The death occurred this morning of Der Cronin. Der was a founder member of Leevale. He competed on both track and cross country and was a member of many successful Leevale teams on the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was club captain and also was a very active committee member for several years. He [...]
It was a great 1-2 for Leevale at last night’s 4 miler in Fota Wildlife Park, organised by Eagle AC. Ben Thistlewood made a rare road appearance and duly delivered with a great win in 19:42. Next home in 19:57 was James Grufferty, who has been in great form recently. Brian Carr finished 8th, Brian [...]
The first of this summer’s graded T&F leagues took place at CIT last night and incorporated county championships in the 100m, 400m, LJ, and 4x100m relay events. It was a good night overall for Leevale athletes, the club heading the points rankings at the end of the night. Louise Shanahan, who is still underage even [...]
The summer road season is well underway with a spate of races having taken place over the past week. Tim Twomey had a strong 2nd behind East Cork’s Sean McGrath at the Clonpriest 5K near Youghal on Thusday. Clonpriest 5K results Meanwhile, today Mark Bickerdike won the M50 section of the Bandon 10K, which was [...]
With the outdoor season now well underway, senior athletes would usually be gearing themselves towards the County Senior T&F Championships, normally held around the end of May. However, this year the championships will instead be held as part of the John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Leagues, which have been a great success over the past [...]
It was a busy bank holiday weekend on the roads with the first of the big early summer races taking place around the county and country. Claire McCarthy had a good win at Saturday’s Bay Run, which was held over the usual Bantry\Glengarriff route. Brian Hegarty was 5th in the men’s race. Bay Run results [...]
It was a very successful day for Leevale athletes at Day 1 of the County Juvenile Championships. The medal haul was substantial across the full range of track and field events.