Munster Track & Field Championships 3/4-Jun-2017

Post date: Jun 09, 2017 5:56:8 PM

The MUNSTER T& F U9-13 was held in Ennis on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June.

Youghal AC had 10 athletes competing and they didn't disappoint.

Autumn Devereaux competed in the U10 girls turbo javelin and finished 11th overall . Taylor Aherne came 7th in the U10 girls long jump . Both girls competed well in the U10 girls 500m .

Poppi Devereaux , Eireann Barrett and Sorcha Kilgannon competed in the U12 girls high jump where Sorcha finished a fantastic 2nd and secured qualification for the National T& F championship. Eireann and Poppi finished joint 7th in high jump and both also competed in the shot putt.

Ben Walsh competed well in the U12 boys turbo javelin and came 6th in the high jump. However he excelled in the shot putt to take bronze.

Grace Rooney had a fantastic championship taking the Munster title in the U13 girls 80m sprint and silver in the long jump . She also came 5th in the sprint hurdles and 11th in the high jump. Sophie Connon finished a super 2nd in the high jump with an outstanding 1.46m jump. Tara Hickey also performed well in the high jump to take bronze . All 3 qualified for the National T& F.

Alex Cashman also competed well in the U13 girls 600m.

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Well done to all who competed.