East Cork XC 10-Dec-2017

Post date: Dec 15, 2017 10:24:30 PM

The East Cork Xc was held on Sunday 10th December in Watergrasshill on a wet wintery morning. Despite the rain and cold Youghal Ac had a number of athletes competing.

Aine Collins had a great run in the U9 girls 750m course to take bronze . Niamh Murray was next home closely followed by Kate Finn and Lauren Keating. These girls put in super performances to take team gold.

The U9boys took team bronze. They were led home by Donnacha Coleman 4th. Followed by Leo Nicholson , Enda Terry and Eoin Gleeson. Conor O Sullivan and James Chidlow completed the team.

Vivien Millerick led the U11 girls team home and finished 4th overall closely followed by Taylor Aherne 6th . Autumn Devereaux , Clodagh Fitzgerald and Ella Finn completed this great team that won silver.

Paddy Nicholson took bronze in the U11 boys race. He was followed by Jimmy Nicholson 8th and Jack O Neill 10th . These boys took bronze team medals.

Alex Cashman took bronze in the U13 girls race with Grace Rooney 8th. Roisin Reilly , Katie Ansbro, Izabella Chidlow and Ciara Wood completed this team which took silver.

Charlie O Neill had a super run in the U13 boys race to finish 4th overall.

The U15 girls were worthy gold medal winner on the day as they ran together as a team throughout the race until they completed the obstacle on the last lap. Once the jump was cleared safely they sprinted the last 200m with Emma Landers finishing 2nd , Erin Joyce 3rd, Eva Murphy 4th and Avril Cashman 5th.

Ciaran McNamee took the East Cork U15 boys title and Lesley Cashman had a great win in the U17 girls race.

Well done to all who competed on such a miserable day. More photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos