There was a great turnout of DSD athletes for various schools in the All Ireland Schools Championships where there were massive PBs for Ciara, Daniel, Eoghan, Robert and Brian.
Sami Bishti was in top form to win the Inter Boys Hammer followed by his Club and School team mate Brian in silver with a new PB.
Ciara Wilson Bowen produced a huge personal best of 38 sec to come home in 3rd place in the Senior Girls Walk
Daniel Conway had a top day with 2 PBs, winning 2 silver medals in both the Junior Boys High Jump and Long Jump.
Another fine double by Lawrence Gevero who was in fine sprinting form with silver in the Junior Boys 200m and bronze in the 100m.
Club athletes were in top form in the hurdles events also with Rachel Lynch picking up a silver medal in the Inter Girls 300mH, Eoghan MacMuiris silver in the Inter Boys 400 mH knocking almost 2 seconds of his PB and Robert Hayes silver in the Inter Boys 100 mH shaving over half a second off his previous PB.
Jack McGlone was in flying form in the 4 x 400m running the anchor leg to take the team into 2nd place in the Senior Boys 4 x 400 relay. Jack was also part of the Blackrock College Senior Boys Team who took home the Royal College of Science Trophy for Best Senior Team.
A fine double also by Isabel O’Brien and Rebecca Lynch who were a part of the Senior Girls silver medal winning 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relay teams.
Congratulations to everyone who competed in the first Schools Championships to be held in over 2 years!
Full results as follows:
3rd Junior Boys 100m
2nd Junior Boys 200m
2nd Junior Boys Long Jump
2nd Junior Boys High Jump
1st Intermediate Boys Hammer
2nd Intermediate Boys Hammer
2nd Intermediate Boys 400 Hurdles
2nd Intermediate Girls 300 Hurdles
2nd Intermediate Boys 100 m Hurdles
6th Intermediate Boys 400m
Ciara Wilson Bowen
3rd Senior Girls 3000m Walk
Isabel O’Brien & Rebecca Lynch
2nd Senior Girls 4 x 100m Relay
2nd Senior Girls 4 x 400m Relay
2nd Senior Boys 4 x 400m Relay
Laura Fielding 9th Minor Girls Long Jump
Alannah Giles 5th Junior High Jump
Isabella Prina Mello 6th Junior Girls 1200m Walk
Daniel Conway, Lawrence Gevero, Oscar OhAimhirgin 4thJunior Boys relay
Molly Mullally 7th Senior Girls Triple Jump
Michael Walsh 4th Intermediate Boys Discus
Jamie Byrne 11th Intermediate Boys 3000m
Charlie O’Brien 6th Senior Boys Hammer