Club Makes Big Strides in Secondary School Track & Field

Club Makes Big Strides in Secondary School Track & Field

The club's progress in retaining athletes into their teenage years as they progress through secondary school was evident last week in Dangan where the Galway-Roscommon Schools track & field championships took place. The club had over 20 athletes in action, with many fine performances.

The following were the results for club members, with the top 4 or top 6 in different events progressing to the Connacht finals which will be held this Wednesday:-


Minor Girls

  • 100m: 4th Debi Kenny (Pres Athenry)
  • 200m: 3rd Katie O'Donoghue (Pres Athenry)
  • 800m: 4th Orla McDaid (Pres Athenry)
  • 1500m: 1st Linda Porter (Loughrea VS)
  • Long Jump: 3rd Debi Kenny 4.09m
  • High Jump: 1st Caoimhe Quill 1.30m (Pres Athenry)




Minor Boys

  • Long Jump: 4th PJ Kelly 4.10m (Gort CS)
  • High Jump: 1st Jack Raftery 1.30m (Athenry VS)


Junior Girls

  • 200m: 1st Ashley McDonnell (Pres Athenry)
  • 800m: 3rd Ashley McDonnell
  • Long Jump: 2nd Sarah Helebert 4.36m (Gort CS)
  • High Jump: 1st Orla Ryan 1.35m (Gort CS)
  • High Jump: 3rd Sarah Helebert 1.25m




Junior Boys

  •  200m: 3rd Paul McGill (Gort CS)
  • 800m: 2nd Ruairi Finnegan (Gort CS)
  • Long Jump: 1st Niall Rooney 4.68m (Athenry VS)
  • High Jump: 1st Niall Rooney 1.40m
  • Shot Putt: 2nd Paul McGill 10.35m
  • Javelin: 2nd Paul McGill 29.62m




Intermediate Girls

  • 800m: 3rd Sophie Ralston (St Raphaels Loughrea)
  • 80m hurdles: 2nd Rachel Finnegan (Loughrea VS)
  • 80m hurdles: 4th Sophie Ralston
  • 300m hurdles: 3rd Rachel Finnegan
  • 3000m: 4th Maeve Curley (Seamount Kinvara)
  • 2000 Walk: 1st Maeve Curley
  • Long Jump: 1st Cathriona Farrell 4.77m (Athenry VS)
  • Long Jump: 3rd Rachel Finnegan 4.22m
  • Long Jump: 6th Maeve Curley 3.97m
  • High Jump: 1st Cathriona Farrell 1.65m
  • High Jump: 3rd Sophie Ralston 1.30m
  • Shot Putt: 3rd Kelly O'Donoghue 6.70m (Pres Athenry)
  • Javelin: 1st Kelly O'Donoghue 19.16m







Intermediate Boys

  • 1500m: 2nd Peadar Harvey (Col. an Eachreidh)
  • 3000m: 3rd Peadar Harvey
  • Long Jump: 6th Tomas Keehan 5.24m (Gort CS)
  • High Jump: 2nd Tomas Keehan 1.60m 




Good luck to all this Wednesday!

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