One of our top contributors to the club website Packie has written a few race reports from races that took place over the past few weeks.

Ballycotton 10m 2011 – Sunday March 6th 2011
Ballycotton – There were some fine Sportsworld performances at the Ballycotton 10 mile road race in County Cork. The famous race is sold out six months in advance and is known overseas for its hospitality. Amongst the large field of competitors, Lucy was 8th. Well done Lucy.

1 LEE, Lizzie F Leevale AC 00:58:48
2 MCCANN, Angela F40 Clonmel AC 00:59:13
3 CONWAY, Catherine F Mayo AC 01:00:12
8 D’ARCY, Lucy F40 Sportsworld RC 01:03:01

Other Sportsworld runners to make the long trip away were MADIGAN, Edel 01:05:41, O’BRIEN, Eoin 01:09:46, BERGIN, Stephanie 01:11:23 and HIGGINS, Ann 01:12:34. Well done to all.


BHAA Garda XC – March 5th 2011

Phoenix Park – With AAI cross country championships finished for the year, the season is in its dying embers. But there are still a few to be found, and amongst them was a 2 mile cross country race organised by the Business Houses Athletics Association. We had four girls in the top twelve. Well done to the Bradys, Jean and Sandra.

Garda/St Raphaels Garda Boat Club Islandbridge, Phoenix Park 2mCC 05/03/2011
1 Kate O’Neill 00:11:48
2 Aoife Brady 00:11:50
3 Fiona Mahon 00:11:56
6 Crona Brady 00:12:09
7 Jean Wilson 00:12:12
12 Sandra Armstrong 00:13:19 Dublin Hospitals

BHAA NUIM/AIB XC 2011 – March 12th 2011
Maynooth – We had two girls in the top six at this two mile cross country race. Well done to Crona and Sandra.

NUI & AIB Maynooth College CC 12/03/2011
1 Fiona Mahon 00:11:42 Primary Teacher
2 Adrienne Jordan 00:11:55
3 Crona Brady 00:12:24 Grant Thornton
6 Sandra Armstrong 00:12:42 Dublin Hospitals

Fr Murphy’s AC 5m 2011 – March 17th 2011
Athboy – On our national holiday, many clubs around the country host road races as people are off work. Paul was narrowly beaten here in county Meath. Catriona also had a fine run, coming in seventh. Well done to both athletes.

Fr. Murphy AC 5 Mile Road Race St Patrick’s Day 17th March 2011

1 Evan Scully Dundrum South Dublin AC 26:06:00
2 Paul Duffy Sportsworld 26:11:00
3 Keith Daly Donore Harriers 26:24:00

1 Fiona Mahon Donore Harriers 29:49:00
2 Mary Hanley Na Fianna AC 30:15:00
3 Sharon Monaghan Fr Murphy AC 32:54:00
7 Catriona Higgins Sportsworld 34:13:00