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Juvenile Notes, January 29th 2007

Colligan Cup Hotly Contested
The Colligan Cup took place last Sunday.  Over sixty young athletes took to the line to see who could run closest to their predicted time. The first athletes started at fifteen minutes and as the clock ticked down each person went off at their chosen time the last being Daniel Mc Carthy at 8.07.  First home was Kevin Crossan more than two minutes faster than predicted.  Before the clock struck zero thirty-four athletes had crossed the line running faster than they expected and including Daniel Mc Carthy who ran the fastest time of the day coming home in 7.30.  When the clock reached zero the winner crossed the line. It was Rachel Ffrench who completed the course in exactly her predicted time of 13.00m hot on her heels was her sister Aisling just one second outside her time. Gavin Whelan Cherene Foley and Jim Curran who were all within four seconds of their time took the runners up places.  The fastest girls time was recorded by Kate Veale  in just over 10 mins.  Cousins Richard Casey and Shane O’Riordan were the fastest of the younger athletes both breaking eleven minutes. Below is a list of all finishing times starting with the fastest;

Daniel Mc Carthy7.30
Alan Akehurst8.07
Brian Hallissey8.09
Tom Curran8.20
Darragh O’Riordan8.28
Jim Curran9.04
Gavin Whelan9.12
Craig O’Connor9.19
Diarmuid Henley9.23
Fergal Kelly9.27
David Early 9.30
Maurice Connors9.31
Adam Keane9.45
Kate Veale 10.13
Ian Curran10.22
Shona Curran10.29
Emer Scanlan10.34
Ross Dunford10.34
Stephen Coffey10.38
Aaron Whelan10.39
Aisling Hennebry10.40
Dearbhaile Hayes10.45
Maria Delahunty10.46
Niamh Flynn10.46
Dillon Mc Guire10.51
Richard Casey10.53
Michael Tutty10.54
Clodagh Gallagher10.55
Shane O’Riordan10.56
Sinead Hogan11.03
Aisling Flynn11.05
Bernadete Power11.08
Katie Hayes11.10
Cherene Foley11.17
Kevin Crossan11.20
Adam Dunford11.38
Aoife Ffrench11.48
Sam Murphy Nix11.48
Gemma Wyley11.57
Aoife Hamilton11.59
Niamh Bergin12.01
Sarah Wyley12.04
Kate Kennedy12.07
Sarah Walsh12.11
Fergal Roche12.22
Rebecca Feeley12.26
Katie Hamilton12.43
Meg Ryan12.48
Donnacha Roche12.59
Ciara Scanlan13.00
Rachael Ffrench13.00
Aisling Ffrench13.01
Emer Wade13.20
Louise O’Neill13.46
Jason Dunford13.51
Richael Boland13.58
Deirdre Brackett14.19
Sheila Coffey14.21
Shannon Dunford14.37
Rachael Walsh15.00
William Barron15.42
Rachael Donnolly16.19
Emma O’Connell16.28

Local Schools to the fore in Schools Cross Country Championships
The schools championships were held in ideal conditions on Thursday last. The Ursuline dominated the girls events and only the Ard Scoil senior girls team prevented them from making a clean sweep.  In the boys events St Augustines took three team titles and retained the overall trophy.

Local Results;
Minor Girls Teams  2nd St Augustines, 3rd Ardscoil

Minor Boys 3rd David Early St. Augustines Teams 2nd St Augustines, 3rd C.B.S. Dungarvan

Junior Girls Teams 2nd Ardscoil, 3rd St. Declans

Junior Boys 3rd Ritchie Fitzgerald St. Augustines Teams 2nd St. Augustines

Inter Girls 2nd Lorraine Mc Carthy St. Augustines Teams 2nd St Augustines
3rd (tie) St. Declans & Ardscoil

Inter Boys 2nd Daniel Mc Carthy, 3rd Niall Brown, Teams 1st St Augustines
2nd C.B.S. Dungarvan

Senior Girls 1st Ciara Flynn St. Augustines, 3rd Shona Curran Ardscoil
Teams  1st Ardscoil  3rd St Augustines

Senior Boys 1st David Mc Carthy St. Augustines, 2nd Ferdia o’hAodha St. Augustines Teams 1st St. Augustines

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