Fifteen Arklow Community Games athletes and their coaches/managers will head for Limerick this weekend to represent their area and county at the 2018 National Community Games Festival of Gymnastics and Swimming Finals which will take place at the University of Limerick on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 25th, 26th and 27th of May.
Best Wishes and Good Luck
Caithlin Holt, Lincoln Breen, Orlait Holt, Darragh Furlong, Emily Hayes, Jack Burke, Jordan O’Brien, Alexandru Muntean, Freya Millar, Emma Seckington, Freya Jenkinson, Hazel Bentley, Danielle Lee, Lucy Bracken and Caoimhe Nuzam.
Susan Kenny and Lisa Burke Gymnastics
Caroline Bentley Swimming
The girls and boys gymnastics finals will take place on the Saturday from 9am.
The girls swimming finals will take place on the Saturday from 9am and the boys swimming finals on the Sunday from 9am.
It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part.
19 young swimmers whose ages ranged from six to sixteen years represented Arklow Community Games recently at the 2018 county finals which took place at the Coral Leisure Swimming Pool Arklow.
Excellent performances in pool resulted in Arklow winning 21 medals and been awarded the Tom Nolan Perpetual Shield for best area in county swimming.
Individual medal winners
Alexandru Muntean, Freya Millar, Emma Seckington, Freya Jenkinson, Hazel Bentley, Danielle Lee won gold.
Caoimhe Nuzum and Rebekah Mendoza took home silver.
Fionn O’Chonchuir, Rachel Mendoza, Naoise O’Chonchuir won the bronze.
Girls under 16 squad gold medal winners,
Lucy Bracken, Caoimhe Nuzam, Hazel Bentley, Freya Jenkinson, Danielle Lee.
Girls under 13 squad bronze medal winners,
Freya Millar, Eimear Lawlor, Rebekah Mendoza, Emma Seckington, Farrin Wolohan,
The individual and squad under 16 gold medalists will now go forward to represent their area and county at the National Community Games Festival of Swimming Finals which will take place at the University of Limerick on the weekend of the 25th, 26th and 27th of May 2018.
Arklow won three medals at the county talent finals which took place in Glenealy recently.
Congratulations and well done Kate Geraghty silver, Alaoise Geraghty bronze in the solo recitations under 12 and Roisin Vigors bronze in the solo singing under 12 years.
Open to girls and boys resident in the Arklow area and under the age specified on July 31st 2018.
Full programme of track and field events.
Age groups over six and under 8,10, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 years.
Join our panel to day and represent your area at the county finals in Shillelagh on Saturday 16th June 2018
Programme and further details are available from James O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow,
Closing date for entries is Tuesday 1st May 2018