Gneeveguilla are best overall club at Kerry Juvenile Development Indoor Championships

Tessa Dennison

There was a fabulous turn out for the Kerry Juvenile Development Indoor Championships, which were held in the Presentation Hall Killarney on Sunday, with nearly every club in the county represented. With events for ages U-9 to U-12 this competiton is primarily for any athletes who didn't win a medal at County Championships in May 2013 and young athletes in their first year of competition.

Medals were fiercly contested in sprints, speed bounce, shot, standing long jump and relays. Following is a list of gold medal winners in each category, and a full list of all results can be found on the Kerry Athletics website at Gneeveguilla won best overall club ahead of Tralee Harriers and St Brendan's.

Girls U9 Sprint, Eabha McCarthy Farranfore Maine Valley

Boys U9 Sprint, Sean Corkery (Tralee Harriers)

Girls U10 Sprint, Lilah Ashane Green (Gneeveguilla)

Boys U10 Sprint, Jason Casey (An Riocht)

U11 Girls Sprint, Grace O'Connor (Tralee Harriers)

U11 Boys Sprint, Robery Monahan (St Brendan's)

U12 Girls Sprint, Rebecca Falvey (St Brendan's)

U12 Boys Sprint, Brian Burke (Farranfore Maine Valley)

U11 Girls Shot, Grace O'Mahony (Tralee Harriers)

U11 Boys Shot, Ross O'Leary (Gneeveguilla)

U12 Girls Shot, Ellie Stack (Tralee Harriers)

U12 Boys Shot, Paudie O'Leary (Gneeveguilla)

U9 Girls Speed Bounce, Rachel O'Mahony (Tralee Harriers)

U9 Boys Speed Bounce, James Doyle (Gneeveguilla)

U10 Girls Speed Bounce, Caoimhe Murphy (Gneeveguilla)

U10 Boys Speed Bounce, Odhran Ferris (St Brendan's)

U11 Girls Speed Bounce, Saidhbh Morrison (St Brendan's)

U11 Boys Speed Bounce, Robert Monahan (St Brendan's)

U12 Girls Speed Bounce, Danielle Murphy (Gneeveguilla)

U12 Boys Speed Bounce, Jack Greaney (Gneeveguilla)

U9 Girls Long Jump, Heather Culloty (Gneeveguilla)

U9 Boys Long Jump, Sean Corkery (Tralee Harriers)

U10 Girls Long Jump, Aoibhe Dulcey (Gneeveguilla)

U10 Boys Long Jump, Diarmuid Murphy (Gneeveguilla)

U11 Girls Long Jump, Emma Woods (St Brendan's)

U11 Boys Long Jump, Robert Monahan (St Brendan's)

U12 Girls Long Jump, Danielle Murphy (Gneeveguilla)

U12 Boys Long Jump, Paudie O'Leary (Gneeveguilla)


U9 Girls Spa Muckross

U9 Boys Spa Muckross

U10 Girls Lios Tuathail

U10 Boys Gneeveguilla

U11 Girls Lios Tuathail

U11 Boys Tralee Harriers

U12 Girls St Brendan's

U12 Boys Gneeveguilla.

Meanwhile, in the final event of the National Indoor Championships held at the Athlone Internation Arena on Saturday, March 29 the Lios Tuathail girls 4 x 200m relay team ran an excellent race to finish in a very close 4th place. They were just 3/10th of a second off bronze medal position in what was a highly competitive race. The team was made up of Sophie Lynch, Aoife Mahony, Niamh Cullen, Rachel Moriarty and Marie O'Neill (sub).

* Apologies to Katelyn Reid from An Riocht who won a bronze medal in U12 high jump at the National indoor championships and whose result was omitted last week.


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