Pupils from 12 south Donegal primary schools participated in a most enjoyable and well run cross country event on Friday 26th September in the grounds of Donegal Town Rugby Club, at the Holmes near Donegal Town. Tir Chonaill A.C. hosted a series of six races that were greeted with glorious sunshine and some exciting competition.
Prizes were presented to the first 20 individuals and first small, medium and large school team in each race.
Thanks were extended to the over 200 participants, to the teachers and parents for their support n encouraging the children to participate, to the numerous Tir Chonaill AC officials who planned and organised the event and to Donegal Town Rugby Club and land owner Billy Graham for use of excellent facilities.
Schools represented Kilbarron, NS, Ballyshanon, St Ernans, NS Ballintra, Robertson NS, Ballintra, St Francis NS, Barnes, Scoil and Linbh Iosa, Killymard, Scoil Aodh Rua & Nuala, Donegaal Town, St Nauls, NS, Inver, Frosses NS, Scoil Mhuire, Glenties, St Conal’s, Kilclooney, Wood NS Ardara and Killian NS.
Girls U13: 1 Aine Byrne, Scoi an Linbh Iosa, 2 Louise McGonagle, St Conals, 3 Catherine Campbell, St Nauls [37 finishers]
Teams: 1 Frosses, 36pts [1st Medium School], 2 Scoil an Linbh Iosa, 39pts, [1st Large School], 3 St. Nauls, 46pts, 4 St Francis,52pts, 5 Aodh Rua & Nuala,94pts, 6 Robertson, Ballintra,101pts
Boys Under 13: 1 Lee McCabe, Killian NS, 2 Joseph Campbell, Frosses N.S. 3 Joey Leape, Scoil Aodh Rua & Nuala [44 finishers]
Teams: 1 Aodh Rua & Nuala,Donegal Town, 41pts [1st Large School].2 S t Nauls Keelogs, 49pts[1st Medium School] 3 Scoil an Linbh Iosa, Killymard,54pts, 4 Frosses NS, 57pts, 5 St Francis, Barnesmore, 90pts. 6 Robertson, Ballintra, 146pts
Girls U11: 1Rachael Gallagher, St Nauls, 2 Emer O’Brien, St Ernans, 3 Jessica Gallagher, Scoil Aodh Rua Nuala [38 finishers]
Teams: 1 Scoil an Linbh Iosa, 31pts [1st Large School] 2 Joint St Nauls and Frosses NS 45pts [1st Medium School] 4 StFrncis, 54pts, 5 St Ernans,68pts, 6 Scoil Aodh Rua & Nuala 91pts
Boys U11: 1 Conor Campbell, Frosses, 2 Conor Gillespie, St Francis, 3 Barry Burke, Frosses [43 finishers]
Teams: 1 Frosses NS, 15pts, [1st Medium School] 2 St Francis, 39pts,[1st Large School] 3 Scoil Aodh Rua & Nuala, 54pts, 4 Scoil an Linbh Iosa, 56pts, 5 St Nauls 90pts, St Ernans, 98pts
Girls U9: 1 Julia Molendawska, Frosses, 2 Lea Boyle, St Francis, 3 Roisin Lynch, St, Nauls [34 finishers]
Teams: 1 Frosses NS 36pts, 2 St Nauls, 45pts, 3 Joint St Francis/Scoil anLinbh Iosa 46pts
Boys U9: 1 Sena Carr, St Francis, 2 Sean Meehan, Scoil an Linbh Iosa, 3 Joseph Ivers, St Nauls [38 finishers]
Teams: 1 St Francis, 35pts, 2 Frosses NS 38pts, 3 St Nauls, 45pts, 4 Scoil an Linbh Iosa, 49pts, 5 Killian 84pts, 6 St Ernans, 97pts.