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GCH at the Nationals 2019 Report

  • Posted on: 12 July 2019
  • By: Una

GCH at the Nationals 2019 Report in attached PDF.

Many thanks to Seamus Lynch for this great report.

Part 1: Under 9s to under 13s Report Saturday June 29th

Part 2: Junior/Under 23 Championships Saturday July 6th and Sunday 7th July

Best of luck to all GCH athletes competing in the two days of competition this weekend & well done to the many Galway athletes from other clubs who completed with such distinction in the nationals to date.



Day 2 of the Connacht Championships U14-U19

  • Posted on: 16 June 2019
  • By: Ger

Day 2 of the Connacht Championships took place in Sligo IT on Saturday.  Weather conditions were mostly favourable with sunshine and little wind on the day despite a couple of showers from time to time.  After months of training GCH athletes reaped the rewards with several medals and qualifiers for the Nationals after the day.


Conor Hoade won triple gold with strong performances in the U16 Boys 100m hurdles where he ran 14.29 seconds, 34.06 seconds for the 250m hurdles and later he followed this up with a jump of 5.79m to win the long jump.


Connaught Day 2 Track & Field Timetable 15th June

  • Posted on: 11 June 2019
  • By: Mags

Attached is the provisional Track timetable and provisional Field timetable for the Connaught Track & Field Championships, which take place this Saturday, June 15th,  Sligo IT. ( competition for u14s-u19s, Senior & Master).

Please note that that track events may run ahead or behind schedule. Listen out for announcements/updates at the track. Field events order may be subject to change. 

Connacht Championships U9 to U13

  • Posted on: 9 June 2019
  • By: Ger

The Connacht Championships for U9s to U13s took place in Dangan on Saturday in wet and windy conditions.  Well done to all our athletes who took part on the day.  A big thank you to Amanda Hynes and to all who officiated on the day.

There were a number of medal winners and qualifiers for the Nationals after a long day of competition.

At U9 level Aisling Tauchen and Matilda Carroll won bronze in the 60m sprint teamed pair. 


Thrilling finals at the All Ireland Schools Championships

  • Posted on: 2 June 2019
  • By: Ger

Ireland’s best schools’ athletes competed in the Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore on Saturday (June 1st).  Just making the start line here is a major achievement for the athletes so congrats to all our athletes who competed on the day, the club is immensely proud of you all.



  • Posted on: 25 May 2019
  • By: Mags


The Galway B Championships and Galway Combined Events Championships has been postponed tomorrow (Sunday 26th) due to inability to secure medical cover for the event.There are several events happening in Galway tomorrow . A new date will be announced soon.

Athletes excel at the Connacht Schools

  • Posted on: 19 May 2019
  • By: Ger

The Connacht Schools took place in Athlone on Thursday last .  There were some excellent performances by our athletes with several qualifying for the All Ireland School Championships to be held on June 1st in Tullamore.


Robert McDonnell, Emma Moore and Aibidh Ni Mhaille all won Double Gold in their respective events.  Robert won the Senior Boys 200m and 400m,  Emma won the 300m & 800m at Intermediate level with Ailbhe winning both the Discus and Shot Putt at Intermediate level.


Day 2 Galway County Championships

  • Posted on: 13 May 2019
  • By: Ger

GCH had over 70 athletes in action on Sunday at the County Championships in Dangan in brilliant sunshine.  Conditions were excellent despite a significant head wind in the home straight.  There  were 8 CPBs achieved by our club athletes,   and five were best ever GCH performances across all championships in that age group.  Many thanks to  Seamus Lynch for the anlaysis and update.

New Championship Best Performances  by GCH athletes

u13G              Tara Keane                                      21.32m           Javelin CBP & Club


Galway County Championships - No Training Sun 5th & 12th May in Dangan

  • Posted on: 1 May 2019
  • By: Ger

The Galway County Championships take place in Dangan for U9 to U12s on 5th May at 10am and for U13s to U19s on 12th May.   There will be no training in Dangan on 5th or 12th May.  However there will be a sprints and middle distance session at Westide track on Sunday 5th May at 10.30am   for  U13s to U19s.  Please note that the track in Westside is open to the public at this time and that it has no changing or toilet facilities.