Finn Valley Athletics Club Notes

Finn Valley ac as is customary at the end of a season came together this week to celebrate those club members who in 2017 had gained international  recognition. On this occassion attended by family, coaches and athletes that numbered 14 in a wide range of  events and both  at global and   continental champs .The full list Sommer Lecky ,high jump European cup ,commonwealth youth Games ;Brendan Boyce European cup walk 50k and World champs 50k;

Arlene Crossan 400mh, Janine Boyle 100m + relay and Shane Irwin 4×4 relay all European u 20 champs ;Eddie Gallen 24hr ultra world champs ;Sinead Mc Connell walk British masters 5k ;Brian O Domhnaill masters 5k American champs;John Kelly shot european u23 ;James Kelly shot Celtic ;Laura Crossan 4×4 Celtic ;Dempsey Mc Guigan hammer European cup ;Mark Hoy 800m Manchester Int;Dylan Kearns javelin Manchester International;
In a simple ceremony club leader Patsy Mc Gonagle outlined in the main the highlights and underlined the value of family support,coaches and the general spirit within the club environment. And while all members regardless of acheivment are imporrant its appropriate to come together in a simple way to say well done but additionally   to challenge all to work harder to improve as we gather in the weeks ahead to head into anither season …
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