4th Annual Primary Schools Relay Races 29 April 2016

May 3rd, 2016

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St Mel’s National School, Ardagh, holding the Ray Flynn Perpetual Trophy for winning 2nd place overall at the 4th Annual Co. Longford Primary Schools Relay Races held on 29 April 2016 at Clonguish GAA grounds, Newtownforbes

4th Annual Primary Schools Relay Races 29 April 2016

May 3rd, 2016

6th class Boys 4 X400m race

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The 2 teams of 6th Class Boys from Ardagh school that won 1st and 3rd place in the 4 X 400m relay race

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2nd place Lanesborough

4th Annual Primary Schools Relay Races 29 April 2016

May 3rd, 2016

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2nd class girls 4 X 200m relay race winners Edgeworthstown

4th Annual Primary Schools Relay Races 29th April 2016

May 3rd, 2016

2nd Class Boys races

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1st Edgeworthstown

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2nd Newtownforbes

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3rd Killoe

Primary Schools Relay Races, 29 April 2016

May 3rd, 2016

2nd Class Girls

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1st Edgeworthstown

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2nd Newtownforbes

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3rd Colehill

Primary Schools Relay Races, 29 April 2016

May 3rd, 2016

3rd Class Boys 4X200m Race

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1st Edgeworthstown (no. 20)

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2nd Newtownforbes (no. 8)

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3rd Killoe (no. 5)

LONGFORD PRIMARY SCHOOLS RELAY RACES 2016

May 3rd, 2016

Hosted by Longford Athletic Club

The 4th Annual Co. Longford Primary Schools Relay Races were held at Clonguish GAA grounds, Newtownforbes on Friday 29 April 2016. 12 schools participated, giving 400 children the opportunity to take part and enjoy a fun evening of running. Thanks to all the principals, teachers and parents for preparing the teams and supporting this annual event hosted by Longford AC. Please see the Club webpage longfordac.com for photographs of the winning teams from all the races. Information about the Club, membership, training and results of competitions can all be viewed.

Results for each race:

Class 1st 2nd 3rd
2nd Class Girls Edgeworthstown Newtownforbes Colehill
2nd Class Boys Edgeworthstown Newtownforbes Killoe
3rd Class Girls Colehill Ardagh Newtownforbes
3rd Class Boys Killoe Newtownforbes Ardagh
4th Class Girls Ballymahon Edgeworthstown Joint: Colehill/Tashinny
4th Class Boys Newtownforbes Killoe Colehill
5th Class Girls Edgeworthstown Ardagh Newtownforbes
5th Class Boys Edgeworthstown Killoe Ballymahon
6th Class Girls Ardagh Colehill Killoe
6th Class Boys Ardagh Lanesborough **Ardagh

 

**Only 1 team from a school can score points in each race so the points for 3rd place in the 6th class boys race went to the 4th place finishers Newtownforbes. Ardagh won the set of 3rd place medals but not any points as they had 2 teams in this race and their other team came in 1st place.

 

Subs Races:

2nd Class Girls  1st-Kenagh                          2nd-Newtownforbes        3rd-Edgeworthstown

2nd Class Boys  1st-Colehill                           2nd-Newtownforbes        3rd-Newtownforbes

3rd Class Girls   1st-Cloontagh                     2nd-Newtownforbes         3rd-Newtownforbes

3rd Class Boys   1st-Fermoyle                       2nd-Fermoyle                      3rd-Killoe

4th Class Girls   1st-Edgeworthstown       2nd-Killoe                             3rd-Newtownforbes

4th Class Boys   1st-Fermoyle                       2nd-Edgeworthstown      3rd-Edgeworthstown

5th Class Girls   1st-Newtownforbes         2nd-Newtownforbes        3rd-Edgeworthstown

5th Class Boys   1st-Edgeworthstown       2nd-Killoe                              3rd-Cloontagh

6th Class Girls   1st-Newtownforbes         2nd-Edgeworthstown      3rd

6th Class Boys   1st-Lanesborough             2nd-Edgeworthstown     3rd-Lanesborough

 

 

Score Board 2016

School 2nd

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2nd B 3rd G 3rd B 4th G 4th B 5th G 5th B 6th G 6th B Total
Edgeworthstown 5 5 3 5 5 23
Ardagh 3 1 3 5 5 17
Newtownforbes 3 3 1 3 5 1 1 17
Killoe 1 5 3 3 1 13
Colehill 1 5 1 1 3 11
Ballymahon 5 1 6
Lanesborough 3 3
Tashinny 1 1
Ballianlee
Fermoyle
Cloontagh
Kenagh

 

The set of Ray Flynn Perpetual Trophies were presented to:

1st place Edgeworthstown

2nd place Ardagh (had two 1st place wins)

3rd Newtownforbes (had one 1st place win)

Longford Primary Schools’ Relay Races

April 28th, 2016

Hosted by Longford Athletic Club

At Clonguish GAA Grounds, Newtownforbes

Friday 29th April 2016 @ 6.30pm SHARP

Programme

6.00pm            Registration in Sports Hall                  €2 per athlete

6.30pm            2nd class girls               4 X 200m

2nd class boys               4 X 200m

3rd class girls               4 X 200m

3rd class boys               4 X 200m

4th class girls               4 X 200m

4th class boys               4 X 400m

5th class girls               4 X 200m

5th class boys               4 X 400m

6th class girls               4 X 200m

6th class boys               4 X 400m

 

Each relay race will be followed immediately by the relevant subs race so the 2nd class girls relay will be followed by the 2nd class girls’ subs race.

Medals will be presented to the first three teams in each race. Medals also for first three individuals in each subs race. The Ray Flynn Trophy will be presented for the best school based on finishing positions in each race. 1st place 5 pts, 2nd place 3pts, 3rd place 1pt. Only one team from a school can score points in each race.

Indoor event for counties Roscommon, Longford and Leitrim.

April 6th, 2016

The events are as follows:

U9 Girls & Boys    U10 Girls & Boys      U11 Girls & Boys

Born 2008             Born 2007                Born 2006

60m                      60m                        60m

300m                    500m                      600m

Long Jump            Long Jump              Long Jump

Turbo Javelin         Turbo Javelin           Turbo Javelin

 

It is an indoor individual event on the 17th April 2016 in Athlone. Starting at 1.00pm sharp.

 

We would like parents to email the child’s name, DOB and events to Longfordac@gmail.com.

 

The cost will be 5.00 per child to cover the cost of the arena.

 

The closing date for entries will be April 9th at 10am. This is later than the official closing date of Friday April 8th but we need to get the message out there to parents. Please do not expect it to be extended.

 

It should be a great introduction to competition in a very relaxed atmosphere and it would be great to get loads of kids involved.

 

Longford AC U15 boys relay team

March 24th, 2016

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Longford AC U15 boys relay team that competed in the GloHealth National Juvenile Indoor Relay Championships on 19 March 2016 at AIT International Arena. Killian Rawle, Daire McManus, Keelin McGann & Cian McPhillips progressed from their heat to run in the final.