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Claregalway & Lackagh Community Games Athletics Sports Day on Saturday 21st of April at The Regional Sports Ground, Dangan Newcastle, Galway commencing 2pm sharp.

Entries will be taken from 1.30–2pm.

Entry fee €2 per child.

Track events

U8 60m, 80m

U10 100m, 200m, 60m hurdles

U12 100m, 600m

U13 900m walk

U14 100m, 800m, 80m hurdles

U16 100m, 1500m, 7km marathon

Field events

U12 Ball Throw

U14 Long Jump, Shot Putt

U16 High Jump, Boys Discus, Javelin

Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

Winner from each event will represent the area at the County Finals in June. County Relays will be selected from the Sprint Finals. If interest may be 2km cycle for U12 & U14, 60m fun-run for U6 and novelty race for parents.

Note that children must be under the relevant age on 31st of July 2012 to participate in an age group and must live in Claregalway or Lackagh parish. Claregalway & Lackagh Area Secretary: Marie Lyons 085 722 3235 for more info see

Community Games Swimming

There are separate Boys and Girls Competitions in each of the following age groups and strokes.

U8 Freestyle

U10 Freestyle, Backstroke

U12 & U14 Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke

U16 Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly

Any child interested in participating in the County Swimming Gala, please contact Marie by 21st of April as a local Gala will be organised only if numbers interested warrant it.

Other Community Games events

Gymnastics U8, U10, U12, U14, U16

Rounders U13 & U15

Tag Rugby U11, U14, U16

Hardcourt Tennis U13, U16

Pitch & Putt U16

Olympic Handball U14

Futsal U13

Rugby U11

Skittles U14

Judo U16 (various weights from U25kg up)

There are no plans at present to hold local competitions for these but if interested in organizing and entering a group contact Marie, deadline for entries 4th of May.

The following were arranged through the relevant local clubs

Basketball U11, U13, U16

Soccer U12

Football (Boys) U10

Football (Girls) U12

Camogie U14

Hurling U11

Long Puck (Boys) U12

Long Puck (Girls) U14