Raheny athletes running in their schools' colours captured eight individuals and three relay medals at today's All-Ireland schools' Track and Field finals in Tullamore.
Significantly four of the medals were captured in the Pole Vault with medals also been won in the 800m, 1500m, hammer and long jump. Ethan Bannon and Luc Bellintani were members of the Belvedere College's intermediate relay team which won the gold medals.
For some athletes, this was their first time competing at this level. Well done to all our competitions. Thanks to our coaches for their work with the athletes and to their parents for their support.
Inter Boys 1500m: Eoin Strutt; 3rd, 4:15.96
Inter Boys Long Jump: Luc Bellintani; 3rd, 6.37
Ethan Bannon, Luc Bellintani & Luke Cahill 1st Intermediate 4 x 100m
Senior Boys 800m: Cillian Kirwan; 2nd, 1.51.52; PB
Senior Boys Pole Vault: Peter O’Brien; 1st, 4.40; Conor Bermingham; 2nd, 3.80
Senior Girls Pole Vault: Rachel Swan; 2nd, 2.90; Lizzie McDowell; 3rd, 2.50
Senior Girls Hammer: Mieke Kiernan; 3rd, 40.63
Well done also to the following competitors:
Junior Boys Pole Vault: Barry Heneghan; 9th, 2.10
Junior Girls 1500m: Hannah Byrne; 9th, 5:12.8
Inter Boys 100m: Sean O’Driscoll; 8th, 11.71
Inter Boys 200m: Sean O’Driscoll; 6th, 23.27
Inter Boy Steeplechase Dylan Kirwan
Inter Girls 3000m: Niamh Corry; 8th, 10:55.16
Inter Girls Hammer: Claire Beauchamp; 5th, 35.48
Senior Girls 800m: Ellen O’Hanlon; 5th, 2:27.65
Senior Girls Hammer: Aisling Barnwall; 4th, 40.45; PB
Senior Girls Discus: Mieke Kiernan, 7th
Next underage competition will be the Dublin Juvenile Track & Field Championships, starting Friday 7th June.