April 21, 2024

Final weekend was the flip of the Masters athletes to tackle the most effective within the nation on the All Eire Masters Championships in Tullamore.

They definitely rose to the event with the three athletes all doing 2 occasions and coming away with 5 gold medals and a silver medal.

Firstly it was sprinter Nicole O’Donnell who received gold in 100m in a time of 13.15 secs equalling her private finest. Nicole then went on to win the 200m setting a PB of 27.28 secs. It was delight for Nicole who had an damage and has labored laborious to return to health.

Subsequent it was Kevin Duffy taking up the Masters for the primary time and who has educated at residence since early Spring. Kevin received silver within the shot putt with new PB of 9.13m after which went on to win gold within the javelin.

Lastly, it was skilled campaigner Aidan Gillespie who has squeezed in his personal coaching whereas additionally coaching his son Oisin who himself secured two All Eire medals not too long ago. Aidan received the Lengthy Bounce with 5:45m after which wen on to safe a double gold within the Excessive leap with an awesome 1.60m leap. Aidan continues as he has finished through the years to indicate he units very excessive requirements.

Rosses AC Masters Aidan Gillespie, Nicole O’Donnell and Kevin Duffy who all claimed All Eire titles final weekend in Tullamore.

It has been a very profitable summer season for the orange vest of the Rosses AC athletes and nice credit score to the masters athletes who ensured they matched the latest successes of the juvenile athletes.

Within the Carrickfinn coastal run 10k, fantastically organized by Hugh Bonner, ran over a troublesome and difficult terrain however taking within the pure fantastic thing about the world together with Carrickfinn seashore.

The lads’s race was received by Declan Ferry with Shane O Donnell taking second forward of Charlie Postie O Donnell in third. Paul McKelvey took the M40 crown, Ken Bates the M50 and Michael O Donnell M60. Within the girls the winner, who defended from final 12 months, was Maria Mulligan adopted by Bernie Boyle and Martina Mulhern third.

First F40 was Karen Deveney with Eimear Magee pipping Cathy Breslin for the F50 crown. Huge thanks and properly finished to all who took half.

Cross nation season has begun with coaching again for all u8 to u18s on Mondays and Thursday from 6:16 to 7:15 at Carrickfinn Seaside Automobile Park.

‘Excessive 5’ for Rosses AC’s Masters Athletes! was final modified: August fifteenth, 2023 by Katie Gillen

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