Strong Performances by Junior Squad In Leiria

Leevale Junior men had a fantastic weekend at the European Junior Clubs Championship Cup in Leiria, Portugal. With a full squad of athletes covering a total of 19 events.

Leevale  finished 7th out of the nine competing teams in the men’s division.  This was a valuable experience for all the squad to compete in a an international meet and it has given them a hunger to go on for more.

There where notable performances for Matt Murnane 2nd 800m, Charlie O’Donovan 2nd 1500m, Luke Horgan 2nd 3K, David Fox 3rd in the 3K steeple chase and Andre Christie 3rd in the hammer.

Full Results

Leevale Junior Team

TRACK 100m Luke Ring
200m Adam Buckley
400m Sean O’Callaghan
110m Hurdles Jack Murphy
400m Hurdles Daniel O’Mahony
800m Matt Murnane Conor O’Driscoll
1500m Charlie O’Donovan James Mintern
3000m Luke Horgan Ben Smith
3000m Steeple Chase David Fox Alvaro Cubillo Garcia
4x100m Relay Luke, Jack, Adam & Sean
4x400m Relay Sean, Matt, Conor & Daniel Ben Smith
FIELD Hammer Andre Christie
Discus Andre Christie
Shot Putt Padraig O’Callaghan
Javelin Stephen O’Callagan
High Jump Jack Murphy
Pole Vault Des Kellegher
Triple Jump Des Kellegher
Long Jump Adam Buckley



  • Congratulations to all concerned,athletes, coaches, officials and parents.This was an inspiring performance.The Pictures paint a thousand words.The future of Leevale is secure. This is a great stride to future successes for you all. A proud occasion for all.

  • An inspiring performance by all concerned,athletes, coaches , officials parents and followers.You are the future of Leevale, a new era which will bring Irish Champions and perhaps Olympians. The Dream begins here. So proud of you all.