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MC CAFFERTY Patrick Athlete
MC COLGAN Dick Team Official
MC COMB David Athlete
MC CULLOUGH Andrew Athlete
MC GUIGAN Pearse Team Official
MC WILLIAMS Elizabeth Athlete
MONAGHAN Jack Team Official
MORROW Steven Athlete
MULVENNA Michael J Athlete
MURPHY Patrick Athlete
NOCHER Melanie Athlete
PETRIE - ARMSTRONG Adam Athlete
POLLOCK Paul Athlete
SHIELDS David Athlete
SMYTH Jason Athlete
WATSON David Athlete
WHITEWAY Ronald Team Official

MC CAFFERTY Patrick
First Name Last Name Gender
Patrick Mc Cafferty Male
Sport Lawn Bowls
Event/s Mixed Pairs
WeightClass/Playing Position Skip
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2002
2003
2004
N I B A Under 18 Champion
I B A Under 18 Runner-up
N I B A Under 18 Runner-up
Hilden Tours Champions


2004
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
2004
Under 25 Irish International
Outdoors
Under 25 Irish Indoor International
Lead

2nd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My family.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Noel Graham.

MC COMB David
First Name Last Name Gender
David Mc Comb Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position 60kg
Personal Best Irish Youth Champion 2003 & 2004
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2002
Irish Youth Champion
Irish Boy Champion

Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Ireland V France Winner
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My father
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Damaen Kelly

MC CULLOUGH Andrew
First Name Last Name Gender
Andrew Mc Cullough Male
Sport Cycling
Event/s Mountain Bike
Road Race
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
Irish Championships
British League Rounds
Irish League
2nd
4th Overall
2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 World Cup 80th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2005
2005
European Championships
Worlds Championships
Other Interesting Information
My nickname is Andy and my hobby is motorcross
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Lance Armstrong
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Lance Armstrong

MC WILLIAMS Elizabeth
First Name Last Name Gender
Elizabeth Mc Williams Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 800m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 2.08.81
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
World Youth Championships, Canada
European Youth Olympic Festival
Irish Junior Champion
Irish Senior Champion
10th
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
2004
World Youth Championships
European Youth Olympic Festival
Irish Junior International


Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2004
2005
2006
Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
European Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My sporting father, my enjoyment of the sport and my will to win.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Kelly Holmes and Sonia O'Sullivan.

MORROW Steven
First Name Last Name Gender
Steven Morrow Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 800m
Medley Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 1.54.09
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2003
2002
Ulster At Celtic Games
Irish Schools International, Cardiff
Northern Ireland Milk Cup Team
D Q

Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2003
Northern Ireland Under 23, Ulster
Irish Schools Championships

Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Dec - Nov 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
European Junior Championships
Other Interesting Information
Played in the Milk Cup Football Tournament for Northern Ireland in 2002.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
The athletics coach at school - he persuaded me to give up football (soccer) and concentrate on athletics.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Hicham el Gverout - never gave up on his Olympic gold.

MULVENNA Michael J
First Name Last Name Gender
Michael J Mulvenna Male
Sport Cycling
Event/s Time Trial
Road Race
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
South N I C F Road Race League
1st Junior Awards 3 Day
5th
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Junior Tour Of Ireland On Ulster Team 35th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2005 Road Race Season
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Lance Armstrong
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Paula Radcliff

MURPHY Patrick
First Name Last Name Gender
Patrick Murphy Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position 64kg
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
Irish Youth Championships
Irish Youth Championships
Champion
Champion
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Four Nations Junior Championships Silver
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
I also play soccer.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Mohammed Ali
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Mohammed Ali

NOCHER Melanie
First Name Last Name Gender
Melanie Nocher Female
Sport Swimming
Event/s 50m
100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best Irish Junior Record - 100m Backstroke - 1.05.95 - Longcourse
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2003
2001
European Championships
Junior European Championships
Junior Olympics


Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2001 - 2004
Youth Olympic Camp
International Schools

Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
3/10/2004
16 - 19 Dec 04
Nov 2004
Potential Olympian Series ( Grove Pool )
Ulster Open Championships
Cystal Palace
Other Interesting Information
1 Junior Irish record 100m BC, 17 Ulster Junior & Senior L/C & S/C records. I play the piano at Grade 5 level. When I was three years old, I fell out of a tree & nearly had to have my arms & legs amputated. My nickname is Mel.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
To achieve something and to see how far my mind could improve and for myself.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
There is a lot: Ingade Burgh, Ian Thorpe, Paula Radcliffe & Michael Phelps.

PETRIE - ARMSTRONG Adam
First Name Last Name Gender
Adam Petrie - Armstrong Male
Sport Cycling
Event/s Time Trial
Road Race
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best Irish School Boy Champion 2002
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2002
Irish Road Race Champion
Corkman 3 Day
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2030
Junior Olympics, Paris
Tour Of Sweden - Youth
16th
15th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Irish record holder at 10 miles time trial
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Father was a successfull cyclist
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Johan Museuuw - Belgium

POLLOCK Paul
First Name Last Name Gender
Paul Pollock Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 1500m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 3;56:51
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Northern Ireland Age Group Championships
Northern Ireland Senior Championships - 1500m
1st - 800m
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Northern Ireland Cross Country - Celtics
Northern Ireland Under 20 International
1st N I U20 Athlete
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My two brothers, both of whom run, encouraged me to take it up.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Haile Gebrselassie

SHIELDS David
First Name Last Name Gender
David Shields Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s High Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 2.02m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
2003
A A As Under 17 Indoor Championships
Irish Senior Championships
Irish Indoor Championships
A A As Under 15 Championships
1st
1st
3rd
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position

2003/04
2004
Northern Ireland Athletics 15 Representations At National Level
Irish Schools Team
Athletics Ireland Senior Representations


Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2004
2005
2005
Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
World Youth Games
European Youth Games
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My father, for his determination in life inspires me to do well at what I love doing best - high jump.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Maurice Green & David Beckham

SMYTH Jason
First Name Last Name Gender
Jason Smyth Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 10.91; 22.07
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
All Ireland Intermediate Boys Champion - 100m & 200m
Irish Schools 200m Record - 22.07
Northern Ireland - Mens
1st
1st
2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
PE teacher at school.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Steven Gerrard

WATSON David
First Name Last Name Gender
David Watson Male
Sport Cycling
Event/s Time Trial
Road Race
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best Winner - Kerry International Youth Tour 2002
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2004
2001
2000
Kerry International Youth Tour
Ulster Road Race Championships - Junior
Northern Ireland Under 16 Road Race & Time Trial Champion
Northern Ireland Under 14 Road Race & Time Trial Champion
1st
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2004
2001
Ireland - Kerry International Youth Tour
Ulster - Junior Tour Of Ireland
Ulster - Junior Tour Of Ireland
Northern Ireland - Kerry International Youth Tour
1st

20th
4th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
October 2005 P & O Tour Of The North
Other Interesting Information
Hobbies include flying and snooker.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sean Kelly
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Lance armstrong

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