WITH the short Christmas break well and truly over, the young athletes of Boyne AC are back into their busy training schedule and preparing for Blackrock AC's cross-country event in Haggardstown next Sunday.
Sunday 10th February sees Niamh Kelly and Amy McTeggart return to Scotland to compete for their club in the Scottish Championships. Niamh recently won a bronze medal in Scotland at the schools combined events championships representing Ireland, and will certainly be a force to be reckoned with as she competes in the U-16 Pentathlon event, comprising of the Long Jump, High Jump, Hurdles, Shot Putt and 800m sprint.
Amy, who was presented with a Leinster Athletics Star Award in Carlow recently, is sure to represent her club in the U-18 Pentathlon event with force and determination.
Boyne AC also plan to have a large contingent participating in the 2013 Ràs na hEireann Cross-Country on Sunday February 17th.