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Leinster Schools’ off to a flyer on day 1

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Leinster Schools’ off to a flyer on day 1

The Irish Life Health Leinster Schools’ Track and Field Championships got off to a flyer in sunny Santry on day one of the action (May 15).

The exam weather came along with some new records in a number of the events throughout the day.

Some of the new records included: senior girls’ 1500m steeplechase by Roisin Treacy (Inst of Ed) in 5:11.10, U16 girls’ shot by Amy Callaghan (Our Lady’s Drogheda) with 11.74m, U16 girls’ long jump by Sarah Millea (Scoil Mhuire Clane) with 5.03m, minor girls’ Discus by Holly Wright (St Kevin’s Dunlavin) equalling the existing record of 31.23m, minor boys’ javelin by Aaron Fennell (Ballymakenny CC) with 40.79m, junior boys’ pole vault by Adam Nolan (Scoil Chonglais) with 3.30m and junior boys’ javelin by Karlis Kaugars (Ballymakenny CC) with 50.31m.

The teams were also in good form with the individual performances and depth combining to their tallies. Full results from day 1 HERE

Team results

Minor Girls: 1st St Vincent’s Dundalk; 2nd Mt Anville; 3rdKishoge CC

Junior Girls: 1st St Peter’s Dunboyne; 2nd Kings Hospital/ Mount Sackville 

U16 Girls: 1st Our Lady’s Drogheda; 2nd Kings Hospital 

Minor Boys: 1st CBC Monkstown; 2nd St Conleths; 3rd St Fintan’s HS

Junior Boys: 1st Belvedere College; 2nd Blackrock College; 3rd  St Finians

Under 16 Boys: 1st St Colmcilles CS; 2nd High School; 3rd Good Counsel

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