Carty and Hogan the leading lights

Published 18/12/2012 | 17:09

THE COUNTY Wexford Senior cross-country championships were staged by Slaney Olympic A.C. at Tincurry, Ferns, on Sunday afternoon last.

The races were held across two stubble fields which provided a very good cross-country course, and it resulted in Jackie Carty regaining the Wexford ladies' title and Tom Hogan defending his crown in the men's contest.

Ladies (5 km.): 1, Jackie Carty (Kilmore), 18.51; 2, Fiona Kehoe (Kilmore), 19.28; 3, Catherine Murphy (Slaney Olympic), 20.02; 4, Ann Sullivan (D.M.P.), 20.10; 5, Ciara Wilson (D.M.P.), 21.00; 6, Catherine Walsh (Sliabh Buidhe Rovers), 21.24; 7, Dena Hogan (S.B.R.), 21.52; 8, Elaine Cardiff (Kilmore), 22.00; 9, Lillian Lawless (S.B.R.), 22.15; 10, Helen Doyle (Kilmore), 22.33; 11, Siobhán O'Shea (S.O.), 22.36; 12, Danielle Hennessy (S.B.R.), 22.59; 13, Martina O'Sullivan (S.O.), 24.13; 14, Catherine O'Connor (Menapians), 24.16; 15, Sabina Sweeney (S.O.), 24.19; 16, Niamh O'Brien (Menapians), 24.30; 17, Michelle Doyle (S.O.), 25.00; 18, Marie Kirwan (S.B.R.), 25.27; 19, Kelly Long (S.O.), 25.29; 20, Mag Dunphy (S.O.), 25.56.

Teams: gold, Kilmore, eleven points (1st, 2nd, 8th); silver, Sliabh Buidhe Rovers, 22 points (6th, 7th, 9th); bronze, Slaney Olympic, 27 points (3rd, 11th, 13th).

Men (10 km.): 1, Tom Hogan (S.B.R.), 34.24; 2, Tommy McElwaine (S.B.R.), 35.50; 3, Kevin Murphy (S.O.), 35.54; 4, Jason O'Connor (S.O.), 36.04; 5, Martin Monaghan (S.O.), 36.36; 6, David Barron (S.O.), 36.40; 7, Paul Gibbons (S.B.R.), 36.46; 8, Denis Moynihan (S.B.R.), 36.47; 9, Ger Moloney (St. Paul's), 36.48; 10, Jim Stafford (S.O.), 37.35; 11, Myles Gibbons (S.B.R.), 37.38; 12, Ted Flannelly (United Striders), 37.48; 13, Jim O'Malley (S.B.R.), 38.10; 14, Pat O'Neill (S.B.R.), 38.37; 15, Ger Doyle (S.B.R.), 38.45; 16, Seán Murphy (U.S.), 39.09; 17, David Leonard (S.B.R.), 39.28; 18, Stephen Wainsworth (Menapians), 39.51; 19, John Foley (S.O.), 39.53; 20, Bernard Fortune (S.B.R.), 40.04; 21, Brian O'Shaughnessy (Racing 795), 40.18; 22, Colm Stafford (U.S.), 40.26; 23, Fergus Murphy (S.O.), 40.36; 24, Shane Whitty (S.B.R.), 40.42; 25, Eugene Doherty, 40.50; 26, Brian Kearney (S.B.R.), 40.53; 27, John McGrath (U.S.), 41.05; 28, Brian Keane (S.O.), 41.38; 29, Mick Morrissey (S.O.), 41.44; 20, John Roban (S.O.), 42.00; 31, Paul Browne (S.O.), 42.08; 32, Emmett Malone (U.S.), 42.15; 33, Bobby Redmond (S.O.), 42.29; 34, Tommy Levingston (S.B.R.), 42.44; 35, Billy Reck (S.O.), 43.13; 36, Pat O'Callaghan (U.S.), 43.30; 37, Stephen Tyrrell (S.O.), 43.57; 38, John O'Connor (S.O.), 46.00; 39, Paul Murphy (S.O.), 46.18; 40, Billy Harpur (S.B.R.), 61.30.

Teams: gold, Sliabh Buidhe Rovers, 42 points (1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 11th, 13th); silver, Slaney Olympic, 47 points (3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 10th, 19th); bronze, Sliabh Buidhe Rovers 'B', 115 points (14th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 25th).

The Castletown 10k will start at the Golden Anchor, Castletown, on St. Stephen's Day, with the walk at 1 p.m. and the run at 2 p.m.

The entry fee is €10 and a local charity will benefit from the proceeds. Contact Mick on 087-9886173 for further details.

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