Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Results & Photos of the National Novice Cross Country Championships in Waterford...Sun 17th Dec 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Results & Photos of the National Novice Cross Country Championships in Waterford...Sun 17th Dec 2017

This years National Novice Cross Country Championships were held in Waterford on Sunday the 17th of December 2017.

In the Novice men's competition, there were full teams from 13 counties and 19 clubs. Leevale AC managed to take Bronze in the inter-club competition while the Cork team won Silver.

Novice Men Team Results
1. Dundrum South Dublin A.C. 2. North Belfast Harriers 3. Leevale A.C.

Cork team (6 to score)...20:02 4 Kevin O'Brien East Cork A.C., 20:07 5 Alan O'Brien Eagle A.C., 20:57 24 Conor McCauley Leevale A.C., 20:59 25 Rory O'Sullivan St. Finbarrs A.C., 21:13 32 Brian Kearney Leevale A.C., 21:16 Mitch Rees-Jones U.C.C. A.C. 26 21:16, 34 Donal Coakley Leevale A.C.

In the Novice Women's race, Sinead Keaveny of Midleton AC ran a great race to finish second to win Silver! It's no small feat to win a national medal for any club athlete.

Novice Women – 4000m
1. Nakita Burke (LetterKenny A.C.) 2. Sinead Kevany (Midleton A.C.) 3. Lauren Dermondy (Castlecomer A.C.)

Leevale AC finished second in the team event while the Cork team took Gold in the inter county competition.

There were 15 full club teams and 9 full county teams.

1. Sportsworld A.C. 2. Leevale A.C. 3. Crusaders A.C.

Leevale AC team...16:30 10 Lisa Hegarty, 17:04 32 Andrea Bickerdike, 17:12 38 Jessica Bruton, 17:29 47 Rosaleen MacKeown.
Cork team (4 to score)...15:43 2 Sinéad Kevany Midleton A.C, 16:30 10 Lisa Hegarty, 16:55 25 Sorcha Kearney St. Finbarrs A.C., 16:59 30 Breda Gaffney Mallow A.C

Results...The full results can be seen on the Athletics Ireland website HERE.

Photos...(Updated Tues 19th Dec)
1) James Veale of West Waterford AC has a gallery HERE
2) Gearóid Ó Laoi has 300 pics HERE
3) Kieran Carlin has a gallery HERE

Sinead Kevany (#330) of Midleton AC after winning a Silver medal at the National Novice Cross Country Championships. Photo: Kieran Carlin


Anonymous said...

Well done to all Cork Athletes.. Good to see a Cork female athlete in the results after Aoife Cooke great win in 2015

Anonymous said...

Some performance by Alan O Brien too in coming 5th. Only a matter of weeks after 2:28 and 2:29 Marathons in Berlin and Dublin.