Last week, St Catherine AC held their Athletes of the Year Awards for 2021.
It was a tremendous season for the many athletes from Little Athletics all the way up to Senior level.
The two Little Athletics award winners for most improved were Nina Simmonds and Callum Geary.
In the under 9-10 age category, Leah Pyne and Adam Fitzgerald were the award winners.
Zach Pyne and Lara Byrne were the under 11-12 category recipients.
The 13+ age category covers the older age category and the most improved performers are Mia Keane and Cian Dunning.
Our Senior winners are Sarah Mulcahy and Jim Harty.
And lastly, our Overall Athlete of the Year is Kenneth O’Connell.
Kenneth,had a tremendous season, winning County, placed in Munster and his first All-Ireland Cross Country and winning his own age category All Ireland Cross Country. He also recently won the Indoor 600 metre championships in Athlone It was incredible running for such a young athlete and a credit to his hard work and his great passion for the sport. Hearty congratulations to Kenneth and all the award winners from everyone at the club and a special word of gratitude to all the coaches and officials for keeping the show on the road.
All of the award winners were presented their trophies by Kevin Hayes, Chairman of the club and their respective coaches, Paddy, Dave, Mike & Eoin, Kieran & Frank, and Trevor.