Munster Indoor Championship 25/26-Feb-2017

Post date: Feb 26, 2017 10:11:13 PM

The Munster indoor championship u13-U19 was held in Nenagh arena on 25th and 26th February. Youghal AC had 5 athletes competing at the games and they didn't disappoint.

In the U13 girls 60m sprint heats Sophie Connon , Grace Rooney , Avril Millerick and Alex Cashman competed with Grace progressing to the semi final and final where she excelled , taking gold in 8.52sec .

Alex had a super run in the 600m race to finish 5th overall , with Avril 10th and Grace 22nd. All three competed in the shot putt too.

Grace and Sophie came 5th and 7th respectively in the 60m hurdles. While Sophie won silver in the high jump with an amazing 1.41m jump . Grace finished 7th with an excellent 1.33m jump. Both girls also competed in the long jump with Grace taking bronze , jumping 4.31m .

Kerry Barrett competed in the U16 girls 800m and finished well in 11th in a very competitive field.

Well done to all who competed and congratulations to Grace and Sophie on qualifying for the National indoors.