Senior News

News for senior members and athletes

Connaught Senior and Master Track & Field Championships

  • Posted on: 6 June 2018
  • By: Mags

The Connaught Senior & Master Track & Field Championships will take place on Saturday, 16th June in Claremorris. Master categories are v35 and v50. Anyone interested in competing, please contact the Secretary no later than this Friday , 8th June. Events include:

Track: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 100/110m H, 400m H, 3000m Walk, 3000m Steeplechase. Relays. 

Field: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Javelin, Shot Putt, Discus and Hammer.

Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship update.

  • Posted on: 16 May 2018
  • By: Mags

NOTE: Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship -slight change to schedule.The 3,000m for women and 5,000m for men will now take place on Day 2. Information and entry details below. Dates to be confirmed for days 3 and 4. 

Events are for Senior, Master and Junior only. Athletes must be currently registered with their club in order to compete. 


Day 1. Thursday 24th May. 7pm Dangan. 
1500m, 100m, 400m, 100/110 Hurdles, Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Walk. 
Entries to secretary by 22nd May.

Galway County Athletics Association of Ireland Awards

  • Posted on: 9 April 2018
  • By: Mags

Congratulations to the following GCH athletes who have been selected for a 2017 Galway County Athletics Association of Ireland award for their outstanding achievements during the year. Fifteen in total -including those on teams. Awards will be presented at a celebration dinner at the Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea at 6:30 pm this Saturday, April 14th. 

U-12 to U-15 Girls      Emma Moore

U-23 Men                    Cillian Greene

U-23 Women              Alanna Lally    (County Galway)   

GCH at the 2018 European Master Indoor Championships

  • Posted on: 24 March 2018
  • By: Mags

It was double gold for Sean Breathnach at the very competitive European Masters Indoor Championships, held over this past week in Madrid. A delighted Sean, current holder of the Irish Indoor shot putt record, took gold in the master 35 men category with a super throw of 18.06 on Wednesday, and went on the following day to take gold in the m35 discus with a throw of 47.46.

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FOR NATIONAL MASTER INDOORS

  • Posted on: 1 March 2018
  • By: Mags

The Irish Life Health National Master Indoor Championships scheduled to take place this Sunday 4th March has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. The championship has been rescheduled for SATURDAY 10TH MARCH in Athlone IT. 

Entry to the event has now reopened until this Sunday evening. Link to timetable here (ignore the old date of the 3rd on this)

http://www.athleticsireland.ie/downloads/events-timetable/Masters_Indoor...

Important Information / Notice for National Masters & Intermediate Cross Country

  • Posted on: 7 February 2018
  • By: Mags

Please Note: There are 2 GAA matches in Pearse Stadium this Sunday 11th February- one at 12pm and one at 2pm, so anyone heading to Clarinbridge to the Cross Country from that direction, please leave Galway City early to get out to Clarinbridge ! Galway Athletics are looking for more marshals / helpers for the Cross Country this Sunday, 11th February in Clarinbridge. Quite a lot of volunteer work has gone in up to this point to ensure the event happens here in Galway and is successful.

Galway Athletics Information Evening

  • Posted on: 30 January 2018
  • By: Mags

Club Information Evening.

For anyone new to Athletics or anyone who wants to know more about the various competitions and seasons in athletics they are welcome to come along to a Club Information evening in Craughwell Community Centre this evening, Tuesday 30th January, at 8pm.  

Proposed Timetable -  8:00 - Insurance - Peter Hanlon - McMahon Galvin Insurance-  8:30 - Juvenile Calendar, Competition Entry - County Board -  9:00 - Paul Byrne - Athletics Ireland

Upcoming events for Senior/Master entry

  • Posted on: 25 January 2018
  • By: Mags

Below are current events for entry. Please note closing dates.

Sun, 4th February. AAI Indoor Games, Abbottstown. NB (closing date - this Sunday 28th January)

Sun, 11th February. National Master’s & Intermediate Cross Country + Juvenile B/Relays.Kilcornan, Clarinbridge, Galway. (Closing date Thursday 1st Feb)

Sat & Sun 17th and 18th February. National Senior Indoors, Abbottstown. (Closing date Thursday 8th February) 

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