JUVENILES: The County B Cross-country championships took place the village of Galbally, Tipperary on Sunday on a pleasant day for running and on a testing and undulating course.
All members of the Boys U9 team were prominent at the head of the field early in their race and James McBrearty was unlucky to stumble while leading early on. Ronan O’Dwyer launched a committed challenge for the individual win at the finish, and he was just edged out for the win. Cillian Minogue and James McBrearty both finished strongly in 7th and 8th place. Great running and the team effort won them a silver in the team race. infolio-rg.ru
Kate Stakelum competed well in the Girls U9 race to take a top 10 place in 9th. She was well supported by Niamh Dwan & Holly Treacy. The Girls U11 race saw Clodagh Ryan running strongly throughout over 1000m distance
The Boys U11 scored a great 1-2-3 finish with Jim Ryan racing well for the win, followed closely by James Doyle and Conor O’Sullivan. Then came Evan Morris and John Dwan for Crokes. Crokes took the team win.
The Girls U13 also won the team race with Caoimhe Doyle coming third, Eva McBrearty (4th), Clodagh Morris and Rebecca Shanahan also running well.
The Boys U13 team also won the team race with Aziz Aragon (4th), Stephen Mawe and Eoin Bourke combining for the team win. Colin Morris was a close 3rd in the hilly U15 race.
In the Tipp XCountry Relay Trial: Emma Ely ran a fine race for 5th (and first sub) for the Tipp U10 team. Tagh Gould and Darragh Minogue secured their places on the U12 team by running well to finish 2nd and 4th in their trial. Well done to all our athletes who represented us well in Galbally.