Munster Schools Track & Field Championships 21-May-2016

Post date: May 23, 2016 4:10:56 PM

The Munster Schools T& F championship took place in Waterford RSC on Saturday 21st May . Youghal AC had 7 athletes competing on the day. Lucy O Keeffe and Lauren O Mahony had qualified from the South Munster school, both representing St Mary's Midleton. Killian Nolan had qualified following a great 3rd place finish in the U16mile while Fearghal Curtin qualified for the senior boys 3000m . Jake McCarthy had a super win in the East Munster schools to qualify for the U16 mile, representing Pobal Scoil na Tríonóide along with Tirna Cahill and Lesley Cashman.

Lesley was first up on the day , competing in the 1200m junior walk , where she won a silver Munster medal. Lucy had a great run in a very competitive minor girls 800m to finish 6th in 2.29. Lauren had a great throw , 31.79m in the senior girls javelin to come 2nd and also competed in the senior girls 4x 100m relay for St Mary's .

Killian and Jake both competed in the U16 mile and finished 4th and 5th respectively in a very competitive field. Fearghal had a wonderful run in the senior boys 5000m bringing home gold for Midleton CBS in 16.22.

Great results and well done to all.