Donegal uneven championship and Novice took place in Mullaghderg Kincaslslagh hosted by Rosses AC with great weather it was ideal running conditions. Dymphna Gallagher made her come back in the Novice the first race of the day with a good strong run finishing well up the field.

Our U 9 took to the track next with very good running from these young athletes and ones to watch in the future, Aimee Bassett lead the girls home in 16th place Olivia Curran 21st and Niamh Mc Geever 24th. Our under 9 boys were up next over this 800m race the boys went out well and with Lorcan Boyce leading the boys home in 26th Ben Mc Gee in 28th Oisin Mc Bride 30th Faolan Caldwell 34th Adam Murray 35th making his first appearance for Cranford AC and Rory Boyce 36th..
Next up were our U 11’s We had five Girls take to the starting line and with Cliodhna Mc Bride getting a great start and leading from the start their was no stopping her, Cliodhna getting a well deserved Gold medal and crowned Donegal Champion her team mates followed with Karen Neely, Sadie Mc Gettigan, Emma Mc Gee, and Beth Mc Clafferty. These girls team were placed 4th overall well done Girls. Next up we’re our boys U 11 Luke Murray had a fine performance coming home in 41st Ethan Henderson 42nd and closely followed by killian Caldwell in 43rd.
Our U 13 girls were all ready to go next over the 2,000m race with Miah Fletcher in great form and showed this as she led the race from start to finish, and with Cranford 2nd Donegal Champion of the day, Miah team mates packed well in behind her all running very well with Ellie Mc Fadden in 11th Jemma Murray making her debut for Cranford with a very impressive 12th place ,Amy Cullen had a very good sprint finish in 14th place and followed closely by Mevagh Mc Bride, these girls put in a great team effort and was rewarded by team silver. Our U13 boys were up next and did not disappoint with great performances from our boys Caolan Mc Fadden coming off his great run last week he went from the start and powered around the course leaving everyone in no doubt who was going to run out the winner. It was great to see Daithi Cannon and Diarmuid Gallagher back again who came 25th and 27th respectively.
Next up we’re our U15 girls who ran 3k their were lead home by Clodagh Neely in a impressive 8th place followed closely by Jessica Cullen 10th, Orla Neely 13th and Blathnaid Gallagher in 14th place these girls all ran very well and earned themselves a well deserved silver medal. Eoin Friel was our only U15 boy and had a fine run coming home in 12th place.
Final race of the day for Cranford was the Boys U17 we had Oisin Kelly and Oran Mc Menamin, the boys dug deep and kept in intention throughout the 4K race, Oisin came home in 5th place followed by Oran in 16th. Well done boys.
Well done to everyone and we now look forward to the Ulsters on the 26th October.
Thanks to our coaches and to all the parents who travelled and helped out on the day. Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday.


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Cranford AC under 9 in Rosses

Niamh Mc Geever Aimee Bassett Olivia Curran

Boys u 9

Girls U 11 Beth Mc Clafferty Karen Neely Cliodhna Mc Bride Emma Mc Gee Sadie Mc Gettigan

Luke Murray Ethan Henderson Killian Caldwell

Caolan Mc fadden

Diarmuid Gallagher

Eoin Friel

Clodagh Neely Jessica Cullen Blathnaid Gallagher Orla Neely

Sinead Thorthan ivor Neely

Oran Oisin

Cranford AC

Dymphna Gallagher Annette Eamon

Dymphna Gallagher

Miah Caolan Cliodhna Donegal champions

Eoin Friel with Orla Jessica Clodagh and Blathnaid