A great day at the National Track & Field Championships in Tullamore today. A couple of medals won for USAC. Myles Hewlett won Silver in the 800m BU14, with a thrilling performance. For the third year in succession, there was Gold for Joshua Hewlett in the BU18 Javelin – a… Continue reading
The Senior Striders were competing over the past two weeks, at the Wexford Track & Field Championships, with a strong squad that contained many athletes who have progressed through the Striders under age system. On the first night, Rebecca Bawden was a real hero, in the last leg of the… Continue reading
Congratulations to Adam O’Connor on a brilliant victory, at Tullamore last weekend, in the National B Championships. Competing in the Boys U16 800m event, Adam raced to an impressive win, in a great time of 2.09, continuing the strong tradition of middle distance running in New Ross.
United Striders Athletic Club held the very first Declan Shannon 1500m Perpetual Race at Town Park track in New Ross on Saturday 30 June. Declan Shannon was a talented 1500m runner and a former member of the club, back in the 80’s, winning numerous County and Leinster medals, along with an All Ireland medal for… Continue reading
A big well done to Aoife Moran, Luca O’Connor, Isabella O’Connor, Roan Kavanagh and Sam Dowling who all competed at the Wexford B Championships and brought home a number of medals.
On Thursday evening, thanks to great help from the parents of the juvenile athletes, USAC hosted the annual four club track & field event, at the New Ross town park track. Open to juvenile athletes from Waterford AC, St Joseph’s AC, St Senan’s AC and USAC, the clubs compete in… Continue reading
The Striders Juveniles sent their largest ever squad to Tullamore, this weekend and had a great time of it and plenty of success also. Thanks in no small part to the Hewlett brothers, this years medal count was very impressive. Saturday morning started with a bang for the Striders with… Continue reading
An historic evening for USAC, with Alan O’Connor becoming our latest county champion, in 2018, and the Striders men’s team winning the Wexford Masters Road Race Championships, at Ferns, with a perfect team score of 10 points. Led home by Alan (20.25 mins), the Striders filled the top four places… Continue reading
John McGrath and Aine Cullen were competing at the Leinster Masters, Track & Field Championships in Tullamore today. John won Gold in the 1500m event, a clear win, 16 seconds ahead of the chasing pack, and Silver in the 800m. Aine had an extremely profitable day, winning Gold in discus,… Continue reading
The USAC Juveniles had another very successful outing at day 2 of the Wexford Track & Field Championships. With over sixty athletes in action, there were so many great performances to be proud of. Some standout achievements include, in the Under 9 category, Fionn McEochaidh’s Javelin winning throw and TJ… Continue reading