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Cork Team Selections for Athletics Ireland National Junior and Senior Cross-Country Championships 2017

Cork Athletics Squads Named for National Senior & Junior Cross-Country Championships

National Sports Campus, Abbottstown, Dublin

Sunday November 26th 2017


cross country course abbottstown



The following athletes have been selected for Cork Teams at Athletics Ireland National Junior & Senior Cross-Country Championships 2017

 All selected athletes MUST confirm their status with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (085-1480725) asap, and by 5pm, Wednesday November 15th, at the very latest.

If you Cannot make it, please let Paddy Buckley know immediately. If you are doubtful, please let Paddy know - your place will be held, but replacements may be put on standby notice - Cork Athletics wants to field full squads in all events - please help us do that!


Anyone who has not been included in the listings, or who feels that they may have been inadvertently omitted, or who, having previously indicated that they did not wish to be considered, would like to be considered for selection, should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (085-1480725) without delay

The County Board Bus has been cancelled, as a large number of those selected have made their own alternative travel arrangements.


Strong squads have been nominated for all four Championships, with some athletes already committed to travelling home from abroad to run on the Cork County team

Junior Womens Team

 Eight (8) to run, with four (4) to score

Stephanie Cotter West Muskerry AC
Alanah Neff Leevale AC
Rhona Pierce Leevale AC
Tamzin Muldowney Midleton AC
Laura Hayes St Catherine's AC
Fiona Everard Bandon AC
Laura Nicholson Bandon AC
Emma Bickerdike Leevale AC
Sara Mulcahy St Catherine's AC
Ursula Bluett North Cork AC
Katie Walsh Carraig na bhFear AC
  Leevale AC


Junior Mens Team

Twelve (12) to run, with six (6) to score

Athlete Club
Charlie O'Donovan Leevale AC
Naoise Ó Flairtheartaigh Bandon AC
Damien Madigan North Cork AC
Joseph Daly Carraig na bhFear AC
Fearghal Curtain Youghal AC
Darragh McElhinney Bantry AC
Jake McCarthy Youghal AC
Killian Nolan Youghal AC
Matthew Murnane Leevale AC
James Murray Good Old Abbey AC
Ben Smith Leevale AC
Jack O'Connor Leevale AC
Abdirahmam Mohamed Leevale AC
James Mintern Leevale AC
Conor O'Driscoll Leevale AC


Senior Womens Team

Eight (8) to run, with four (4) to score

Michelle Finn Leevale AC
Michelle Kenny Leevale AC
Claire McCarthy Leevale AC
Sinead O'Connor Leevale AC
Lizzie Lee Leevale AC
Fiona Santry East Cork AC
Lorraine Bolster Mallow AC
Carol Finn Leevale AC


Senior Mens Team

Twelve (12) to run, with six (6) to score

Mark Hanrahan Leevale AC
Tim O'Donoghue East Cork AC
Michael Herlihy North Cork AC
Kevin O'Brien East Cork AC
James McCarthy East Cork AC
Sean McGrath East Cork AC
Tim Twomey Leevale AC
Conor McCauley Leevale AC
Paul Moloney Mallow AC
Michael Harrington Durrus AC
Vivian Foley Eagle AC
Mark Walsh Leevale AC

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Cork Athletics 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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