Congratulations to all our juvenile athletes who competed over
At the National Juvenile relays in Tullamore on Saturday the U 18 squad of Dylan Archbold, Sean O'Driscoll, Luke Cahill and Adam Cox won the bronze medals in the 4 x 100m relay in 45.05 while the U-16 boys team of Ethan Bannon, Conor Quinn, Lorcan Quinn and Gavin McCarthy were second in the their 4 x 100m relay in 47.2.
Five of our athletes also had the honour of being selected to run on the Dublin teams in the Inter county relay competitions. Ethan Bannon and Adam Cox joined forced with the Tallaght athletes to make up the Dublin U-17 boys team and they took the gold medal in 45.11 in the 4 x 400m event.. Again combining with athletes from Tallaght AC., Sean O'Driscoll and Dylan Archbold competed for the U-19 boys team and they won silver in 44.99 in the 4 x 400m race. Orla Comerford competed on the U-17 girls Dublin team that claimed bronze in the 4 x 100m event in 53.11 Well done to all the athletes and their coaches, in particular to Damien Wall and Kay Bannon for all their efforts.
There was a further honour for the versatile Ethan Bannon who was selected to represent Ireland in the Shot Putt at the Celtic Games in Wales on August 3rd.
The Raheny relay runners show of their medal with coach Damien Wall
On the same day, Luc Bellintani was fourth in the long jump of the Aviva Home Countries schools' International in Morton Stadium, with a best jump of
On the final Sunday of National Juvenile competitions, the
club won 2 gold medals, 2 silver and one bronze. The results were as follows:
U16 Shot, Ethan Bannon, 1st with 13.94
U16 200m, Ethan Bannon, 1st in 23.38
U16 1500m, Niamh Corry, 8th in 5:15.39
U17 Hammer, Claire Beauchamp, 2nd with
U17 High Jump, Ailbhe Murphy, 4th with 1.50
U18 200m, Sean O’Driscoll, 5th in 23.52
U18 1500m, Adam Foley, 8th in 4:16.58
U19 Hammer, Brion Hoban, 2nd with 46.63
U19 Triple Jump, Maeve Sheehan, 3rd with
The Raheny throwers support each other at the juvenile championships