DONEGAL athletes featured prominently at yesterday’s Ulster Schools’ Cross-Country Finals.
The finals were held at Mallusk Playing Fields and were screened live by the BBC online.
Rosses AC’s Amy Greene (above), a student at Rosses Community School, was the intermediate girls silver medallist.
Green was second behind Down High School’s Kristi Foster and beat Rosie Roberts (Dominican College) into third.
Finn Valley AC’s Cassie Lagan won bronze in the senior girls race. Lagan, representing Omagh Academy, got onto the podium after a fine race that saw her finish behind Hannah Gilliland (Down HS) and Aoife McGreevy (St Dominic’s, Belfast).
Letterkenny Vocational School student Jack Holian was the bronze medalist in the intermediate boys race. Holian came third behind St Malachy’s Matthew Lavery and Grosvenor HS’ Dylan McBride.
Deele College man and Finn Valley AC athlete Oisin Toye was fourth in the intermediate boys.
Mia McCalmont (Abbey VS) was fifth in the senior girls and Cathal O’Donnell (St Columba’s Comprehensive, Glenties) was fifth in the junior boys.
Diarmaitt Keogh from Carndonagh Community School was eighth in his race, Nuala Bose of Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny had an 11th placed finish while Ballyshannon’s Emer O’Brien was 22nd.