Results from recent Munster B Cross Country Championships held in Riverstick.
Sean Murphy placed fifth in the boys under 9 race.
Ruby Cummins received a County medal for placing ninth. Our under 11 girls team placed sixth overall .
Grace Nyhan who was in fine form secured first place , along with Aoibhinn McKeogh who placed sixth. Both these girls received individual medals. Their team , including Ciara McCarthy and Aoife Tuthill also secured team gold medals in the under 13 race.
The under 13 Boys team placed sixth.
In the girls under 15 race, Ella Collins placed third, Emma Barry placed tenth- earning them both individual county medals. Ella and Emma also won team gold with Eabha Crowley who placed fourteenth and Niamh Quinn who was seventeenth.
Boys under 15; Callum McCourt placed third for an individual county medal. Callum along with Dara McCarthy (fifteenth), Joseph Buttimer (seventeenth) and Cian Walsh (twenty first) won team gold.
In other news, we would like to congratulate Phil Healy on her recent award for “Inspirational Performance on Irish Soil”, presented by Irish Life Health National Athletics Board.
Another inspirational athlete is member Laura Nicholson. Laura has been selected along with thirty eight other athletes to represent Ireland in the European Cross Country Championships. This takes place in Tilburg in the Netherlands on ninth of December next.
Wishing our members the best of luck in the upcoming Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k race next weekend.
Best of luck to our juvenile members representing their respective schools in Riverstick, which will take place in early 2019.