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THE EAST LEINSTERS were held over 2 days in Santry last week, 27th – 28th April 2016.
Despite unseasonal weather conditions which made it difficult for the boys, there were many successes with wins for Shane Keane
(5th Year) in the Senior Long Jump and 100 m; Chris Aylward (5th Year) in the Senior 800 m; Andrew Mays (6th Year) in the Discus; Christian McKenna in the 1500 m; the Senior Relay -Shane Keane, Paddy Patterson, David Carney and Michael Nolan (all 5th Year).
Other notable performances included Second-Place Finishes by Adam Harvey (2nd Year) in both the Junior 800 m and 1500 m; Harry Cullen (2nd Year) in both the Discus and Shot; Hugo O’Reilly in the Inter-Discus; Rolf Jager (5th Year) in the Senior Long Jump; Alan Francis in the Senior 110 m Hurdles.
Colm O’Flaherty (6th Year) also qualified for the Leinsters with3rd Place Finishes in the Senior Discus and Hammer, as did Chris Aylward with a 3rd in the Senior Walk; Conor Halpin was 3rd in the Inter-1500 m.
THE SENIOR AND INTERMEDIATE TEAM TROPHIES WERE RETAINED.
We congratulate all the boys on their performances as we do those who competed valiantly and came up short.
I thank our Coaches, Mr Rowsome, Ms Farrell, Mr Fitzsimons, Mr McDonagh, Mr Neylon, Mr Edwin Murray, Mr Neville, Mr Evan O’Brien, Mr Toirleac O’Brien and Ms Wildes.