Moffett & Kenna Celebrate Forestry Success

Posted: December 1, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

The Irish Forestry Championship prizegiving took place last weekend in Tullamore. Josh Moffett & Jason McKenna got their hands on the 2015 Championship trophy after an impressive season in their Lancer. Having narrowly lost out on the championship in 2014, Josh & Jason pulled it all together this year with overall victory in Mayo and consistent scores on the other rounds to claim their maiden National forestry title.

 

Michael Conlon & Ciaran McPhillips claimed the 2 wheel drive championship category. The pair dominated the early season with a string of class wins and regular placings in the top 10 overall. This helped secure the championship with two rounds remaining. Derek Mackarel was one of the stars of the Junior class. Derek took a superb class win in Mayo and also scored high in Carrick, Donegal and Cork to secure 3rd in the Junior class. Michaela McGinn finished 2nd in class 13 after a consistent season navigating for Damien McGauren.

 

Dinner Dance & Prizegiving

 

The annual Monaghan Motor Club Dinner Dance & Prizegiving takes place on Friday night, December 4th. The event will see the club celebrate the success of their competitors at both National & International level in 2015. Some of the most notable successes includes Josh Moffett & Jason McKenna winning the Irish Forestry Championship, Niall Maguire & Enda Sherry taking runners-up spot in the National Championship, Shane Maguire winning the West Coast Championship and Evin Hughes winning the National Night Navigation Championship. Damien Connolly is the overall club champion for 2015, clinching the coveted Trader’s trophy for a third successive year, while Mickey and Ciaran Tynan are the club navigation champions.

 

The night begins with a motor sport reception at 8pm sharp featuring unseen video footage followed by the prizegiving dinner. Leading Northern Sound radio presenter, Sean McCaffrey, is MC for the annual motor club awards ceremony which will feature various fun surprises during the evening to make this a special night to be a part of and end an event-packed 2015 season off in style!

 

Tickets are available from committee members or call Conor on 086 1677446 to book your place.
 

Carbery Night Navigation Trial

 

Three Monaghan crews made the trip to Leap, Co. Cork for the Carbery Night Navigation Trial on Saturday night last. The event was a counting round of the Munster Navigation Championship. Pakie Duffy & Evin Hughes finished 3rd overall and 2nd in class. Mac Kierans/Conor Boylan were 8th overall and 1st in the novice class despite gearbox problems. Aiden Sherry/Oisin Sherlock were just behind in 9th overall and 2nd novice.

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