Ulster secondary school track and field Championships. In the Antrim forum on Friday the 17th of May. We had four athletes compete for their schools on the first day of these championships. Congratulations to Ava Ross 1st in the intermediate walk, Liam McKenna 2nd in the senior steeplechase and Jack Murphy 3rd in the senior pole vault. Ava, Liam and Jack now go through to the All-Ireland's secondary school Championships in Tullamore. Well done also to Thomas Geary who competed in the hurdles. Good luck to everyone competing tomorrow at the second day of these Championships. Thanks to everyone at NI athletics for their help with steeplechase training on the run up to this Championship. Well done everyone great performances.Ulster secondary school track and field Championships Day 2 in the Antrim forum on Saturday the of May. Congratulations to Cian McKenna who came 2nd in the minor boys shot, Rachel Callery 3rd in the intermediate 200m and to Eoin McKenna who came 2nd in the senior boys 400m hurdles. Both boys were representing St. Macartans and Rachel was representing St.Louis Monaghan. Brilliant performances from Cian, Rachel and Eoin who now go through to All Ireland schools Final in Tullamore on Saturday 1st of June. It’s a great achievement for six athletes from the club to qualify to All Ireland Schools final. Well done to the County Monaghan Ladies and Mens teams who competed at Mary Peters track in Belfast on Sunday the 19th of May. Thanks to Monaghan County Board and to Brian Peppard and Paul O’Neill for all their efforts in organising these teams.
Ava Gold Ulster Schools medal Liam silver Ulster Schools medal : Jack bronze Ulster Schools medal Eoin silver Ulster Schools medal
All-Ireland's Indoors. Great performances from our small group of athletes who travelled to Athlone this weekend. James Mc Quaid achieved a new PB in the 60m and the long jump with a great jump of 4.10.Cian McKenna had a great throw of 10.60 in the shot to finish 8th overall. Aobhin McCormack also achieved a new PB in 800m in a great time of 2.31.30. Jack Murphy was our only medal winner of the weekend by winning bronze in the pole vault with a PB of 3.20 and setting a new county Monaghan record in the pole vault. Well done everyone and thanks for representing us so well at this National level. Thanks to Bernie and Angela for the photos.