneally finishing 8th in 18.50.
All-Ireland Juvenile Championships: Jack Corbett was prominent in his heat of the 1500m in the Boys u/18 event, Indoors in Nenagh, and succeeded in making it to the Final on Sunday March 25th.In the Final he equalled his PB with a time of 4.21 to finish a good 7th place in the National Championships.
Sympathy: Sympathy is extended to the family of Jack Quinn, RIP, Sean Treacy Ave, on their recent loss.