All-Ireland Uneven Ages Cross-Country, Dundalk 2016

  • The girls’ U11 race saw strong performances from Mollie Pike, Nicole Keane, Lucy Power, Grace Rynne, Tori Deasy and Riona Healy
  • Ben O’Halloran and Joe Mannion performed well in the U11 boys’ race.
  • In the U13 girls’ race, it was no surprise to see Neasa Ní Ainféin in the individual medals with a fantastic 6th place. Club-mates Ruth Leyden, Aoife Anderson and Ellen Mannion, who were also part of the Clare team, ran a very solid race.
  • The boys’ U13 competition saw Colin Ryan take a well-deserved individual medal with a 9th place finish following a superb sprint finish. Colin also scored for the Clare and Munster teams, bringing home a team gold in each. His team-mates also ran well on the day with Thomas McGuire being well up the field followed by Eoin Lahiffe, Cormac Maher and Samuel Olaoye.
  • Another strong team performance was from our U15 girls team of Carla Griffin, Roisin Cahill, Ellie Pike, Lisa Whelan, Eva Carey and Roise Ni Lachtnain.
  • Ennis Track’s boys U15 took a fantastic 3rd place in the inter-clubs competition with a team of Mark Hanrahan, Dean and Dylan Casey, Matthew Power, Conor Shanahan and Sabian Kulczynski.
  • There was a strong team performance from the girls U17 with Leah O’Neill just missing out on an individual medal in 13th position and Jo Keane in 18th place, followed by Eloise  Mulcaire, Eimear Hanrahan and Shona Power.
  • In the U17 boys, Conor Devane was 11th, while Donal Devane came in 15th place.
  • Grainne Kelly was 23rd in the U19 girls and scored for the Munster team.
  • Boys U19 also won bronze in the club team competition. The team was made up of Bakhit Khamis Barra, Patrick O’Rourke, James Whelan, Mark Fahy and Conor Mulchrone.
  • Rhiannon McHugh ran very well in the novice ladies.

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