Leevale Men Claim National League Title & Smash A National Club Record

The AAI National Outdoor League Final took place on August 13th, featuring remarkable performances from both Leevale men’s and women’s teams who secured gold and silver respectively in the Premier Division. Similarly. 

In the Men’s League Final, Leevale put an end to Clonliffe’s quest for an eighth consecutive victory in the premier competition. Leevale clinched their first national league championship since 2014, boasting a team brimming with some of Ireland’s most promising young talents.

Conor Morey achieved an impressive 10.76 seconds in the 100m event, securing maximum points for his team. James Ezeonu showcased his prowess in the short hurdles, crossing the finish line first with a time of 14.39 seconds.

Morey and Ezeonu joined forces with Colin Doyle and Scott Gibson in the Leevale 4x100m relay team, setting a remarkable National Club Record of 40.50, a truly outstanding achievement. Colin also won the 200m in 21.03. 

Reece Ademola displayed his remarkable vertical jump ability by reaching a height of 2.10m in the high jump event, earning his team valuable points. He also claimed the day’s longest jump with an impressive distance of 7.59m.

Joshua Fitzgerald took maximum points in the pole vault at a height of 4.20m. And Michael Healy won the wight for distance

The final result in the Premier Men’s category was as follows:

  1. Leevale AC
  2. Clonliffe Harriers
  3. Ratoath AC

Full Results Here

Leevale’s pursuit of a double victory came tantalizingly close as their women’s team secured an impressive second-place finish in the premier division. The team’s outstanding performance was highlighted by their remarkable achievement of maximum points in the 4x100m relay event, with Okwu Backari, Sophie Mulcahy, Emily Wall, and Fatima Amusa delivering a stellar performance.

Maeve Fleming showcased her prowess by clinching victory in the high jump, clearing a height of 1.65m with finesse. Una Brice displayed her mastery in the pole vault, triumphing with a height of 3.65m, while Gabrielle Bowan claimed the top spot in the long jump with a commendable distance of 5.47m.