IRELAND’S FITTEST FAMILY

Ireland's Fittest Family Kenneth Egan with the KELLY's Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Kenneth Egan with the KELLY's
Ireland's Fittest Family Colclough Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Colclough
Ireland's Fittest Family Nikki Symmons with the DONEGAN's Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Nikki Symmons with the DONEGAN's
Irteland's Fittest Family 244 Davy Fitz and the Ronaynes Image Name: Irteland's Fittest Family 244 Davy Fitz and the Ronaynes
Ireland's Fittest Family Nikki Symmons Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Nikki Symmons Description: Ireland's Fittest Family RTÉ One Nikki Symmons
Ireland's Fittest Family Joe O'Connor - Sports and Performance Expert Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Joe O'Connor - Sports and Performance Expert Description: Ireland's Fittest Family Joe O'Connor - Sports and Performance Expert
Ireland's Fittest Family Kenneth Egan Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Kenneth Egan Description: Ireland's Fittest Family RTÉ One Kenneth Egan
Ireland's Fittest Family Eddie O' Sullivan Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Eddie O' Sullivan Description: Ireland's Fittest Family RTÉ One Eddie O' Sullivan
Ireland's Fittest Family The four coaches - Eddie O'Sullivan, Davy Fitzgerald, Kenneth Egan, Nikki Symmons Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family The four coaches - Eddie O'Sullivan, Davy Fitzgerald, Kenneth Egan, Nikki Symmons Description: Ireland's Fittest Family RTÉ One Sunday September 22nd The four coaches - Eddie O' Sullivan, Davy Fitzgerald, Kenneth Egan and Nikki Symmons
Ireland's Fittest Family: Mairead Farrell Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family: Mairead Farrell Description: Ireland's Fittest Family RTÉ One Sunday September 22nd Presenter Mairead Farrell
Ireland's Fittest Family Donegans Jacobs Ladder Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Donegans Jacobs Ladder
Ireland's Fittes Family Trevor Kelly Bog Jog Image Name: Ireland's Fittes Family Trevor Kelly Bog Jog
Ireland's Fittest Family Josh Ronayne Bog Jog Go Pro Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family Josh Ronayne Bog Jog Go Pro
Ireland's Fittest Family John Colclough Sr Bog Jog Go Pro Image Name: Ireland's Fittest Family John Colclough Sr Bog Jog Go Pro

Episode 3: 

Tonight, of the remaining eight families, the second four families go head to head with the weakest family being eliminated.  They will mentor the families, working with them each week on fitness, dietary plans and coaching them to elite levels!

Series Overview:

From the makers of Celebrity Bainisteoir comes Ireland’s Fittest Family, a new primetime RTÉ One television entertainment show that will search the country for the fittest, fastest, strongest families! After physical and scientific testing, twelve families will qualify to enter the most extreme fitness competition ever.

Over six weeks these elite families will compete against each other on the toughest endurance courses in the country. After each event the weakest family will be eliminated, until there’s just one family standing.

The winning family will walk away with a €15k cash prize and the title of Ireland’s Fittest Family 2013.

Overseeing the whole process will be four mentors, well known faces from the world of Irish sport. They will mentor the families, working with them each week on fitness, dietary plans and coaching them to elite levels! Already signed up are international rugby coach Eddie O’Sullivan and legendary Clare GAA bainisteoir Davy Fitzgerald.

 

Week Three Families - 

 

 

THE KELLY FAMILY

MENTOR: KENNETH EGAN

TEAM COLOUR: PURPLE

FITNESS SCORE: 1522.16

LOCATION: CLONDALKIN

 

JOANNA

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

38           63KG     5’4”        Manages the community centre part time and coaches underage football

Speed & Agility

Joanna is the mother of Darren, Trevor and Ashley and has coached all of their teams at some stage. She jogs daily and has played soccer, camogie, badminton and volleyball when she was younger. She has a badge for Youth FAI Soccer. She is a single mum and ex smoker. Her and Ashley go jogging together.

 

DARREN

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

15           70KG     5’6”        About to start 5th year

Speed & Agility, Stength

Darren plays soccer for Shells U19 team and was part of Ireland’s emerging talent squad. He goes to the gym daily.

 

ASHLEY

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

17           57KG     5’4”        Just finished 6th year

Speed & Agility

Ashley is the eldest child in the family and has just completed her Leaving Cert. She goes jogging regularly with her mum Joanna. Before her Leaving Cert she played soccer to a high level and was part of Ireland’s emerging talent squad but she took a step back to focus on her exams. She hopes to go back to playing competitively now that she is finished.

 

TREVOR

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

15           53KG     5’6”        In 3rd year of school

Speed & Agility

Trevor plays soccer for St. Kevin’s. He is awaiting trials for Ireland’s U16 team. He was also a guest player for Sunderland.

 

 

THE COLCLOUGH FAMILY

MENTOR: EDDIE O’SULLIVAN

TEAM COLOUR: YELLOW

FITNESS SCORE: 2157.23

LOCATION: GREYSTONES

 

JOHN SR

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

52           90KG     6’2”        Sales Manager

Strength & Power

John played rugby to senior level but at age 36 gave it up and took up running. He now runs marathons and ultra marathons, he has ran in the Alps for 15/16 hours as well. He goes running in the Wicklow mountains 3 times a week. He coaches rugby with the Blackrock U21 team and at mini and youth level for 16 years. He names his greatest achievement as winning the Senior Cup Medal with Blackrock Rugby Club.

 

JOHN JNR

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

22           95KG     6’            MA International Business

Strength & Power

John plays rugby for Greystones – his position is no.8. He plays a lot of soccer and golf. He completed a duathlon.

 

BRIAN

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

19           82KG     6’2”        Business Management DIT

Strength & Power

Brian plays for Blackrock U21 and has medals for schools rugby.  He also plays soccer and golf.

 

 

AIDEEN

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

20           56KG     5’2”        Media Studies NUIM

Speed & Agility

Aideen has been a gymnast since she was 4 and can judge to an Olympic standard. She currently coaches 4-7 year olds. She plays a lot of basketball and has Leinster medals for basketball and many trophies for gymnastics.

 

 

THE RONAYNE FAMILY

 

MENTOR: DAVY FITZGERALD

 

TEAM COLOUR: DARK BLUE

 

FITNESS SCORE: 1664.937

 

 

LOCATION: MAYO

 

 

 

ANNE

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

48           55KG     5’2”        Sports Development Officer

Endurance

Anne is the mother of the family. She runs everyday and takes part in Gaelforce. She plays GAA for her local team. She has run 14 marathons to date and has taken part in duathlons and adventure races. She captained the Mayo Ladies Team in 1990 and while captaining Hollymount GAA they won many medals.

 

 

SEAMUS

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

51           83KG     5’9”        Farmer

Endurance

Seamus is the dad of the family and runs their farm. He does a lot of cycling and climbing and has taken part in over 10 duathlons and many 10km runs. He played GAA and soccer with Ballyhaunis.

 

 

 

JOSH

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

20           82KG     6’1”        Student Teacher

Endurance

Josh is a keen football player and has played with many teams – Davitts, St. Colmans College, St. Pats Drumcondra and Mayo. He has many county and club medals and All Ireland runner up medals. He goes to the gym regularly and runs and cycles.

 

 

JACK

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

14           56KG     5’2”        In school

Endurance

Jack is a skilled rugby, soccer and GAA player. He plays for the Connaught underage team.

 

THE DONEGAN FAMILY

 

MENTOR: NIKKI SYMMONS

TEAM COLOUR: JADE GREEN

FITNESS SCORE: 1603.11

LOCATION: TULLAMORE

 

JASON

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

19           62KG     5’9”        Just finished 6th year

Endurance

Jason is a member of the Tullamore Harriers AC and has won medals in many cross country races. He has also won road races in junior and senior categories.

 

MARK

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

20           60KG     5’9”        Civil Engineering Student

Endurance

Mark competes on the Tullamore Harriers first team at senior level and pb’s in every race.

 

 

JOHN

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

50           71KG     5’9”        Synergy Health Warehouse

Endurance

John has been a member of Tullamore Harriers for 30 years and has won medals at club, county and All Ireland levels in track and cross country events.

 

 

NADINE

 

AGE       WEIGHT               HEIGHT OCCUPATION    FITNESS STRENGTH

15           54KG     5’4”        Starting 6th year in school

Speed & Agility

Nadine is also a member of Tullamore Harriers and has won medals at club, county, Leinster and All Ireland team events. She plays junior GAA for Tullamore and plays on the midlands soccer team and has been picked to play in the Gaynor Cup.