The ultimate weekend of the All Eire Juvenile u14-u19 Championships happened in Tullamore over Saturday and Sunday.
Rosses AC’s Amber and Sheila Gallagher competed within the javelin and shot put and each safe prime 6 completed to finish a superb season for each with good progress made.
Within the u14 ladies lengthy soar Annie O’Neill was disenchanted to undergo an damage in her first soar ruling her out of the competitors and it was as much as Niamh Doogan who jumped a PB of 4.90m to safe an All Eire bronze medal which was good reward for a dedicated who has labored onerous all yr.
Then it was on to the u15 ladies excessive soar the place Eva Logue and Faela Houston have been flying the Rosses flag. Faela continues to be comparatively new to excessive soar and on the day equalled her PB of 1:45m to safe a prime 8 end and know there may be extra to come back.
Eva Logue offered the drama on Saturday nearly going out at 1.55m solely clearing along with her final soar however steadying as much as then soar a PB of 1.58m to safe the gold medal to complete of an amazing week for her having obtained an invite to compete and symbolize the membership within the excessive soar on the British Milers Membership athletics assembly on the Mary Peters Observe in Belfast on the Wednesday.
On Sunday Una Richardson competed within the u16 ladies lengthy soar and was disenchanted on the day to not attain her potential however the proficient soar is aware of she is effectively in a position to compete with the very best in Eire and can come again stronger.
Jack McElroy has suffered some accidents which has interrupted his coaching and it was nice credit score he gained the Ulster title within the u14 boys 1500m and is aware of that he competed effectively taking all the things into consideration and can be taught from the expertise at this degree.
And it was right down to the final occasion the place Oisin Gillespie was within the u15 boys excessive soar and with a powerful household custom on this occasion there was expectations to carry out effectively and the extremely proficient athlete was to rise to the event leaping 1.68m on the day and securing the gold on the again of his spectacular file within the competitors with 3 boys ending on the identical peak.
This gold backed up a bronze Oisin gained 2 weeks earlier within the lengthy soar.
General one other extremely profitable weekend for the membership and after all of the juvenile competitions as now competed the membership has come away with a powerful haul of 15 nationwide medals,7 of them being gold.
The underage coaching will now take a break for a couple of weeks earlier than beginning again into cross nation in mid August.
The membership wish to give an enormous due to all of the athletes and fogeys who’ve travelled the miles to make sure the membership was represented at competitions, to the coaches who have been there to help and the membership officers who have been there to help and provide pleasant faces and recommendation when wanted.
The main target for the adults over the following few weeks would be the native 5ks and plenty of journey races developing.
Double gold for Rosses AC at U-15 All Eire Excessive Leap was final modified: July twenty fifth, 2023 by