Athletics News - Saturday 28 May 2005
COMMUNITY GAMES: The 30th Annual Bennekerry-Tinryland Community Games Finals took place in Palatine GAA Grounds, Bennekerry on Thursday last.
Results: Boys U.6 60m: 1st, Conor Brennan 2nd, Cillian Brennan.
U.6 80m: 1st, Doran Traynor; 2nd, Cathal O’Neill; 3rd,Shea Byrne.
Under 8 60m1st,Niall Scully; 2nd, Brian O’Mahony; 3rd, Shane O’Neill; 4th,Robert Crowley. U.8 80m: 1st, Ciaran Larkin; 2nd, Conor Ryan. U.10 100m: 1st, Sean Kirwan; 2nd, Diarmuid Walshe; 3rd, Cathal Costello; 4th, Conor Nolan. U.10 200m: 1st, Adam Murphy; 2nd, Conor Nolan; 3rd, Conor O’Toole; 4th, Fionnan Burke. U.12 100m: 1st, Marcus Lawlor; 2nd, Conor O’Neill; 3rd, Shane Webb; 4th, Gary Scully.
U.12 600m: 1st, Brian Dermody; 2nd, Colin Townsend; 3rd, Gary Scully.
U.14 100m: 1st, Paul Costello; 2nd, Eric Bates; 3rd, Cormac Lawlor.
U.14 800m: 1st, Declan Ryan; 2nd, Michael Lawlor. U.16 100m: 1st, Philip Condron; 2nd, Darren Murphy 3rd, Ciaran Williamson; 4th, Chris Costello.
Girls Under 6 60m: 1st, Laura Ward; 2nd, Dani Nolan; 3rd, Carol Ann Fitzpatrick. Under 6 80m: 1st, Katie Bullen; 2nd, Jane Bullen; 3rd, Danielle Nolan; 4th, Carol Ann Fitzpatrick. U.8 60m: 1st, Megan Curran; 2nd, Roisin Hayden; 3rd, Megan Fields; 4th, Roisin Brennan.
U.8 80m: 1st, Katie Farrell; 2nd, Shauna Nolan; 3rd, Roisin Brennan; 4th, Niamh Fitzpatrick. U.10 100m: 1st, Grace Lawlor; 2nd,Shannon Nolan; 3rd, Grace Byrne; 4th, Laura Byrne. U.10 200m: 1st, Nicole Scully; 2nd, Ashling Kelly; 3rd, Fay Galway; 4th, Aoife Hayden. U.12 100m: 1st, Alison Farrell; 2nd, Vicky Lawlor; 3rd, Jenny Doheny; 4th,Colette Murphy. U.12 600m: 1st, Jemina Kirwan; 2nd, Dearbhla Kelly; 3rd, Amanda Kinsella. U.14 100m: 1st, Niamh Redmond; 2nd, Aoife Byrne.
U.16 100m: 1st, Elizabeth Lowry; 2nd, Paula Murphy; 3rd, Samantha Sheehy. U.16 1500m: 1st, Ashling Kinsella; 2nd, Shauna Doyle
KATE JUMPS TO SUCCESS: Kate Morgan (13), Tinryland won the Leinster Minor Schools Long Jump in Santry on Wednesday last. Kate, a 1st year Student in St. Leo’s, a winner in the South Leinsters the previous week, was lying in only 4th position before her final jump. She then recorded a PB of 4 metres 63 cm to take gold from Emmy Coffey of Wicklow.
On the same night she returned to Carlow to win the Girls Under 16 Long Jump in the Track and Field Championships.
Another local athlete Emma Brennan took bronze in the Minor Girls 80m Hurdles in the Leinster Schools Finals.