The next dates to put in your diary are as follows:

“NIA LIVE”          This is an innovative evening competition series starting at National Indoor Arena. There will be some good opportunities to get a Shot Put mark early in the season to see how your training is going – all in the super National Indoor Arena track at Abbotstown, Dublin. See this weblink..  NIA Competition Information for details regarding entries.

Shot Competitions will be on the following dates:

  • 14th December
  • 11th January
  • 23rd January
  • 8th February
  • 22nd February (TBC)

 We hope to bring in specialist coaching knowledge to Develop Hammer Coaches & Athletes during this season. We will bring you more details on this towards the end of the year.

***Please indicate that you will or will not be attending the sessions above by contacting David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – with  YES, I WILL BE ATTENDING or NO, I WILL NOT BE ATTENDING (plus your reason).

 Most athletes / coaches are extremely efficient in replying to emails. I would expect that everyone should be like this. This greatly assists in the organisation and planning for event days such as the above.

 I look forward to your reply and seeing you on one or more of the above dates.

David Sweeney

National Throws Coordinator

Athletics Ireland

Tel:      +353.86.2650666

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