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Athletics News - Wednesday 30 Mar 2011

Community Games Athletics Training

Athletics training for Bennekerry/Tinryland Community Games will
recommence this Tuesday (March 29th) in the Parochial Fields,
Tinryland at 7pm and will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the
remainder of the season.


Congratulations are extended to Tinryland AC Juvenile Athlete Deana
Kealy on winning a magnificent gold medal in the All Ireland Under 12
Indoor High Jump with a leap of 1 metre 36 in Magherafelt Co.Derry

There were also some fine performances by Tinryland Athletes in the
Ballycotton 10 Mile Race in East Cork with Tommy Payne taking the over
50 section with a fantastic time of 54 mins while his son Colin also
ran very impressively to post a time of 58 mins with Kevin Cuddy also
finishing well in 1 hr 17 mins.

Pat Byrne was a comfortable winner of the Carlow Hospice 5km Run on
Sunday last with a time of 15 mins 30, some 50 seconds ahead of runner
up Tommy Payne while newcomer Larry Murphy was placed 5th in this
event which attracted over 400 participants.

The Tinryland team of Pat Byrne, Dwayne Farrell, Michael Kehoe and
Colin Payne were also team winners in the Portlaoise 5km on St.
Patrick's Day.

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