Munster Schools Cross Country Championship 16-Feb-2017

Post date: Feb 19, 2017 4:33:15 PM

The MUNSTER schools XC was held in Tramore Valley park , Cork on Thursday 16th February. It was a mild day but the recent rain had left the challenging course very sticky in places.

The Minor girls were up first and ran the 1k loop twice . Avril Cashman led her Pobal Scoil team home , finishing 7th overall and qualifying for the All Ireland schools XC . Robyn Buckley was next home 26th followed by Caoimhe McMahon 34th. Super running by the team who finished an unlucky 4th.

Lucy O Keeffe had a very steady run in the junior girls race to finish a fantastic 5th overall , winning an individual medal and qualifying for the Nationals. Lesley Cashman also ran well to finish 27th.

Ciaran McNamee finished 12th in the junior Boys 3500m race and also qualified for the Nationals.

In the Intermediate boys race Jake McCarthy had a super run to finish 2nd ensuring qualification. Killian Nolan finished 16th and was 3rd scorer the winning school team, CBC Cork .

Fearghal Curtin had a fantastic win in the senior boys race and finished well ahead of the competition.

Well done to all who competed. More photos available at