ATHLETICS NEWS: SENATOR BRIAN Ó DOMHNAILL WINS MASTERS NATIONAL 3K WALKING RACE

first_imgSenator Brian O Domhnaill is a top-class athlete.Athletics News: Athlone IT is certainly the mecca nowadays for indoor athletics in this island and it was the turn of the Finn Valley master athletes to prove themselves at the midland venue today.A thrilling victory in the 1500m by Catriona Devine having finished with a silver in the 800 earlier. Catriona involved with the club since age 8 national junior cross country champion on 2 occasions, member of the most successful team group in the history of the sport in the province the Valley cross country team 13 times national team winners add track indoor and out ,road relay and you have an enormous contribution ,a personal tally to be proud of . Brian O Domhnaill won the 3k national master walk early at 11.30 and again well done difficult as many will understand to combine the life of a senator in Oireachtas and the training regime of an athlete. Finally a medal return a bronze for Kieran Carlin in the 800m to hang with the many such honours gained over many years .Next week the action returns to the Westmeath venue for national 12 -19 champs.Other action Sunday centred on Paulas 5k in Castlederg won by Jack Mc Bride from Ryan Porter . 350 participated .In the U S megan Tice went to the top of Irish indoor ranking list with a 1.80m high jump clearance . .Her first meet of the season held at the Ben Brown Invitational in Fullerton ,California . THis is encouraging as she went high at 1.85 but needs to work on approach . The final outing in the Finn Valley Spring Series runs completes next Sunday 11 am with both a 5k/10k choice  ATHLETICS NEWS: SENATOR BRIAN Ó DOMHNAILL WINS MASTERS NATIONAL 3K WALKING RACE was last modified: March 16th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:athleticsFinn Valley ACNoticesSportlast_img

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