Monday, November 23, 2015
Irish teams announced for the European Cross Country Championships
Following on from the National Inter-Club Cross Country Championships in Dublin yesterday, the Irish teams for the European Cross Country Championships in France were announced today.
Men's senior team: Mick Clohisey [Raheny Shamrock AC], John Coghlan [Metro St Brigids AC], Paul Pollock [Annadale Striders AC], Ryan Creech [Leevale AC], Joe Sweeney [Dundrum South Dublin AC], Sergiu Ciobanu [Clonliffe Harriers AC]
Women's senior team: Fionnuala McCormack [Kilcoole AC], Lizzie Lee [Leevale AC], Caroline Crowley [Crusaders AC], Kerry O'Flaherty [Newcastle & District AC], Ciara Durkan [Skerries AC], Michelle Finn [Leevale AC]
Men's junior team: Kevin Mulcaire [Ennis track AC], Peter Lynch [Kilkenny City Harriers AC], Jack O’Leary [Mullingar Harriers AC], Cathal Doyle, James Edgar [City of Lisburn AC], Pierre Murchan [Celtic AC],
Women's junior team: Hope Saunders [Clonliffe Harriers AC], Aoibhe Richardson [Kilkenny City Harriers AC], Isabel Carron [Skerries AC], Deirdre Healy [Ratoath AC], Nadia Power [Templeogue AC], Sophie Murphy [Dundrum South Dublin AC]
The U23 teams will be announced at a later date.
Behind every member of the Irish team is of course a coach. A number of them have the same coach...
Donie Walsh...3, Jerry Kiernan 2, Joe Cooper 2 & Noel Richardson 2.