The Clongriffin Boys U10, U12 and U14 teams got to sample championship cross-country racing for the first time last Sunday in Abbotstown. The course the boys ran is the same course being used in the European Championships in December.
The boys U10 team of Max, Evan, Oran, Wiktor and Lenny were first out and battled very well over the 1000m course. They finished in 8th place in the Team Competition.
1.Metro St Brigids (38pts)
9.Donore Harriers (178pts)
Boys U12 – Keane Makes Dublin Team For All-Irelands
The Boys U12 also had a scoring four and placed 7th in the Team race. They were led home bravely by Keane who was in the lead pack for much of the race and battled to the line to finish in 9th place. His reward was selection for the Dublin Team for the All-Irelands which take place in Santry next month. He was well backed up by Oscar, Ben and Dylan.
2.Mid Sutton (38pts)
3.Lucan Harriers (64pts)
6.Bros Pearse (112pts)
Our ever dependable trio of boys in the U14 age had a much longer trip over 3000m. They had two big laps of the exact course to be used in the Senior races in the Europeans in December.
Aaron led the boys home followed closely by Kevin and Rian.
This team have been some of our longest serving athletes in our short history and are a great example to all the younger athletes in the Club.
Full Results are available below