66 schools’ athletes represented Ireland at the SIAB Schools Track and Field International in the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford, Kent, England on Saturday 16th July. 5 East Munster athletes were on the team & they all competed very well for their school & country. Top performer was Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS who won gold in the 300mH, bronze in the 80mH & was also part of the Irish Girls 4 x 300m team who won bronze. She also received the Sean Nyhan Award for the Most Meritorious Performance from an Irish Female Athlete.
Claire Rafter, Ursuline Thurles was another medal winner, winning silver in the 1500m. Other athletes who performed well were Shane Monagle, Ard Scoil na Mara (8th 100mH), Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS (4th Hammer & 5th Discus) & Jade O’Farrell Bond, Borrisokane CC (7th Hammer). Congratulations & well done to our 5 athletes.
See AAI Preview & Full Irish team here