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Locals land Munster Junior Indoor titles


from Munster Express website by Fintan Walsh

Sunday last was a very successful day for athletes from Ferrybank AC and West Waterford AC at the Munster Junior Indoor Championships in Nenagh. For Ferrybank AC in particular it was a most rewarding day as their athletes won a total of six titles. Christopher russell had a 60m and 200m double, Thomas Barr won the 400m, Andrew Heffernan the high jump, Niamh Whelan the 60m and Nicola Power the long jump, while Cara Kennedy was third in the shot putt.

For West Waterford AC, Kate Veale had a fine double, winning the 3000m run and also the 3000m walk. Her clubmate Joe Conway was second in the 5000m walk.

In the senior 1500m Brian Swaby Waterford AC was third.

Forthcoming fixtures

January 8: Paddy Byrne Winter League; RSC, 7pm – register from 6.15pm

January 10: All Ireland Senior, Junior, Masters Indoor Nenagh

January 11: All Ireland Masters Individual Championship

January 18: Munster Senior and Junior Cross Country Championships Abbeyside also Juvenile U-10, 12,14 relays inter-county

All-Ireland Juvenile Combined Events in Nenagh

Mount Sion Road Race

On Saturday, January 24th the Annual 5 Miles Road Run and Walk will take place from the Mount Sion Centre in Waterford organised by the Mount Sion Darts Club in association with Waterford AC. Proceeds go to the Waterford Branch of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Registration from 12.30pm at Mount Sion Centre. Prizes for Junior, Senior and masters. Showers available and also refreshments. Race begins at 2pm.

Mallow Road Race

Next Sunday with a 12.30pm start the Annual Mallow 10 miles road race takes place. Race entries at the Youth Centre, Mallow. It is race 1 of the John Buckley Sports Series.

Baldy Man Run

Anyone with sponsorship cards from the Baldy Man Run in Tramore on December 28 are asked to pass them on as soon as possible to Michael Flynn at 086-2520231 or Fintan Walsh on 087-6508307.