Well done to all Moate CS Athletes who competed in the combined event on the 12th October in TUS Athlone. This is a specialist event where each athlete competed in 5 events, including sprints, hurdles, high jump, long jump, 800m and shot putt.

Some of the highlights included Lucy Champ placing 1st in heat of the 800m. Tom Madden holding a strong pace from the start in his 800m and placing 3rd in his heat. Aaron Mulvihill who show tremendous skills in both, shot putt and long jump. Jacob Kwak placing 4th in his heat of the 60m hurdles, Tristan Dolan placing 3rd in his heat of the 200m sprint. Kacey Mulvihill placing 4th overall in her age category qualifying to the National finals in November.

A huge congratulations to John Mc Dermott who placed 3rd overall in the combined event and will go on to compete in the Irish schools combined event which will be held on Sunday 19th November in TUS Athlone. Best of luck to John and Kacey from all at Moate Community School in the finals in November!

Group pic: L to R: Kacey Mulvihill, Lucy Champ, John McDermott, Tristan Dolan, Aaron Mulvihill, Tom Madden and Jabob Kwak.