The juniors had a fantastic turnout and impressive results in the races accompanying the relays at Victoria Park on Saturday. First up was the primary school girls with Lucia McGibbon in 3rd place, claiming the first podium spot of the day. Also running well was Emmy Thornton in 5th, Emma Uprichard in 14th, Leah Horan 15th, Rebecca Parke 27th and Caoilann Curran 38th. Next was the primary school boys with Kelvin Kearney coming in in 5th, Luke Kelly 7th, Malachy McGibbon 10th, Daniel Kelly 13th, Rory Kelly 25th and Matthew Horan 31st. The U13 girls and boys saw two more podium places. In the boys, Kellen Finlay claimed 3rd in what was a close finish, Brendan McCambridge was 13th and Nick Parke 16th. In the girls Rebecca Wallace finished strongly to take 1st place, Eimear McBrien was 6th and Bryanna Catney 13th. The U15 girls saw Dominique McAllister and Aine Drain finishing 15th and 16th respectively. In the U15 boys Tony McCambridge came 3rd, Odhran Catney 20th, Matthew Maguire 22nd, Piaras McShane 23rd and Sean McShane 26th. In the U17 boys Andrew Milligan and Harry Brewster were 7th and 8th respectively while in the U17 girls Rioghnach Catney ran well to claim the last podium place of the day for the juniors.
by Sandy McLoughlin Carr