Sunday, January 9, 2011

Meath athletes at Leinster Awards

Three Meath athletes received Leinster Star awards at the Leinster athletics
presentation night in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow on Saturday night. Sinead
Reynolds, Cushinstown AC was the top Meath juvenile female athlete at
Leinster level with medal winning performances in sprints and long jump in
the indoor and outdoor championships. Jamie Murtagh, St Andrews won the male
juvenile award after success in the high jump with a best effort of 1.65m at
the provincial championships, and silve at the indoors. The top Meath senior
athlete at Leinster level last year was David Tobin, Trim AC who won the
under 23 title, the indoor seniors and was runner up in the outdoor
championships in June.
Cushinstown AC took the Leinster Shield for the club with the best combined
results in the Leinster under 9 to 11 championships last summer. the future
looks very bright for the east Meath club which continues to turn out
promising athletes under the guidance of Dessie Gough and Paddy Joyce.

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