Weekend 1 of the National Community Games was held last held last Saturday and Sunday at Athlone IT. A number of our members were competing in Art, Swimming, Soccer, pitch & putt, cross country and gymnastics. Congratulations to Aoife Cosgrove, Rachel Doherty, Laoise Murphy, Aoife Kelly and Riona Murphy who finished 4th in the U13 freestyle Swim relay on Saturday. Sophie O’ Connor competing for Trim placed 2nd in the u15 soccer tournament and Lili O’Connor finished 3rd as part of the u12 Trim soccer team. Aoife Rutherford and Aimee Doherty combined with Doireann Ni Fhlatharta (Dunboyne) and Nora Clarke (Killyon) competed on the Meath u12 cross country relay and finished 4th after a great run in the final on Sunday. Tom Kilgannon ran a great leg of the boys u12 cross country relay on Saturday but the lads just missed out on qualification for Sundays final. Daragh Casey and Karen Hayes were part of the Meath u13 mixed cross country team who finished 6th overall just 2 places off the medals.
Weekend 2 will see a large number of our members competing individually in the track and field events, with 4 relays also competing from u12-16.
The very best of luck to our athlete’s competing this weekend.