Intercounty and Even Ages XC Championships

Good luck to our athletes competing in Sundays AAI Intercounty and Even Ages XC Championships in Santry Demesne, u12s Ruby Pereira and John Fanning, u14s Sarah Whelan and Stephen O’Connor, u16s Isabel Carron, Rhona Pierce, Eryn Devine, Sarah Byrne and Eibhlin McCarthy, u18s Aine McCarthy, Orla Bollard, Laura Costello and Ellen Tuck. Gavin O’Rourke goes in the Junior Mens race and Ciara Durkan in the Senior Womens event. Best of luck to you all, we’ll all be there to cheer you home!!

A special word of congratulations to Isabel Carron who took the silver medal in the u16 girls race and her teammates Rhona, Sarah, Eryn and Eibhlin who took bronze in the Interclub competition. In the Senior womens race Ciara Durkan ran a super race to take 5th place amongst a high quality field of athletes most notably European Cross Country Champion for the past 2 years, Fionnuala Britton who stormed to an impressive victory. Congratulations to all our other athletes who stepped up to National level, some for the first time, be very proud of your performances. I will post an extended report and results once I have confirmation of overall positions. Well done to all.