National B XC 08-Feb-2020

Post date: Feb 10, 2020 11:33:55 AM

The National B XC was held in Rathdrum , Co. Wicklow on Sat 8th February. YOUGHAL AC had a number of athletes competing on the day with some great performances. Underfoot conditions were good despite the forcast but the odd hail storm and strong winds added to the difficulty.

Clodagh Walsh led the YOUGHAL girls home in the U11 girls race to finish 24th overall . She was followed by Aine Collins , Orla Motherway , Molly O Brien and Caoimhe Brennan. Ruby Devereaux led the U11 boys team home . He was followed by Donnacha Coleman, Conor O Sullivan, Quin Buckley and Carthach O Laoire.

In the U13 girls event the YOUGHAL Girls put in super performances . Led by Katie O Neill 17th, Autumn Devereaux 18th and Vivien Millerick 19th, all 3scored on the Winning Cork team. Saorla Ni Laoire completed this fantastic team which took club team silver.

Dylan Cairns had an outstanding run in the U13 boys race to take individual silver . He was also the 1st scorer on the winning Cork team. Rion O Laoire also had a great run.

In the U15 boys race Liam O Connor had a great run to finish 14th overall winning a cork team gold medal. He was followed home by Ben Walsh 32nd, Jude Buckley 35th and James O Neill 38th.

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Well done to all who competed.