Success at Dunboyne Uneven Age All Ireland XC Championship

Donal Devane ended the All Ireland Cross Country Championship in style by winning the Novice Men All Ireland Championship in Dunboyne, Co. Meath.  In a flat muddy course he found a reserve to stay ahead for the Gold spot. As quoted by Athletics Ireland “Devane delivered a blue chip performance”

Jamie Kelly was the 12th man home in the U19 Boys Championship, a sterling performance which saw a very strong Michael Morgan for Sligo AC race to the gold spot.

Laura Healy ran a very strong race to finish 6th in the U19 Girls

Dean Casey finished a very very tight race in 2nd place just being beaten by Scott Fagan in the final stretch.  Mark Hanrahan never let him get too far out of sight and finished strongly in 11th position.

Neasa NiAinifein finished her U17 Girls race in 8th position, running a great race.

The U11 Girls kicked off the Uneven Age Championship and Faye Mannion 9th, Sophie Maher 10th and Millie Watts 11th showed how it was done finishing together as a team and doing the club super proud.

Full results when they become available.

U11 1500m

Freya Renton (Westport), 2. Emma Flynn (North Cork), 3. Erelle O’Sullivan (Shercock)

U13 2,500m

Emily Bolton (Donore Harriers), 2. Emer McKee (Willowfield Harriers), 3. Aoife Lillis (St Mary’s Clare)

U15 3,500m

Kirsti Foster (Willowfield), 2. Nicole Dinan (Leevale), 3. Gara Williams (MSB)

U17 4,000m

Emma Landers (Youghal), 2. Amy Greene (Rosses), 3. Roisin Kennedy (Ace)

U19 4,000m

Niamh O’Mahony (An Riocht), 2. Una O’Brien (Waterford), 3. Lucy O’Keeffe (Youghal)

Novice 4,000m

Cliona Murphy (DCH), 2. Hillary Hughes (unattached), 3. Caron Ryan (Craughwell)


U11  Boys 1500m

Daniel Downey (Portlaoise), 2. Will Craig (St Michael’s), 3. Jake Bell (Mullingar Harriers)

Club Positions Points
1 St. Cronans A.C. 27, 43, 46, 56 172
2 Midleton A.C. 21, 35, 72, 75 203
3 Mullingar Harriers A.C. 3, 60, 74, 77 214

County Team Points
1 Clare 8, 23, 27, 33, 43, 46 180
2 Dublin 5, 22, 37, 48, 49, 52 213
3 Meath 11, 17, 36, 40, 58, 62 224

Very well done to Ryan Kelly 23rd, Odhran Perill 59th, Kevin Noonan 106th, Joseph Linehan 138th, Shane Dilleen 153rd,  Ronan O Sullivan 168th

U13 2,500m

Finn Duignan (St Cronan’s), 2. James Foot (Bray Runners), 3. Francis Donoghue (South Sligo)

U15 3,500m

Myles Hewlett (United Striders), 2. Jack McCausland (City of Lisburn), 3. David Williams (St Senan’s)

U17 5,000m

Scott Fagan (MSB), 2. Dean Casey (Ennis Track), 3. Sean Cotter (Craughwell)

U19 6,000m

Michael Morgan (Sligo), 2. Conall McLean (St Malachy’s), 3. Daniel Stone (Raheny Shamrock)

Novice 6,000m

Donal Devane (Ennis Track), 2. Thomas Lupton (Portlaoise), 3. Gerry Forde (Slaney Olympic)

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