Leinster Juvenile Track & Field Combined Events, Enniscorthy, 22-May-2016

1The Juvenile Striders had another great day out, at the provincial combined events championship. With six under 13 athletes in action, the Striders were performing in Long Jump, Shot Putt and 200m. With a complex points system rewarding performance, every centimetre and millisecond contributes to the final aggregate score. Ciara Murphy and Kelly Corbett performed really well in all three disciplines and recorded very respectable finishing positions. There was real excitement in the boys event, with Darragh Flannelly, Aidan Shannon, Owen Lennon and Oisin MacEochaigh, all in the mix for medals. In the final event, the 200m sprint,

Darragh and Aidan jumped up the leaderboard to win Leinster Silver and Bronze medals. A very unlucky Owen was just out of the medals and Oisin showed that he has so much potential at these multi discipline events.

Well done to all for trying something new.

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