Ballymana NS Senior Girls 4x100m Team – Silver Medalists in the County Sports in Dangan
Primary schools athletics took centre-stage recently with the Galway County Sports and Galway City Sports taking place in Dangan.
In the County Sports, it was a particularly good day for Clarinbridge NS with victories in both the U13 Boys 4x100m (Gavin Lee, Liam Leen, Sean fox, Conor Hoade) and U13 Girls 4x100m (Saoirse Moore, Evie Ayo, Annie de Hora, Siofra Boland). Ballymana NS took the silver medals in the U13 Girls 4x100m with Laoise Bond, Aine Kelly, Ava Finn and Saorise Dooley. In the individual events, Clarinbridge NS also had plenty of success with Saoirse Moore taking bronze in the U13 Girls 800m, Gavin Lee and Liam Leen gold and silver in the U13 Boys 800m, Cian Lavan bronze in the U11 Boys 400m and Sean Lavan silver in the U9 Boys 400m. Sean Cotter (Gaelscoil de hIde) took bronze in the U13 Boys 800m while Ballymana NS’s Aine Kelly took bronze in the U13 Girls 100m and Daniel Galvin took silver in the U11 Boys 400m.
Craughwell NS Senior Girls 4x100m Team – silver medallists in the City Sports in Dangan
Meanwhile on the following day in the City Sports which Craughwell NS has traditionally contested, the school had some exceptional performances with 5 sets of relay medals and 3 individual medals. The school took the gold in the U13 Boys 4x100m (Lukas Schukat, Robert Urquhart, Kieran O’Connor, Shaun Gilligan, Padraig Martyn, Liam Mulveen, Gavin Kelly, Ross McGuinness), gold in the U9 Girls 4x100m (Katie Slevin, Isabel Schukat, Mollie Gilligan, Ella Farrelly, Katelyn Walsh, Sarah Creaven), silver in the U13 Girls 4x100m (Molly Sullivan, Emma Jane Moran, Edel Farrelly, Aoife Kelly, Niamh Griffin, Emily Miskella, Rebekah Flynn), bronze in the U11 Girls 4x100m (Erin Kelly, Jade Moorhead, Grace Lynch, Chloe Hallinan, Rachel O’Callaghan, Clodagh O’Meara) and bronze in the U9 Boys 4x100m (Cian Farrell, Darragh Kelly, Keelan Moorhead, Ben Moran, Ethan Waters). In the individual events Shaun Gilligan raced to gold in the U13 Boys 100m as did Jade Moorhead in the U11 Girls 400m, while Ella Farrelly took bronze in the U9 Girls 60m and Katelyn Walsh was very unlucky to be just pipped on the line for the bronze medal in the U9 Girls 400m.
Craughwell NS Senior Boys 4x100m Team on their way to victory in the City Sports
Craughwell NS Senior Girls 4x100m Team crossing the line in 2nd place in the City Sports
Above & below – Craughwell NS U11 Girls 4x100m Team taking the bronze medals in the City Sports
Craughwell NS U9 Boys 4x100m Team – bronze medallists in the City Sports
Above & below – Craughwell NS U9 Girls 4x100m Team taking the gold medals in the City Sports