Monthly Archives: May 2013


Hi All,

Please note the gym will be closed on Sat 1st June and Monday 3rd June for the bank holiday.

Summer club competitions will take place on the following dates:

Competitive Groups – Sun 16th June – 9.30am
Recreational Groups – Sat 22nd June – during normal class time.
Both competitions will take place in Old Bawn Community School Hall as always.



Shauna Kelly – Celtic Cup

ShaunaCC_1On 11th May Old Bawn gymnast Shauna Kelly travelled to the Isle of Man with the Republic of Ireland delegation to compete at this years Celtic Cup competition.  The Celtic Cup is an annual event where gymnasts from Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Rep. of Ireland compete.

Shauna competed on the uneven bars and beam for team Ireland.  She had a fantastic competition and managed to achieve personal best scores on both apparatus.  A great achievement and brilliant job Shauna!!

Level 2-10 Regional Team & Apparatus Competition


Following on from the boys success a couple of weeks ago, we had 28 gymnasts compete in the Level 2-10 Teams and Apparatus competition.  The club had a great competition and came away with plenty of medals which included 2 team gold, 2 team silver and a team bronze, along with 28 individual apparatus medals.  As a result 17 of our gymnasts will travel to Limerick on the 18/19th May to compete in the National finals representing South Dublin.

Individual results as follows:

IMG_0898Level 7 – over 13
Aoife Murphy – Bronze Floor

Level 7 – under 13
Hannah Sullivan – Gold Bars

Level 6 – over 13
Shannon Quinn – Silver Vault, Bronze Beam

Level 6 – under 13
Hannah Molloy – Gold Vault
Amy Dunne – Bronze Vault
Lucy Gillmor – Bronze Bars

Level 6 – under 11
Niamh Boland – Gold Beam
Sarah Moran – Silver Floor, Bronze Vault
Aoibheann Bryson – Gold Bars, Silver Beam, Bronze Floor

Level 5 – over 13
Aine Murphy – Gold Beam, Silver Floor & Vault, Bronze Bars
Caoimhe NicSeain – Silver Beam, Bronze Floor & Vault

extraLevel 4 – over 13
Emily Fitzpatrick – Silver Beam

Level 4 – under 11
Heather Morgan – Bronze Bars

Level 4 – under 9
Amy Thewlis – Bronze Bars

Level 3 – over 11
Leah O’Reilly – Bronze Vault

Level 3 – under 11
Leah Daly – Bronze Beam
Alannah Hunter – Bronze Vault

Level 2 – under 9
Saoirse Morgan – Silver Bars, Bronze Floor

Appenzeller Shield 2013

Well, were coming close to the end of competition season now and so far the Old Bawn gymnasts have done extremely well.  On 20th April,  7 of our men’s squad took part in the Appenzeller Shield competition.  This is a South Dublin regional competition.  The boys performed fantastically and all of them came home with well earned medals.

Results as follows:Appenz_2013

Sean Keane – Level 5 o12 – Gold
Matthew Donohoe – Level 4 o12 – Gold
Oisin Delaney – Level 4 u12 – Gold
Ciaran Fitzgerald – Level 4 u12 – Bronze
Jamie Greene – Level 3 u12 – Bronze
Alex Nugent – Level 2 u12 – Gold
Niall Moran – Level 2 u10 – Silver

Sean Keane also placed 5th in the competition for the Shield which is a combination of scores across all levels and age groups.  Brilliant achievemnt!