Weekly News Roundup - Week 7/2018



Laois Indoor Championships 2018 17.02.18

Around 35 children represented Portlaoise AC at Laois Indoor Championships in Nenagh. Thanks to Michael, Noel, Joe and Patrick for getting the Juveniles to their events on the day. We had lots of medals and PBs on the day. Well done to all who participated.

Here are the list of medal winners on the day, in no particular order.

60M Boys U10 Daniel Downey 3rd, 60M Oliver MacCauley U12 1st, 60M Ben Toomey 3rd Boys U12.

U18 200M Katie Walsh 1st.

Boys U15 60M Hurdles Gavin Dempsey 2nd, Boys U15 60M Hurdles Conor Brady 3rd.

Girls U11 300M Emma Jane Cuddy 1st, Boys U11 300M Daniel Downey 1st.

Boys U13 600M Jack Murnell 3rd.

Girls U18 800M Katie Walsh 1st.

Girls U12 Long Jump Faye Brown, Boys U12 Long Jump Daniel Downey 1st, Boys U12 Long Jump Eoghan Lambe 3rd.

U18 Boys High Jump Jack Delaney 2nd.

Girls U14 Shot Put Leah Smullen 2nd ,Girls U14 Shot Put Grace Meade 3rd, Boys U14 Shot Put Sean Kirby 3rd, Girls U16 Shot Put Siofra Marum 2nd, Girls U16 Shot Put Rachel Ann Marshall 3rd, Boys U16 Shot Put Niall Kirby, Girls U18 Shot Put Katie Walsh 2nd.

Portlaoise did very well in the team relay events also taking 3rd Boys U11, 3rd Girls U13, 2nd Boys U13, 2nd Girls U15, 3rd Boys U19.


Ballykelly 10k 18.02.18

On a flat out and back course on Sunday in Ballykelly, Cyril cuddy came home 2nd in 34:29 , James Hamm 3rd 34:38, Paul Cuddy 9th 38:38 . Maria Cuddy was 5th female in 46:31.


Park Runs

In Vicarstown we had a few club members running Noel Marum, Joe Walsh, Sean Donoghue and Amy Walsh. In the junior park run we had Tara Ring and Ross Ring.


Streets of Portlaoise 5k St. Patrick’s Day 2018

A new route and new title sponsor will ensure that athletes of all abilities will be catered for at the Streets of Portlaoise 5k.

We would like to extend a big thank you to all our sponsors; People First Credit Union Midlands Park Hotel Downeys AutoStop Mulhall's Supervalu, Portlaoise Shaws Department Stores. Don’t forget to enter online at:



Monday: Seniors St. Fintans: Meet at 8pm - run at 8.15pm

Tuesday: Juveniles Portlaoise Track:  Meet at 7pm

Tuesday: Seniors St. Fintans: Meet at 6.15pm - run at 6.30pm

Wednesday: Seniors Portlaoise Track: Meet at 7pm

Thursday: Seniors Portlaoise Track: Meet at 6pm

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