Bronze medal for Avril in Athlone
On Saturday the 14th of March Avril Deegan made the long trip up to Antrim to represent Ireland at the IAAF Antrim International Cross Country. Avril ran a very strong race over 5,400m and was the 4th scorer on Team Ireland. The Irish team finished in fifth position with the English team taking gold. Next up was the SIAB international schools cross country in Santry. Avril lined up in the Irish singlet after her strong performance at the All Ireland Schools in Clongowes. Avril ran well and to top that off Team Ireland got bronze in the team prizes. Avrils first international medal.
Finally on the 22nd of March Avril took part in the All Ireland Indoor Juvenile Championships in Athlone.Avril raced in the 1500m taking bronze in the race and was less than 1 second outside the championship best. Well done Avril! Unfortunately Avril has sustained a foot injury and we wish a speedy recovery.