Munster Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships
The above races took place on Sunday 11th November in the Turnpike, Two Mile Borris.
First up were the U9 girls in a field of over 90 competitors running 750m. Ciara Joyce was first home for Moyne AC finishing in an excellent 19th position, she was followed by Olive Spillane Leane 43rd, Maria Doyle 51st, Heidi Maher 60th, Isabel Ralph 69th, Roisin O’Reilly 73rd, Saoirse Deegan 78th, Ailis Concagh 83rd and Arlene Flanagan in 88th. The first four girls placed 5th in the club team event. Ciara Joyce and Olive Spillane Leane were home 3rd and 5th for the Tipperary team and were just outside the medals with Tipperary finishing in 4th place.
Next up were the U9 boys also running 750m in a field of over 100 athletes. First home for Moyne was Jack Guilfoyle in 59th, followed by David Nolan 75th, Will Walsh 82nd and Daithi Cussen 99th. Jack Guilfoyle was also the 6th boy home for Tipperary but again was just outside the medals with Tipperary finishing in 4th place.
U11 girls were next running 1500m with 160 athletes in their race. Alana Spillane led the Moyne girls home in 61st place followed by Dearbhla Gleeson 82nd, Meabh Leahy 85th, Ruth Phelan 100th, Aisling O’Reilly 131st, Kate Tobin 143rd, Ava Tobin 153rd, Isabella Jones 157th and Ellen Nolan 158th.
Boys U11 also ran 1500m with 142 athletes in their race. Luke Walsh was first home for the club in 83rd followed by Denis Brolan 93rd, Daniel Tobin 101st, Jack Reddan 107th, Rogan Lyons 113th, Shane Moloney 137th, Bill Cussen 140th and Max Doyle 141st.
4 girls competed for Moyne in the U13 race where they ran 2500m in a field of 123 athletes. Saoirse Doran led the girls home in 82nd place, with Aisling O’Loughlin 111th, Olivia Ralph 119th and Grainne O’Loughlin 120th.
4 boys also competed for Moyne at U13 level where they too ran 2500m with almost 120 in their race. Adam Phelan was first home for the club finishing in 77th place, followed by David Doyle 86th, Adam Spillane Leane 93rd and Jack Flanagan 105th.
Mary Cussen and Millie Doyle Ryan represented the club in the U15 race running 3500m. Mary finished 58th and Millie finished 61st.
Tomas Cussen was the only member to run in the U15 boys. He also ran 3500m and finished 55th.
Emma Gleeson ran in the girls U17 4000m race. She finished 25th and was also the only medal winner on the day winning a Munster silver medal with the Tipperary team. Ellie Holohan ran the girls U19 4000m race finishing 24th.
It was a very tough day with difficult conditions for all the athletes who took park. Well done to all of you for competing and finishing your races. You should be very proud of yourselves.
In the Senior Competition we had just one lady representing Moyne. Angela Fogarty, who is in excellent form this year finished in 15th position and was the 6th Tipperary athlete home. Tipperary had a great day, claiming the gold medal in the ladies competition. Well Done Angela and congratulations on the great run!