The Tir Chonaill women’s team qualified for the Premier League final - after a lapse of a few years.
Although a little under strength due to injury withdrawals, the team performed out of their skins in Tullamore on Sunday last. Congrats to all; manager Jacki; Anne Marie Mc Glynn, Lifford and Karen Crossan, Innishowen - guests in qualifying rounds and final. The team accumulated 75 pts and finished 6th via the following performances
100m 5th Kate McGowan; 200m 6th Kelly McGrory; 400m 8th Louise Harvey; 1,500m Walk 4th Ciara Crawford; 100m Hurdles 3rd Kate McGowan; 400m Hurdles 3rd Kelly Mc Grory; 3,000m 1st Anne Marie McGlynn; 4 x 100m 5th Louise Harvey/Kelly McGrory/Emma Brady and Kate McGowan; 4 x 400m 7th Kate McGowan/Emma Brady/Kelly Mc Grory and Anne Marie McGlynn; Shot Putt 2nd/Javelin7th, Geraldine Stewart; Pole Vault 4th/Hammer 7th, Katie Hoad; Long Jump 4th Kate McGowan; Triple Jump 4th Emma Brady; High Jump, 6th Kelly McGrory; Discus 7th Brenda Brenda Morris
Congratulations to Caolan O’Callaghan 2nd in the U16 High Jump and to Lucy McGlynn 3rd U10 Hurdles at the National Community Games finals in Athlone on Sunday last. His 1.74m PB was equal to the winners height - the medals were decided on count back. Lucy from Ballyshannon was introduced to hurdles at the clubs summer camp in early July.
All of the clubs track and field athletes will now take a deserved break from competition/training before starting back into their winter schedule in late September. The clubs distance groups, many with the Dublin City Marathon as their goal will continue with their detailed schedules. The clubs Donegal Town fit4life group will resume training on the second Tues of Sept.
On Saturday next, starting at 11am, the Point 10k, organised by Bruckless man Pauric McNern takes place around the sceenic St Johns Point.Registration in the Community Centre Dunkineeely