Ulster Schools May 2017

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th of May saw 5 of our Junior squad compete at the Ulster Schools Track & Field championships.

JohnJoe Nugent was first up running the 3000m, posting a superb PB of 10:10.

Saturday saw Ella Haynes (mini girls) easily beat her PB in the  800m with a time of 2:38. Odhran Hamilton smashed his previous PB by 6 seconds to finish 2nd with a time of 2:10 in the Minor Boys 800m, qualifying for the All Ireland Schools on June 3rd. The Junior boys 800m was next with Jordan Johnson posting another superb PB to finish 6th. Joseph Haynes was next up in the Junior boys 1500m, smashing his PB to post 4:20 and take 2nd place, also qualifying for the All Irelands.

Well done folks. We had 5 juniors running, and all 5 posted PBs.This is just rewards for the efforts you and your coaches put in at training. Good luck to Joseph and Odhran for the All Irelands on June 3rd . …. 2 weeks of tough training ahead!!

Joseph with his 2nd place medal

Odhran with his 2nd place medal

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