28 May 2022

Leitrim athletes Deirdre Martin & Sarah Mulvaney Kelly in the medals

Leitrim's Deirdre Martin and Sarah Mulvaney Kelly both won national medals last weekend over vastly different distances.

North Leitrim's Sarah Mulvaney Kelly won the U13 girls race at the National B cross-country in Cork with clubmates Karen Mulvaney Kelly and Scott Williams also in action on the day, Karen finishing 37th in the U15 girls race and Scott 43rd.

Carrick AC's Deirdre Martin finished second in the National 50Km race in Donadea on Saturday in a time of 3.40.59 to finish 16th overall on the day.

At the AAI Games, Gerard O'Donnell was pipped twice in the 60m Hurdles, clocking 8.16 & 8.14, while Eanna Madden ran 48.28 to finish fourth in the 400m. Ellis Conway was in action in the women's 800m.

Ballinaglera’s Michael Cornyn  finished second in the Scottish Masters M60 400m in the Emirates Stadium in Glasgow, clocking his fastest time this year with 63.06 seconds. Michael heads out to Braga in Portugal on Friday as part of the 100 strong Irish team where he will compete in the 800m and 4 x 200m relay

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