Raheny Medals At British & Irish Masters Cross Country

Raheny Shamrock were in the medals, in fact seven medals at the British & Irish masters cross country in Glasgow.

Annette Kealy stood on atop the podium taking W55 gold some 27 seconds clear of England’s Claire Elms.

Kealy’s evergreen performance helped Ireland to team gold. Kealy, Mari Johnston and Carmel Crowley giving Ireland eight points, eight clear of England.

While, Zoe Quinn helped the W45 team to gold. Quinn was third scorer with Teresa Doherty and Natasha Adams giving Ireland 12 points. Eight points clear of England.

Elsewhere, June Comiskey produced a determined performance to take W75 bronze! A determined performance to get victory.

While Mary Lynch helped Ireland to W70 gold. Lynch combined with Margaret Glavey and Eileen Kenny for 12 points, just three clear of second placed Scotland.

In the men’s championship, Ian Conroy helped the Irish M40 team to bronze with 32 points. Scotland took gold with 23 and England silver with 27 points.

Also on the team was former Shamrock Dermot Gorman along with Gavin Sweeney and Brian Murphy to give Ireland bronze.

Elsewhere, David Kirwan and John Dunne helped the M45 team to silver, seven points behind England. Kirwan and Dunne were third and fourth scorers and were joined by Ciaran McGonagle and Maurice McMahon.

While Ciaran McCarthy was third scorer on the M50 team which took bronze. McCarthy was third scorer on the team with Declan Toal, Michael Harrington and Lea Fulcher for a total of 39 points, behind Scotland and England.