The East Munster Schools Girls Track & Field Championships were held in Templemore Track on Wednesday 29th April in mixed weather conditions. Numbers were up this year with 5 new records being set on the day by the following athletes:-
- Ruth Heary, Waterpark who finished the Junior Girls 1200m Walk in a time of 6.08.84 to better the 1990 record of 6.10 set by Rita Casey, Presentation Lismore ;
- Orlaith O’Brien, Ursuline Waterford who threw 46.81 in the Inter Girls Javelin to break her own record of 35.86m set last year;
- Kelly Ann Doyle, Scoil Mhuire, Carrick-On-Suir who ran 62.69 in the Senior Girls 400mH to better the 2011 record of 64.59 set by Megan Kiely, Ursuline Waterford.
- Aishling Vaughan Witts, Borrisokane Community College who threw the Inter Girls Hammer out to 45.76m to better her own record of 43.66m last year;
- Orlaith Moyhihan, Loreto Clonmel who ran 10.45.45 in the Senior Girls 3000m to break the 1984 record of 10.46 set by Tina Moloney, Mercy, Waterford.;
- Ciara Cummins, Ursuline Thurles who ran 5.46 in the Senior Girls Steeplechase.
See Results & updated Records below:-
Thanks to all the Schools who supported these Championships & to all who helped out on the day. Any lost property can be recovered by contacting Martin Leyden, Templemore A.C. at 087 2096356.
The East Munster Schools Boys Championships take place on Wednesday 6th May in Waterford Regional Sports Centre at 11.30am.