On Tuesday the 7th of March, the Hazelwood College athlete travelled to Neenagh Indoor Arena to compete in the Munster’s Indoor Schools Multi-Event Competition. All of the athletes did extremely well in their variety of events some of which included shot putt, long jump, 60m hurdles, 60m, 600m and 1200m. Our Medallists were Megan Lenihan and Máiríde Bennis. Megan came in a brilliant 2nd place in her competition – Junior Shot putt with a stunning new PB of 12.94m. Máiríde came in 2nd place in her Intermediate 60m Hurdles final, she also set a new PB.
The rest of the team did fantastically well but no one else was lucky enough to medal. Pictured are the Hazelwood College Athletics team involved. Back row (left to right): Vicky O’Connell, Aoibhann O’Keefe, Donagh McCarthy, Robert McCarthy, Jack McCarthy, Douglas Woolam, William Geoghan, Michael Brennan, Adam Sheahan and Brian O’Callaghan. Front row (back to front): Kiera Knipe, Emma O’Flynn, Molly McCarthy, May Junquera, Natalie Mason, Kevin Normoyle, Brendan Harding, Corey Knipe, Oliver O’Dell, Máiríde Bennis and Ethan Knipe. Missing from picture: Stephen McKensie, Jack Brennan, Megan Lenihan, Holly Beasley, Sophie Sheehan and Melissa Duggan.
Picture b: Recently, the Hazelwood College Athletics team travelled to Pallaskenry for the North Munster’s Schools’ Cross Country Competition. There were over 500 competitors there on the day. Eimear Lenihan came in the top 10 in her race and qualified for the all-Irelands. Seven other people came in the top 30 of their race but were not lucky enough to qualify. Pictured are (left to right): Michael Brennan, Ciaran O’Flynn, Jack O’Neill and Ethan Knipe.
Picture c: Hazelwood College students (from left to right): Megan Lenihan, Valerie Shanahan and Aoibhann O’Keefe who participated in the North Munster Schools’ Cross Country Competition as part of the Hazelwood College Athletics team.
Picture d: Hazelwood College first year students make their debut at the North Munster Schools’ Cross Country Competition are pictured at the recent meet in Pallaskenry. Pictured are (from left to right): May Junquera, Emma O’Flynn, Kiera Knipe and Natalie Mason
Picture e: Hazelwood College first year boys making their debut at the recent Pallaskenry meet of the North Munster Schools’ Cross Country Competition as part of the Hazelwood College Athletics team. Pictured are (from right to left) Kevin Normoyle, Brendan Harding, Brian O’Callaghan, Oliver O’Dell and Donagh McCarthy.
Picture f: Jack Brennan first year Hazelwood College prepares to make his debut at the North Munster’s Schools’ Cross Country Competition at the recent meet in Pallaskenry.