St. Mary's College athletes Emily MacHugh and Maria Flynn were in action in the Czech Republic in April for a European Athletics Race Walking Permit Meeting. Well done to Emily who came 3rd in the race. Emily and Maria are hoping to qualify for the European U18 Championships in Hungary in July. All in St. Mary's wish them every success.
Well done to the following students who have qualified for the Leinster finals. Gillian Dempsey, minor long jump, Keelin White,
intermediate long-jump, Hazel McLoughlin, intermediate 800m, Danielle Oghuvbu, intermediate 300m, Sarah Rowland and Haley McCormack, the u16 mile. Hazel McLoughlin (TY) also qualified for cross country athletics. Congratulations to sisters Emily and Aisling MacHugh, and Maria Flynn. Both Emily and Maria qualified in the 2000m walk for the Leinsters. Well done to St. Mary's relay teams who both came third. Intermediate girls 4x100m Martyna Szczgiel, Haley McCormack, Sinead Redmond and Sarah Rowland. Senior girls 4x300m Niamh Whelan, Meadbh Gallagher, Hazel McLoughlin and Maria Naughton. A very special mention to Grace Casey, the reigning All Ireland champion, who broke the South Leinster Javelin record. Congratulations to all students who have participated in athletics over the past year and to their coaches, Ms. Parke, Ms.O'Sullivan and Ms.Feighery.