The following have been selected to represent Ireland at the Junior Home International which is taking place in England on October 9th and 10th. W14 Eve Buckley Ellie Simpson Fionnuala Rowe Niamh Browne M14 Conor Masterson Eoin O’Donnell Gerry Browne Cian Wickham W16 Rebecca Linton Emily Rowe Clodagh O Donnell M16 Oliver O’Kane Dan Murphy Ben Cairns Josh Hoare W18 Meadow McCauley Maya Buckley M18 Liam Cotter Cuan Riordan Eoghan
Date for your diary. MOC 2021. November 07, 2021. After a number of false starts the Munster Orienteering championships will take place on November 7th 2021. Event details, entry process and course information to follow. The map is updated and the event will be held in the Fermoy area with easy access from the M8. Hope to see you there. Organising club : Bishopstown OC Planner : Tony Cotter. Controller
A review and analysis of the Sprint races at WOC 2021 thanks to Cork Orienteering Club’s Josh O’Sullivan Hourihan Sprint Qualification 3rd July 2021- Terezin Preparation for WOC 2021 was different, both physically and mentally, it wasn’t ideal but it was as good as it could be given everything that was going on globally. It was a very long wait between standing on the start-line and failing to perform in
The teams to represent Ireland at the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) being held in Turkey between September 5th-10th in Turkey and the European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) being held in Lithuania between August 20th-22nd have been selected. www.jwoc2020.org www.eyoc2021.lt JWOC M20 W20 Aidan McCullough Aoife O’Sullivan Daniel Earnshaw Rachel Collins Darragh Hoare Eoghan Whelan Liam Cotter Peter Reed EYOC M18 W18 Daniel Earnshaw Meadow McCauley Eoghan Whelan Liam Cotter
The Irish Orienteering Association is seeking to recruit someone on a part-time basis to assist us in promoting orienteering and increasing participation in the sport. Applicants should submit a cover letter and an up-to-date CV to osec@orienteering by the 11th August. The cover letter should address the essential criteria and explain why they believe that their skills and experience meet the requirements of the position. The CV should include two referees,
The Junior Home International is scheduled for October 9-10th in Southeast England. The selection policy for this event can be downloaded above. In particular note that the event in Woodburn Forest (Co. Down) on July 24th and Fauna Wood (Co. Wicklow) on September 5th are selection races for the JHI, with additional details regarding same in the selection policy document.
Check out Darren’s post for links on how to follow the athletes as they race over the coming days. Photo credits; Conor- Lindie Naughton, all other athletes – John Shiels, Action Photography
There was some doubt as to whether a team of Juniors would be able to travel to Lithuania for European Youth Orienteering Championships in late August, however some new information has allowed this to be revised. This is subject to Government guidelines on travel being lifted and remaining lifted from July 19th. We have not ruled out sending a team, if anyone is interested in going, could they please contact
The World Orienteering Championships start tomorrow, July 3rd, in the Czech Republic with the Sprint. Qualification is in the morning with the final in the afternoon for the top 15 in each of the 3 qualification heats. Ireland has Paul Pruzina, Kevin O’Boyle & Josh O’Sullivan-Hourihan running the sprint. Start Times: Paul – 08:05 Josh – 08:12 Kevin – 08:28 On Tuesday (July 6th) there is the Middle distance race.
Junior Home International – England – October. The Junior Squad selectors are hoping it will be possible to send a team to the Junior Home International (JHI), to be held in Surrey in South East England on 9-10 October. The team is made up of 24 members – 4 in each age class M/W14, M/W16 and M/W18. All juniors, whether or not already involved with the Squad, are eligible for