Fantastic Day at Christy Kennedy Sports

Fantastic Day at Christy Kennedy Sports

Team captains of Killeeneen’s B team receiving the trophy
after winning the B competition 
at the Christy Kennedy Sports

A busy week of athletics last week wrapped up with the Christy Kennedy Sports held at Craughwell NS on Thursday. Five local primary schools and over 300 children competed with distinction at the annual event including Ballymana NS, Carrabane NS, Clarinbridge NS, Coldwood NS and Craughwell NS.

Craughwell NS were victorious on this occasion, retaining the Christy Kennedy Shield which they won last year while Killeeneen’s B team won the trophy for small schools/B teams.

Points scoring on the day was very tight with the following the final tally of how the numbers crunched:-

Large schools competition

  • Craughwell NS 254 pts
  • Clarinbridge NS 228 pts
  • Carrabane NS 228 pts
  • Killeeneen NS 205 pts
  • Ballymana NS 195 pts

Small schools and B teams competition

  • Killeeneen NS 182 pts
  • Carrabane NS 176 pts
  • Coldwood NS 156 pts
  • Craughwell NS 146 pts

Well done to all participants!


Craughwell NS’s team captain hoists the Christy Kennedy Shield aloft
after the school won the 2019 Christy Kennedy Sports


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