Finnegan for European Cross-Country

Alan Foley

Reporter:

Alan Foley

LETTERKENNY ATHLETIC CLUB’S Ruairi Finnegan has been included in the Irish team for the 18th Spar European Cross Country Championships which takes place in Velenje, Slovenia, on Sunday.

LETTERKENNY ATHLETIC CLUB’S Ruairi Finnegan has been included in the Irish team for the 18th Spar European Cross Country Championships which takes place in Velenje, Slovenia, on Sunday.

Finnegan enjoyed a splendid summer when he stormed to gold during July’s final of the 1500m at the European U-18 Youth Olympics in Trabson in Turkey. It marked the conclusion of a fine month on the track for Finnegan, who also finished in 10th place, and fourth European, at the 1500m final World Youth Olympics in Lille in France beforehand. The 17-year-old will form part of the men’s junior team alongside Jake Byrne (Mullingar AC), Kevin Dooney (Raheny AC) Liam Brady (Tullamore AC) and Sean Tobin (Clonmel AC).