Thursday, April 21, 2016

Handwriting champs!

Congratulations to our Handwriting champions who won four county medals at the Community Games County Final in Athgarvan, writes Papillon Rabitte. Best of luck to Ella Cole who goes forward to represent Kildare at the National Finals this August.

The four winners were: Ella Cole -1st place U10 girls; Katie O Donnell - 4th Place U10 girls; Liam Wynne - 3rd place U10 boys; and Paddy Taylor - 3rd place U12 boys.

In other news, our local swimming competition was held recently in the Curragh pool. A big thank you to all the parents who volunteered to help us run the event.

All the winners below go forward to the County Swimming competition which will be held in K Leisure, Athy. The girls' competition will be held on Saturday 30th April and the boys' competition will be held on Sunday 1st May. Registration is at 1.30pm.

U8 Girls Freestyle - 1st Aidin Gordon;
U8 Boys Freestyle - 1st Tiaran Donnelly, 2nd Sean Hoey, 3rd Alexander Bowens;
U10 Girls Freestyle -1st Sinead Gordon;
U10 Girls Backstroke -1st Abbie Noone, 2nd Ella Cullen;
U10 Boys Freestyle-1st Sean Dunne, 2nd Turlough Donnelly, 3rd Denis Romaniv;
U10 Boys Backstroke - 1st Noah Mahon, 2nd Richard Bowens, 3rd Ben Connors & Charlie Mc Caffrey;
U12 Girls Freestyle- 1st Alex Connors, 2nd Jemima Terry, 3rd Rebecca Mc Caffrey;
U12 Girls Backstroke - 1st Abbey McNamara, 2nd Marysia Bowens;
U12 Girls Breaststroke -1st Kiera Legg, 2nd Kate Ryan;
U12 Boys Freestyle - 1st Finn Cowper Gray, 2nd Tom Cronin, 3rd Niall Howard;
U14 Girls Freestyle - 1st Molly O'Loughlin;
U14 Boys Freestyle -1st Caleb Farrell, 2nd Rossa Howard;
U16 Boys Freestyle -1st Nazar Romaniv.

Meanwhile, the County cross country event will take place this Friday the 22nd of April in Sarsfield GAA, Newbridge at 7pm. Those interested in competing are invited to turn up at the event.

Under 12 - Run 500m and the first 6 boys and girls across the line will become the county team; Under 13 - Run 1200m and the first 5 girls and boys across the line will become the county team; Under 14 - Run 700m and the first 6 boys and girls across the line will become the county team.

Spikes are allowed this year. For more information on events please check Kilcullen Community Games on Facebook.