Longford AC juvenile athletes were out in force in Tullamore on Friday 19th May to compete in the Midlands Inter County match held at Tullamore Harriers Stadium.
Athletes as young as 7 and up 13 years from Longford, Laois, Offaly and Westmeath turned up in large numbers in the wet conditions. Longford had 34 juveniles taking part with a good number of these competing for the first time. Competition events included sprints, middle distance, javelin, shot putt and long jump. Needless to say we are very proud as Longford medalled and were very competitive in all events, 4 Gold, 11 Silver, 3 Bronze were won by Longford on the night.
Ailbhe Mulligan Gold in 60m & 300m
Ella Duignan Gold in Turbo Javelin
Roisin Reilly Silver in Turbo Javelin
Maria Hayden Gold in the Turbo Javelin & Silver in the Long Jump
Maria and Rachel Keenan were close to medal positions in sprints (final 8) and middle distance
Conor Wright Bronze in the Turbo Javelin.
Sian Gallagher Silver in Long Jump & in Shot Putt.
Conor Mulligan Bronze in Long Jump
Murray Sheehan Silver in Shot Putt
This was Murray’s first time to compete in L.A.C. jersey and also did well in the sprints.
Síog Reilly Silver in 80m & Bronze in the 600m
Joseph Carrigy Silver in 80m & 600m
Sarah Mc Phillips Silver in the 100m & Long Jump
Jack Gallagher Silver in the 800m
Well done to all the Juveniles that took part in this annual event: Hayden Nolan, Conor Wright, Rachel Keenan, Caitlin Derwin, Evie O’ Rourke Grant, Caoimhe Crossan, Rachel Mulligan, Tara Crossan, Ciara Crossan, Maeve Rowan, Ava Horkan, Mia Rowan, Aoife Farrell, Mark Mc Sweeney, Naoise Golden, Donnacha Golden, Daire Farrell, Katie Duignan, Roisin Reilly, Laura Mc Cormack, Matthew Mc Cormack, Sean Grealy, Enda Quinn, Conor Mulligan, Fiona Mulligan, Ailbhe Mulligan, Ella Duignan, Maria Hayden, Sian Gallagher, Murray Sheehan, Síog Reilly, Joseph Carrigy, Sarah Mc Phillips and Jack Gallagher.