Youghal AC athletes do well at East Munster Schools Track and Field Championships in Waterford

Post date: May 18, 2012 2:35:52 PM

The club had a number af athletes who attend school in Pobalscoil na Trionoide and Meanscoil Na Rinne who competed at the above Championships over the last two weeks in a bid to qualify for the Munster Schools final in CIT on Saturday 19th May.

Patricia Curtin had a very good day winning the Senior Javelin with PB of 33.70m and 2nd in the Triple Jump. Faye O' Brien also competed in the Senior section and came 2nd in the Javelin and High Jump. Jo Burke came 2nd in the Intermediate Javelin and narrowly missed out on qualification in the High Jump finishing 4th. Lydia Blanne had a great day in the Junior section to come 2nd in the Triple Jump with a big jump of 9.05m and 2nd in the High Jump.

In the boys section Conor Forde came 2nd in the Junior Triple Jump and Diarmuid Clancy came 3rd in the Minor 800m. Well done also to Adam Malone who was 4th in the Intermediate 800m. Best of luck to Patricia, Faye, Jo, Lydia, Diarmuid and Conor who will be all hoping to qualify for the All Ireland Track and Field Championships in Cork.