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Connacht Even Age Cross-Country Swinford

  • Posted on: 29 October 2008
  • By: PJ

Winter arrived in Swinford just in time to greet the juvenile athletes for the Connacht cross-country. GCH athletes coped well with the poor conditions on a testing course. Swinford AC did a great job with the organising & there was tea, coffee & scones to help thaw out the weary souls. Because of the bank holiday weekend we fielded weaker teams in some age groups & incomplete teams in others.

Galway Cross-Country - Tuam 19th October 2008

  • Posted on: 24 October 2008
  • By: Vincent

[acidfree:1490 title=" " align=right]Galway City Harriers athletes continued their good early season form in Tuam with both Juvenile and Senior athletes scoring very well. PJ Coyle has provided a short report on the GCH Juvenile and Senior finishers below and Seamus Coyne has posted some photographs of the senior races: http://www.galwaycityharriers.com/albums/galway-senior-cross-country-cha...
Photo credits - Ian Egan, GCH

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Galway Primary Schools Cross Country

  • Posted on: 13 September 2008
  • By: mel

The 2008 Galway Primary Schools Cross Country will take place on Tuesday 30th September starting at 12 noon at the Renmore pitches. This is a great event for getting children involved in athletics and there are 4 races - for 3rd/4th class and 5th/6th class Boys and Girls. Galway has a long and proud tradition in cross-country running from the days of Thomas Hynes in the early 1900s to 2008 when two Galwaymen qualified to compete with the best at the world cross country championships. The Primary Schools entry form, including more details, is attached.

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Great Results at National Juvenile Championships in Antrim

  • Posted on: 7 July 2008
  • By: mel

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G.C.H. athletes and officials had a busy and very successful weekend with over 20 athletes travelling to compete at the National Juvenile Championships. These national track & field championships are for U.13 to U.19 athletes and are held over three days in July to cater for the huge number of competitors and events. The first two days were held at the Antrim Forum Stadium on Saturday and Sunday.

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Two National Wins for GCH's Junior Stars

  • Posted on: 30 June 2008
  • By: mel

Congratulations to two of GCH's Junior stars who won major titles over the weekend. Eanna O'Cathain won the 35lb Distance event at the Irish Junior Championships held at Tullamore on Sunday with an 8.11m throw. Eanna, who is a strong all-round field event athlete, also claimed bronze in the Shot Putt. Meanwhile at the Tailteann Schools Interprovincial, which was held on Saturday at Santry, Rebecca Nolan won the 300m Hurdles event. Rebecca was representing Calasanctius College Oranmore and won in a fine time of 45.41s with almost a second to spare over her 2nd place rival.

Three Winning Relay Teams in Nenagh

  • Posted on: 13 April 2008
  • By: mel

[acidfree:864 size=250] Galway City Harriers' Juveniles had three gold medal winning relay teams at the Indoor Relay Championships in Nenagh earlier today - GCH were matched only by Dublin club Dundrum South Dublin, who also had three winning teams. Congratulations to all the athletes and coaches.

Our photo, courtesy of Athletics Ireland, shows the U.13 Boy's Team on the podium. Just four teams qualify from heats for a final on the indoor track and the GCH finalists and winners are:

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Juvenile success at Connacht Indoor Chapionships 2008

  • Posted on: 20 March 2008
  • By: Vincent

GCH juveniles had a very successful competition at the Connacht indoors. Despite a number of high profile athletes such as Rachel Shaw away with the Irish squad in Portugal, Irene Gorman & Caoimhe Daniels Leaving Cert mocks & Rebecca Nolan injury, missing the event, there were many fine performances.

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