National Schools XC 09-Mar-2019

Post date: Mar 13, 2019 12:45:48 PM

The National Schools XC was held on Sat 9th Mar in Clongowes Co. Kildare. Ground conditions on the day were very good which made this flat course extremely fast.

Charlie O Neill representing Midleton CBS competed well in the Minor boys race.

In the Junior girls 2500m race, Avril Millerick , St. Mary’s, had a super race to take silver closely followed by Alex Cashman (Pobal Scoil) 5th . Both girls securing places on the Irish team for the schools international to be held later this month. Erin Joyce , Eva Murphy and Natasha Kilgannon completed the Pobal scoil team which finished 6th overall.

Lucy O Keeffe put in a great performance in the Intermediate girls 3500m race to finish 6th overall. She was followed by Emma Landers 11th. Both girls also qualifying for the schools Irish team . Emma along with her team mates, Avril Cashman, Robyn Buckley, Rion Walsh and Lesley Cashman took bronze for Pobal Scoil in the team competition.

Simon Upton competed in the senior boys race for Midleton CBS.

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