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Ella seventh in Irish Schools Combined Events Finals

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Ella seventh in Irish Schools Combined Events Finals

Ella McDaid

Dromahair’s Ella McDaid produced a good performance as she finished seventh in the Irish Life Health All-Ireland Schools Combined Events last Saturday.

Competing in the Minor Girls event in the AIT International arena in Athlone, the Ursuline College Sligo student was top Connacht finisher, having won the Connacht event on October 26.

Ella competed in the 60m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot putt and 800m and set new personal bests in three of her events on Saturday, the 60m hurdles, shot putt and 800m. She was second fastest on the day in the 60m hurdles in a time of 9.59 and she also had the second longest throw in the shot putt.