Euro Call For Dooney, Strutt & Fay

Kevin Dooney, Eoin Strutt and Brian Fay have all received call-ups to Ireland’s European Cross Country team.

All three were automatic selections for the European Cross Country, following their performances at yesterday’s National Cross Country championship, with the Euro cross taking place in Samorin, Slovakia on December 10th.

Kevin Dooney’s silver medal performance in Abbotstown sees him selected on the senior men’s team for third year in a row.

Dooney will be joined on the senior men’s team by Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders A.C.), Hugh Armstrong (Ballina A.C.), John Travers (Donore Harriers A.C.), Sean Tobin (Clonmel A.C.) and Kevin Maunsell (Clonmel A.C.).

Eoin Strutt silver medal in the Under 23 competition, see’s Strutt join Kilkenny City Harriers Tom O’Keeffe as Ireland’s representatives in the under 23 race.

While Brian Fay’s silver medal performance in the junior race see’s Fay entered in the new age category of under 20, which replaces the junior category.

Fay will be joined by Craig McMeechan (North Down A.C.), Charlie O’Donovan (Leevale A.C.), Fearghal Curtin (Youghal A.C.), James Edgar (City of Lisburn A.C.), Darragh McElhinney (Bantry A.C.)