11 medal haul for Westport AC in Connaught Indoors

March 7, 2018
Westport athletes took home a total of 7 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal at the recent Connaught Indoor Championships on February 24th and 25th.  This continued the club’s remarkable success in juvenile athletics. The highly impressive indoor arena of AIT hosted these championships.  
The first Westport AC medal of the weekend went to Jack Sweeney who secured the gold medal in the U12 long jump.  However, Jack was not finished there as he also took silver in the high jump.  Great jumping from the talented Westport AC youngster. Staying with the high jump, David Marrey retained his gold medal from last year by winning the U13 event.  Roisin O’Brien continued her excellent recent form by taking 2nd place in the U15 girls 800m.  Roisin in now emerging as a serious talent in her right following in the very successful footsteps of older sisters Aoife and Saoirse.  Next up was Maggie Chambers who destroyed the field with a PB of 10.37m in the U15 shot put.  Maggie’s winning throw was over 2m longer than her nearest rival.  It is looking good for Maggie this year following some injury problems in 2017.  The U15 boy’s shot put event brought further success to Westport AC with Harry Sheridan claiming the silver medal.  Conn McNamara dug in tenaciously to hold on to the bronze medal position in the U16 1500m race.  A hard fought and well deserved medal for Conn.  The next 3 medals came from Westport AC’s most consistent performers over the past number of years.  Saoirse O’Brien took double gold in the U17 800m and 1500m races.  Incredible running by Saoirse, who almost lapped the entire field in the 1500m race, which is no mean feat.  Adam Sheridan easily won the U17 shot put, following up on his remarkable successes at national and international level in 2017.  Jack Maher, put in an impressive performance taking gold the U19 1500m race. A super race by Jack who also left the senior athletes in his wake.  Jack followed this up with a 4th place finish in the 800m, narrowly missing out on the 3rd spot.  The final medal of the weekend went to the eldest of the talented O’Brien sisters, Aoife, who took gold in the senior women’s 1500m.  A great run by Aoife who is currently juggling her athletics and leaving cert studies.  Other Westport athletes who narrowly missed out on medals included Sarah Mulroy who was 4th in the U14 long jump and Leila O’Malley who was 5th in the same event.   Others who did themselves and the club proud over the 2 days were Anna O’Donnell (U13), Lilas Houalet (U14) and Sarah Staunton (U18).  All battled to the bitter end in pursuit of glory.  
Well done to all athletes who wore the Westport colours with great dignity.    


Please Click HERE for Connacht Indoor Results. 

Please see Athletics Ireland Fixtures Page for Timetable for All Ireland Finals
 

CHANGE OF DATE FOR DAY 1 OF ALL IRELAND INDOORS

March 1, 2018
Due to forecasted weather events over the next few days, the final day of the Athletics Leinster Juvenile Championships scheduled for AIT Arena this Saturday has been postponed. As this event is a qualifier for the All-Ireland Juvenile Indoors, Athletics Leinster will run their program on the 11th March and Day 1 of the All-Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championships (Relays and older age field events) will now be held on Saturday 7th April.   The program on the 18th and 25th March is unaffected. T...
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Connacht Indoors Timetable

February 14, 2018
Connacht Indoors takes place in Athlone Indoor Arena on Saturday 24th of February for U12-U13 and Sunday 25th  for U14-Senior.

Online Entries only NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted Closing date is Thursday 15.02.2018 €4 Per Event. Text Tammy with events to 087 9492614

Click HERE for Timetable and to view events available 3 events per athlete plus relay.
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Mayo Indoors Timetable

January 27, 2018
Please see attached timetable for Mayo Indoor Championships on Sunday 28th January in Claremorris.

All events start at 10am sharp (except for Shot Putt).

Registration from 8.45am.

Official’s check-in and photos 9am.

As the outdoor Shot Putt area  is currently in poor condition, it has been agreed that the Shot Putt competition will be held Indoors from 8am until 10am.  Could all SP competitors report to the Indoor Shot Putt area as soon as possible after arrival. 

If the Shot Putt competition is...

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Registration for New and Old Members 2018

January 14, 2018
Registration will take place on Tuesday 16th January in the Sports Complex at 5.45pm -7.15pm.
This is Applicable to all Athletes. 

Please print the registration form on this site and fill in.  Athletes must be registered to compete in the the Mayo Indoor Competition on Sunday 28th of January.
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Mayo Indoor Track & Field Championships

January 14, 2018
The Mayo Indoors takes place on Sunday 28th January in Claremorris.
Registration from 8.45am, 

Fee:   €7/athlete.
U8-U11 max 2 events + relay.
U12 upwards max 3 events +relay


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Roisin O’Brien star of the show for Westport AC in All-Ireland Club Cross Country

January 14, 2018
The curtain came down on the club cross country season with the even-age athletes battling it out for honours in Abbottstown (Dublin) on 26th Nov, followed by the unevens in Waterford on 17th Dec.  Roisin O’Brien impressed in both age groups with individual medal winning performances and the boys’ U16 team secured a 3rd place finish.  
First up for Westport AC in Abbottstown was the U12 boys team of Luke Durkan, Jack Dawson, Cillian McGing, Padraig Corduff, Declan Moore and Jack Sweeney.  ...

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Sports Nutrition for Juvenile Athletes. Timetable for National Cross Country

November 22, 2017
Click HERE for Sports Nutrition Information. This may be helpful to our athletes running this weekend. 

Click HERE for Timetable for Even Age Cross Country Sunday 26th November. 


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O’BRIEN TURNS ON THE STYLE IN CONNACHT CROSS COUNTRY

November 22, 2017
Westport AC continued their strong performances in cross-country running in the recent Connacht Championships at Calry, Leitrim on the 29th Oct (evens) and at Moyne, Longford on the 5th Nov (unevens).  Saoirse O’Brien was the star of show, claiming gold in both U16 and U17 races.  
First up on the deceptively difficult course in Calry was the U12 boys.  Luke Durkan, Padraig Corduff, Declan Moore, Cillian McGing, Jack Dawson and Jack Sweeney all put in plucky displays, taking the 3rd club tea...

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Training Times 
Mon 6.00 - 7.00 (U9-U11)
Tue  6.00 - 7.15 (U12-U19)
Thu  6.00 - 7.15 (U12-U19)
Beach training at Berthra every Sunday @12 Noon
*There is no training on Monday evenings during the summer months.

Senior Training Times

Tuesday & Thurs eve 7.30 pm - Track
Saturday Morn 7.30 AM - Beach
Sunday Morn 7.00 AM - Greenway

Contact Gerry on 087 901 8052 for further details as training locations are subject to change.

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