Leevale lead Irish results at Euro clubs XC


Irish clubs on European duty

Michelle Finn finished 18th at the European Clubs Cross Country Championships in Albufeira to lead Leevale to a respectable 8th place in the team standings.

Also covering the 4.3km distance for the Leevale senior women’s team were Dylan Hassett 24th, Sinead O’Connor 44th, Carol Finn 54th, Niamh Moore 58th and Michelle Kenny 63rd.

In the senior men’s 8km, Mick Clohisey finished 26th for Raheny Shamrock, followed by Kevin Dooney 43rd, Michael McMahon 72nd, Kevin Moriarty 77th, and Des Kennedy 88th; the team was 12th.

Earlier in the day Orla O’Connor finished 18th for Waterford AC in the U20 women’s 2.5km race, followed by Ruth Heery 28th, Emma Caulfield 37th, Anna O’Connor 50th, Anna Duffin 58th and Carla Fanning 61st. Waterford finished 9th.

Efrem Gidey finished a good fifth for Clonliffe Harriers in the U20 men’s 4.3km race. Clonliffe finished 11th of the teams, with Stephen Cashin 53rd, Aaron Cullen 57th, Jordan Byrne 58th and Ben Guiden 67th.

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