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  • Congrats to the Irish Paralympic Team who had their most successful World Championships ever in Doha in October. Munster athletes on the team were Noelle Lenihan, North Cork A.C. (2nd F38 Discus & new World Record), John McCarthy, Dunmanway, Co. Cork (T51 8th 100m & 6th 400m), Orla Barry, Ladysbridge, Co. Cork (3rd F57 Discus ), Niamh McCarthy, Carrigaline (3rd F41 Discus)  & Hayley Fitzsimons, Portlaw, Waterford (5th F40 Shot Putt). See AAI Report here.
  • Munster Juvenile "B" & Masters Cross Country Championships, Sunday 29th November in Cappawhite, Co. Tipperary. See Results here.
  • National Throws Squad Announced. First session for Javelin & Hammer takes place on Sunday 5th December in Tullamore Harriers Stadium from 10am to 4pm. See all the squad details here.
  • Congrats to Thomas Barr, Ferrybank A.C. who was named Irish Athlete of the Year as well as T&F Athlete & University Athlete of the Year. See more here. Well done also to our other Munster athletes who received awards - Rob Heffernan, Togher A.C. (Endurance Athlete of the Year), Frank O'Mara (Hall of Fame), Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. (Junior Athlete of Year), Phoebe Murphy, Ferrybank A.C. (Irish Schools Tailteann Award), Dick Hodgins (Lifetime Service to Athletics) & Michelle Finn, Leevale A.C., Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. & Laura Crowe, An Riocht A.C. (Team of the Year: Senior Women's European XC).
  • Important Note from Munster Cross Country Secretary for GloHealth National Juvenile Uneven Age & Novice XC Championships, Sunday 6th December in Dungarvan: All Munster athletes must collect their numbers from Michael Lillis BEFORE the first race which starts at 11.30am. Otherwise it will be assumed that the athletes are not participating on the day.
  • Congrat to the 6 Munster athletes who have been named on the Irish team for the European Cross Country - Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. (Junior Men), Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. (U/23 Men), Shona Heaslip, An Riocht A.C. (U/23 Women), Lizzie Lee & Michelle Finn, Leevale A.C. (Senior Women) & Ryan Creech, Leevale A.C. (Senior Men). See AAI Report & full teams here.
  • Lizzie Lee, Leevale A.C. takes Senior Silver in Santry. Leevale A.C. also win Senior Women's title & silver in the Men's competition. Podium finishes for Munster were Diarmuid Healy, Midleton A.C. who won gold with bronze for Niall Murphy, St. Cronans A.C. (Boys U/12), silver for Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. & bronze for Sarah Morrison, St. Nicholas A.C. (Girls U/14), gold for Eoin Redmond, Riverstick/Kinsale A.C. & bronze for Daire O'Sullivan, Carraig Na BhFear A.C. (Boys U/14), gold for Darragh McElhinney Bantry A.C. (Boys U/16) & gold for Kevin Mulcaire, Ennis Track A.C. (Junior Men). See AAI Review here. See Results here.
  • Rock & Roll Dublin Half Marathon Opens 2016 Registrations. See here.
  • Throws Masterclass on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th December in DCU & Morton Stadium. Read all details here.
  • Clubs Wanted for 2016 Forest Feast Summer Camp Programme. See all the details here.
  • GloHealth Inter-Club Merchandise - View here.
  • McCormack set for GloHealth National & Euro XC - See more here.
  • Missing "Throws" Shoes - athlete is missing a new pair of black & grey Nike Hammer shoes (size 10) since the Munster Schools CE Championships in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on 14th October. Shoes would have been in a black Nike Shoe Bag at Shot Putt Area. Any help in locating them would be greatly appreciated. Contact if able to assist.
  • The Munster Schools Athletics AGM will take place on Tuesday 1st December @ 7.30pm in the Cahir House Hotel, Cahir. All schools are welcome to attend & all motions must be with the Munster Secretary by Friday 27th November.
  • Irish Dominate at British & Irish Masters Cross Country. Congrats to Carmel Parnell, Leevale A.C. who won the Women's 0/60 race & to Carmel Crowley, Bandon A.C. who was 3rd in the W45 category. See AAI report here.
  • Frank O'Meara to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. See more here.
  • Early Bird Offer for National 10km Championships. See here.
  • Athletics Ireland Statement on WADA's Independent Commission Report. See details here.
  • Apply for Irish Schools Team Manager Positions. See details here.
  • Irish athletes compete in Milton Keynes in preparation for the European XC. See details here.
  • Remembering in the Rain. See AAI Review of 4th Annual Remembrance 5km Run here.
  • Travers launches GloHealth Inter-Clubs Cross Country. See more here.
  • Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships, Sunday 8th November in Beaufort, Co. Kerry. See Results here.
  • Record Breakers O'Connor & Ryan Set Athlone Alight at the GloHealth Irish Schools Combined Events. See more here.
  • Exciting GloHealth Irish Schools Combined Events Championships set for Athlone. See preview & entry list here.
  • Congrats to the Irish Paralympic team on their successful World Championships in Doha. See more here.
  • International Cross Country Opportunities for Junior & U/23 athletes - See all the details here.
  • October Club & County Month End Registration - See here.
  • AAI Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) Launched. Read more here.
  • Next two dates for the Munster Performance Squad for all events except for Hammer & Middle Distance are Sunday 29th November & Monday 28th December from 10am to 1pm in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.
  • Big Turnout for Sprint Relay Workshop in Tallaght. See more here.
  • GloHealth Inspirational Performance of the Year on Irish Soil Poll - Read more here.
  • Masters set to make their mark in Santry. See more here.
  • An evening with Thomas Barr, Saturday 7th November in UL @ 7pm  & Sprint Research Seminar on Sunday 13th December in Sports Campus Ireland @ 12 noon. See all the details here.
  • Secondary Schools Wanted for Exciting iRunForFun Programme. See all the details here.
  • GloHealth All-Ireland Schools Combined Events, Saturday 7th November 2015 in AIT International Arena - See Timetable here. Good luck to all our Munster athletes who will be taking part.
  • Hehir & Curley Crowned National Marathon Champions in Dublin. See more here.
  • Munster Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships, Sunday 25th October 2015 in WIT, Waterford - See Results here.
  • First session of the Munster Performance Squad 2015/2016 will take place on Saturday 24th October from 10am to 1pm in Cork I.T. See further information here. See updated Squad List (as of 21/10/15) here. Clubs with athletes on the list, can you please ensure that your athletes are contacted. The Munster Performance Squad is by invitation only & is only open to the athletes named on the Squad List.
  • Informative Female Triad/Nutrition Workshop held. See all the details here.
  • Results of the Open Autumn Cross Country - See here.
  • GloHealth National Athletics Award Nominations Announced. See all the details here.
  • Calling all Endurance Coaches for your View. AAI wants your views in a brief 10 question survey - See more here.
  • Tobin's Journey in Mississippi to Happiness. Read more here.
  • Hehir heads Dublin Marathon Entries. See more here.
  • Munster Schools Combined Events Championships, Wednesday 14th October - See Results here. See Records here.
  • Munster Half Marathon Championships - see updated (17/10/15) results here.
  • McCormack runs Rio time in Chicago. See details here.
  • National Junior XC Panel Testing Day Held in Athlone I.T. See more here.
  • Notice with regard to Precision Timing. See here.
  • European Masters Shot & Discus Double for Breathnach. See more here.
  • McCormack set for Marathon Challenge in Chicago. See more here.
  • GloHealth National Athletics Awards, 25th November in the Crowne Plaza, Santry. Read more here.
  • Development Club of the Year Nominations. See all the details here.
  • Due to popular demand, U/19 Girls & Boys races will be included in the Munster Juvenile Uneven Age Programme for Sunday 8th November in Beaufort, Co. Kerry. Online entry is now open here.
  • Online Entry is now open for the Dungarvan 10km Road Race on Sunday 31st January 2016. See Official Website here.
  • Munster Junior Endurance Camp Held at Banna. Read more here.
  • National Information on U/18 & Junior Teams: For the National Inter-Club & Even Age Cross Country Championships please note the following:-
  1. In the 17-18 age groups, OPEN ENTRY will apply provided the athlete has competed in the Provincial/Regional Cross Country Championships. Entries through Provincial Secretary ONLY.
  2. An U/18 athlete may score on the Junior team if selected & entered as well as score on the U/18 County & Provincial Team but many not score on both Club teams.
  3. Teams must be entered in the correct age category before the Closing date for entries.
  • Online Registration System is now open for the Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 Cross Country Championships on Sunday 25th October. See "Forms" tab here for all the details. Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 16th October. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. NO POSTAL ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. See Munster Juvenile Cross Country Competition Booklet for 2015/2016 Season here.
  • Take the Cross Challenge this Autumn - See more here.
  • Athletics Ireland supports World Mental Health Day. See more here.
  • Club Call - Remembrance Run 5k. See details here.
  • Well done to Gearoid McMahon, Shannon A.C. who brought his 2015 Track season to a very successful close with a second place finish in the U/17 5km Walk at the English AAA Championships in Bedford recently. Gearoid finished in a new pb of 24.34 beating his previous pb by over a minute. See Results here.
  • Gillick goes back to his roots to find New Breed. Read more here. See update here.
  • Heartwarming return & celebration for Sonia 5km race in Cobh. Read details here.
  • 2016 Athletics Ireland Athlete Carding Scheme. See all the details here.
  • Application for Re-Grading for Cross Country Season. See details here.
  • O Meara's Tribute to Irish Mile Legend, Niall O'Shaughnessy RIP. See details here.
  • English Dominates at Great North City Games. See more here.
  • Exciting Northern Ireland Coaching Conference Ahead. See all the details here.
  • Mageean edges closer to Olympic Mark in Rovereto. See more here.
  • Irish 600m Record for English in Amsterdam. Read more here.
  • Cork County Board Winter Coaching Series. First session begins on Saturday 5th September in Cork I.T. from 2pm to 4pm with registration at 1.45pm. See all the details here.

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