ATHLETICS Irish team announced for World Cross Country Championships


Athletics Ireland announced a team of 22 athletes to represent Ireland at this year’s World Cross Country Championships in Edinburgh on 30th March.

The Senior Men’s team will be led by Alistair Cragg, Clonliffe Harriers and also includes Raheny Shamrocks club-mates Vinny Mulvey and Mick Clohissy. Sli Chulainn’s Fionnuala Britton will lead the Women’s Senior team and includes Dundrum South Dublin club-mates Maria McCambridge and Linda Byrne.

A six man Junior Team led by Michael Mulhare, North Laois AC and a solo representative, Sarah Louise Treacy, Moynalvey Kilcoon AC in the Junior Women were also selected. 

Senior Men

Alistair Cragg, Clonliffe Harriers

Vinny Mulvey Raheny Shamrocks

Mick Clohissy, Raheny Shamrocks

Brian Maher, Kilkenny City Harriers

Gary Thornton, Galway City Harriers

Chris Carris, Clonliffe Harriers

Andrew Ledwith, Fr Murphy AC

Keith Kelly Drogheda & District AC

Paul McNamara, Athenry AC

Senior Women

Finnuala Britton, Slí Chulainn

Maria McCambridge, Dundrum South Dublin

Linda Byrne, Dundrum South Dublin

Deirdre Byrne, Slí Chulainn

Susan McCormack, Lagan Valley AC

Orla O’ Mahony, Raheny Shamrocks

Junior Men

Michael Mulhare, North Laois AC

Craig Murphy, Togher AC

Ian Ward, Finn Valley, AC

David Flynn, Clonliffe Harriers

Liam Tremble, Metro/St Brigid’s AC

Patrick Hogan, Ferrybank AC

Junior Women

Sarah Louise Treacy, Moynalvey/KilcoonAC

For Further Information: www.athleticsireland.ie