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Day one were held in Castleisland, Co. Kerry on May 6th. There were 3 athletes in action representing St. Josephs Secondary School, Tulla.
First into action was Sean Murphy who comfortably won his heat and semi-final in the Junior Boys (U15) 100m, Sean finished 8th in the final after a determined run, which saw him in contention for a medal after 30m, but he faded in the 2nd half a race after picking up a slight foot injury during the race.
Next up was Austin McInerney, who competed in the Intermediate (U17) Boys Discus. Austin who only recently started to throw the discus, was competing for the first time in this event. Despite his lack of experience, he battled well against a big field of throwers to win a bronze medal with his final throw of 20.64m.
Last up was Kevin Caulfield, who easily won the Junior Boys Shot Putt with a throw of 11.61m in the third round. He went on to win a silver in the Junior Boys Discus with a throw of 30.32m after leading going into the last round of throws. Both Austin and Kevin have qualified for the Munster Schools Track & Field Championships on 17th May in Cork IT.


Well done to the boys!