Eviston Leads Dublin Masters Cross Country Successs

Siobhan Eviston landed the Dublin masters cross country title leading the team to gold were the club took home six gold, three silver and four bronze.

Siobhan Eviston won the outright women’s race also taking gold in the over 35’s with Kate Purcell taking over 35 bronze having taken fourth in the overall race. Orla Lambe finished 26th.

In the over 40’s Zoe Quinn took fifth place with Sarah Quigley sixth, Mary Walsh 14th, Helen Carr 20th, Elaine O’Hagan McNulty 30th.

Denise Kelleher 39th Jaime O’Doherty 51st, Nicola Mooney 53rd.

In the over 45’s Brid NiChonaill 13th, Jenny Colbert 15th, Ann Marie Gargan 22nd, Amanda Langan 30th, Sinead Lyons 33rd and Angela Charlton 37th.

Annette Kealy won the over 50 category having finished sixth overall. Adrienne Atkins fifth, Una Cherry 18th, Mary Purdue-Smyth 22nd and Deirdre O’Dwyer 24th.

In the over 55’s Fiona Kirwan collected bronze with Jean Dunne fifth, Patricia O’Cleirigh eighth and Bernie Manley 10th.

Bernie Kearns collected bronze in the over 55 category and there was gold for Mary Lynch in the over 65s.

The women’s team of Siobhan Eviston, Kate Purcell, Zoe Quinn and Sarah Quigley won over 35 team gold with a total of 28 points. Four clear of Sportsworld. Rathfarnham WSAF took bronze.

The over 50’s team of Annette Kealy, Adrienne Atkins, Fiona Kirwan and Jean Dunne took gold with a total of 314 points well clear of Blackrock and Sportsworld.

Michael McMahon finished in fourth place overall and took the bronze medal in the over 35 category. Ian Conroy was fifth man home over 35.

Those who competed over 35 were Ian McConkey 14th, Jody Gilhooley 20th, Wes Grant 26th, John Clarke 29th, Anthony Walsh 37th, Paddy Phillips 43rd, Alan McCarthy 45th, Alan Kelly 49th and Darko Zrnic 64th.

In the over 40 grade, Rory O’Sullivan took seventh place with Will Walsh eighth, Eric Champ 17th, Eoin Connolly 27th, Sean Honan 30th, John Clohisey 32nd.

Wes O’Brien 41st and Cathal Collier 53rd.

Des Kennedy took the over 45 silver medal with Ciaran McCarthy collecting bronze. Mark McComish took 10th place with Niall Power in 17th place.

Dean Keogh 18th, Mick Flynn 20th, Eamonn Traynor 25th, Roberto Romano 34th, Keith Cummiskey 35th, Dave Gargan 38th, Ciaran McGowan 40th and Mick Goodman 50th.

Don Quinn took silver in the over 50 category, Mick Kehoe finished ninth with Peter Smyth 10th, Philip McGovern 14th, Dave Feeney 15th, Dave O’Hara 30th and Brendan Atkins 43rd.

In the over 55’s Michael Gygax took 10th place with Denis Murphy 14th, Jim Keogh 20th, John Freir 23rd and Paul Frewen 32nd.

In the over 60’s Christy Reilly took 10th place and Mick Martin 13th.

Liam Mulready took over 70’s gold with Ray “medals” McCormack collecting bronze.

Michael McMahon led the over 35 team to gold with Des Kennedy, Ian Conroy and Ciaran McCarthy scored 26 points, 15 points clear of Sportsworld with Rathfarnham WSAF taking bronze.

The men’s over 50 took silver with a total of 398 points, 87 behind Rathfarnham WSAF, the team of Don Quinn, Mick Kehoe, Peter Smyth and Philip McGovern had 100 points to spare on Clonliffe Harriers.