Schools International XC 23-Mar-2019

Post date: Mar 26, 2019 3:3:37 PM

Sat 23rd March was a great day for YOUGHAL AC , with 4 athletes from the club competing for Ireland at the schools international XC in Santry, Dublin. Lucy O'Keeffe and Avril Millerick from St. Mary’s Midleton and Alex Cashman and Emma Landers from Pobal Scoil , Youghal had qualified individually from the National school XC held 2 weeks previously.

Alex and Avril had super runs in the Junior girls 3000m race to finish 22nd and 27th respectively . Their Irish team finished 4th overall.

Lucy O'Keeffe had an outstanding performance in the Intermediate girls 4000m race to finish 17th overall. She was the 3rd scorer on the Irish team which took bronze.

Emma Landers competed in the mixed 4 x 1500m relay. She had a terrific 3rd leg of the relay ,holding off tough competition to give her team an excellent chance heading into the final leg. The Irish team finished in silver medal position.

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Well done girls, your club is so proud of you!