National Indoor Athletics

Congrats to Rory Chesser who took a bronze medal in the National Indoors 3000m in a time of 8min 23secs! A fantastic achievement! Also flying the flag for Clare at the National Indoors were Damien Landers and Kevin Chesser, both of whom qualified for the final in a hotly contested 1500m. They finished a very creditable 7th and 10th, respectively, with times of 3:59.29 (Damien) and 4:03.68 (Kevin).

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Munster Schools Cross-Country

The Irish Life Health Munster Schools XC Championships was held in Tramore Valley Park, Cork City, on Thursday 16th February. A large contingent of Ennis Track athletes made their presence felt with individual medals and helped their respective schools to achieve team success. In the Minor Boys 2500m race, Dean Casey and Dylan Casey (both Ennis Track) won gold and silver and with teammates Luke Griffin (Fergus AC, 3rd place) and Efe Opuoro (Ennis Track) led St Flannan’s to team silver. In the Junior Girls race, Rice College Ennis won…

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Munster Star Awards

The Munster Star Awards Banquet took place on Saturday 11th February in the Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Brian Murphy did the honours in collecting the awards on behalf of Ennis Track AC. Thank you to all our athletes, members, family and friends we could not do anything without your support, energy and ambition! Ennis Track Club was awarded best Juvenile Club in Munster in cross-country running; top Senior & Masters Club in Munster for cross-country running; and top Senior & Masters Club in Munster for road running. Brian Murphy (second from left) collecting the award on…

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National Indoor Club League Final

An historic day in Irish athletics and Ennis Track AC played a significant part by competing in the first competition to be held at the Sports Ireland National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown on Saturday. The newly opened venue welcomed the first athletes for the National Indoor Club League Final, which Ennis Track qualified for in third position over two earlier rounds. The top 8 teams in the country then arrived on Saturday to battle out for national glory & qualification for European competition. The day began positively with Jemil Saidi…

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Munster Indoor Championships (U9–U12)

The Munster Indoor Track and Field Championships (U9–U12) took place this weekend in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. There was a great attendance from all over the province and Ennis Track had a strong team of athletes in contention on both days. Results are as follows: Day 1, Saturday 4th February Faye Mannion won a silver medal in the  U9 girls 300-m race with a wonderful run of 58.30 s. Leo Johnson had a fantastic day, winning gold in the U11 boys 60-dash in a superb time of 9.06 s and also winning the long jump with…

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Clare Juvenile Indoor Championships

The indoor season got off to a mighty start for our juveniles this weekend, with Ennis Track athletes bringing home a huge medal haul! All the hard winter work paid off as our boys and girls pitted themselves against County Clare’s best. Following is a preliminary report of some of our athletes’ achievements. (Apologies for any mistakes or omissions – please use the form to the side to send any additional results and photos.) U9 Girls: Faye Mannion won gold in the 300m. U10 Girls: Mollie Lahiffe won the silver medal in the…

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AAI Indoor League

Attached some images of our athletes in action in Athlone on Saturday 28th at Day 2 of the National Club League Multievents. Ennis Track have qualified for the final, in which 6 teams qualify from 2 days of events. The final will be on Saturday February 4th in the new National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown which was opened only last week. This is a great achievement for our club, well done to all of our athletes who competed.

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