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Connacht Squads Announcement


Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce details of the 2017/18 Connacht T&F Squads.

The Connacht T&F Squad is for selected athletes only from the U14 to U19 age groups (2017 age groups). Athletes are selected from the Connacht Indoors, Outdoors and Schools Track and Field. The top 4 athletes in the Sprints, Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump and Triple Jump, and the top 4 athletes in the Walks, Pole Vault, Shot, Discus, Javelin and Hammer.

A list of those athletes selected for the Connacht T&F squad is available HERE. Congratulations to all selected athletes.

UPDATE: Please note – For middle/long distance events we will ONLY be catering for athletes who are NOT on the current Connacht Regional Endurance Squad. The names of these athletes have been included on the updated list above.

Three of the squad days will have a different element including a Strength & Conditioning Workshop, Nutrition Workshop as well as a talk from Olympic 400mH Finalist Thomas Barr which will be on the 1st day, Dec 10th.

Those selected should register and pay online before the 1st squad day (Dec 10th) HERE. The cost for all three squad days is €20 which includes a squad t-shirt.

Connacht Squads Dates/Venues:

Date Time Venue
December 10th 2017 11am – 2pm Athlone IT Arena
**December 28th 2017 11am-2pm Athlone IT Arena
January 6th 2018 11:30am-2:30pm Claremorris
April 7th 2018 11am-2pm Athlone IT Arena 

** This date is an extra to fit in with school holidays and will be on a pay-as-you go basis of €5 on the day.

Please note - we will not be catering for Middle-Distance/XC at this squad as there is currently a Regional Endurance Squad in place.

If insufficient numbers confirm attendance in any given event, then that event will not be catered for. Those who have registered will be notified of this and given a refund.

This is an excellent opportunity for athletes to avail of collective training with peers under the guidance of an experienced coach to complement the coaching you receive in your club. 

Please Contact for any queries.

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