Men hold onto top spot in Indoor League

Athlone IT was the venue for round 2 of the National Indoor League today. With the men`s team well in control after round 1 the team wasn`t unduly hurt by non starters in 2 of the 5 events today and finished the afternoon retaining the lead on 54 points from Nenagh Olympic 48.5 and GCH 41.5 heading into the final.

The only win for the men today came from Niall Counihan in the triple jump (13.29m) and there were two second places: Greg Hossney in the 1500 (4.16.74) and Timmy Crowe 400 (50.95).

The top performer on the women`s team was Leah Bergin who took maximum points in the 400 in 58.95. Alanah Cooley was 5th in the 1500 (5.02.08) and Rebecca Fitzsimons 5th in the 200 (27.07)

In the guest races Rebecca was 3rd in her 400 in 62.96, Mark McDonald 2nd in the 800 (1.59.41) and Sean Carrigg 10th in the 1500 (4.30.85).

The League final is in Abbotstown next Saturday February 3rd.