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2013 News Articles


News Date: 7th December 2013
News Item: Awards Night Results
A big thank you from Dundalk St. Gerards to all who attended the annual awards nights on the 6th December in the Lisdoo. We hope everyone had a great night. Congradulations to the winners on the night

Best Athlete: Kate O'Connor
Best Girl Caitlin Mulholland
Best Boy: Scott Dorian
Best New Athlete: Maria Smith
Most Improved Boy: Jamie Wynne
Best Improved Girl: Kate Smyth
Best Young Athlete: Calumn Clarke
Club Person: Aoife Gorham

News Date: 17th November 2013
News Item: 1st International CAP for Kate O'Connor
Dundalk St. Gerards would like to congradulate Kate O'Connor who competed in the Schools pentathlon in Athlone. Kate was competing against athletes 2 years older and ended up finishing fourth. For her efforts she qualified to compete for Ireland at International level in Glasgow during the month of December. A well deserved 1st CAP for Kate and hopefully more to come.

News Date: 14th November 2013
Click here to see the 2013 Xmas Newsletter

News Date: 8th November 2013
Event: Dundalk St. Gerards Xmas Awards Night
It's that time of the year again and Dundalk St. Gerards would like to welcome all to the annual Xmas Awards night as detailed below:

Venue: Lisdoo Arms, Newry Road, Dundalk
Date: 6th December 2013
Time: 7PM (Sharp)

News Date: 6th November 2013
Event: Louth Awards Night
The Louth Awards night take place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk on the 8th November at 7PM. The following Athletes are nominated by Dundalk St. Gerards.
Track and field
Age group 9-11 Patricia and Shane Smyth
Age group 12-14 Kate O'Connor and Cameron Moran
Age group 14 up Kate smith and Scott Dorian

Cross country
Emma Whately and Kathlyn Mulholland
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News Date: 13th October 2013
Event: Louth Cross Country Championship Dundalk
Click here to see the 2013 October Louth Cross Country Champioship Dundalk Report
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News Date: 6th October 2013
Event: Louth Cross Country Championship Drogheda
Click here to see the 2013 October Louth Cross Country Champioship Drogheda Report

News Date: 30th September 2013
Event: Winter Indoor training
The day for indoor training is now moved from a Wednesday night to a Thursday night due to a double booking of the hall.
We apologise for the miscommunications. Please find below the new schedule.

1st Date of indoor training: Thursday 10th October 2013
Day: Every Thursday evening
Time: 6:30PM to 7:30PM for 6 to 7 year olds/ 6:30PM to 8PM for older athletes
Venue: De La Salle College, Mill Road, Dundalk.

News Date: 24th September 2013
Event: Autumn Newsletter
Click here to see the 2013 Autumn Newsletter

News Date: 23rd September 2013
Event: Winter Indoor training
As the evenings are starting to get dark, we are now moving the training indoors. Due to the planned redevelopment of the Dundalk Sports Center we are moving the training to the De La Salle College Hall for this coming Autumn/Winter season. Please find full details below:
1st Date of indoor training: Wednesday 9th October 2013
Day: Every Wednesday
Time: 6:30PM to 7:30PM for 6 to 7 year olds/ 6:30PM to 8PM for older athletes
Venue: De La Salle College, Mill Road, Dundalk.

News Date: 22th September 2013
Event: Cross Country Competitions
Please find below a list of upcoming events that Dundalk St. Gerards plan to take part in. All Athletes must be registered and wear Club Colours for these events. More details will follow. All athletes attending competitions must adhere to the Competition and Club Rules.
Sunday 6th October - Novice + Even Ages - Meadowview (Drogheda & District AC/Boyne AC)
Sunday 13th October - Intermediate + Uneven Ages - (North East Runners AC, Dundalk in DkIT)
Sunday 3rd November - Junior + Senior - (Dunleer AC, venue TBC)
Sunday 1st December - Masters - Termonfeckin (Drogheda & District AC)


News Date: 9th September 2013
Event: Dundalk St. Gerards Flag Day
Dundalk St. Gerards would like to thank all parents and Athletes who helped on the annual flag day (7th September 2013) despite the bad weather.
Communication on the funds raised will be sent ASAP.

News Date: 2nd September 2013
Upcoming Event: Dundalk St. Gerards Flag Day
Dundalk St. Gerards plan to hold their annual flag day on the 7th September 2013.
This is the clubs only fundraiser each year. All monies collected are used to fund the club i.e. OUR kids. We can't fund equipment/transport/fun days etc otherwise.We need as much help as possible. We're asking for your help for a few hours on the day. Please contact Sheena or Olivia @training or by phone. Thanks in advance.

Event: Ardee & District AC Sports Day
Click here to see the 2013 August Ardee & District Sports Day Report

Event: National Community Games
Dundalk St. Gerards would like to congratulate everyone who took part in the National Community Games 2013.
Click here to see the 2013 August National Community Games Report
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Event: Louth Summer League Round 3
Dundalk St. Gerards would like to congratulate everyone who took part in the Summer League Round 3 in Lourdes Statium Drogheda.
Click here to see the 2013 August Louth Summer League Round 3 Report
Click here to see the 2013 August Louth Summer League Round 3 Results

News Date: 8th August 2013
Event: End of Summer Fun Night
A great night was had by all at the End of Summer Fun night on the 8th August despite the weather. Thanks to all the parents who helped out on the night. See the Gallery for all the photoes.
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News Date: 3rd August 2013
News: Patience Jumbo-Gula fastest 80 metres in Europe
Patience Jumbo-Gula times in the 80m this year have just been ratified as the fastest ever in Europe in her age group. What an achievement! We are all so proud of you! Absolutely amazing. Ireland has another new star! The listing is at the attached link

European Best Performances is the link were this was verified.

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News Date: 26th July 2013
Upcoming Events: Juvenile Summer League Round 3
Dundalk St. Gerards will take part in the 2013 Juvenile Summer League. Please find below the remaining dates and locations
Round 3: Lourdes Stadium, Drogheda, 13rd August 7PM Start

News Date: 23rd July 2013
Event: Louth Summer League Round 2
Dundalk St. Gerards would like to congratulate everyone who took part in the Summer League Round 2 in Ardee. Also a big thank you to the parents who attended with a lot of Athletes making their first appearance in competitions at Under 9 level.
Click here to see the 2013 July Louth Summer League Round 2 Report
Click here to see the 2013 July Louth Summer League Round 2 Results
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News Date: 21st July 2013
Event: All Ireland Juvenile Championships
Congratulations to Patience Jumbo-Gula who took part in the All Ireland Juvenile Championships at the weekend. Patience achievedg a new PB of 4.81m in the Long Jump and went on to receive Bronze in the Final.
Click here to see the 2013 July 21st All Ireland Juvenile Championship Report
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News Date: 9th July 2013
Upcoming Events: Juvenile Summer League Round 2 & 3
Dundalk St. Gerards will take part in the 2013 Juvenile Summer League. Please find below the remaining dates and locations
Round 2: Ardee & District 23rd July 7PM Start
Round 3: Lourdes Stadium, Drogheda, 13rd August 7PM Start

News Date: 8th July 2013
Event: All Ireland Juvenile Championships
Dundalk St. Gerards congratulates our four athletes (Cameron Moran, Scott Doran, Kate O'Connor & Patience Jumbo-Gula who took part in the All Ireland Juvenile Championships over the weekend
Below are some of the highlights:
Kate O'Connor: Took Silver in the long jump, 1st in both the Javelin and 800 metres.
Patience Jumbo-Gula: Who achieved a championship record of 10.17 in the 80 metres.
Click here to see the 2013 July All Ireland Juvenile Championship Report

News Date: 3rd July 2013
Event: Louth Summer League Round 1
Dundalk St. Gerards would like to congratulate everyone who took part in the Summer League Round 1 in Bush especially on a miserable night (pouring rain). Also a big thank you to the parents who attended with a lot of Athletes making their first appearance in competitions at Under 9 level.
Please find below some highlights:
Under 9 Boys: Shane Smith 4th in Turbo Javelin
Under 10 Girls: Ellie Gorham 4th place in both the 200m and Turbo Javelin
Under 12 Boys: A 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the Turbo Javelin (Cameron Moran, Jamie Wynne & George Mass).
Under 13 Girls: Patience Jumbo-Gula 1st in Long Jump
Under 14 Girls: Caitlin Mulholland 3rd in 800m.
Under 15 Girls: Kate Smith 2nd in 800m and 3rd in Long Jump.
Click here to see the 2013 July Louth Summer League Round 1 Report
Click here to see the 2013 July Louth Summer League Round 1 Results

News Date: 17th June 2013
Upcoming Events: Juvenile Summer League
Dundalk St. Gerards will take part in the 2013 Juvenile Summer League. Please find below the dates and locations
Round 1: Bush Track 2nd July 7PM Start
Round 2: Ardee & District 23rd July 7PM Start
Round 3: Lourdes Stadium, Drogheda, 13rd August

News Date: 17th June 2013
Event: Leinster u13 to u19 Championships
The following athletes (Patience Jumbogula/Nimi Apesin/Kate O'Connor/Luke Gorham and Scott Dorian) took part in the u13 to u19 Leinster Chanpionship in Tullamore at the weekend. Congradulations to all for their tremendous achievements
Patience recorded a new record of 8.24 seconds in the 80 metres.
Kate O'Connor completed a hatrick of golds in the Javelin (new Leinster record)/Long Jump (New record of 5.11metres) and a new Leinster record in the 800 metres.
Scott Dorian received Silver in the 80 meter hurdles and Bronze in the Javelin.
Click here to see the 2013 June Leinster u13 to u19 Championship Report
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News Date: 9th June 2013
Event: Leinster team event June 8th
Congratulations to all who took part in the Leinster team event in Cellbridge. On a scorching day all our athletes performed well. Our Under 11 team finished third.
Click here to see the 2013 June Leinster team event Report
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News Date: 25th May 2013
Event: Leinster Championships
Only 2 athletes (Patricia Jumbogula and Cameron Moran) from the club took part in the Leinster Championships in Tullamore yesterday and both came home with gold medals! What an achievement for both Athletes who represented their club with distinction.
Cameron Moran 1st in the boys U-12 Turbo Javelin
Patricia Jumbogula 1st Inter - county U-11 girls 4 X 100m relay.
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News Date: 23rd May 2013
Event: Leinster team event June 8th
Next club outing is scheduled for the 8th June in Cellbridge, Co. Kildare whereby we will take part in the Leinster team event. Completed forms must be signed and returned to coaches by the 28th May.