June 22, 2024

Most important pic: Bronze workforce medals for U11 ladies, lead dwelling by Enya Logue in 3rd place.

Final weekend noticed a big squad of 55+ Rosses athletes travelling to the Ulster Juvenile Cross Nation Championships.

The occasion was for uneven age in addition to the Ulster Novice for women and men hosted by Finn Valley. The day acquired off to a terrific begin as Enya Logue picked up from her fifth place two weeks in the past to battle it out all the way in which to the road ending with a nicely deserved third after which main the workforce to 4th place and All Eire qualification with the workforce made up of Caitlin Sweeney, Eveney Greene, Tamara Parker, Rosie Breslin and Brontë Inexperienced.

The u11 boys battled exhausting with robust runs by Fionan Breathnach, Ruairi Lynch and Patrick McGeever.

The u13 ladies noticed a big subject with a quick begin and Rose Harkin was to proceed to point out enhancements and first dwelling with a prime 25 place end out of her age group, intently adopted by the robust operating Amelia McGee, Shauna McGovern, Aaliyah Gallagher Canavan, Aileen Logue and Freya Davidson.

Evan Ward and Eli Duffy who claimed 4th and sixth place finishes within the U13 boys race.

The u13 boys noticed Evan Ward getting again to kind and was within the combine for a podium place all the way in which however sadly needed to accept 4th place in the long run. Eli Duffy has continued to go from power to power these previous few months and his power and dedication was to deliver him to a superb sixth place making certain him and Evan secured prime end medals and automated qualification for the All Irelands. Michéal Breathnach has returned to racing and displaying he has the skills to be a prime performer battling at this time to safe a prime 15 end with Aidan Lynch and John Brennan not far behind and when the factors have been added the boys simply missed out silver however did safe bronze workforce medals.

The u15 ladies noticed Faela Houston and Aoife McGonigle take to the beginning line with each ladies having educated exhausting over the previous few months. The race was a 3k race over very moist and difficult circumstances however each ladies confirmed they have been nicely ready and ensured they completed within the prime finish of a 70+ subject of athletes.

Faela Houston and Aoife McGonigle who competed within the U15 ladies race.

The u15 boys noticed a robust workforce of seven boys lining out within the orange vest and proper from the gun Odhran Rodgers confirmed he meant enterprise sitting in second place and because the race progressed he by no means moved out of a prime 3 place and in the long run secured a podium place and Ulster bronze medal. Tristan Inexperienced was out of his age group however was not too daunted by the older boys and stayed with the tempo ending in a robust twelfth place and securing an Ulster medal and qualification on the Ulster workforce for the All Irelands. Jack McElroy is coming back from harm however ran at this time to safe a prime 20 end adopted by Odhran Lynch, Shay Gallagher, James Brennan and Lucas Parker and when the scores have been tallied the boys secured. 4th place workforce end and qualification for All Irelands. There have been additionally a variety of athletes who secured County Gold Crew medals with Enya Logue and Caitlin Sweeney within the u11 ladies, Evan Ward and Eli Duffy within the u13 boys and Odhran Rodgers, Tristan Inexperienced and Jack McElroy within the u15 boys. Total one other nice day trip for the membership and big due to all of the athletes, mother and father and coaches. With Ulsters now full it’s onwards to the All Irelands in Kilkenny in two weeks and Navan in 4 weeks.

Within the Girls and Mens races the children had softened the course with some moist and sticky circumstances with the women up first claiming a really robust 4th workforce inserting in a big subject with Bernie Boyle persevering with her robust performances to come back dwelling in 6th place intently adopted by Martina Mulhern, Selina O Donnell, Sarah Mullholland, Donna Boyle, Lorraine Doherty and Angela Trimble. Particular to not the highly effective operating from begin to end that noticed Amy Greene being topped Ulster novice champion. Subsequent up was a big subject of males from throughout Ulster that noticed David McKelvey twenty fourth, Manus McHugh 27th, Patrick Trimble thirty fourth and Declan Gallagher 35th. They have been backed up intently by Paul McKelvey, Edward Harkin and Michael Logue. 

 

Rosses AC’s Logue and Rodgers declare Ulster podium finishes was final modified: November seventh, 2023 by Employees Author

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