Irish Place 3rd in European Championships

The Irish Men’s Cross-Country Team captured the bronze medal at the European Cross-Country Championships in Malmo, Sweden, yesterday.  Led by Peter Matthews in 10th place and Seamus Power in 14th, the team finished on 72 points, behind France with 23 and Spain 2 with 51.  Leevale’s Fiachra Lombard was 67th, while former Leevale athlete Ken Nason was 55th.  Well done lads!  In the women’s event, Ann Keenan-Buckley finished 9th overall, leading the Irish team to 6th place.