Newcastle Juniors show class at Tollymore
On Sunday, the club hosted the 3rd race of the McGrady’s Financial Junior Cross Country Series. The weather was onside and even the sun came out from time to time to remind us that Spring was incoming. With all the Junior coaches and volunteers undertaking various roles across the event, some for the first time and other, experienced stalwarts directing, the teamwork was evident and reflected on the smooth running of the event and bonus baked treats in the tent for all.
Thursday 08 Feb 24 welcomed the return of the highly anticipated Armagh 5K International Road Race. The event is organised by Armagh Athletics Club and attracts elite athletes from all over the world to this fast course around The Mall.
It’s 4 for Irish Schools Cross Country
On Wednesday 07 Feb 24, those runners who progressed to the Ulster Schools Cross Country championships, toed the line at Mallusk on what was a cold but dry day.
Maisie’s on Track
On Saturday, five of the junior squad headed to UUJ Sports Centre for week two of Indoor events, this week focusing on Sprints and Hurdles.
Eve sets the bar for 2024 Season At Indoors
Eve McNamara has made a phenomenal start to track and field season, representing the club at UUJ Indoors Throws and Jumps on Saturday.
Post Primary District Cross Country
As we near the end of January, the school’s cross country season gets underway. With Districts taking place on Thursday at Delamont, a large number of the Newcastle junior squads swapped their yellow and red vests for their school colours and lined up against each other in their respective races. With St.Malachy’s High School, Shimna Integrated College, St.Louis Grammar School, Down High, St.Patrick’s Grammar School, Our Lady’s Grammar School and Assumption Grammar School all selecting Newcastle AC runners to represent their Cross Country Squads.