Dundalk St. Gerard's Athletic Club News

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2017 News Articles

News Date: 10th April 2017
News Item: Outdoor training
Reminder that the training sessions for Dundalk St. Gerard's is moving to Monday and Wednesday nights for the summer months, starting this evening (10th April). Same times, same costs.
Please note that training will continue in Newry at the track on Thursday evenings at 7.15. These sessions are perfect for anyone looking to get practice on the track for upcoming events. Really small groups, excellent training sessions - focused coaching. If interested, please speak to your coach.
Please note that there will be no access to the car park of the Dundalk Young Irelands. It is strictly for coaches only.

News Date: 9th April 2017
News Item: Crookstown
Well done to our U11 Athletes who attended the Crookstown event and obtained medals in all events(relay -1st, 600m -1st, Long Jump - 2nd/3rd, Turbo Javelin - 1st).
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News Date: 6th April 2017
News Item: Upcoming competitions
Reminder of the upcoming events within the next couple of weeks.

Pre Louth Championships 22nd of April
Louth Juvenile County Championships 5th -6th -7th of May

Please advise your coach if you plan to attend.

News Date: 6th April 2017
News Item: Outdoor training
Dundalk St. Gerards AC would like to advise all Athletes that training is now moving outdoors.
Training will take place at the Young Irelands pitch from 6.30PM on Monday and Wednesday nights.
The usual 3 euro fee will apply.
Please note that only coaches are allowed to park in the Young Irelands car park. This is a condition imposed upon us by the DYI club.
Can parents please park outside the Young Irelands grounds. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

News Date: 26th March 2017
News Item: All Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championships
2017 March All Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championship Report.
Click here to see the 2017 March All Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championship Report

News Date: 17th March 2017
News Item: St. Patrick's Day Parade
Great day with our athletes. Well done kids you were all super, you're a credit to your parents, coaches and club
All pictures within the Gallery.
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News Date: 13th March 2017
News Item: St. Patrick's Day Parade
Dundalk St. Gerard's AC are participating in the St. Patrick's Day parade again this year. We hope that all Athletes and parents will join us on the day.
We will all meet at longwalk car park at 12.30 ...parade starts at 1pm ...children 2 b collected at cuchulainn credit union car park when finished ...wrap up warm ...club colours 2 b worn

News Date: 12th March 2017
News Item: Club Gear
On Tuesday night after training the club will be taking orders for club singlets and tops.

Singlets cost 25 Euro
Hoodies cost 35 Euro

This is the price we pay the supplier.
Deposits taken on the night of 10 Euro per item ordered. Delivery will be approx 6 weeks after the order is placed so there is plenty of time to pay balance of money due.

Orders will only be taken this Tuesday (14th) and the following Tuesday night (21st), so 2 nights where orders can be taken. Once the order is placed, there can be no add-ons and the club will not be ordering any extra to have on hand.

News Date: 9th March 2017
News Item: Upcoming competitions
Here are the dates for the main events in Louth this spring & summer:

Pre Louth Championships 22nd of April
Louth Juvenile County Championships 5th -6th -7th of May
Louth Senior & Masters Championship 6th ,13th of July
Setanta Games Drogheda 29th of July
Boyne Sports Day 13th of August
Ardee Sports Day 27th of August

On top of that are Leinster events. The events usually start with Relay events in Late May. The younger age groups (U9-11) compete in pairs and can be registered without qualifying. Only the first four in the Louth Track and Field Championship qualify for the Leinster Championship in the Age Group U12 and up. If you come to four there you qualify for the National competition.

News Date:8th March 2017
News Item: Child view of club
I think this sums up the club and what it stands for.
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News Date: 26th February 2017
News Item: Day 3/4 Championship Report
Click here to see the 2017 February Leinster Indoor Championship Report

News Date: 16th February 2017
News Item: Newry training
Athletes who train on Thursday evenings are invited to train at the athletics track in Newry for the next 6 weeks to prepare for upcoming competitions.
This is a wonderful opportunity to gain some track experience. Each session will begin on Thursday evening at 7:30pm and will last for one hour.
We encourage parents to support each other by sharing transport. It takes no more than 20 minutes to get there.
The usual training in Dundalk Sports centre on Thursday evenings will continue for those that do not wish to travel to Newry.

News Date: 30th January 2017
News Item: Blackrock Cross-Country
Well done to all Athletes who competed in the Blackrock Cross Country over the weekend.
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News Date: 26th January 2017
News Item: Upcoming events
The following events are within the next couple of weeks:
Blackrock Cross Country is this Sunday (29th) at Geraldines Gaelic Football Club. First race is at 12.00.
Pay at gate - 2 Euro child and 3 Euro for adults.
Ras na hEireann is the following Sunday (5th Feb) Oldbridge House, Drogheda
Leinster indoor championships start on the 11th Feb (please speak to your coach if looking to enter this)

News Item: Thursday Training Muirhevna Mor sports hall
Reminder that Thursday night training will now take place in Muirhevna Mor sports hall.
Only registered athletes aged 8 and over, wishing to compete in competitions are invited to come along. This is to offer more specialised coaching to those planning on competing.

News Date: 24th January 2017
News Item: Training Changes
Ever thought about competing for your club? Ever thought that you might be too inexperienced or perhaps too young to compete or that is all too serious?
Dundalk St. Gerards will now host regular training clinics for young athletes that actively participate or will attend competitions.

Commencing Thursday 26th January, there will be a change in relation to club training.

For the remainder of the winter training season, Thursday night training will be held in Muirhevnamor sports complex for athletes who wish to compete as a registered club athlete and are aged 8 years and over.

These smaller sessions will allow coaches to give special technical training session for sprinters, jumpers and throwers.

The club will continue to run regular training sessions on a Tuesday night in DKIT where everyone is welcome to come and train.

Tuesday Training: In DKIT at 6.30 til 7.30 for the younger athletes and till 8.00 for the older ones as before. Cost: 3 Euro per athlete, and 5 Euro for 2 or more in the one family
Thursday Training: In Muirhevnamor Sports Complex. U9 - U11's 7.00 - 8.00. U12 upwards 7.00 - 8.30. Cost: 3 Euro per athlete, and 5 Euro for 2 or more in the one family

News Date: 6th January 2017
News Item: Training resumes 10th January
Training resumes Tuesday 10th January, 6.30 in DKIT Sport (formerly JJB).
Training will be every Tuesday and Thursday nights @ 6.30, finishing up at 7.30 for under 9's. Training till 8 for the older Athletes.
Please note that registrations for the 2017 season will be taken.
Fees for this year are as follows:
30 Euro for Juvenile Athlete
25 Euro for each additional Athlete within the same family.
All Athletes need to be registered to be covered by insurance and for participation in competitions.
Completing registration will assist the club in planning for the coming year.

News Date: 1st January 2017
News Item: New Year Greetings - Training schedule
Wishing all our Athletes a Happy New Year. Training resume on the 10th Janaury.