Athletics: Rossies Rule!

Roscommon Athletics Club enjoyed another terrific weekend at the Connacht Indoors in Athlone recently. The club took home a hatful of medals with all athletes impressing over the two days.

  On day one, Hollie Kilroe took bronze in the U-12 60m, silver in the long jump and silver in the 600m. There were a number of near misses on day one with the U-12 relay team missing out on gold and Etaine Moran and Hazel Kelly just missing out on All-Ireland qualification.

  On day two, Shannon Quigley took gold in the U-19 pole vault and triple jump and silver in the long jump. Lauren England took gold in the U-19 shot putt.

  On the track, Maeve Dervan took gold in both the U-18 800m and 1500m, Brian O’Malley took gold in the 400m, Kate McPhilips took silver in the 60m, Luke Stephens secured silver in the U-15 1K walk and the U-19 relay team took gold in their event.

  Among the other outstanding performances, Oisin Stephens qualified for the All-Irelands in both the 800m and 1500m.