Well done to all the athletes of Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine who competed in the Kerry Colleges Cross-Country on Friday January 18th in the Demesne, Killarney. Several Kenmare Athletic Club members were in the medals, training is really paying off.
In the Minor Girls 1500m, Helena O’Sullivan (KAC) was second, Caoimhe Quinlan was fourth, Ciara Cronin was seventh and their team won first team prize. Helena, Caoimhe, Ciara, and Fay O’Donoghue, Caoimhe O’Connor, Karen O’Sullivan, Niamh Crowley, Molly O’Brien and Louise O’Connor completed the team. In the Minor Boys 2000m, Cormac O’Sullivan (KAC) was eleventh and Cathal Whelton (KAC) David Cronin, Michael McCarthy, Eamon Harrington (KAC), Ben O’Shea, Declan Hallissey, Chris Creedon, Pieter Offereins, Richard O’Sullivan and Josh Murphy Reeves completed the team. In the Junior Girls 2000m, Mikaela Mulcahy (KAC) won the race impressively leading from start to finish and she lead her team to first team prize. Stephanie Burns (KAC) was fifth, Aicha van Daelae (KAC) was sixth, Mary Theresa Burns (KAC) was eighth and Mary Taylor completed the team.In the Junior Boys 3000m, Denis Cronin finished fifth and the team included David Murphy, Gearoid Fennessy and Dion Burke. In the Inter Girls 3000m, Laura Hallissey (KAC) was an impressive winner and her team-mates Ciara Riney and Amy Switzer ran well also. The girls were short one girl to make up a team. Fifteen medals were won over all- the first six in each race win a medal and the first three teams win medals also with four to score on each team. 32 pupils from Pobalscoil participated. All the medal-winners go forward to the South Munsters in CIT, Cork on Friday January 25th commencing at 1pm.