Galway County Athletics Association of Ireland Awards

  • Posted on: 9 April 2018
  • By: Mags

Congratulations to the following GCH athletes who have been selected for a 2017 Galway County Athletics Association of Ireland award for their outstanding achievements during the year. Fifteen in total -including those on teams. Awards will be presented at a celebration dinner at the Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea at 6:30 pm this Saturday, April 14th. 

U-12 to U-15 Girls      Emma Moore

U-23 Men                    Cillian Greene

U-23 Women              Alanna Lally    (County Galway)   

Galway County 10 mile Championship official results

  • Posted on: 9 April 2018
  • By: Mags

Attached are the official results for the Galway County 10mile Champioship held in conjunction with the recent Craughwell 10 miler. County medals for GCH athletes in the following categories: Senior Men: 1st Matt Bidwell. Senior Women: 2nd Grainne Ni Uallachain, 3rd Sinead Brody. V35 Women: 3rd Emily Bruton. V35 Men: 2nd Paul Keane. V50 Men: 1st Martin Kearney, 2nd Michael O'Sullivan. 

Teams: GCH Mens Team 1st ( Matt Bidwell, Paul Keane, Louis Coyne, Conor Dolan). GCH Womens Team 2nd ( Grainne Ni Uallachain, Sinead Brody, Emily Bruton, Abigail Colleran)

Craughwell and Colemanstown Races

  • Posted on: 1 April 2018
  • By: Mags

There were a number of GCH athletes competing at the Craughwell 10 mile and Craughwell 10k last weekend. No County 10 mile Championship results to hand at present, but will post at a later date when they become available. Matt Bidwell of GCH was the overall Craughwell 10 mile winner in a time of 56.22, with Kevin Mooney of Craughwell second and Dermot Gorman of Raheny Shamrocks in third. Martin Kearney was first v60 in 1:05:36.

Emma Moore sets new Championship Record

  • Posted on: 26 March 2018
  • By: Ger

Day 2 of the National Championships took place in Athlone on Sunday and there were once again several outstanding performances for our athletes who won six additional national medals on the day.  Over the two days the club has brought home 11 national medals this year, a measure of the work that these athletes have put in over the winter months.

 

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GCH at the 2018 European Master Indoor Championships

  • Posted on: 24 March 2018
  • By: Mags

It was double gold for Sean Breathnach at the very competitive European Masters Indoor Championships, held over this past week in Madrid. A delighted Sean, current holder of the Irish Indoor shot putt record, took gold in the master 35 men category with a super throw of 18.06 on Wednesday, and went on the following day to take gold in the m35 discus with a throw of 47.46.

Athletes thrive at Day 1 of the National Indoor Championships

  • Posted on: 21 March 2018
  • By: Ger

Day 1 of the National Indoor Championships took place on Sunday at Athlone IT.  There were many notable accomplishments from our GCH athletes with the club taking home 5 national medals and it was heartening to see that there were numerous personal best performances on the day.

Richard McGrath showed his class in the U12 Boys 60m sprint where he finished in the silver medal position after yet another great battle with Darragh Fahy from Loughrea.

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Changes to Juvenile Training due to the Nationals & Easter Break

  • Posted on: 13 March 2018
  • By: Ger

Please note the following changes to Juvenile training  over the next few weeks due to the National Championships and the Easter break.

 

There will be no training for U13s and older on the following dates;

  • Sunday 18th March            -  Day 1 National Championships
  • Sunday 25th March           -   Day 2 National Championships

Training will go ahead for the 7 – 12 year olds as normal on the 18th & 25th March.

 

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