Quite a few progressing to Irish schools finals in Tullamore Saturday week June 4th.
AS follows John Kelly winning for Royal and Prior in the shot 13m plus with Castledergs H S Kyle Donnell 2nd john went over 41m in javelin for 3rd.
A 1,2 in senior steeple James Speight taking a tumble recovering to win in first km. in 3-02 going on to return 6.25 with Mark Bonner ,Columbas 2nd having come from behind. He will need to stay on pace if at all possible in a few weeks.
Caoimhe McMenamin wins Junior long jump, Sasha Byrne similar story minor long and a good day for Shaun Woods ,Royal and Prior taking 400m inter in 52 odd and silver high jump 1-75 m.
Blaithnaid silver high 1-57m in inter it would be great to see her clear 1-60 in a few weeks to put her in the frame for schools international selection going forward.
Shannon Mc Laughlin Columbas was very impressive in districts but nearly missed the start junior girls 800m . She has such potential so a medal will encourage from this day a bronze . Provided she can grab a race by the scruff of the neck she can impact. Over to Shannon.
In Portugal a bronze medal in European cup 10km junior for Waterford girl Kate Veale behind 2 unbelievable Russians and aso at this event Brendan Boyce was on 20k team. Brendan from Milford continues to improve and we in the club wish him well.
School sports Tuesday and Wednesday 10-30 any body that can volunteer to help it would be much appreciated and then the biggest meet annually in the county each year the CO primary finals June 1st 11 am . Again help really appreciated.
Cathal O Connor and Noel Collins in action BMC meet Sat. in Manchester.
Finally if this weather ever settles the contractor moves on site June 2nd to complete track project. This development cost Finn Valley 350k totally funded by the club itself a serious acheivement in this our 40th year.Tags: