Newsflash August 2014
Well done to our juveniles who competed in the Louth Open Sports/ Setanta Games in Bush. There were medals from Under 8 to junior (u20). in the sprints, middle distance, long jump, shot putt and relay.
Congratulations to Geraldine Finegan, Nicola Welsh and Malachy Campbell on representing Dunleer AC at the National Masters Track and Field Championships in Tullamore with 5 golds, a silver and a 4th place repectively. Best of luck to Geraldine as she takes part in the European Masters Championships in Turkey next week.
Garry Campbell has been blazing a trail on the track all summer and his most recent victory at the Celtic Games International in Santry (August 9th), with a 3.59 1500m was the icing on the cake for this talented, dedicated 16 year old. Congratulations to Garry and many thanks to coach Fintan Reilly for his input.
News just in about terrific performances from the Boyne AC sports, with wins for Erinn Leavy, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Joe O Brien, Grace Fitzpatrick and medals for Oisín Cheshire, Seán Mc Evoy, Erin Orr, Danny O Brien, Aeyla Orr, Diarmuid Mc Keown, Danielle and Vanessa Brennan. Well done to all participants.
The Dunleer AC summer camp (Week 2) was a huge success, with over 50 youngsters enjoying the athletics fun. A special word of thanks to organiser Jackie, and supervisors Miriam, Karen, Michele and Dermot and of course to our expert coaches and assistants. Thanks also to Principal Fiona Kindlon for allowing the use of the superb facility at Scoil Uí Mhuirí.
Well done also to US scholarship student Carl Dunne on his great run in the Annagassan 10k last Saturday. Carl and Tomás will be returning to the US in the next couple of weeks.
Well done to all athletes who competed in the National Juvenile Track & Field Championships and Development Championships this summer. You were all great ambassadors for your Club and we are delighted that you are enjoying athletics, winning medals, improving your times and distances (thrown and jumped!) and of course we are very pleased that you are all having fun!