Gallant Tipp Narrowly Miss Out On Medal Places In Nation Track And Field

Tipperary  Team who competed in the Womens National Track & Field League Premier Division in Tullamore on Sunday last, they finished fourth losing out on bronze medals by 1.5pts to Galway.

Back L-R Lorna O’Shea, Carrick on Suir AC, 100mH & 400mH, Eimear Lynch, Newport AC 400m & 4x400m relay, Aoife Dwyer, Moyne AC 4x100m, Aisling Dwyer Moyne 4x100m, Ellen O’Dwyer Nenagh Olympic High Jump, Mgt Mary Grace, Nenagh Olympic 1500 &4x400m Relay.

Front L-R; Grace Fitzgerald, Tipp Town AC, Triple Jump (PB), Leona Maher Moyne AC 4x100m Relay, Katie Bergin Moyne AC, 200m, 4x100m & 4x400m.Kellie Bester Carrick on Suir AC100m, Marissa Hayes Templemore AC Discus & Shot Putt,, Kayley Cozens, Hammer Throw (PB).

Not in Photo. Emma O’Neill Carrick on Suir, Long Jump, Aoife DeLargy Nenagh Olympic, 800m &4x400m Relay, Ciara O’Neill, Clonmel AC 3K,Katie Cozens Templemore AC, 28lb. Wgh. for Distance. Grainne O’Connor, Clonmel AC, 3k Walk. Team Manager; Martin Flynn, Moyne AC.

Seventeen athletes completed the 20 different events on the day. Tipperary had a very young squad of athletes taking part, 13 are U/23 and 12 are U/20. Two individual PB’s were recorded, Kaley Cozens Templemore in the Hammer 35.02m and Grace Fitzgerald in the Triple Jump 11.11m. The Moyne AC 4x100m squad who represented Tipperary also recorded a new pb 50.15secs

1 Kildare County – Women 105
2 Dundrum South Dublin AC – Women 102
3 Galway County – Women 92
4 Tipperary County – Women 90.5
5 Raheny Shamrock AC – Women 86
6 Cloniffe Harriers AC – Women 77
7 East Cork Division – Women 71.5
8 Monaghan County – Women 32