Longford AC had only 1 pair that qualified to go forward to the National Children’s Games, 24th June 2017 in Tullamore. They won Silver in Connacht as an U11 Girls pair in the 60m sprint and finished 9th out of 12 pairs in the National competition. Both girls shaved spilt seconds off their time and came home with news pbs. Laura 9.50 seconds was 12th overall in the race of 24 girls, Aoife 9.74 seconds.
Longford Athletics Club U11 athletes Laura McCormack and Aoife Farrell competed in the Athletics Ireland National Children’s Games in Tullamore last Saturday. Both girls improved on their Silver medal Connacht sprint times and came home with new pbs as well as lovely new Athletics Ireland tops.