Leitrim Cross Country Championships

Action from the Leitrim Inter Club Cross Country Championships were held at St Felims in Ballinamore on Saturday last, October 20.
The Leitrim Inter Club Cross Country Championships were held at St Felim’s in Ballinamore on Saturday last, 20th October.

The Leitrim Inter Club Cross Country Championships were held at St Felim’s in Ballinamore on Saturday last, 20th October.

Weather conditions were perfect for racing, the sun was shining and the rain stayed away.

The first race, the U-11 Girls was won by Ballinamore AC’s Ellie O’Rourke. In second place was Ella McDaid from North Leitrim AC, and third was Kate Gilheaney, Ballinamore AC. North Leitrim AC won the team prize.

The team members were Ella McDaid, Erin Somers, Sarah Brady and Lara Mulvaney.

The U-11 Boys race was won by Patrick Montgomery, North Leitrim AC, and he was followed by Daniel McLaughlin and Danny McWeeney, both from Ballinamore AC. Ballinamore won the team event, and North Leirtim AC was second.

The U13 Girls race winner was Alannah McGuinness , Mohill AC, while Laoise Moran and Aoibhinn McGoldrick, both from Ballinamore AC, were 2nd and 3rd.

The U13 Boys race top three were 1st Dylan Beirne, 2nd James Honeyman and 3rd Fionn O’Brien, all from Ballinamore AC. Ballinamore also won the team prize.

Ballinamore also had the top three in the U15 Boys race. 1st Jack Gilheaney, 2nd Riordan O’Rourke and 3rd Ciaran Kenny. Ballinamore also claimed the team prize.

Ryan O’Rourke from Ballinamore claimed the U17 Boys category, while Michael McKiernan, also from Ballinamore won the O17 event.

Connacht Evens & Senior league Cross Country Championships 2013

AAI Leitrim in conjunction with North Leitrim Athletic Club will host the Connacht Evens & Senior league Cross Country Championships 2013 this coming Sunday, 27th October. The event, which starts at 1pm sharp, will take place at Calry/St. Josephs GAA Club, Hazelwood Road (R286), Sligo.

Liam Feely wins Coney Island 10 mile race.

Well done to Liam Feely, North Leitrim AC who had another great win again on Saturday last. Liam’s latest win was in the Coney Island 10 Mile Race, in a time of 55:43.