Clonliffe Schools Invitational Cross Country

Super performances by Skerries AC athletes in todays “Brother by your Side”, Clonliffe Schools Invitational Cross Country. 3rd place finish by Sarah Whelan (Skerries Community College) in the Minor girls race, with her teammates Louisa Byrne, Molly Jackson & Ciara Downey finishing strongly in the top half of a field of well over 200 athletes!! The Junior girls race saw the ever improving Eibhlin McCarthy & Orla Thompson (both Loreto Balbriggan) put in fine runs over the 2k course with Eibhlin finishing in 5th place and Orla in 20th. In in the Intermediate girls race we had 6 Skerries competitors, the team from Skerries Community College taking the team title with Isabel Carron 1st, Rhona Pierce 2nd, Sarah Byrne 9th & Lauren Byrne 42nd. Eryn Devine & Aine McCarthy both Loreto, Balbriggan finished strongly in 10th & 17th place respectively. Conor Tuck (Skerries CC) in his first year running the Intermediate Boys category finished 34th overall, while our final competitor on the day saw Orla Bollard (Loreto, Balbriggan) in the Senior girls race taking a well deserved 6th overall and having one of her best performances in Schools racing to date. Well done to all and thank you to Clonliffe Harriers AC for another successful Invitational Cross Country.

Some good pics of our athletes from yesterdays CC Invitational