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Super Juniors at Firmus Super Series

More than 40 young Harriers made the short trip to Mary Peters track on Thursday for the second meeting of the super 5 series. The evening started with the sprints. In the boys 150m Luke Kelly finished 9th, Patrick Willis 14th, Sean Neilan 19th, Eoin Privilege 20th, James Toal 21st, Niall Kerr 23rd and Daniel Kelly 25th. In the Girls 150m Lucia McGibbon finished 8th, Ciara Muldoon 22nd, Emer Privilege 23rd, Charlotte Willis 29th and Jamie Graham 37th. The next event was the 200m which saw ten Harriers take to the blocks. Fionn Nagle narrowly missed out on a medal finishing 4th, Cain McGrath was 12th and Rory Mullan Was 21st. In the U15 race Matthew Maguire finished 8th, Odhran Catney 12th and Isaac Jarman 15th. In the girls race Aine Neilan finished 14th and Lorna Muldoon was 17th. The two girls representing the club in the U17 section saw Caitlin Maguire claim gold winning by over a second and Katie McCambridge finish 5th with a new personal best.

Eight young Harriers then lined up for the 600m. In the boys race Luke Kelly finished 7th, Sean Neilan 11th, Patrick Willis 13th, Daniel Kelly and James Toal finished in 17th and 18th respectively. In the girls race Lucia McGibbon finished in 9th place, Carla Muldoon 15th and Erin Harding 18th.

LaurenrebeccaNo fewer than 21 runners lined up for the 800m. In the U13 section it was silver for Rebecca Wallace and bronze for Lauren Cox and Fionn Nagle. There were good runs also for Cain McGrath 9th, Bryanna Catney 10th and Orla Magee 17th. In the U15 section there were good runs for Tony McCambridge 7th, Damian Marquess 8th, Matthew Maguire 10th and Thomas Reid 15th in the boys race, and Raoisle Hoy 8th, Dominique McAllister 9th, Aine Drain 13th, Sinead O’Rawe 14th and Lorna Muldoon 15th in the girls race. The U17 section saw good runs from Harry Brewster 9th, Niall Armstrong 12th and Conor O’Rawe 13th in the boys and Rioghnach Catney 6th, Ciara Neilan 7th and Rebecca Armstrong 9th in the girls race.

Twelve young athletes also took part in the long jump competition. Patrick Willis finished 8th in the boys section followed by, Luke Kelly 9th, Niall Kerr 16th, Daniel Kelly 18th, Eoin Privilege 20th and James Toal 21st. In the girls competition Lucia McGibbon came 10th, Emer Privilege 12th, Carla Muldoon 28th, Charlotte Willis 29th, Erin Harding 33rd and Jamie Graham 34th.

In the U13 high jump Damian Marquess was 5th, Isaac Jarman and Adam Lamb tied for 6th and Rory Mullan came 14th.

Three athletes took part in the javelin. Ellie Bradley claimed silver with a throw of 17.54m, and Sinead O’Rawe and Lorna Muldoon finished 8th and 9th respectively.

The last medal of the night saw Odhran Catney win bronze in the U15 Shoot Putt. Ellie Bradley just missed out on her second medal of the night finishing 4th with Sinead O’Rawe and Lorna Muldoon finished 7th and 9th respectively.

Thanks to John Marquess for this piece.