LIFFORD Strabane AC juvenile athlete Ashleigh McArdle and newcomer to the club Finn O’Neill – just recently transferred from City of Derry – were both in action on Thursday September 12 at the Ulster Schools Combined Events Championships in Antrim.
McArdle and O’Neill were representing their respective schools and both athletes outperformed their competitors resulting in a clean sweep!
In the Minor Girls event Ashleigh McArdle won with 2,588 points, over 200 points clear of her nearest rival.
In the Minor Boys event Finn O’Neill had a superb win, winning the title by over 500 points.
McArdle and O’Neill will now advance to the All-Ireland Schools Indoor Multi Events in Athlone on November 9th.
Juvenile training has resumed for all age groups.
For the younger athletes aged 5 years old from the 1st September to U12’s (that is anyone turning 11 in 2020) training will be on Monday’s only, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
For juvenile athletes aged U13+ training will be on both Monday and Wednesdays 6.30pm – 8pm
All athletes should be on the track and ready to train at 6.30pm sharp.
Adult training continues Tuesday and Thursdays at 6.45pm.
Lifford Strabane AC caters for all abilities. New members always welcomed.
Club Gear – All orders for club gear must be placed by Monday 23rd September.
Open Day – Lifford Strabane AC Open Day for ages 10-14 years old. The club with host an open day for children aged from 10-14yrs old, Saturday 21st September 12noon – 2pm. No need to book!!
Fundraising Quiz – Lifford Strabane AC Fundraiser Quiz Night, Caffé Fresco, Strabane. Friday September 27, 2019 at 8.30pm. €5 per head, maximum team of 6.