Monday, July 18, 2016

National League Track & Field Championships Round 2

Round two of the National League Track & Field Championships took place on Sunday 17th July in Cork. The Kerry Ladies team were in action in Division 1.The team which is made up of athletes from numerous clubs earned a total of 112 points adding to their 116 from the first round. This puts them in a great position going into finals which will be held in August. we had four from our club representing Kerry. 
Emma Prendiville in the 1500m Race Walk was 1st in a time of 5:51.21. 
Niamh de Hora in the 1500m distance finished 2nd in a time of 4:51.62. 
Leanne Cronin in the Discus finished in 2nd place with a throw of 25.36m and 
Elaina Norris in the Shot Putt finished in 4th place with a throw of 6.75m. 
We wish the Kerry ladies Team all the best in the finals on August 7th.

Results are as follows
Divison 1 Women
Kerry athletics Ladies team
1500m Walk Emma Prendiville 1st in time of 6;51.21
4X100m the relay team were 3rd in time of 50.89
1500m Niamh deHora 2nd in time of 4;51.62
400m Aoife Mahoney 2nd in time of 61.55
3000m Shona Heaslip 1st in time of 9,46.90
200m Sarah Leahy 3rd in time of 27.38
800m Laura Crowe 1st in time of 2;05.96
100m Aoibheann O'Brien 2nd in time of 12.74
4X400m the relay team were 3rd in time of 4;19.69
Hammer Mairead O'Neill 1st with a throw of 49.04
Long Jump Aoibheann O'Brien 1st with a Jump of 5.64
Shot Putt Elaine Norris 4th with a throw of 6.75
High Jump Christine McCarthy 2nd with a Jump of 1.50
Discus Leanne Cronin 2nd with a throw of 25.36
Triple Jump Rachel Bowler 1st with a Jump of 10.35