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Attached below are some of our news updates & results throughout the 2012 season.




Kildare A.A.I Track & Field League 2012
Congratulations to all our athletes - your efforts and achievements this season secured 2nd place for the club in the Kildare Track and Field league. This is an amazing performance considering our promotion to the A League this season. Well done to everyone in the club!

Community Games All Ireland - May 27th:

Congratulations to Jack, Cian and Kate who all won Bronze medals in the All Irelands today.

Kildare Athletics League - Round 2 [May 20th]:

Following Round 2, Suncroft Athletics Club are in 4th place in the league.

Kildare Athletics League - Round 1:

Following Round 1, Suncroft Athletics Club are in 3rd place in the league.


Crookstown Open Sports day 13th April:
Congratulations to all our competing athletes, where an excellent performance by all achieved 32 winning medals for the club.
Well Done all!

All Ireland Indoor Championships:
Cian Prendergast - 8th in U13 Shot Putt
Isobel Dolan - 5th in U15 Walk
Adam McInerney - 4th in U14 Walk
Kildare Community Games Cross Country:
Great run by all our athletes, with 4 qualifiers for the All Ireland as follows:
Jack Doyle 1st
Kate Nurse 2nd
Tom Martin3rd
Cian Prendergast 5th


Kildare Schools Championships:
Well done to all our athletes that competed and congratulations to medal winners
Jack Dolye [1st] and Kate Nurse [2nd]
Leinster Indoor Events - 18th/19th Feb:
Leinster indoor Championship were held in Nenagh this year with events for U12 to U19.
This was an excellent weekend for Suncoft Athletics Club, as all the athletes involved gained great experience from this high profile event, and the achievement of every participating athlete in their events should be acknowledge - the whole club is very proud!
Congratulations to
Isobel Dolan - 1st in U15 Walk,
Adam McInerney - 2nd in U13 Walk
Lucas Moylan - 2nd in U12 Hurdles
Cian Prendergast - 3rd in U13 Shot Putt
Eoin Troy - 5th in U16 1500mts
Aislinn Dooley – 6th in U12 Long Jump,
Nicole Dooley - 7th in U13 Shot Putt
With other great performances by
Rachel McDonald, Colin O’Modhrain, Megan Troy, Ben McInerney, Tom Martin, Kirsten Dooley
Well done to you all! Best of luck to all our qualifiers in the upcoming All Ireland.

All Ireland "B" Cross country 5th Feb'12:
The All Ireland "B" Cross Country was held in Roscommon on 5th Feb with events for Boys and Girls U11, U13, U15 & U17.

Well Done toAnna Nurse (20th), David McDonald(41st)and Katie Nurse (28th)who all performed brillantly in the All Ireland competition, the club is extremely proud of their individual performances.



2012 Fixtures Listing:

28th AAI Juvenile Combined Events Nenagh
29th Leinster Indoor Juvenile Relays Nenagh
29th Leinster Senior Indoor Championships Nenagh
5th AAI Juvenile B Cross Country Championships Lough Key
11th AAI Senior Indoor Championships Belfast
18th 50K Forest Run Donadea
18th Leinster Juvenile Indoor Championships U12 - U19 Nenagh
19th Leinster Juvenile Indoor Championships U12 - U19 Nenagh
26th AAI Inter Club Cross Country Championships
3rd Scottish National Championships Kelvinhall
4th Scottish National Championships Kelvinhall
4th Meath Spring Half Marathon Bohermeen AC
11th St Laurence O'Toole AC 5k & 10K Carlow
11th County Kildare Inter & Masters Road Champs Naas
17th Portalaois AC 5K Road Race Portlaoise
17th Fr Murphy AC 5 mile Trail Race Kildalkey
18th County Kildare Senior Road Championships Leixlip
24th AAI Juvenile Indoor Championships Nenagh
25th Dunboyne 4 mile Road Race Dunboyne
25th AAI Juvenile Indoor Championships Nenagh
31st North East Runners AC Road Race Louth
31st AAI Juvenile Indoor Championships Nenagh
1st Hope & Dream 10mile Charity Race Enniscorthy
1st AAI Juvenile Indoor Relay Championships Nenagh
1st 5k Charity Run Clongowes
2nd Run with Ray 5K Kilkenny
9th Mountpleasant AC 5K Dundalk
9th St Senans AC Track & Field Open Sports KIlmacow
15th @ 11am Crookstown Open Sports Crookstown
15th Great Ireland Run - 10K Phoenix Park
21st @ 12 noon Kildare Juvenile League Round 1 Celbridge
22nd Cushinstown AC Track & Field Open Sports Cushinstown
22nd DMP AC Half Marathon Wexford
22nd @ 1pm St Laurence O'Toole Open Sports Carlow
22nd Millbrook Cup 6 mile Handicap Punchestown
28th / 29th AAI Congress Cavan
29th @ 12noon County Kildare T & F Championships Naas
29th Samsung Run Dublin @ night 10K Dublin Centre
5th Le Cheile AC 5K Road Race Leixlip
6th M3 Monavea Womens 5K St Abbans
6th Boyne 10K Road Race Drogheda
7th ARC Cancer Support |Mens 10K mini marathon Phoenix Park
7th St Abbans AC Annual Open Sports St Abbans
7th Leinster Novice & Masters Road Championships
11th Navan AC 6k Road Race Navan
12th @ 12 noon County Kildare T & F Championships Leixlip
13th Run Kildare Marathon Curragh
16th AVIVA Leinster Schools T & F Santry
19th AVIVA Leinster Schools T & F Santry
20th Leinster Juvenile Club Relays
26th / 27th Community Games National Finals Athlone
27th Leinster Junior & U23 Championships
27th Ballyroan/Abbeyleix AC 10K Road Race Abbeyleix
2nd AVIVA All Ireland Schools T&F Tullamore
3rd Leinster Senior & Masters Championships Tullamore
9th Leinster U9, U10 & U11 Pairs Championships
9th Leinster U12 T & F Championships
10th National League Round 1
16th Leinster U13 - U19 T & F Championships Tullamore
17th Leinster U13 - U19 T & F Championships Tullamore
23rd AVIVA Tailteann Interprovincial T&F Santry
23rd AAI Juvenile Team U9, U10 & U11 Cork
24th AAI Junior & U23 Championships Tullamore
29th St Cocas AC 5K Road Race Kilcock
7th AAI Senior T&F Championships Morton Stadium
8th AAI Senior T&F Championships Morton Stadium
14th AAI Juvenile T&F Championships Tullamore
15th AAI Juvenile T&F Championships Tullamore
22nd National League Round 2
28th AAI Juvenile T&F Championships Tullamore
29th AAI Juvenile T&F Championships Tullamore
3rd - 12th The Olympic Games London
4th AAI Combined Events & 'B' Championships TBC
5th AAI Combined Events & 'B' Championships TBC
19th National League Final Tullamore
29th AVIVA All-Ireland Schools Combined Events Santry
25th AAI Inter Counties & Even Ages Cross Country TBC
9th Novice & Uneven Ages Cross Country TB



As its the start of the new year, its time for all our Athletes to complete their registration with the club.

Registration Forms are available at Training on Sunday morning and the target is to have recieved back all completed registration forms by the end of January so we can finalize Insurance & registration with Athletics Ireland. For those that have missed the deadline, forms are still available at our Sunday morning Training sessions or alternatively email our website. All registrations forms & fees and can be returned at the Sunday morning training sessions to Mervyn or George.

Registration fees are €20 per Child or Adult, or €50 for a family (Children only), and this fee will also cover the Athletes insurance for the year.

Should you have any questions or require a soft copy of the registration form please use the
contact uslink to make an inquiry.


Cake Sale held on 18th March - THANKS!
Suncroft Athletics club would like to express a huge thank you to Teresa and Lisa for their support in organising the club's cake sale fundraiser which was held on Sunday March 18th at the Parochial House Community Centre Suncroft
We would also like to thank all those that supported the event through contributions as well as purchases on the day - it was a great success!
Your support for our club is as always greatly appreciated.