FINN VALLEY AC NOTES: KELLY WINS SCHOOLS INTERNATIONAL

first_imgAction in both Cork and Cardiff on Sunday both early morning, indoor in the case of John Kelly in the Welsh capital as he started slowly but improved round on round to win the schools international getting out to 13-78m in the shot in just 4 throws great experience and 9cms off the Celtic record for this meet.Great results from the Letterkenny trio of English,Mc Brearty and Finnegan all returning European relative Q times and that 1.48.63 a national junior indoor record for Mark .In Cork Jeff Cassin back in action once again collected the bronze medal in the national 30k walk champ. in cold conditions. The event was won by Rob Heffernan in a new Irish record of 2.07.48 against Jeffs time of 2.21.17. His next outing Belfast indoors.This  upcoming weekend the bus stops in ALSAA ,Dublin ,underage cross country ,masters and intermediate a busy day ahead.Recalling times past its now 30 years since the death of Hugh Gallen Feb 1st at Bonagee , Letterkenny the Ulster senior cross country which Valley had just won and with his daughters Margaret and Christine were on the wining team with Geraldine Mc Nulty and Geraldine Gillespie . Hugh is remembered fondly by all who were fortunate to come in contact with him indeed he was firmly in our mind as we trained this Sunday morning . Noel Collins and Pauric Mc Laughlin are currently in Portugal training .FINN VALLEY AC NOTES: KELLY WINS SCHOOLS INTERNATIONAL was last modified: January 30th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more