Sponsored Athletes

Mona McSharry pictured with Rom trainer Sean Flannery after returning from World Junior championships

Mona Mcsharry

Mona trains here at ROM with our Strength & Conditioning coach Sean Flannery and with the Ballyshannon Swim Club.
Mona McSharry is a very successful swimmer and has achieved so much already.

Her medals include:

  • Silver and Bronze 100m breaststroke in the European Youth Championships
  • Gold in the 100m breaststroke and Bronze in the 50m breaststroke in the European Junior Championships
  • Gold in the 100m breaststroke and Bronze in the 50m breaststroke in the world Junior Championships

We are incredibly proud of Mona and wish her continued success in her bright future.

Colm Bourke pictured to the left.

Colm Bourke

Colm Bourke is a 22 year old athlete from Grange, Co.Sligo who specialises in the Long Jump. Colm has won national titles ranging from schools, u-23 and Inter varsity level.

His most recent achievements are attaining silver medals at the national senior championships both in Ireland and Scotland. His aspirations are to break the 8m barrier and represent his country at European and World level.

We are delighted to have Colm with us and wish him continued success in his bright future.

Billy Dolan pictured left with ROM trainer Terry Quinn.

Billy Dolan

Billy Dolan is national champion at 67 kg.

He won the National champion belt in the full contact division. He trains from Sligo Kickboxing club ‘Sligo Mugendo’.

We are very happy to sponsor him as an athlete here in ROM and wish him continued success.

Billy Dolan pictured left with ROM trainer Terry Quinn.

Ruth Conlon

Oates All Ireland kickboxing champion

Ruth is currant -60kgs European kickboxing champion , she will represent Ireland at the World championships in Jesolo , Italy later this year.

This pic of the finals in Dublin , where Ruth took the decision over currant junior World and European -65kgs Champion Karyna Nicotyna from Dublin.

John Travers pictured

John Travers

My name is John Travers and I am an Irish International athlete. I compete mainly on the track and road but also run a small bit of cross country.  I am quite a versatile athlete as I can go up and down the distance and still be able to compete at a high level.  Earlier this year i became the first Irish man ever to break 4minutes for the mile indoors on Irish soil. I will be aiming to qualify for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo.

  • 5 All Ireland senior titles on the track
  • First Irishman to break 4minutes for the mile Indoors on Irish soil
  • 2 European Indoor Track finals- Best finish of 7th
  • Participated in 5 European Senior Championships
  • Finalist in World Student Games 1500m- finished 8th
  • Been to World Championships and European championships @Junior & U23 level on both track and cross country

Personal Best

  • 800m- 1.50
  • 1500- 3.37
  • Mile- 3.55
  • 3000m- 7.55
  • 5000m- 13.43
  • 10000m- 29.04