AAI U14 – U19 Track and Field Championships

A small band of Leevale athletes brought home a very respectful haul of medals from the AAI U14 -U19 Track & Field at the weekend. Kate Humphries on her first outing to the All Ireland secured two bronze medals in the 100m & 200 while successfully reaching the last eight in the long jump. Maura and Kathleen Fitzgerald competing in the shot won gold and silver respectively, while Mera O’Connor finished second in the U19 girls 100m hurdles. The boys also competed well with Edmund O’Halloran, reaching the final of the U14 80m Hurdles in his first All Ireland outing. Christopher Murnane finished a comfortable second in the U15 250m Hurdles, while finishing fourth in the 80m Hurdles.  David Quilligan put in a final jump of 6.03m to secure second in the U15 long jump competition. Derek Duff was in excellent for once again to win the U19 100m & 200m double. While Carl McNamara just returned from injury finished a credible second in the U19 200m
Under 14     100m    Kate Humphries      3rd
Under 14     200m    Kate Humphries      3rd
Under 17    Shot    Maura Fitzgerald    1st
Under 19    Shot    Kathleen Fitzgerald    2nd
Under 19    100m Hurdles    Mera O’Connor    2nd
Under 15    250M Hurdles    Christopher Murnane    2nd
Under 16    Long Jump    David Quilligan    2nd
Under 19    100m    Derek Duff    1st
Under 19    200m    Derek Duff    1st
Under 19    200m    Carl McNamara    2nd