Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships Sunday 8th November 2015 in Beaufort, Co. Kerry
Girls U/9 Maedbh Brennan
Girls U/11 Lola Eager, Marina Eager, Grainne Kennedy
Girls U/13 Kerry Eager,
Girls U/17 Meadhbh O’Sullivan 26th
Snr ladies Alison Kirwan 15th, Niamh Clifford 20th, Anne Mangan 24th, Vivien Juffs 26th 4th Tean.
Boys U/11 Shane Galvin, Donncha Coffey,
Boys U/13 Patrick Galvin, 20th & Kerry Team Medal 3rd, Patrick Brennan,
The County Intermediate, Masters, & Juvenile Uneven Ages Cross Country Championships on Sunday 11th October 2015 in Bushmount, Firies.
Kerry and Lola Eager were the Star of the Laune AC stars at the county cross country championships in Firies on Sunday.
Kerry was among the leaders in the first lap of the 2500m u13 race, then took over the lead at the start of the second circuit and held on all the way to the finish, to capture the gold medal. In the u11 event her sister Lola also set the pace for most of the 1500m, before being just pipped at the end, but still winning the silver medal. Marina Eager and Grainne Kennedy supported her well in this race. Maedbh Brennan and Sadhbh O Sullivan ran well in the u9s. The u11 Boys team of Josh Coffey, Shane Galvin, Doncha Coffey, and Cian O Shea ran solidly but were out of the medals this time. Likewise the u13 boys, Patrick Galvin Ciaran O Sull.van Luke Diggin, Patrick Brennan and Sean Browne gave it everything but were out of luck.
Meadhbh O Sullivan had a good run to take 4th place u17.
Our ladies team, Niamh Clifford, Alison Kirwan and Gillian O Sullivan maintained their good form to win silver team medals in the intermediate championship.
Meanwhile on Saturday the club were represented by Roland Eager, who finished a close up 2nd, Anne Mangan 4th lady and Stephen Griffin in the Valentia half marathon.
We wish to thank all those who supported our recent Church gate collection in Beaufort.
Star of the Laune was well represented in Sunday’s Cross Country in the Demesne Killarney,
Girls u/10 Marina Eager 3rd , Sean, Grainne Kennedy also ran u10, u/12 Girls Kerry Eager 2nd, Lola Eager 4th, Orlaith o Sullivan u14 and Meadhbh O Sullivan u16 also ran. Ladies Alison Kirwan was 2nd, Niamh Clifford 3rd and Gillian o Sullivan 8th the team also won the Novice Gold with Niamh also winning u/23 gold.
Boys u/12 team of Ciaran o Sullivan, Josh Coffey, Donnacha Coffey, Shane Galvin, Sean Browne, Cian o Shea were 3rd u/14 Patrick Galvin, Niall Carey, Luke Diggin, Patrick Brennan were 3rd, Men’s Novice Darra Clifford and Sean Murphy took part.
The Cross country begins on Sunday Oct. 5th at 11am in Demesne, Killarney.
Hope to have teams for u10,u12,u14 as well as novice men and women. Please contact Mike Mangan if interested in taking part. Distances are U9 600m, u10 1000m,u11 1500m, u12 2000m, u13 2500m, u14 3000m. U15 3000m, u16 3500m
Star of the Laune had a very successful outing at the County juvenile and novice cross country championships in Killarney on Sunday. There were big fields in all the races and medals were hard won. In the girls u.10 Lola Eager and Sarah Schreiber ran brilliantly, finishing 1st and 2,nd with Marina Eager close behind in 4th place. In the boys u 10 Josh Coffey took 3rd spot with Shane Galvin 6th. Aided by Donncha Coffey, Darragh Foley and Cian O Shea they won bronze team medals. Kerry Eager captured the silver medal after leading most of the way in the girls u12, while Patrick Galvin bravely cut out the pace and then held onto win gold in the boys u.12, with Luke Diggin also running well here. Gillian O Toole and Meadhbh O Sullivan were well up in their u.14 and u.16 races, while Fiachra Clifford pulled away in the last lap to take the boys u.16 title. The ladies novice bronze went to Niamh Clifford ,ably supported by Gillian O Sullivan and Roland Eager kept our flag flying with a good run in the mens event. Next Sunday we travel to Kenmare for the Uneven age , Intermediate and Masters championships and hopefully we will have teams in most races.