Juvenile Relays & Multi Events T & F Championships CIT May 8th

There were some excellent performances from the club in the Relays and Multi Events in CIT on the 8th May. The club had strong numbers on the day with seven teams participating in the relays and 8 athletes who took part in the Multi Event throughout the afternoon.


Boys U9: (3rd) Cillian Fitzgerald, Ollie Buckley, Cathal Walsh, Harry Walsh

Boys U10: (3rd) Ollie Buckley, Conor O’Donoghue, Cillian Fitzgerald, Cathal Walsh

Girls U11: Catherine Murphy, Danielle, Amy Buckley, Aine, Ran well and unlucky not to qualify for final

Boys U11: Ryan McCarthy, Conor O’Donoghue, Joey O’Callaghan, Micheal O’Driscoll. Qualified for the final, great run guys.

U12 Girls:

  • (1st) Lauren Green Caoimhe O’Donoghue, Grace Coyle, Kate Farley
  • Nicole Buckley, Gaby Bowen, Mary Clare Murphy, Katie O’Regan, qualified for the final and narrowly missed out on a medal.
  • Alijandra Retre, Danielle, Amy Buckley, Aine.  Great run girls but tough competiton on the day.

Boys U 12: Cathal Barry, Joey O’Callaghan, Jonathan Walsh, Ryan McCarthy. Great effort boys unlucky not to have placed.

Girls U 14: Ava Coyle, Sarah Fitzgerald, Sarah Murphy, Arianna Price.  Great run girls but  competition was tough on the day.

Girls U15:  (2nd) Ava Coyle, Sarah Murphy, Lia Farley. Rosemary Buckley



After a long morning, there was great stamina shown by the athletes who competed in the Multi Events throughout the afternoon.

The U 12 girls had 5 competitors and took pride of place for the afternoon!  Lauren Green (2nd) narrowly missed out on Gold taking Silver and Caoimhe O’Donoghue (3rd) Bronze on the day.  Nicole Buckley (4th), Gaby Bowen (6th), Alijandra Retre (9th). Well done girls.

Well done also to first timers Boys U12 Joey O’Callaghan and Girls U13 Sarah Fitzgerald (7th) and to Girls U14 Rosemary Buckley (4th) who put in a steady performance.

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Club Success at Cork County Championships CIT, Day 1 Sunday 2nd May

What an amazing day on day one of the County Championships in CIT last Sunday. Every athlete jumped, threw and ran their heart out and did so well in all events. With over 1300 athletes taking part  there was great turn out from the club. We are very proud of each and everyone’s efforts!

The club was thrilled to have athletes across all ages and disciplines and it was particularly good for the Club to have first timers in the County U9’s.  It’s a great experience for them and they did the club proud. Well done!

U9 Boys

Ollie Buckley  (3rd 60m Sprint)

Cillian Fitzgerald

Gerard Murphy  (2nd Turbo Javelin)

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Kate O’Callaghan

Caoimhe O’Donnell


The U10’s put in good runs in the sprint heats and the 500m but with tough competition on the day they were unlucky not to medal.

U10 Girls

Mary Murphy

 U10 Boys

Conor O’Donoghue

Joey O’Callaghan


The U12 Girls are going from strength to strength and were tough competition on the day.  Grace Coyle jumped an amazing 4.17m to easily secure 1st place in Long Jump.  2nd & 3rd were determined by their 2nd jump distances and Gaby Bowen secured 2nd  while Katie O’Regan hurdled her way to 2nd position.  At the end of a long day Nicole Buckley and Lauren Green put in solid runs to take 1st & 2nd in the 600m respectively.  Kate Farley and Caoimhe O’Donoghue put in strong performances on the day great effort girls.

U12 Girls

Nicole Buckley (1st 600m)

Lauren Green (2nd 600m)

Grace Coyle (1st Long Jump)

Gaby Bowen (2nd Long Jump)

Katie O’Regan (2nd  Hurdle)

Katie Farley

Caoimhe O’Donoghue


 U12 Boys

It’s great to see Cathal Barry back at the track and taking 2nd in the Long Jump. He was very unfortunate to not medal in the boys 600m –   Onwards & upwards Cathal!

Cathal Barry (2nd Long Jump)


U13 Girls

Kate and Sarah both ran well in a fast paced 600m  with Kate coming in 4th place. Well done girls.

Sarah Fitzgerald

Kate Redmond


The U14 & U15 girls put in solid performances also with all of them placing this week.  Super effort girls!

U14 Girls

Sarah Murphy (2nd 80H)

Ava Coyle (2nd 200H, 2nd Long Jump)

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Rosemary Buckley (3rd 250 H)

Lia Farley (1st 100m, 2nd 250H)

U17 Boys

We are delighted to see Alan O’Donovan back representing the club at U17 and he put in a fantastic performance on Sunday taking 1st in Javelin and 3rd 400m.


Gold for girls U12 Relay, National Indoors @ AIT, Athlone

Against very strong competition the girls U12 relay team put in a fantastic performance to take Gold at the Indoor Championships in AIT, Athlone on the 19th March. Well done to the girls and their dedicated coaches on an amazing result!

U12 Girls Relay

Nicole Buckley

Grace Coyle

Kate Farley

Katie O’Regan



The U 15 girls relay were also in action on the Sunday and despite a good run in the heats it was not to be their weekend.

Girls U15 Relay

RoseMary Buckley

Ava Coyle

Lia Farley

Sarah Murphy

Club Success at Glo Health Indoor Nationals Athlone 12th & 13th March

Riverstick Kinsale AC achieved fantastic results last weekend at the Glo Health Indoor National at AIT Track Athlone.


Six members of the club competed over the weekend. Katie O’Regan and Grace Coyle competed in U12 Long Jump with Katie  securing a Silver Medal @4.11m and Grace a PB @4m on the day for 4th position just narrowly missing out on a medal on the day.

Katie Farley ran a great 60m sprint and finished in 6th position in a very tight finish.

U12 Long Jump

Katie O’Regan (2nd)

Grace Coyle (4th)

U12 60m Sprint

Katie Farley (6th)



Day 2 saw the U13 & U15 Girls compete in Long Jump and Alan O’Donovan U17 Boys 800m.

It’ s great to see Alan back competing again and he ran great semi final however narrowly missed out on a qualifying time for the final.

Ava Coyle took 3rd position in the  U13 Long Jump while Lia Farley secured 2nd in the girls U15 Long Jump.

Well done to each one of you to have placed within the top 6 in the National Indoors is a tremendous achievement for you and the club.

U17 800m

Alan O’Donovan (semi-final)

U13 Long Jump

Ava Coyle (3rd)

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Lia Farley (2nd)Lia AIT


Tuesday Training Re-commences in Kinsale

Just to let you know that the Riverstick/Kinsale Athletics training in Kinsale RFC is commencing next Tuesday 1st March at 4.30pm-5.30pm
This will run until October (weather depending)!
The cost is €2 per week and the registration is €25 per child, €35 Two Juvenile same family, €50 Three Juvenile same family. Adults €50
Registration is essential for training sessions and a requirement for Insurance purposes.
New members always welcome.
Thank You.

Munster U13-U19 Indoor Championships – Nenagh, Sunday 21st Feb 2016

Another solid performance from the club on the second day day of the Indoor Championships in Nenagh.

It was great to see Alan O’Donovan back competing last weekend and running so well.  He secured second place  in a competitive pack of  U 17 boys 800m.    We’re delighted to see the club represented in the older boys category and it’s a great motivation for our younger boys to work toward.  Well done Alan!

(U17 Boys)

Alan O’Donovan


The girls also represented the club in the Long Jump U14 & U15 and did us proud.

Ava Coyle  and Sarah Murphy represented the club in U14 Long Jump with Ava coming in 2nd place and Sarah coming in 5th. Lia Farley jumped in the U15 Long Jump and secured 2nd place.


(U14 Girls)

Ava Coyle

Sarah Murphy

(U15 Girls)

Lia Farley

Great Performance Indoor Championships, Nenagh Stadium , 13th & 14th February 2016

Last weekend saw our athletes compete on both Saturday 13th  for the boys and Sunday the 14th for the girls, with strong performances all round.

Conor  O’Donoghue competing in U10 won his heat and ran well in the 600m final coming in 7th place.

Ryan McCarthy competing in U11 won his 600m heat and was unlucky not to medal in the final.

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It was the girls turn on Sunday with five competing in  U12, 60m sprint and long jump.  With solid runs all five of the girls made it to the sprint semi final with 3 of them making the 60m final.   Katie Farley took silver in the final of the 60m Sprint.

There were incredible jumps from the girls in the long jump with Katie O’Regan and Grace Coyle taking Gold & Silver respectively jumping 3.94m & 3.92m.


Gabby Bowen

Grace Coyle

Katie Farley

Caoimhe O’Donoghue

Katie O’Regan

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Well done to all.



Cork win Gold at Inter County XC Relay, Enniskeane, West Cork February 7th 2016

Congratulations to our own Ryan McCarthy who qualified to run with the Cork County Relay Team winning Gold in the Munster Juvenile Inter Club XC  Relay in Enniskeane on Sunday the 7th February.



Munster Juvenile Indoor Relay Championships 2016, Nenagh 24th Jan

IMG_2203 IMG_2231 IMG_2230 IMG_2205Riverstick Kinsale AC had a strong start to the Indoor Season securing two silver medals in Girls U12 and Girls U15 relays  in Nenagh on Sunday the 24th January.

For the first time the club had two teams of U12  girls and there were strong performances from both teams of girls on the day. The finals however were based on fastest heat time and Team B were unlucky to have narrowly missed out on a slot in the final.   Team A however went on to win silver!

Similarly the U15 girls showed great determination and had a great result on the day also winning silver.

Well done to you all for doing your club proud :)


U12 Girls

Team A – Silver Medal

Kate Farley

Grace Coyle

Nicole Buckley

Kate O’Regan


Team B

Gabby Bowen

Amy Buckley

Lauren Green

Caoimhe O’Donoghue


U15 Girls – Silver Medal

RoseMary Buckley

Sarah Murphy

Ava Coyle

Lia Farley



Munster B XC Championships Sun 29th November, Cappaghwhite

Storm Clodagh could not deter our hardy athletes last Sunday in the Munster B XC Championships at Cappaghwhite. In challenging conditions our athletes showed true grit and determination!

In the Girls U11 Nicole Buckley secured 2nd place and thanks to great runs by her team mates, Grace Coyle, Amy Buckley and Caoimhe O’Donoghue the girls took a bronze team medal.

Girls U 11

Nicole Buckley

Gracey Coyle

Amy Buckley

Caoimhe O’Donoghue


Boys U13

David McCarth,y competing in the Boys U13, also put in a solid run.

Well done and congratulations to you all!