Rosses AC among the medals in Magherafelt

Rosses AC among the medals in Magherafelt

It was another great weekend for the Rosses and Gweedore athletes who travelled to Magherafelt for the Ulster underage indoor championships.

There was a great show of strength, speed and talent by the club athletes and a word of thanks to all the parents who made the trip to support and also to the club Jump coaches - Aidan and Derek Gillespie as well as Anne Green, Sean McGinley and Fergal McGee who also travelled.

Results: U12 Boys Shot Putt, Jordan Gallagher , Acres NS, gave a good showing at his first throw event of the season with a Bronze medal. More good things to come from this young man.

U14 Girls Shot Putt, Emilly Croke, Roshine NS showed her class yet again to take the Gold medal.

U14 Girls Long Jump, Leah NicGhairbhigh, PSG added to her Day 1 medal with a PB 4.40m jump to take Silver.

Emma Brown, PSG, also competed in the long jump for the very first time and gave an impressive jump of 3.69m. A decent jump to build on into the future.

U14 Boys High Jump, Patrick Marry, RCS, was on show for the second day at these Ulsters. With a jump of 1.35m he took home the Bronze medal.

U17 Girls Triple jump, Fodhla McFadden, PSG, added to her impressive Bronze at the All Ireland Juniors this season, with a class display of jumping, taking Gold with a 10.49m jump.

Field Results:

U12 Girls: Amber Gallagher took Gold in the U12 Shot

Maeve Boyle picked up a bronze in the U12 Shot.

Chloe McCole threw a good 3.68m, in a new event for her.

U14 Boys: Patrick Marry showed fine early season form in the long jump as well as the sprint and set a marker for himself for the outdoor season.

U17 Boys: Thomas Marry took Silver in the Shot.

Track Results:

U12 Girls: Aoife McGee taking silver in the 60m U12.

U13 Girls:

Amy Green ran a fantastic early season time of 2.14min in the 600m.

U14 Girls, Leah McGarvey took 4th in the 60m

U15 Girls, Emma Brown took bronze in the 60m.

U15 Boys: Johnson Bangora was 5th in the 60m; Cianan Gallagher was 6th in the U15 60m; Joe Sharkey ran a good 8.57sec in the 60m and had a good battle with Kyle Doohan who ran 8.59sec.

U16 Boys: John Boyle ran a good early season time in the 60m

Relay Medals: U15 Boys Relay were 2nd. (Johnson Bangora, Cianan Gallagher, Kyle Doohan, Joe Sharkey) receiving silver.

U15 Girls Relay were 3rd, (Emma Brown, Leah NicGhairbhigh, Emma Doherty, Shannon McCready)

Reminder that registration is now due. Sportshall continues in RCS gym, Dungloe and in Gweedore.

Adult training continues Tuesdays and Thursdays in the estate in Gweedore starting at 7pm meeting at Euroflex.

All levels of athletes are welcome to come along and take part.