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Written by Michael Tobin   
Thursday, 31 August 2006

Dozens of athletes from Co. Galway travelled to Mosney for the weekend for the finals of the athletics events. There were some very strong performances with many athletes making semi-finals and finals. Results are available at

A summary of the Galway medal and certificate winners in the athletic disciplines is as follows:

U16 Girls:

High Jump: 1 Cathriona Farrell, Craughwell
100m: 1 Katelyn Duane, Athenry
1500m: 4 Rachel Finnegan, Craughwell

U16 Boys:

Discus: 3 David Hansberry, Killererin

U14 Boys:

Shot Putt: 2 Kenneth Hansberry, Killererin
100m: 3 Tomás Keehan, Ardrahan

U8 Boys:

80m: 4 Paul Walsh, Oughterard

The following competitors made it into the final of their events:-

  • Athenry, U16 Girls 4x100m
  • Cian O'Ceallaigh, Ahascragh/Caltra, U16 Boys 100m
  • Niall Daly, Ballinasloe, U16 Boys 1500m
  • Claregalway/Lackagh, U14 Girls 4x100m
  • Karen Somers, Moylough/Mountbellew, U14 Girls Hurdles
  • Sean Moran, Claregalway/Lackagh, U14 Boys Hurdles
  • Linda Porter, Carrabane, U12 Girls 600m
  • Eoin McCormack, Ballinasloe, U12 Boys 600m
  • Laura Ann Costello, Milltown, U10 Girls Hurdles
  • Colin Cotton, Ahascragh/Caltra, U10 Boys 100m
  • Roisin Flynn, Salthill, U8 Girls 80m
  • Colin Murray, Moylough/Mountbellew, U8 Boys 60m

Well done to all of the above and also the many athletes who put lots of effort into their training and their events but didn't progress to finals or the medal podium.

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