The sun shone brightly on Wednesday for Day 1 of the North Leinster Championships. The competition was extremely tough and the standards of performances were outstanding. The day started with the 100m sprints. Congratulations to Connor Archer who qualified for the Junior boy’s final, but unfortunately finished just outside the medals. The next event –hurdles provided lots to cheer about for PCS with a silver medal for Harry Mac Keogh and a bronze for Grace McKeever. The success continued to the high jump with Johannes Borries getting a silver medal in the Inter boy’s competition. The day finished on a high with a gold medal for Aaron Cullen in the Minor boys 1100m.
Friday was another great day, with great individual performances from all PCS athletes. Fia Donnelly won her 200m heat and then followed up with a bronze medal in the final. And Craig Giles had a stunning 800m race, looking comfortable throughout and finishing in 1st place.
Athletes who performed:
Connor Archer, Harry Mac Keogh, Mark Morris, Aaron Cullen, Ben McMahon, Stephen Mooney, Craig Giles, Stephen James, Oliver Juchnevicius, Wesley Nsana, Johannes Borries, Miguel Millan, Christopher O’Sullivan, Jack Wright, Killian O’Driscoll, Eoin Keating, Lara McEvoy, Alannah Byrne, Grace McKeever, Fia Donnelly, Cara McDowell. A big thank you to Mrs McDonald and Miss Motley for their help and to Matthew, Aishling and Brian for their photos and reports.