11 Castlebar Swimmers qualify for Community Games National Finals
The 2004 Mayo Community Games Finals were held in Claremorris on Sun 23 May . Castlebar club swimmers took 9 individual gold medals as well as a gold for the Boys U13 Relay team of James Sweeney , Tony Sweeney , Rory Tuohy and Nicholas Quinn. These swimmers go forward to represent their county at the national finals which will be held in Mosney from 20th August – 22nd August.
Gold Medal and Mosney Qualifiers
Boys U8 F/S Eoghan Grady
Girls U8 F/S Anna Tuohy
Boys U10 F/S Conor O’Malley
Boys U12 Br/St Nicholas Quinn
GirlsU12 Br/St Sally Cunniffe
Boys U14 B /St Conal Joyce
Boys U14 Br/St James Sweeney
Girls U14 Br/St Aisling Bourke
Girls U16 Fly Laura Keaveney.
Boys U8 F/S Karl Benson
Girls U10 F/S Catriona Walsh
Girls U12 F/S Triona Ni Dhomhnaill
Girls U14 F/S Stephanie Ford
Boys U16 F/S Fergus Sweeney
Girls U16 F/S Sarah Caulfiled
Boys U10 B/St Killian Dervan
Girls U10 B/St Eleanor Thornton
Boys U14 B /St Rory Tuohy
Boys U14 Br/St James Caulfield
Girls U14 Br/St Katie Tuohy
Boys U16 Fly Patrick Wiseman
Boys U12 F/S Tony Sweeney
Girls U12 F/S Aoife Gavin
Boys U14 F/S Rory Grier- Gavin
Girls U16 F/S Eleanor Grier-Gavin
Boys U10 B/St Patrick Sweeney
Girls U14 B/St Natalie Bourke
Girls U16 B/ St Meabh Garrick
Girls U13 Relay team (Castlebar ) of Sally Cunniffe , Triona Ni Dhomhnaill , Katie Costelloe , Deirdre McGauran
The following swimmers also competed well on the day:
Boys U10 F/S Conor Tuohy , Michael Hall
Girls U10 F/S Emer Dunne ,
Girls U14 F/S Deirdre Ni Dhomhnaill
Boys U14 F/S Francis Walsh
Girls U10 B/St Louise Dervan
Boys U14 B /St Pauric Moylette
Girls U12 Br/St Laura Walsh
Girls U13 Relay team(Breaffy ) of Maria Walsh, Laura Breslin, Aoibhinn Kenny and Aoife Gavin.
Congratulations and Well Done to the swimmers who are making the ‘trip to Mosney’ and good luck in your respective events in August.
Castlebar swimming club hosted B & C gala which featured Freestyle and Butterfly events on 16th May. Clubs from Westport, Claremorris, Ballina and Sligo, as well as Castlebar and the swimmers from the home club certainly did themselves proud.
“A” Certs were awarded to Conor O’Malley 100m Fly, Katie Costello 100m Fly and
Maebh Garrick 100m F/S
Gold ; Tony Sweeney U 10 100m F/S
Meabh Garrick 13 & over 100m F/S & 100m Fly
Silver ; Conor O’Malley U 10 100m F/S
Rory Grier Gavin 13 & over 100m F/S
Elaine Joyce 13 & over 100m F/S
Cathal Lavelle U 10 100m Fly
Bronze : Killian Dervan U 10 100m Fly
Deirdre McGauran U 10 100m Fly
Rory Grier Gavin 13 & over 100m Fly
Doireann Dever 13 & over 100m fly
Other swimmers to bring credit to the club included Patrick Sweeney, Owen Thornton, Conor Tuohy, Aine Leneghan, Megan Walsh, Julia Mc Cormack, Telissa Walsh, Caitriona Walsh, Mark Regan, Vicki Staunton, Ita Heneghan, Laura Breslin, Juliet Connaughton, Deirdre Walsh, Rory Tuohy and Conor Waters.
In the relay events the boys U 10 team of Tony Sweeney, Patrick Sweeney, Cathal Lavelle and Conor O Malley took gold in the 4 x 50 freestyle as did the girls 13 & over team of Juliet Connaughton, Deirdre Walsh, Elaine Joyce and Doireann Dever . The girls U 10 freestyle relay team of Deirdre McGauran, Julia McCormack, Caitriona Walsh and Maria Walsh took silver as did the boys under 13 team of Rory Tuohy, Frances Walsh, Conor waters and Mark Regan.
Well Done to all our swimmers and to their teachers and coaches