Leinster Schools Qualifiers get Track & Field season underway

The outdoor season is here! This week saw the first of the Leinster schools regions, the West Leinsters, kick off the season, at stake places in the Leinster Finals on May 17th and 20th. There was a sprinkling of Clonliffe athletes competing on Monday and today. On Monday Daniel Stone took his first race win, the U/16 mile and Alexandra Lopiy also won the inter girls javelin (26.08). Today, also in Morton Stadium Ben Guiden had a maiden win in the inter 3000 (9.54), Shane Ferris was 3rd in the senior 800 (2.02) and Justinas Gerdvillis won the senior javelin with a 49.20 best. All progress to the Leinster finals.

The North Leinsters take place on April 26th and 28th and the East on May 2nd and 4th, all in Morton Stadium.