The timetable for the schools track and field tomorrow is online here. The best of luck to all of our athletes who are involved! A rather belated report on the Connacht finals follows below.
The Calasanctius Oranmore Intermediate Girls 4x100m team – Connacht Champions 2016
Laura Nally, Caoilin Milton, Hannah-Kate Silke, Lorraine Delaney
The athletics season continued at full speed recently with the Connacht Schools Track & Field Championships held in Athlone IT. There were many fine performances by athletes from the club while representing their schools with the highlights being yet another club record for Jerry Keary when winning the Intermediate Boys High Jump with a leap of 1.93m, a club junior record for Daniel Callanan-Forde when winning the Intermediate Boys Long Jump with a massive leap of 6.30m, an impressive 1.50m for Ellie Cronin when winning the Minor Girls High Jump and almost break the Connacht schools record, and the Connacht title for the Calasanctius Intermediate Girls relay team which featured Caoilin Milton, Hannah-Kate Silke, Lorraine Delaney and Laura Nally. Details of athletes from the club placing in the top 4 are as follows:
Minor Girls 100m 2 Freya Bohan 13.49 (Pres Athenry); 4x100m 1 Pres Athenry (55.98); High Jump 1 Ellie Cronin 1.50 (Pres Athenry), 2 Freya Bohan 1.40; Junior Girls 200m 2 Chloe Casey 27.93 (St Raphaels); Shot Putt 1 Chloe Casey 11.75; Discus 1 Sarah Callanan 20.79 (Pres Athenry); Javelin 4 Eva Kelly 19.75 (St Brigids); Long Jump 2 Leanagh Gilligan 4.86 (St Brigids); Triple Jump 1 Leanagh Gilligan 9.23; Intermediate Girls 800m 4 Aoife Greene 2:42.2 (OLB Athlone); 1500m 2 Dearbhaile Walsh 5:26.1 (Seamount College); 1500m Steeplechase 2 Dearbhaile Walsh 6:00.8; 4x100m 1 Calasanctius Oranmore 52.9; Long Jump 3 Hannah-Kate Silke 4.71 (Calasanctius Oranmore); High Jump 2 Laura Cunningham 1.50 (Pres Athenry) / 2 Ciana Reidy 1.50 (St Brigids), 3 Lorraine Delaney 1.50 (Calasanctius Oranmore); Discus 4 Leigha O’Boyle 13.38 (Calasanctius Oranmore); Senior Girls 1500m 2 Ciara Greene 5:39.02 (OLB Athlone).
Minor Boys Long Jump 2 Gavin Surlis 4.91 (The Bish); Intermediate Boys 100m 2 Cillian Dolan 11.6 (Pres Athenry); 800m 4 Ben Garrard 2:10.5 (Calasanctius Oranmore); 4x100m 4 Cal Oranmore 48.71; Long Jump 1 Daniel Callanan-Forde 6.30 (St Raphaels); Triple Jump 2 Daniel Callanan-Forde 12.56; High Jump 1 Jerry Keary 1.93 (St Raphaels); Senior Boys 800m 2 Odhran Keane 2:07.97 (Seamount College); 5000m 1 Damien O’Boyle 17:03.2 (Ballinode College Sligo); Triple Jump 1 Matthew McKiernan 12.31 (Calasanctius Oranmore).
Results of the day are here:- AIT_Connacht_Results_2016.xlsx