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Phil Healy Voted European Athletics Athlete Of The Month

Published On: 6 Feb 2018

Phil Healy dominated the voting to become the European Athlete of the Month for January, 2018.
 
Phil is only the second Irish female athlete to be the recipient of such a coveted award. The other Irish athlete being Fionnuala Britton-McCormack for her cross-country achievements.
 
Phil now joins such other elite athletes as Jessica Ennis-Hill (Olympic & World Champion in Heptathlon), Blanka Vlasic (World Champion in High Jump), Dafne Schippers (World Champion in 200 meters) and Yelena Isinbayeva (Olympic & World Champion in the Pole Vault).
 
A week after winning the Indoor 400 meters in Vienna with a life time best of 52.08 seconds, Phil beat Natasha Hastings, a double Olympic Gold Medallist,  in Karlsruhe.
 

Athlete Of The Month – December

Published On: 21 Jan 2018

Fearghal Curtin of Youghal AC is the Cork City Sports Cork Athlete
for the Month of December. Fearghal was selected as a result of his outstanding performance at the European Junior Cross Country Championships in Slovakia, where he led the Irish junior men’s team home finishing in a creditable 22nd position.

The award was accepted on Fearghal’s behalf by his father Noel as he is currently attending Charleston Southern University in the US on an athletics scholarship. 

The Cork City Sports Athlete Of the Month Award is sponsored by the Evening Echo, Cork’s 96FM & C103 and River Lee Hotel. 

Noel Curtin accepting the Cork City Sports Award on behalf of Fearghal Curtin, from Donal Murnane PRO CCCS.

Athlete Of The Month – November

Published On: 11 Jan 2018

The Leevale women’s team of Michelle Finn, Lizzie Lee, Claire Gibbons McCarthy, Sinead O’Connor and Carol Finn are Cork City Sports Athletes Of The Month for November. They received the award for their outstanding performance in winning the national senior cross country title for the second time in the history of the club. 

The team have now qualified to compete at the European Club’s Cross Country Championships which will be held in Mira, Portugal on February 4th. 

The award was presented at a ceremony in the River Lee Hotel. Also in attendance were the Lord Mayor for Cork City, Councillor Tony Fitzgerald and sponsors Cork’s 96FM/C103 and the Evening Echo. 

 

(back row) Tony O’Connell, Terry O’Rourke, both Cork City Sports, Finbar O’Brien, President Lee Vale AC, Frank Walley, Cork City Sports, Elaine Fitzgerald, 96FM, Nicola Cullinane, Irish Examiner and Evening Echo Marketing, Mary O’Brien, River Lee Hotel, Donal Murnane, Cork City Sports, John Calnan, Lee Vale AC, Donie Walsh, Lee Vale AC, (front row) Carol Finn, Lizzie Lee, Women’s National Cross Country squad, Cllr Ian Doyle, Deputy Mayor of County Cork, Lady Mayoress Georgina Fitzgerald, Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, Sinead O’Connor , Claire Goibbons McCarthy, both Women’s National Cross Country squad, at the River Lee Hotel, Cork.
Picture: Jim Coughlan

 

L-R; Donie Walsh (Coach), Carol Finn, Lizzie Lee, Sinead O’Connor, Claire McCarthy Gibbons & Cork City Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald.

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