Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships took place in Beaufort, Co. Kerry on Sunday last. Well done to our medal winners; in the U9 Girls race Louise Hickey finished 7th, Helen Cleere 8th & Tara Gleeson 12th. In the Girls U13 race Niamh Ryan finished 10th, and in the Boys U17 Harry Hogan finished 7th and Eoin Troy 9th, well done to you all. Our first athletes to compete were the Girls U9 Louise Hickey 7th, Helen Cleere 8th & Tara Gleeson 12th. Girls U11 Rachel Cleary 25th, Aoife Dwyer 36th & Aisling Hickey 50th. Girls U13 Niamh Ryan 10th, Katie Bergin 41st & Lorna Hayes 53rd. Boys U13 Charlie Tobin 15th & Dylan McLaughlin 24th. Boys U15 Nathan Bowe 27th & Lorcan Troy 28th. Boys U17 Harry Hogan 7th & Eoin Troy 9th. Well done to you all our athletes on such fine performances.
In the Masters Cross Country Champions our Ladies O/45 finished 3rd team and also 3rd County team made up of Frances Long, Liz Power & Eileen Ryan. Imelda Flynn won Gold for the O/60, well done ladies. Results; Frances Long 38th, Bridge Gleeson 39th, Breda McNamara 48th, Catherine Dunne 49th, Liz Power 50th, Eileen Ryan 53rd & Imelda Flynn 55th.
Paddy Doyle, Patrick Bowe & Ray Power all ran a great race with Paddy finishing 8th county man home. All our seniors will be competing in the County Senior race hosted by Dundrum next Sunday and we wish you all the best of luck.