The Fermanagh Secondary Schools Athletics Association held their Annual County Sports on Thursday May 11 at the Peace Link Athletics Track in Clones.
This year’s event was sponsored by Cavanagh Free Range Eggs and a representative from the locally based business gave out the medals and presented the awards on the day.
With 10 schools represented from across the County and over 250 athletes displaying their talents, it made for a very competitive day with an excellent atmosphere.
There were many notable performances on the day with Piers McDermott from St Comhghall’s College recording a new County Record in the Minor 200m in a time of 27.37’s. Richard Malconey from Erne Integrated College also impressed winning the Junior 100m and 200m convincingly.
Ellen McCaffrey of St Aidan’s Derrylin ran a new County Record in the Junior Girls 200m in a time of 27.5’s. Ava Thompson ran one of the most impressive races of the day in the Junior Girls 800m also achieving a new County record in a time of 2.32’s.
The competition ended with a series of closely contested 4 x 100 relays with Devenish College dominating the year 8 races taking first in both boys and girls. The Junior boys race was won by St Joseph’s College and the Junior girls race was won by St Fanchea’s College. Devenish College took gold in the Senior sections winning both boys and girls races.
The day concluded with an Awards Ceremony with all the perpetual Cups and Trophies presented. The Fermanagh Schools Athletics Association would like to thank Cavanagh Free Range Eggs for their generous sponsorship and support on the day.
OVERALL WINNING TEAMS Minor Boys 1st St Comhghall’s College Lisnaskea 2nd Devenish College Enniskillen 3rd St Jospeh’s College Enniskillen Minor Girls 1st Devenish College Enniskillen 2nd St Comhghall’s Lisnaskea 3rd St Fanchea’s College Enniskillen Junior Boys 1st St Comhghall’s Lisnaskea =2nd St Aiden’s Derrylin =2nd St Joseph’s Enniskillen Junior Girls 1st St Aiden’s Derrylin =2nd Devenish College Enniskillen =2nd St Comhghall’s Lisnaskea Senior Boys 1st Devenish College 2nd Erne Integrated College 3rd St Joseph’s College Enniskillen Senior Girls 1st Devenish College 2nd St Fanchea’s College Enniskillen 3rd Erne Integrated College