Friday, July 03, 2015

Canoe Club Update

Congratulations to all KCC paddlers who took part in recent events, writes Sinead Foley.

Junior Liffey Descent - End May
Ronan Foley & Aaron Thorpe 1st and 2nd in U 15; K1; Anthony & Tracey Whitley 1st & 2nd in U23.

Blueway Marathon in Athy – End May
David McDonnell 1st, Lar O’Brien 2nd 21KM;
Ronan Foley 1st 10km.

Erne Paddlers race in Enniskillen 14th June
David McDonnell 2nd K1 Div 2;
Ronan Foley 1st , Lar O Brien 2nd K1 Div 3;
Johnny Barry 1st , Joe Brown 2nd K1 Div 4;
Aaron Thorpe 1st Div 5, Scott Dignam 2nd Div 5;
Alison Miley 1st , Debbie McHugh 2nd Womens G;P
Dermot Coogan 1st, Paddy Fitzgerald Mens GP.

Upcoming events include:
• National Marathon Championships July 11th in Galway.

We would also like to wish the best of luck to KCC paddlers flying the flag abroad this summer.
Darragh Walsh who is currently taking part in the Surf Kayaking Championships in Galicia, Spain.
Anthony Whitely who will be travelling to Belgium on the Irish under 21 Polo team in July.
Oisin & Ciara Farrell with the Irish Slalom team will be paddling in a number of different Slalom events all around Europe, including the Junior & U23 European Championships.

Beginners courses are currently running at the club, Mondays and Wednesdays. All equipment is provided. For further information contact Diane ( or call to the club Mon–Fri from 7pm.