A huge entry in the Leinster Post Primary schools Orienteering Championships, held in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin, last Wednesday, resulted in exciting competition for top places. The closest contest was in 2nd/3rd Yr Boys with only 13 seconds dividing the winner, Donal Kearns (Dunshaughlin CC) and second placed Dylan Kennedy (Rockbrook Park).
An excellent performance also by Aoife Nic an Mhanaigh (Colaiste Iosagain), clocking 6mpk, to win 2nd/3rd Yr Girls category over 8 mins clear of her next rival.
1st Yr Girls
1 Sarah Murray & Niamh Murray (Castleknock CC); 2 Sarah Brady & Maibh Gregg (CCC); 3 Niamh Rafferty & Caithriona McMahon (CCC)
1st Yr Boys
1 Gerard Whelan (Rockbrook); 2 Jamie Canovas (Rockbrook); 3 Mark Hoare (Colaiste Bhride Carnew)
2nd/3rd Yr Girls
1 Aoife Nic an Mhanaigh (Colaiste Iosagain); 2 Jessica Agnoli (CCC); 3 Hailey Dixon & Yasmine Tjadine (CCC)
2nd/3rd Yr Boys
1 Donal Kearns (Dunshaughlin CC); 2 Dylan Kennedy (Rockbrook); 3 Stephen Claffey (Rockbrook)
1 Aisling Cooling Nolan (St Kilians Bray); 2 Miriam Verdon (St Kilians); 3 Anne Marie Edwards(St Kilians).
1 G McCoy (St Peters College Dunboyne); 2 A Paraja (St Peters); 3 C McDonnell (St Peters).
5th/6th Yr Girls
1 Orlaith Kelly (St Kilians); 2 Jade Shannon, Jasmine Doyle & K Boland (St Marks CS Tallaght); 3 Yolande Maketivila & Stevie Maya (St Marks).
5th/6th Yr Boys
1 Sam Lunn (High School Rathgar); 2 Stephen Edwards (St Kilians); Colm Finlay (High School ).
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