The juniors travelled to Cavan early on Sunday morning to take part in the NI&Ulster Cross Country Championships on a challenging course. First was U11 girls with Alicia Whyte McGivern 59th and the U11boys with Conor Sheridan 65th and Niall Kerr 67th.
Next up was U13 girls with Rebecca Wallace in 12 claiming a place in the All Irelands as an individual, Eimear McBrien finishing 35th.
In the U13 boys Callum McIlroy came in 25th, Fionn Nagle 31st, Brendan McCambridge 68th and Patrick McShane 74th.
In the U15 girls Dominique McAllister was 48th and Raoisle Hoy 56th.
In the U15 boys Tony McCambridge was 6th qualifying him for a place in the All Irelands. Thomas Reid was 33rd, Matthew Maguire 67th and Sean McShane 68th.
In the U17 girls Aine Drain was 30th and the U17 boys Andrew Milligan was 47th.
Last but not least was the U19 boys with Conal McCambridge claiming a 4th place and qualifying for the All Irelands. Niall Geehan came in 21st.
Not to be outdone, Coach Paul McAllister ran in the Novice Men finishing 34th.
Well done to all those who took part. For those who are suffering from injury or illness please, please, please take the time to recover properly before returning to training.
At the Girl’s Model track on Tuesday,we were delighted to receive a Mental Health and Well-being in Sport Toolkit from Sport NI. The toolkits are part of an initiative aiming to raise awareness of Mental Health Issues within the sports sector and their communities. Further information can be found at www.mindingyourhead.info.
by Sandy Carr