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Weekend roundup

It was the annual Moira XC at the weekend with harriers out in both the juniors and seniors.

MagillIn the mens race Connor Magill was first past the post finishing in 4th place while behind him harriers Paul Blaney and Eamon White had a great battle for a top ten finish – Paul finishing 10th and Eamon finishing 11th with a second separating them.

Laurence Johnston just missed a top twenty finish but finished 22nd and first O55. Mark McCallion made 41st with recent recruit John McConnell finishing 44th and Greg McClure finishing in 53rd.

In the ladies race Helen Weir made the top 10 in tenth place and Nuala Muldoon made 16th.


The juniors had another good turnout. In the under 18 girls race Rioghanagh Catney made the podium finishing in 3rd place. while Harry Brewster and Niall Armstrong finished 13th and 14th respectively.

In the year 9 and 10 race we again had 3 competitors and 1 on the podium. Tony McCambridge made the podium finishing in 3rd, Dominique McAllister finished 19th and Oran Catney finished 23rd.

In the year 8 race Damian Marquess just missed out on a podium finish pipped by a second to finish in 4th place.

In the primary school race Bryanna Catney finished in 37th.


With the home parkrun at the waterworks and the Falls parkrun falling victim to the icy condition at the weekend there were unusually few harriers taking part.

At Ormeau Reg Kapur finished in 15th running 20:16, Mark Shields just behind in 20:34 and Drew Crawford 159th in 30:03. At Victoria Eddie Ccooke made 4th in 19:14 and at Queens Ciaran Hunter finished 22nd in 21:48 breaking his PB by a second in the process.