Cumann na mBunscol Schools athletics in Santry

It’s been a busy few days for club athletes with more great performances. Yesterday at the Cumann na mBunscol Schools athletics in Santry, 4 of our athletes representing Scoil Réalt na Mara came home with 3 medals. Joshua Ericson had a fine gold medal winning performance in the boys u12 500m, Vita O’Brien took the silver medal in the girls equivalent with her brother Moses also taking the silver in the boys u11 race. Laura Fagan who is showing great improvement race on race had a strong run in the girls u11 to finish 6th overall.On Saturday we had a small but quality field of athletes compete in the final Track and Field league in a sun drenched Morton Stadium. First up were the sprints with u10 to u12 boys and girls running heats, semis and finals. Well done to those who made sprint finals as follows, Cillian Emmett u10 6th, Daphney Ndjatang u11 5th, Oisin Hegarty u11 7th. u13 to u16 sprints were timed with strong runs by Ella Kingsnorth, Ella Walsh and Naomi Ndjatang in the u13 80m. Ben Cohen u13 80m and Brian Walsh in the u14 80m. There were also top 6 finishes from the following athletes in the distance races, u10 Keva Ndjatang 6th, u11 Daphney Ndjatang 1st, u13 Vita O’Brien 3rd, u13 Oliver McQuaid 4th.Finally at the IMC meet in Belfast, Isabel Carron had a super run in the womens 3000m to finish 3rd in 10.08. Well done to all.