A number of our athletes had successful outings at the County Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Thurles last week. In the Minor Girls event Helen Cleere finished 3rd overall for Presentation Thurles and helped her team to 3rd place. Louise Hickey representing the Ursuline, Thurles finished 4th place and led her school to victory in the team event. Aaron McLoughlin finished 16th in the Boys event and helping Thurles CBS to 2nd team. In the junior event Emma Gleeson representing Ursuline, Thurles finished 8th helping her school to third in the team event. Aine Duggan representing Presentation, Thurles finished 22nd in the same race. In the Boys race Gavin Ryan, Gairm Scóil Mhuire, Thurles finished 4th with Dylan McLoughlin, Thurles CBS finishing second in the Intermediate Boys event and Roisin Daly, Presentation Thurles finished 7th in the Senior Girls race to help her team to 1st place. Well done to all the athletes involved.