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Irish team flower in Scotland


Team Ireland flower in Scotland

The Irish schools’ team flowered in Scotland at the Combined Events International at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow today (November 10).

All of the teams made the podium with Iarlaith Golding (St Colman’s Claremorris) winning an individual bronze medal in the junior boys’ competition to guide his team to the gold medals.

The junior girls’ team finished third with 9,051 points. Niamh McCorry (Loreto College Cavan) finished 8th with 3059 points, Jennifer Leahy (Loreto Kilkenny) finished 10th with 3004 points, Orla Coffey (St. Angela’s College Cork) finished 13th with 2988 points and Jennifer Hanrahan (Our Lady’s Terenure) finished 14th with 2983 points.

In the intermediate girls’ Ella Duane (Cross & Passion Kilcullen) was 5th with 3451 points, Lara O'Byrne (St. Joseph’s Lucan) was just behind in 6th, with 3408 points, Aisling Cassidy (Bandon Grammar School) was 12th 3148 and Niamh O'Neill (Ballyhaunis C.S.) 15 with 2959 points. The combined score of 10,007 points saw them place second as a team.

The junior boys’ sees Iarlaith Golding (St Colman's Claremorris) won individual bronze with 3393 points with Jordan Cunningham (St. Malachy's College Belfast) a place behind in fourth on 3289 points. Alan Miley (Dunlavin C.C.) was 10th with 3029 points and Jack Forde (Wexford C.B.S.) was 15th with 2695 points. The team scored a combined total of 9711 points to top the junior boys’ podium.

The intermediate boys’ team were third overall with Ciaran Carthy (St. Michael’s College) fourth on 3422 points, Brian Lynch (Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh Bishopstown) 6th with 3396 points, Troy McConville (Craigavon S.H.S.) 7th with 3384 points and Darragh Miniter (Ennistymon C.B.S.) 16th with 2866 points.

For more detailed results go to the Irish Schools' Athletics Facebook page HERE

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