Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Fixtures next weekend

Sat 28/06 - Tailteann Games, Santry

Good luck to Erica who will competing in this Inter-Provincial schools competition.

Sun 29/06 - AAI Junior & U23 T&F Championships, Tullamore

Good luck to Georgie who is competing this All-Ireland competition.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Results - Day 2 Leinsters

Day 2 was not much better from a weather perspective - although the rain eased off the wind got worse! The following are the results of our athlethes:

Ciara Hewson U/14 – 4th 800m
Connor Murphy U/15 – 4th 800m
Erica Dixon U/17 – Ist Javelin (Leinster Champion) - (New PB of 28m.86)
Aine O’Connor U/18 – 2nd 300m Hurdles & 2nd 1500m
Shelly Brady U/18 – 3rd Javelin

The performance of these athletes has led to qualification for the All-Irelands.

Well done to Basit Eniafe U/15 he just missed out on qualification taking 5th place in the shot putt, Connor Kelly put in a good performance despite having to throw shot and javelin in high such winds and rain. Alex Howell and Louis Hartnett both U13 put is solid performances in their 600m, this was their first Track & Field Leinster Championships – well done boys. Julie missed out on qualification in her 100m, coming 5th in her final.

Many thanks to the athletes who have trained hard during the year and thanks to the parents who endured two long wet & cold days in Tullamore.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Results - Day 1 Leinsters

Despite the terrible weather for the entire day on Saturday there were some excellent performances from our athletes:

Ciara Hewson U/14 – 2nd 1500m
Julie Boyle U/15 - 3rd 80m Hurdles
Aine O’Connor U/18 – 1st 300m (Leinster Champion), 2nd High Jump
Shelly Brady U/18 – 2nd 3000m
Georgie Leahy U/19 – 1st Javelin – (Leinster Champion)

The performance of these athletes has led to qualification for the All-Irelands.

Other performances of note were Connor Murphy U/15 ran a great 1500m, his first ever Leinster competition, and finished 6th overall. Emma Brady U/14 put in a good performance in her shot and javelin despite the torrential rain.

Well done again to all!

Friday, June 20, 2008

Busy weekend ahead!

This weekend looks like being the busiest we have had in a long time:

  • Best of luck to all the athletes competing in the Leinsters in Tullamore on Saturday and Sunday
  • We look forward to being able to report a successful outcome from the church gate collections this weekend, all help will be greatfully accepted on either Saturday evening or Sunday morning. If you are available to help please eMail me (pro@lecheileac.com)
  • We also look forward to seeing you all on Sunday at 3pm for our Annual fun day. The good news is that the outlook for the weather is improving as quoted by Met Éireann this morning

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Fundraising - Sat 21nd / Sun 22nd

The church gate collection will be taking place in both churches in Leixlip this Saturday and Sunday. This is an important element of the fundraising activity for the club and we will appreciate if any parents are available to collect, even if it is only for one mass! Let me know be eMail info@lecheileac.com or give me a call (086 7855905 )if you are able to help.

Friday, June 13, 2008

Event List - League Round 4

The following are the events that will take place for each age category:

U8---60m, 150m----------150m , Ball Throw
U9---300m, Long Jump--300m, Long Jump
U10--300M, Ball Throw--80m, 300m
U11--150M, Long Jump---60m, 150m
U12--80M, 150m---------- 80m, 150m
U13--200M, Shot Putt---- 200m, Long Jump
U14--200m, 300m--------- 200m, 300m
U15--150m , 300m----------150m, 600m

Fixture Dates - Kildare County Board

The following are the dates that were confirmed at the Kildare County Boards meeting held on the 11th of June.

Event Dates
Wednesday 25th June - League, round 4 - Newbridge - 7pm
Sunday 29th June - 'B' Chapionship - Crookstown - 1pm
Saturday 20th September - League, round 5 - Carbury (NW Kildare) - 1pm (Provisional)
Sunday 5th October - County Cross Country, Day 1 - Celbridge - 12pm (Provisional)

Coaching Dates
Saturday 31st August - Hurdles, High Jump, Speed work - Newbridge - 11am
(For coaches and athletes over 13)
Saturday 31st August - Cross Country - Donadea picnic area - 11am

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Athletes selected for Inter-County Relay Teams

The following Le Chéile athletes were selected for the Inter-County relay panel:

Girls U15 - Julie Boyle
Girls U17 - Aisling Brady
Girls U19 - Aine O'Connor, Shelly Brady

Boys U13 - Sean Flannagan
Boys U17 - Conor Murphy

Event - Annual Fun Sports Day

The Annual Fun Sports Day has been arranged for Sunday 22nd of June. Come and join members and friends of the club for a fun-filled afternoon of traditional track races and other fun games, suitable for all the family. This event is open to all and friends, relatives and neighbours of club members past and present are encouraged to attend.

When: Sunday 22nd June at 2pm
Where: Leixlip Amenities Centre
Cost: €3 per child (Max €6 per family)

As well as the traditional track events for the 8 to 14 year olds, a variety of novelty events including:- Egg & Spoon Race, 3-Legged Race, Sack Race, Wellie Throw, Toddler Race and Adults race will be held.

Open Event Flyer.

Results - Kildare Track and Field Competition

Well done to the Le Chéile athletes that took part and performed very well at the Kildare Championships. Results for the club were as follows:

Track & Field
U11 - Patrick Flanagan made the 200m final
U11 - Chloe Gellson - 4th Long Jump

U12 - Sean Flanagan - 1st 200m, 1st Long Jump
U12 - Edel Murray made the 80m final

U14 - Darragh O'Boyle - 3rd Long Jump and 4th 200m final

U15 - Julie Boyle - 1st 100m final, 2nd Long Jump
U15 - Connor Murphy - 2nd 800m
U15 - Basit Eniafe - 3rd 800m

U17 - Erica Dixon - 1st High Jump (U18), 2nd Shot Putt
U17 - Ashling Brady - 3rd 100m
U17 - Olivia Flanagan - 4th 300m

U18 - Aine O'Connor - 1st 200m, 800m and shot putt, 2nd High Jump
U18 - Shelly Brady - 2nd 200m and 800m, 3rd High Jump, shot putt

Masters - Lisa Dixon - 3rd 100m

Relay - Aine, Shelly, Erica, Lisa - 3rd women's relay event

Girls U15 - Julie Boyle - 1st
Girls U18 - Aine O'Connor - 1st

Boys U14 - Connor Kelly - 3rd
Girls U18 - Erica Dixon - 1st

Senior Men - Georgie Leahy - 1st
Senior Men - Justin Leahy - 2nd

Senior Women - Erica Dixon - 1st
Senior Women - Lisa Dixon - 2nd

Well done again to all for representing the club so well.