Munster Schools XC 13-Feb-2020

Post date: Feb 17, 2020 12:4:51 PM

The Munster Schools XC was held on Thur 13th Feb in Clarecastle. YOUGHAL AC had a number of athletes competing representing their schools. Ground condition were horrendous on the day but this didn’t deter our athletes.

Emily Brenner had a super run in the Minor girls race to take silver . She was followed by her St Mary’s team mate Ailise Barry who finished 33rd. Both girls winning team gold for their school.

Dylan Cairns had a great run in the Minor boys race to finish 13th overall , thus qualifying individually for the National Schools XC. Jude Buckley also had a good run to finish 21st.

Izabella Chidlow led the Pobal Scoil team in the junior girls race. She was followed closely by Sorcha Kilgannon, Ruby Kennedy and Poppi Devereaux. Liam O Connor had a great run in the junior boys race to finish 11th overall. He also helped his Midleton CBS team to team bronze.

Avril Millerick put in a fantastic performance in the Intermediate girls race to take the Munster title. She was followed closely by Emma Landers 2nd , Avril Cashman 7th and Alex Cashman 13th. Robyn Buckley 22nd, Erin Joyce 33rd and Rion Walsh 37th completed this super Pobal Scoil team which took team gold.

Lucy O Keeffe had a super run in the senior girls race to take bronze.

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Well done to all who competed and best wishes to the 12 who qualified for the National Schools XC which will be held in Santry in March.