Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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Another busy week for Sligo A.C. athletes with members competing at venues in Athlone, Carrick-On-Shannon, Bundoran and Dundalk.

On Wednesday evening a Grand Prix International was held in Athlone with Emmett Dunleavy, Colm Bourke, and Dermot McDermott performing well.

The big event of the weekend was the A.A.I. Connaught Juvenile Championships indoors in Athlone. Plenty of medals crossed the Shannon on route to the club. Gold medals were won by David Harper, Orlaith Mulvihill, Colm Bourke, Roisin Clarke, Finley Daley, Robbie Kelly, and Zak Irwin. Silver medals went to Orlaith Delahunt, Jack Cawley, Meave Mopney, Stacy Kerr, Eva Delahunt, James Mc Geogh and Thomas Delahunt. Bronze medal winners were Cathal Corcoran Lauren Cadden, Leo Doherty, and Claire Conlon. Silver relay medals also came to the Girls relay teams comprising of Ellie Mc Geogh, Lauren Cadden, Aoife Morris and Eimear Joyce. The boys relay team also got bronze and the club colours were carried by Jack Cawley, Jack Connor, Noel Bourke, and Cathal Corcoran. All those athletes now qualify for All Ireland finals in two weeks time which is a wonderful achievement for the club.

In Dundalk Rory Connor represented the club in the national cross country and performed well.

Meanwhile club athletes were out in force in good class road races in Bundoran and Carrick with a full report next week.

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