Graham Mahon reports on a successful opening round of the Juvenile track and field league in Irishtown this morning with strong performances from the young Clonliffe athletes in the U/10 to U/16 groups. Highlights included another excellent win by up and coming thrower Jonas who won the U/13 shot in a new pb of 10m dead, a 1st (long jump) and 2nd 100 for Rebecca Fitzsimons in the U/16, and a 1st (600m) and 2nd (60m) from brother Jonathan in the U/12s.
U 12 boys: Jonathan fitzsimmons 1st in the 600 and 2nd in the 60m
U 13 boys: Jonas won shot out with a pb of 10metres, James McDonnell was 6th in the 80m
U13 girls: Sally Sumola was 2nd in the 80, Naoise Cullen was 6th in the 600
U14 girls: Katie Halpin was 3rd in the 800, Alana Fitzsimmons was 5th in high jump, Blaise Carrol was 6th in high jump
U15 girls: Amy Hodson was 2nd in the 800 with Ella Browne 3rd
U15 boys: Daragh Carter was 3rd in the 800
U16 girls: Rebecca Fitzsimmons was 1st in long jump and 2nd in the 100, Rapha Diamond-Ebbs 3rd , Success 4th