Return of School Tests

After two years of frustration, competition finally returned to the Secondary Schools this week with the kicking off of the various qualification races that lead to the prestigious All-Ireland Schools. This being January, it was all about Cross Country. For the uninitiated there are three rounds, the provincial zone championships, the provincial championships and finally the All-Ireland championships. Thus it was that our clubs students depending on the locations of…


Forkan Wears Green of Ireland

Elena Forkan took fourth place in the under-17 race at the celtic games cross country at the Billy Neill MBE Country Park. Forkan was first scorer on the Irish team that came second to Wales in the Celtic Games Girls Under 17 event. Congratulations to Elena and best wishes in the green of Ireland and green and white of Raheny.


Under-19’s Take National Cross Country Silver

There was excellent running by Raheny Shamrock athlete’s at national uneven age championships held Gowran, Co. Kilkenny. Very good running in the girls under-13 race from Claire Aoife O’Leary, Maggie Foley, Ciara Woods, Sophie Kelly, Rebecca O’Rourke and Olivia Meikle. In the under-15 girls Elena Forkan ran a super race to finish seventh with Rachel Costello, Cara Griffin and Chloe Griffin.   View this post on Instagram   A post…


Forkan Finishes Fifth At National Cross Country

Elena Forkan had a great run at the National under-16 cross country championship finishing fith overall and leading the Raheny team home. The team of Forkan, Siomha Magee, Darerca O’Sullivan, and Grace Meikle finished 12th team overall in a very competitive national field. Forkan was second scorer on both the Dublin and regional gold medal winning teams.