Medals for Sligo and Leitrim runners at Connacht Schools Cross Country

There was some Sligo and Leitrim success at Connacht Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships held in Calry on Tuesday.

Keelan Kilrehill from Colaiste Iascaigh claimed gold in the boys Intermediate 5000m event, while Summerhill’s Michael Morgan was second in the Junior 3000m.

Lauren Maguire Reynolds from Carrick-on-Shannon Community School finished third in the Girls Minor 1500m, and Ellie O’Rourke from Ballinamore was second in the Junior event over 2500m.

In the team events, Summerhill were second overall in the Intermediate 5000m and third in the Senior event over 6000m.

And the Ursuline College team won the Minor 1500m title, with St Clare’s from Manorhamilton finishing third.


Connacht Secondary Schools Cross Country Results

Calry, Sligo Tuesday, February 8





Minor – 1500m

1 Róisín O’Brien Sacred Heart Westport, 2 Cara Fitzpatrick Our Lady’s Bower Athlone, 3 Lauren Maguire Reynolds Carrick-on-Shannon CS.


Team– 1 Ursuline Sligo 24, 2 Sacred Heart Westport 33, St. Clare’s CS Manorhamilton 52.


Junior – 2500m

1 Bea Drummond Athlone CC, 2 Ellie O’Rourke Ballinamore CS, Rachael Mullaney SM&P Swinford.


Team – St. Joseph’s Castlebar 18, 2 J&M Gortnor Abbey 48, Presentation Athenry 60.


Intermediate – 3000m

1 Saoirse O’Brien Sacred Heart Westport, 2 Maeve Gallagher St. Joseph’s Castlebar, 3 Anna Yates St. Joseph’s Foxford.


Team –1 Sacred Heart Westport 30, 2 Presentation Athenry 38, 3 Coláiste Bhaile Clár 47.


Senior – 2000m

1 Áine O’Farrell Presentation Athenry, 2 Aoife King Presentation Headford, 3 A. O’Brien Sacred Heart Westport.


Team –1 Presentation ‘A’ Athenry 14, Sacred Heart Westport 22, Presentation ‘B’ Athenry 61.




Minor – 2000m

1 Tadgh Staunton St. Joseph’s Foxford, 2 Con McNamara St. Gerard’s Castlebar, 3 Leen Leen Presentation Athenry.


Team –1 St. Gerard’s Castlebar 75, 2 Rice College Westport 95, Presentation Athenry 119.


Junior – 3000m

  1. Killian Jordan Coláiste Einde, 2 Michael Morgan Summerhill Sligo, 3 Óisin Ryal Rice College Westport.


Team –1 Rice College Westport 21, 2 Presentation Athenry 95, 3 Coláiste Einde 111.


Intermediate – 5000m

1 Keelan Kilrehill Coláiste Iascaigh 2. Thomas McStay Coláiste Bhaile Clár, 3 Aaron Brennan Coláiste Bhaile Clár.


Team –1 St. Gerard’s Castlebar 91, 2 Summerhill Sligo 93, Rice College Westport 114.


Senior – 6000m

1 Gary Martin Galway Community College, 2 Eánna Ó’Cúláin Coláiste na Coiribe, 3 James Frizzell St. Colman’s Claremorris.


Team –1. St. Mary’s Galway 79, 2 St. Joseph’s Foxford 81, Summerhill Sligo 83.