Connacht Schools Finals 2023 a Great Success!

Connacht Schools Finals 2023 a Great Success!

Craughwell AC Athletes were superb again on Friday for their Schools in Athlone as the club had outstanding results. This will be a brief report due to time available but the full results are listed below.

Clarin College’s Rachel Warde won a magnificent Double-Gold in the Minor Girls. Rachel took the 75mh in a fine 11.58 and the 100m in 12.71. Aeveen Kelly has just removed the cast from her recently broken hand to win Silver in the 200m in 27.92. Caudia Coyle of Seamont won Bronze in the 800m with a fine 2:27, closely followed by Kate Kilkeeny.

Tom Malone smashed the 100m with afine 12.42 with Dara Simpson taking Silver. Toyosi George won Bronze in the 200m and cam a close 4th in the 100m in a fine 12.13.

Declan O’Connell ran a stacked intermediate boys 1500m ragged to win with an excellent display of front running in 4:15.6.

Declan’s brother Liam won Bronze in the 800m in a personal best of 2:04.8, just ahead of Keelan Moorhead in 2:13.7. Sean Hoaded continued his return to fitness with a fine Bronze in the 400mh in 65.4s. Darragh Kelly won Gold in intermediate Boy’s High Jump clearing a massive 1.70m.

Emma O’Donovan won Bronze in the Inter Girls 300m and was a narrow 4th in the Hurdles.

In the Senior events – Holly Shaughnessy of Presentation Athery smashed her PB to walk 10:13.8 in the 2k walk and win a Bronze in a super-strong field. Evan Hallinan fought through a back injury to win Gold in the Long Jump in a strong 6.35m and Silver in the High Jump in 1.65m.

Calasanctius Girls Holly O’Boyle and Anna McKernan each won Silver in the 1500m (5:31) and the 3000m (12:18 PB) respectively in hard-fought battles.

The presentation Athenry’s Jade Moorhead cleared 1.60m to take Silver in the Senior Girls High Jump while Siofra Davis took bronze with 1.45m, just clipping the bar with her feet each time.

Minor Girls 800m: 3. Claudia Coyle (2:27.39) BRONZE (Seamount Kinvara)
Minor Girls 800m: 6. Kate Kilkenny (2:43.22) (St Brigids College Loughrea)
Minor Girls 200m: 2. Aeveen Kelly (27.92) SILVER (Pres Athenry)
Minor Girls 100m: 1. Rachel Warde (12.71) GOLD (Clarin College)
Minor Girls High Jump: 4. Aisling Lavan (1.3) (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Minor Boys 100m: 1. Thomas Malone (12.42) GOLD (St Raphaels Loughrea)
Minor Boys 100m: 2. Dara Simpson (12.51) SILVER (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Minor Boys Long Jump: 1. Dara Simpson (5.15) GOLD (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Minor Girls 75m Hurdles (0.686m): 1. Rachel Warde (11.58) GOLD (Clarin College)
Junior Girls Long Jump: 7. Emily Kinane (4.00) (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Junior Boys 200m: 1. Kai Watters (23.69) GOLD (Gort CS)
Junior Boys 200m: 3. Toyosi George (25.10) BRONZE (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Junior Boys 100m: 3. Kai Watters (11.90) BRONZE (Gort CS)
Junior Boys 100m: 4. Toyosi George (12.13) (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Junior Boys Javelin (600g): 3. Dean Mcnally (34.26) BRONZE (St Raphaels Loughrea)
Inter Boys 1500m: 1. Declan O Connell (4:15.63) GOLD (Clarin College)
Inter Boys 400m: 4. Donnacha Lawless (56.37) (St Brigids College Loughrea)
Inter Boys 400m Hurdles (0.84m): 3. Sean Hoade (1:05.39) BRONZE (Pres Athenry)
Inter Boys 800m: 3. Liam O Connell (2:04.77) BRONZE (Clarin College)
Inter Boys 800m: 6. Keelan Moorhead (2:13.74) (Pres Athenry)
Inter Boys Long Jump: 7. Joshua White (5.24) (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Inter Girls 2 Km Walk: 3. Holly Shaughnessy (10:13.79) BRONZE (Pres Athenry)
Inter Girls 1500m: 4. Eva Ruane (5:30.39) (St Brigids College Loughrea)
Inter Girls 3000m: 5. Katie Hoare (13:00.42) (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Inter Girls 300m: 1. Lauren Kilduff (42.95) GOLD (Gort CS)
Inter Girls 300m: 3. Emma O’Donovan (44.26) BRONZE (St Brigids College Loughrea)
Inter Girls 300m Hurdles (0.762m): 2. Lauren Kilduff (45.12) SILVER (Gort CS)
Inter Girls 300m Hurdles (0.762m): 4. Emma O’Donovan (47.30) (St Brigids College Loughrea)
Inter Girls Shot Put (3kg): 3. Tara Keane (8.93) BRONZE (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Senior Boys High Jump: 2. Evan Hallinan (1.65) SILVER (Pres Athenry)
Senior Boys Long Jump: 1. Evan Hallinan (6.35) GOLD (Pres Athenry)
Senior Girls 1500m: 2. Holly O’Boyle (5:31.76) SILVER (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Senior Girls 3000m: 2. Anna Mckernan (12:18.92) SILVER (Calasanctius Oranmore)
Senior Girls High Jump: 2. Jade Moorhead (1.6) SILVER (Pres Athenry)
Senior Girls High Jump: 3. Siofra Davis (1.45) BRONZE (Pres Athenry)
Senior Girls Long Jump: 5. Leonore Church (4.50) (Pres Athenry)
Senior Girls Long Jump: 6. Siofra Davis (4.45) (Pres Athenry)

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