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Galligan Aims for World Indoor Qualification at Celtic Cup


from A.A.I Athletics Ireland will be sending a full squad of both Junior and Senior Athletes to the Celtic Cup in Cardiff this weekend. Included in the team is Rose Anne Galligan from Newbridge AC.

Galligan will be looking to dip inside the World Indoors qualifying standard for the 1500m. The Kildare women ran fractionally close to the standard in setting a personal best of 4:15.13 to take silver to take silver at UK Championships last weekend.

Former European Junior Champion Colin Costello (Star of the Sea AC) will compete in the Senior Men’s 1500m. Costello showed a return to form to win the Men’s 1500m at Woodie’s DIY Senior Indoor Championships in 3.58.81.

Claire Wilkinson (Ballymena & Antrim AC) will compete in the Pole Vault and will look to improve on the Irish U23 Indoor record of 3.80m she set at the Senior Indoor Championships.

Ailis McSweeney of Leevale AC will line up in the Senior Women’s 60m. While Nineteen year old Dean Adams of Ballymena and Antrim also impressed with a personal best of 6.89 seconds to finish second to Paul Hession at the Senior Indoors will line up in the Senior Men’s 60m.

Celtic Cup Team

         Junior Men                      Club
60m Seye Ogunwele Celbridge A.C.
400m Tim Crowe Dooneen A.C.
800m Mark English Letterkenny A.C
1500m Paul Robinson St. Coca’s A.C.
60m H Ed O’Hallloran Leevale A.C.
High Jump Koroush Foroughi Star of the Sea A.C.
Long Jump Simon Doyle St. L. O’Toole A.C.
Triple Jump Francis Egan St. Abban’s A.C.
Pole Vault Thomas Houlihan West Waterford A.C.
Shot Putt Andrew Doyle Mid Ulster A.C.

        Junior Women
60m Eilish Fitzpatrick Gneeveguilla A.C.
400m Clare Mooney Naas A.C.
800m Katie Kirk Lagan Valley A.C.
60m H Catherine McManus Celtic DCH A.C.
High Jump Cathriona Farrell Craughwell AC
Long Jump Nicola Power Ferrybank A.C.
Pole Vault Nicki Savage Youghal A.C.
Shot Putt Fiona Moloney Dooneen A.C.

         Senior Men
60m Dean Adams Ballymena & Antrim A.C.
800m Darren McBrearty Letterkenny A.C.
1500m Colin Costello Star of the Sea A.C.
60m H Ciaran O’Caithain Raheny Shamrocks A.C.
High Jump Barry Pender St. Abban’s A.C.
Long Jump Eoin Hannon Tullamore Harriers
Triple Jump Eoin Kelly St. Abban’s A.C.
Pole Vault David Donegan Clonliffe Harriers
Shot Putt Sean Breathnach Galway City Harriers

60m Ailis McSweeney Leevale A.C.
400m Jo Patterson Ballymena & Antrim A.C.
800m Ciara Everard Kilkenny City Harriers
1500m Rose-anne Galligan Newbridge A.C.
60m H Mairead Murphy Ferrybank A.C.
High Jump Pamela Hughes Westport A.C.
Long Jump Mary Mcloone Tír Chonaill A.C.
Triple Jump Mary Mcloone Tír Chonaill A.C.
Pole Vault Claire Wilkinson Ballymena & Antrim A.C.