Track and Field
On Sunday 20th July, the Sportsground in College Road welcomed back hundreds of successful young athletes for this year’s County Finals.
The first round was held at the same venue on Sunday, 6th July, with heats and some semi-finals in the track events and finals in some field events.
This year, 51 areas competed at County level and qualifying for the finals on 20th from Claregalway-Lackagh were the following:
U8 60m Girls Claire Greaney
U10 100m Girls Roisin Gavin
U10 200m Girls Julianne Harrington
U12 100m Girls Elaine Harrington (Gold)
U12 4 × 100m Relay Girls (Bronze): Louise Moran, Marie Grealish, Maria Long, Elaine Harrington, Aine Skelly (Sub)
U14 80m Hurdles Girls Gráinne Noonan (Bronze)
U14 100m Girls Fiona Gavin
U8 60m Boys Brian Moran (Gold)
U8 80m Boys Emmet Kelly
U10 100m Boys Shane Brennan
U10 200m Boys Liam Loughlin
U12 600m Boys Thomas Walsh (Silver)
U14 Shot Putt Boys Val Baynes (Gold)
So, congratulations to each and every one who participated on both Sundays. Gold medal winners travel to Mosney in September to compete in the All-Ireland. Good Luck to each of them and have fun!