Super Performances From Leevale Athletes Over The Weekend

Leevale senior men and women travelled to Tullamore over the weekend to compete in the National League Finals.  Leevale men finished second in the premier division behind Clonliffe Harriers. There was strong scoring from; Sean Carmody who had victory in the 400m hurdles and also finished 3rd in the 100m hurdles, James Ezeonu won the 200m and finished 2nd in the 400m, Padraig O’Callaghan 3rd in the Hammer, Josh Fitzgerald 2nd in Pole Vault, Reece Ademoa (just back from the World U20’s in Columbia) won the High Jump and finished 2nd in Long Jump, Michael won the Discus and Weight for Distance, Matthew WILKINS finished 4th in the triple jump and David Scanlon 4th in the Javelin. The 4x100m team crossed teh line in 2nd. 

Leevale women competed in Division  finishing second overall. Scoring well for women’s team were Claire McCarthy with victory in the 3000m, Fatima Amusa 3rd in the 200m, Joan Healy 1st in the 100m, Maeve Flemming 1st in the High Jump, Briana Onoh 2nd in the Shot Putt, Orla O’Sullivan 2nd in the Tripe Jump, Una Brice 1st in the Pole Vault, 4x100m relay 1st, Abbey Fitzgerald 3rd in the Weight for Distance, Kate Moynihan 2nd in the Javelin, Gabby Bowan 4th in the Long Jump. 

Full results here

Elsewhere in at the European Rowing Championships  in Munich Leevale athlete Paul O’Donovan and his Skibbereen teammate Fintan McCarthy retained the Lightweight Mens Double Sculls title. 

Later this week Leevale athletes will take  to the track in the Olympic Stadium in Munich to compete  European Championships; 
  • Louise Shanahan 800m
  • Michelle Finn 3K SC
  • Alex Wright 35K walk
  • Colin Doyle 4x100m relay

Meanwhile Chris Mintern won the Iroman Cork 2022 in Youghal. Chris took just over eight hours and 38 minutes to complete the 3.8km swim, a 180km bike course and a 42.2km run.