We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Club athletics gear. For the teenager to Adult gear: www.jako.ie/shop-by-team/crusaders-athletic-club
Well done to all Crusaders athletes who competed in National Juvenile Championships Tullamore over two weekends in July.
Crusaders was well represented in a variety of events against very strong opposition. Conor Napper brought home a silver medal in the U15s pole vault and battled against fierce competition in blazing heat in high jump & triple jump. Morgan Brennan also received a silver medal in the U17 discus and placed 6th in the hammer.
Shane Cosgrave narrowly missed out on a medal placing 4th in U16 hammer.
Luke Timlin, Sean Owens, Emily Lyne, Stephen Conneely and Hugo Magee all qualified from their heats into the final of their track events while Nadine Deehan & Luke Timlin battled hard in their field events.
Congratulations to everyone.
See below for new season cross country training.
The new season starts Saturday 07th September at 10.15 sharp. Please come for 10.00hrs and bring water, waterproofs etc. The groups will be allocated with training starting at 10.15 in groups with your coach. Please be on time.
Cru Future Stars: 8 + 9 yrs
Saturday: 10:15 to 11:45
Learning to Train: 10 - 11 yrs
Thursday: 18:00 to 19:30
Saturday: 10:15 to 11:45
Training to Train: 12 - 16 yrs
Training to Compete: 16 - 19yrs
Tuesday: 18:00 to 19:30 (12+ ONLY)
Thursday: 18:00 to 19:30 (10+ ONLY)
Saturday: 10:15 to 11:45 ( All age groups)
In preparation for the new season of cross country running we will have two pre-season cross country training days on Saturday 24th, 29th & 31st of August. These sessions will take place in the park beside Irishtown Stadium. Please meet at the entrance to Irishtown at 10.15am. There is only cross country training on these dates. Please bring water, water proof jacket etc.
Well done to U14 girls relay team who secured a hard fought silver in the Dublin Indoor Championships.
Training is now:
Tuesday 18:00 to 19:30
Thursday 18:00 to 19:30
Saturday 10:15 to 11:45
It was extremely wet at under 9, 10 , 11 Championships in Irishtown yesterday. Entries Jim O'Neill and I received have been destroyed as we were officiating from 0900 to 1530hrs. If you gave Jim or John Caird an entry on Saturday could you please email email@example.com and advise events entered, athlete name, DOB etc.
With 3 league dates complete and one to go we have a number of athletes well positioned.
Best of luck in the final league meet on the 28th May.
We had a very successful Dublin indoor championships in the new National Indoor Arena on the weekend of 10th, 11th and 12th February.
87 JnrCru athletes took part over the weekend and we had excellent feedback from athletes, parents and coaches. A number of our athletes qualified for nationals and we have listed these and medal winners below.
A huge thank you to Maria & Olivia who insured all our athletes got their numbers and knew when their event was on. Thanks to Brian, Jim and Moya who officiated all weekend: without providing officials our athletes would not be allowed compete. A thank you to Bob, Luca, John, Paul and all the coaches who spent the weekend warming athletes up, advising , encouraging, congratulating ..... and more. A big thank you to all the parents who brought the athletes and created a stunning atmosphere in the arena. FINALLY A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OUR ATHLETES WHO COMPETED WITH A SMILE AND DEMONSTRATED EXCELLENT SPORTSMANSHIP ALL WEEKEND.
OUR MEDAL WINNERS AND NATIONAL QUALIFIERS
Conor Napper (U13) - Gold High jump; 4th 60m hurdles
Emily Lyne (U13) - 4th 60m hurdles
Lucy Doyle (U13) - Bronze in high jump
Mila Reddy Pfeiffer (U13) - Silver long jump
Tess O'Loughlin (U13) - Gold 60m hurdles; high jump bronze
Thomas Coase (U14) - Bronze high jump
Katya Bailey (U14) - 4th high jump (was joint 3rd but moved to 4th on count back)
Arianna Francis (U15) - Silver long jump
Charlie Lyons (U15) - Gold long jump
Luke O'Loughlin (U15) - Silver 60m hurdles
Rachel Caird (U15) - 4th in Shot Putt
Richard White (U15) - Silver 800m
Stephen Connelly (U15) - Bronze 60m hurdles
Aaron Linton (U16) - Bronze shot putt; Bronze 60m hurdles
Lauren Kirwan (U16) - 4th long jump
Lindsey Brown (U16) - Bronze shot putt
Nadine Deehan (U16) - Bronze long jump
Sarah Brown (U16) - Gold shot putt
Patrick Gilceava (U17) - Gold long jump; Gold shot putt; Gold 200m; Silver 60m; Silver 60m hurdles.
John Nugent (U18) - Silver long jump; Silver High jump
Shane Keane U/19 gold 60m and LJ
Michael Nolan U/19 gold 200m, silver 60m
Valentinos Goularas U/19 gold 60m hurdles