Monday, June 15, 2009

U12 & 13 Leinster Championships

Six Le Chéile athletes competed in the Leinster Championships held on Sat 13th June. Being the Leinsters it was a tough event, but Catehrine Jones, Niamh Kane (u12) Conal Hayes, Patrick Flanagan (u12) Conor Kiely and Sean Flanagan (u13) were up for the Challenge.

Niamh Kane and Sean Flanagan came away Leinster Champions! Niamh, who was competing in her first Leinster Championships, won her u12 60m sprint in a time of 8.92. She also competed in the long jump. Seán came 1st in the u13 long jump with a best jump of 4.38metres, 2nd in the 80m and 4th in the 600m. Both athletes have qualified for the All-Ireland Championships in July.

Conal Hayes came 4th in the u12 600m final just missing out in the medals; Catherine Jones competed 60m,600m and in the u12 long jump along side Niamh. Conor Kiely was our second competitor in the u13 boy’s long jump, he also competed in the high jump and 80m. Patrick Flanagan just missed out on a place in the U12 60m final, he also competed in 600m.

Well done to everyone in what was a very long day for the parents and athletes; A hugh thanks to Anne Kiely who looked after the athletes on the day and provided this report.

Click here for a full list of the competitions results.

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