Busy programme for Boyne's youngsters

Published 23/01/2013 | 14:10

Euan Canniffe and Eoghan Brennan who won club awards at Boyne ACs Christmas party.

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.

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