National League Round 2, Tullamore

Updated: Full results

Leevale senior athletes competed in the second round of the National Leagues in Tullamore on Sunday. Once again Leevale travelled with strong teams. In the men’s division North Down were strong across a number of events and on the day deserved first place on 110 points. Leevale men’s team finished second on 103 points. Mark Hanrahan once again had an excellent run in the 1500m, stretching out the field to win in style, while the Leevale 4×100 team looked extremely efficient and comfortably won the race against strong opposition. Cathal Owens ran a PB of 50 seconds flat to win the 400m.

The women’s team was strengthened for this round of the competition with the addition of Christina Broderick and Sarah Ryan and both athletes picked up valuable points for the club. Sarah won the pole vault and was third in the javelin while Christina won the 400m hurdles and was third in high jump. Overall the women’s team performed well, securing third place with a total of 100 points

Both the men’s and women’s teams are now comfortably qualified for the National League Final which will be held in Tullamore on July 27th. With the support of all our senior athletes Leevale has a great opportunity to do well in the final this year.


Leevale results from Tullamore: 

Event Men Finish   Women Finish
100mH Dennis Finnegan 2   Katey Byrd 2
3000m Walk       Ashling Gould 3
400mH Chris Murnane 4   Christina Broderick 1
4x100m Leevale 1   Leevale 2
1500m  Mark Hanrahan 1   Jessie Van Hatten 3
400m  Cathal Owens 1   Louise McArdle 2
3000 S/C          
200m Carl McNamara 2   Claire McSweeney 4
800m John Shine 6   Ashling Gould 4
5000m James Grufferty 4   Carmel Parnell 3
100m Derek Duff 2   Louise McArdle 4
4x400m Leevale 2   Leevale 2
Hammer Pawel Hazler 2      
Pole Vault       Sarah Ryan 1
Shot Joe Nagle 3      
Long Jump Carl McNamara 4   Imelda Morrission 2
Discus Pawel Hazler 2   Katey Byrd 3
High Jump Breandán Dennehy 3   Christina Broderick 3
Javelin       Sarah Ryan 3
Triple Jump Dennis Finnegan 2   Katey Byrd 3
56 lbs Joe Nagle 4      
Premier Men       Premier Women  
North Down 110     DSD 117
Leevale A.C. 103     Bandon Comp. 112
Menapians (A) 102     Leevale A.C. 100
Meath Athletics 97     Athletics Wexford 84
DSD 90        
Raheny Shamrock 80        


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