Munster Schools XC 15-Feb-2019

Post date: Feb 17, 2019 6:11:7 PM

The Munster schools XC was held in WIT on Friday 15th February. YOUGHAL AC had a number of athletes competing representing their different schools. There was a strong wind but near perfect ground conditions on this tough undulating course.

Sorcha Kilgannon had a great run in the Minor girls race to finish 20th in a very competitive field. Charlie ONeill competed well in the Minor boys race to finish 30th and scored on the Midleton CBS team which won gold.

Alex Cashman had a super run in the junior girls 2500m race to finish 2nd overall and was followed closely by Avril Millerick 4th. Erin Joyce finished 8th , followed by Eva Murphy 21st. Natasha Kilgannon completed the Pobal Scoil an Trionoide team which won team gold with all these girls qualifying for the Nationals.

Emma Landers put in a fantastic performance in the Intermediate girls race to finish 3rd overall , closely followed by Lucy O Keeffe 4th . Avril Cashman finished well in 10th position , with an outstanding performance by Robyn Buckley 17th. Rion Walsh and Lesley Cashman completed this Pobal Scoil team which also won gold.

Ciaran McNamee finished 33rd in the Intermediate boys race , with Eoin Brenner 46th. Simon Upton competed well in the Senior boys race to finish 21st and was a scorer in the Midleton CBS team which took team gold.

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Well done to all who competed and for those who have qualified for the National Schools XC in March, keep up the training.