Monthly Archives: March 2016

SIAB Schools XC

The SIAB Schools Cross Country International was held in Callendar Park, Falkirk, Scotland on Saturday 19th March. East Munster was well represented by Lucy Holmes, Ard Scoil na nDeise (27th Junior Girls), Michael Troy, St. Augustine’s College (29th Junior Boys) & Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles (27th Intermediate Girls). The Irish Junior Girls team finished 4th, Junior Boys team was 3rd, Inter Girls team was 3rd & the Inter Boys team was 4th. Christopher O’Reilly, Douglas Community College (9th Junior Boys) & Darragh McElhinney, Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai (22nd Inter Boys) were two other Munster athletes who also competed very well on the day. Congrats to everyone.

See AAI Report & results here.

See AAI Preview & Teams here.

Munster Schools Competition Bye Procedures

Please see below the new Munster Schools Competition Bye Procedure.

Competition Byes

Following the Irish Schools AGM in December it was agreed that all decisions regarding Regional/Provincial Competition Byes will be dealt with by the relevant provinces & if granted will be notified to the Irish Schools Administration Director, Anthony White for inclusion in the relevant Competition Programme.

GloHealth Irish Schools XC Championships 2016

The GloHealth Irish Schools Cross Country Championships took place in Sligo Racecourse on Saturday 5th March. Best East Munster finishers were Michael Troy, St. Augustine’s College, Dungarvan who won silver in the Junior Boys race, Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles who won bronze in the Intermediate Girls race & Lucy Holmes, Ard Scoil na nDeise who placed 5th overall in the Junior Girls race. Ard Scoil na nDeise were just outside the medals in the Junior Girls team category placing 4th.

Congratulations to our medal winners & to all our athletes who took part on the day.

See AAI Review & Full Results here.     See Munster Report GloHealth Irish Schools XC Report 2016