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Track and Field

: Michelle Mc Donald who won the gold medal in the junior 1500m at the St Senan’s Sports
Gough’s Euro Delight Fintan Walsh reports oe Gough continued his amazing run of success when he won the gold medal in the over 60 800 metres at the European Masters Indoor Championships in Acona, Italy last Thursday. With years of experience in every age group at both European and World level behind him Gough finished second in [...]

ATHLETICS Track and Field

Tramore 4 Miles Philip Harty, West Waterford won the Tramore 4 miles on Friday last with Paul Ogle Waterford Triathlon second. Sylvia Malone, Waterford won the ladies section from Joan Mahony also from Waterford. World Half Marathon There was a great performance by an Irish athlete at the World Half Marathon Championship in Cardiff last Saturday. Paul [...]

St Senan’s AC

More happy faces at club league.
tage 2 of Club League a Big Success What a day and what a turnout! 71 club athletes from U/8 to U/18 participated in the second stage of the St Senans AC Club League. This popular event is turning into a real competitive fair. he revelation of the day was Jason Murphy in the 14+ catagory.. Competing for [...]

All Ireland Gold for Isabel Morgan

Isabel Morgan gold medallist in U/18 walk
t Senan’s athletes were in action at the All Ireland Indoors in Athlone last weekend and there were some great performances. Isabel Morgan was in superb form in the U18 walk and having set the pace all the way led from gun to tape to take gold. A great achievement from an athlete who has medalled [...]

Track and Field

Fintan Walsh Mc Carthy back with a Championship win On Saturday last hundreds of athletes from Universities, Institutes of Technology and Secondary Schools all over Ireland competed in their GloHealth All Ireland Cross Country Championships on Sligo Racecourse. Making a welcome return to competitive racing after some time, David McCarthy West Waterford AC running for DCU put [...]


: Emerald Crystal Athletics Ireland Juveniles Star Awards: Neasa Murphy, Ferrybank AC receives the Waterford Award from Thomas Barr, International Athlete (Special Guest) and Ciaran O'Cathain, President Athletics Ireland, at the Athletics Ireland Star Awards Function in the Tullamore Court Hotel.  Photo: Dan McGrath/Editorial Images.
Fintan Walsh reports Two silver medals for Whelan at National Indoors Three Waterford athletes won medals at the National Senior Indoor Championships in Athlone last weekend. Back to form Niamh Whelan won two silver medals in sprint events. On Saturday she won her semi-final of the 200 metres in 24.61 to qualify for Sunday’s final. On Sunday at first [...]

Track and Field

: The WIT ladies team that competed at the Universities Cross Country Championships last week.
Fintan Walsh reports WIT crowned Munster University Champions After a few years of close races WIT cross country team battled hard to win the Munster Universities Men’s Cross Country Championships on home soil at WIT Sports Campus on Wednesday last. Andrew Connick WIT took a commanding lead immediately after the start, following behind was last years winner Mark [...]

Great turnout for Operation Transformation Waterford Walk

Getting ready for the Operation Transformation Waterford Walk
RTÉ’s Operation Transformation teamed up once again with the Irish Sports Council and Local Sports Partnerships to organise the Operation Transformation National Walks. Waterford Sports Partnership was delighted that despite the cold weather, participants turned up in their masses to start their transformation. The walk started at the Regional Sports Centre where 300 plus eager participants [...]


St Senan’s AC Michelle Strikes Leinster Silve Michelle McDonald was in great form in the Leinster cross country on home soil last Sunday taking individual silver medal in the junior ladies race. There was county bronze for both the Kilkenny ladies and men’s teams with Aine Kinsella and Adele Walsh scoring for the ladies and Sean Caulfield and [...]


Waterford AC’s Frank Quinlan finished in fourth place in last Saturday’s Waterford AC Half-Marathon
e-scheduled National Half-Marathon proves huge success The Waterford AC Half Marathon, which was due to be held before Christmas, attracted a huge number of athletes to Waterford when the re-scheduled event went ahead on Saturday last. Victory went to Mick Clohessy (Raheny Shamrocks AC) who finished 46 seconds ahead of Mark Hanrahan (Leevale) with John Meade (St [...]