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Munster Junior Performance Squad - Autumn 2016

Impressive Array of Cork Talent Nominated for Munster Junior Performance Squad

Twenty nine Cork Athletes, from eleven Cork Clubs have been selected for the Munster Junior Performance Squad

Munster Junior Performance Squad

Members of Munster Junior Performance Squad 2015

Munster Athletics website


Athletics Ireland Junior Performance Squads Page


Full Munster Junior Performance Squad selection - PDF file


Cork Clubs Represented

Bandon (2), Bantry (2), Leevale (8), Midelton (1), Midleton (1), North Cork (3), Skibbereen (1), St Catherines (1), Togher (2), West Muskerry (2) and Youghal (2)


First Munster Training Camp: September 23rd-25th, Banna Beach, Co Kerry


Key aspects of the performance squads will include the following:

  • Weekend Training Camps for athletes & their personal coaches
  • Educational workshops incorporating key areas such as S&C, Sports Psychology, Nutrition & Hydration, Planning, Goal Setting, Lifestyle, Biomechanics
  • A strong training emphasis at these camps with athletes working together in groups
  • A chance for personal coaches and lead coaches to interact and share training ideas
  • Regular communication re development & high performance initiatives and competitions
  • Mentoring support for personal coaches through the lead coaches & National Junior Endurance Coach


Performance Squad Registration

All selected athletes MUST register their place on the squad, by Friday 19th August. Any athlete that hasn’t registered by then may be replaced by athletes on the reserve list. It would very much appreciate if registration was done quickly, with all requested details filled in.

Registration is €20 per athlete. Following this, the head coach from the Munster region will communicate all details regarding the first camp with the personal coaches/athletes, via group e mail. Please ensure that the athlete’s email, a parent’s email and the coach’s email are all provided on the registration form.

Queries should be directed to the National Junior Endurance Coach Steve Macklin at 0876335565


Cork Athletes Selected for Munster Junior Performance Squad - Girls

Fiona Everard Bandon
Laura Nicholson Bandon
Kaithlyn Coffey Leevale
Alannah Neff Leevale
Rhona Pierce Leevale
Tamzin Muldowney Midleton
Ursula Bluett North Cork
Sarah Corbett North Cork
Ellen McCarthy Skibereen
Laura Hayes St Catherines
Jenniffer Cotter West Muskerry
Stephanie Cotter West Muskerry

Cork Athletes Selected for Munster Junior Performance Squad - Boys

Liam Cotter Bantry
Darragh McElhinney Bantry
Tommy Connolly Leevale
Matthew Murnane Leevale
Charlie O'Donovan Leevale
Conor O'Driscoll Leevale
Ben Smith Leevale
Jack O'Shea Midelton
Damian Madigan North Cork
Ruairi Casey Togher
Chris O'Reilly Togher
Feargal Curtin Youghal
Jake McCarthy Youghal

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Cork Athletics County Board is a constituent member of Athletics Ireland. Cork Athletics is the governing body, administering athletics, track and field (T&F), cross-country (XC) and running in county Cork. The Board comprises elected representatives of constituent athletic clubs and running clubs. Cork County Board AAI organises Championship races and competition, including road, track & field (T&F) and Cross-country (XC), at junior, juvenile, senior and masters levels, and selects representation for the county. In addition, training and education is provided for coaches and officials. The Board also regulates the Athletics Ireland race/event permit (licence) process for county Cork.
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