East Cork XC 29-Sep-2019

Post date: Oct 04, 2019 10:20:42 AM

Spikes were dusted off for the East Cork championships which marked the start of the XC season. It took place in Castlelyons on Sunday 29th sept. YOUGHAL AC had many athletes competing on the day with some outstanding performances.

Clodagh Walsh had a super run in the U10 girls 1000m to take individual bronze. Orla Motherway and Ava Murphy followed in 11th and 12th positions respectively. Neasa Barry and Jane Ansbro completed this fantastic team which took team bronze.

Ruby Devereaux led the U10 boys team with a great performance to take bronze. He was followed closely by Oran Coleman 7th , Ciaran Hynes 10th and Paddy Kelly 17th. Isaac McMahon, SHANE Coffey, Rory Murphy and Darragh Galloway completed this super team which took gold.

In the U12 girls 1500m Autumn Devereaux put in a super performance to take individual bronze. She was closely followed by Vivien Millerick 6th , Taylor Aherne 8th and Anne Collins 11th. Lauren O Brien, Niamh Murray, Molly O Brien, Amy Coleman, Doireann Barry, Tess Cummins and Abby Lee completed this fantastic team which took gold.

In the U12 boys race, Jack O Neill 15th led the Youghal boys team. He was closely followed by TADHG O Brien 16th, Conor O Sullivan 17th, and Vladimir Boutenko 19th. Quin Buckley , Enda Terry and Rory Walsh.

Emily Brenner had an outstanding performance in the U14 girls 2000m to take individual silver. She was closely followed by Sorcha Kilgannon 4th, Katie ONeill 5th , Izabella Chidlow 8th and Katie Ansbro 10th. These girls secured team silver.

Jude Buckley had a super run in the U 14 boys race to finish 4th overall. He was followed by Dylan Cairns 9th and Alex Murphy.

In the U 16 girls race Avril Millerick took individual silver closely followed by Avril Cashman individual bronze , Emma Landers 4th , Alex Cashman 5th . Robyn Buckley8th , Eva Murphy and Natasha Kilgannon completed this super team which took gold.

James O Neill had a super run in the U16 boys race. Lucy O Keeffe took gold in the U18 girls race. Ciaran McNamee took silver in the U18boys race.

Well done to all who competed.

Photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos