Big win for Rachel Murray

Jan 27, 2011 [Noel Guiden] The Leinster Schools Reginal Cross Country got underway today with the prize of places in the Leinster Schools in Santry Demesne on February 16th at stake. The West Leinsters took place in a cold and windy Phoenix Park, a howling gale facing the athletes. Star Clonliffe performer was Rachel Murray (Castleknock Community College) taking her biggest career win to date in the junior girls race. Great runs also from the Clonliffe girls from Mary`s Glasnevin Aisling Aherne 4th, Denise Callaghan 5th and Irene Falvey 11th to take team victory in the senior girls race. Fintan Doherty was 2nd for Castleknock College in the senior boys race with Owen McCullagh (Belvedere) 11th. In the inter boys race Ryan Cleary (Belvedere) was 14th. Finally in the East Leinsters in Avondale Park Elaine Begley (Loretto on the Green) left the hurdles behind to go back to the country placing 10th in the inter girls.