All Ireland Track And Field

Three Doheny athletes were competing at the All Ireland Track and Field in Tullamore on Weekend 8/9th July.  Sam Bailey is the all Ireland champion after winning gold in the U.12 boys turbo javelin and he also set a new championship best for the event with a throw of 34.01 meters.  Niamh McCarthy was competing in the final of the U.13 girls 600 meters and was placed 11th.  Maeve O’Neill won a bronze medal in the U.14 800 meters finishing 3rd in the final.  Well done to the three of them on qualifying and competing so well at the National finals.