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Provincial Primary Champs

There were some very tight finishes today in the Leinster Primary Schools
Orienteering Championships, which took place in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin,
but also some clear winners.
Emma Powderly (Scoil Cholmcille Skryne) and Courtney Williams & Anne Yague (Nun's Cross NS Ashford) tied for 1st place, both parties finishing with a time of 21mins40secs. However, Emma takes the title, 6th Class Girls champion, as only individual runners are competitive.


In the 6th Class Boys category, Ruairi Long (St Marys BNS Rathfarnham) 17:54 continued his unbeaten run, finishing his race 4mins19secs clear of his nearest rival, James Keane (SCS) 22:13.

5th Class Girls
1 Eadaoin McCavana (Hollypark GNS) 19:36; 2 Saoirse O'Regan (SCS) 22:10; 3 Niamh McGovern (Scoil Cholmcille) 22:15.
5th Class Boys
1 Sean Byrne (SCS) 18:16; 2 Ciaran Kearns (Cannistown NS) 18:52; 3 Evan O'Brien (SCS) 20:06.
6th Class Girls
1 Emma Powderly (SCS) 21:40; 1 Courtney Williams & Anne Yague (Nuns Cross NS Ashford) 21:40; 3 Eimear Fitzpatrick (Rathfarnham Parish NS)24:44.
6th Class Boys
1 Ruairi Long (St Marys BNS Rathfarnham)17:54; 2 James Keane (SCS) 22:13; 3 Cian Twomey (SCS) 23:59.

Im Munster, the Primary schools championships took place at Fota Gardens on the same day.
Primary Girls:1. Ciara Fitzgerald; SCM Carrigtwohill;12:45
2. Laura Willis;Convent Primary Mallow;12:53
3. Norah O'Brien; SCM; 13:34
4. Ella Fuohy; Mallow;14:25
5. Lorna Aylward; St John of God, Waterford;15:13
5. Leah Maunsell; Ballygown N.S.;15:13
Teams
1. Convent Primary Mallow; 60.19
2. SCM Carrigtwohill;65.09
3. Ballygown N.S.; 70.04
4. St John of God, Waterford; 90.25
5. Scoil Ursula, Blackrock;148.14
6. Butlerstown N.S; 149.05

Primary Boys1. Declan O'Sullivan; SNB Clonakilty; 12:57
2. Rueben Henry; SNB ; 14:02
3. Zac O'Sullivan-Hourihan; St John Baptist Midleton; 14:57
4. Colin Deane; SNB; 15:38
5. Ian O'Sullivan; Scoil Chriost Ri; 16:46
6. Conor Quinn; Dunhill NS; 17:25
Teams
1. SNB Clonakilty; 61:05
2. Scoil Chriost Ri; 70:21
3. Dunhill NS; 82:23
4. Killavullen N.S.; 99:08
5. Ballygown N.S.; 103:17
6. Scoil Ursula, Blackrock; 109:35
7. Butlerstown N.S.; 113:46