Great Day at Munster Schools T&F


It was a great day for the Douglas Community School athletes at the Munster Schools Track & Field championships held at Cork IT Track.

Sean Barber kicked things off with an outstanding run in the junior boys 800m running 2.10 and getting the bronze medal.

In the junior 1500m Ben Smith had the race of his life for 4th place and a huge PB with 4.31. Evan Byrne battled hard in the u16 mile and was rewarded with a 5th place finish.

In the inter boys 3000m Liam Harris had a superb race running 9.22 for 3rd place with Fionn Bracken also running a great race knocking 20 secs of his best ever time with 9.41 for 6th place.

In the inter boys 1500m Douglas had 2nd and 3rd place with super runs by Jamie O Connell and Stephen Cotter.

Finally in the senior boys 5000m John Durcan 4th and Brendan Couch 5th had great runs with John running a PB in his last ever race for the school.

Well done to all and best of luck to those qualified for the All Ireland Schools Championships in Tullamore on June 1st.

Steven Macklin