Finn Valley Athletic Club Notes

The weekend just gone marked the beginning  of the indoor season for Finn Valley athletes both at home in France and In US.

The Mc Guigan brothers Dempsey and Fellan were at different venues at Collegiate meets in U S Throwing the heavy hammer  Dempsey with an eye on Commonwealth Games in Oz  Gold Coast  April with the 16 lb ball ,Fellan in Texas was out over 15m while Dempsey at Vanderbilt meet in Nashville over 20m close to his pb and Donegal best both 2nd in respective competitions with Dempsey moving to 17th on Collegiate ranking nationally in US
Shane Irwin an encouraging opener 49.1 400m in Nantes a pb indoors so with improvement he may shake a medal at national u 23 champs
A small number of underage athletes were at Athlone the national combined champs with Joseph Gillespie in the medals a 1.51m high jump  important to the overall points total