D.S.D. hurdlers were in top form on Saturday, at the All Ireland Schools Track & Field Championships in Tullamore, where they represented their schools.
First up was Cian Dunne (St.Colmcille’s CS), who battled all the way to the finish line to take the Inter Boys 400m hurdles title (57.12). To add to this achievement Cian later took silver in the Inter 100m hurdles 14.09.
Cian was followed by Laura Gallagher and Cara Murphy (Alexandra College) in the Inter Girls 300mH, where they finished an impressive 1 - 2, with Laura 45.14 and Cara 45.72. Laura later lined up for the Inter 80m hurdles finishing 5th 11.78.
Ciaran Carthy (St.Michael’s) opted for the 200m instead of his usual 400m and finished 5th in a PB time of 22.00.
Eimear Maher (Mt.Anville) ran a strong race in the Inter Girls 3,000m, finishing 3rd 10.23.10.
Just missing out on medals were: Gavin Doran (Monkstown) 4th Inter Boys 200m 22.43; Rebecca Lynch (Mount Anville) 4th Junior Girls 100m 12.62; Eddie Crostwaithe (Blackrock College) 4th Junior Boys 200m 23.99; Oisin Kelly (Newpark Blackrock) 4th Senior Boys 2,000m S/C 6.24.12; Morgan Clarkson (Coláiste Eoin) 5th Inter Boys 1500m S/C 4.49.27.
Well done to all!