Athletes Star on County Teams

Athletes Star on County Teams

Some of the Craughwell AC athletes who represented County Galway
in the Womens Premier Division at Round 2 of the National Senior League in Athlone
Freya Bohan, Sarah Finnegan, Sinead Gaffney, Shauna Tobin, Arlene Earls, Laura Cunningham

Several athletes from the club featured on the County Galway Women’s and Men’s team who were in action in round 2 of the National Senior League recently in Athlone.

The women’s team is managed by Craughwell AC’s Sarah Finnegan and they topped their Premier Division group with a score of 211 points to qualify for the final. There were some fine performances from the club’s athletes on the day including

  • Sinead Treacy, 1st in the 400m in 58.64
  • Sinead Gaffney, 4th in the 800m in 2:23.26
  • Sarah Finnegan, 4th in the 100m hurdles in 18.79
  • Laura Cunningham, 3rd in the triple jump with a leap of 10.20
  • Alisha Larkin, 4th in the long jump with a leap of 4.91
  • Freya Bohan, 3rd in the javelin with a throw of 25.64
  • Shauna Tobin, 5th in the discus with a throw of 14.98
  • Aoife Kelly, guesting in the hammer and throwing the 4kg weight out to 17.23
  • Arlene Earls who helped the county to 2nd place in the 4x400m in 4:11.37
  • Tara McNally who combined with Sinead Treacy to help Galway to 2nd place in the 4x100m in a time of 50.23

The County Galway men’s team were also in top form, taking 3rd place in the Division 1 group on the day which was good enough to make the final in 4th place overall, assisted by strong performances from Craughwell AC athletes including:

  • Ronnie Warde 4th in the 100m in 12.19, 3rd in the shot putt with 9.82 and combining on the 4x100m for 4th place in 47.15
  • John Cormican 3rd in the 400m in 54.07
  • Gavin Cooney 3rd in the 800m in 2.01.46
  • Jack Miskella 2nd in the 1500m in 4.07.71 and 4th in the javelin with 12.59
  • William Fitzgerald 5th in the 5000m in 16.51.25
  • the 4x400m quartet of Ben Garrard, Jack Miskella, Gavin Cooney and John Cormican who placed 3rd in a time of 3.40.16
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