The Leinster Schools Track & Field
Championships were held on Wednesday 14th and Saturday 17th in
Santry with many of our athletes hoping to qualify for the All Ireland Schools
Championships on May 31st in Tullamore.
Raheny athletes claimed 9 medals – 3 gold,
4 silver and 2 bronze.
Well done to all our athletes and best of
luck to all who qualified for the All Ireland finals.
Aoibhinn McGoldrick 5th 200m
Suzi O’Flynn 5th 800m 2.28.18
Luc Bellintani 1st Long Jump 6.65m
Orla Comerford 2nd Hurdles 12.56
Niamh Corry 2nd 3000m 10.32.42
Hannah Byrne 3rd 300m 41.96
Sean Dowling 6th 400m 53.62
Mieke Kiernan 1st Hammer 44.14
& 2nd discuss 29.56
Peter O’Brien 1st Pole Vault
Conor Bermingham 2nd Pole Vault
Claire Beauchamp 3rd Hammer
38.79 & 4th Discus 22.02
Sean O’Driscoll 4th 100m 11.41
Cillian Kirwan 4th 800m
Eoin Strutt 5th 1500m 4.22.74
Holly Ryan 5th 200m 28.16
Barry Hennigan 5th Pole Vault
Conor Walsh 7th Hammer
Meanwhile in the Dublin Graded meeting held in Tallaght last weekend the Dublin 10,000m championships was the feature event. The club had three finishers in the top four; Brian Leahy was second in 31:47.18; Simon Ryan third (32:00.87) and Bernard Roe fourth (32:20.62).
The club was well represented as well in the 200m races on the night with Sean O'Driscoll (22.88) the fastest of the group. Other who competed included Kieran Kelly (23.72), Paddy O'Donnell (25.09), Dylan Archbold 23.93; Sean Dowling 24.61; Cathal O Cleirigh 25.09; Liam Sheehan 26.87; Aisling Drumgoole 26.07; Maeve Sheehan 28.37.