‘GloHealth All Ireland Schools’ Athletics Championships’ 2016

Congratulations to Grosvenor pupils Nathan Chan, Lois Hagen, Andrew Hagen and Joshua Patterson, each of whom represented the school with distinction at the ‘GloHealth All Ireland Schools’ Athletics Championships’, held in Tullamore Harriers Stadium on Saturday 4th June.

Form five pupil Nathan, who two weeks earlier had been placed second at the Ulster School’s Championships, performed commendably on the day to place sixth in the Intermediate Boys’ triple jump, his distance of 12.57 metres adding 19 centimetres to his distance recorded during the Ulster Schools' competition.

In the Senior Girls’ 400 metres, meanwhile, Upper Sixth pupil Lois followed up her silver medal performance at the Ulster Schools’ Championships with a sixth place finish in a time of 60.41 seconds, while her brother Andrew claimed 8th place in the Junior boys’ 1500 metres in a time of 4 minutes 41.73 seconds, to add to his Ulster Schools’ bronze.

Finally, in the Minor Boys’ shott putt second former Joshua Patterson followed up his bronze medal at the Ulster School’s Championships with a commendable 7th place finish with a distance of 10.45 metres, to round off a day of laudable performances from the School’s pupils.

Well done to Grosvenor’s quartet of talented athletes who represented the school so well in such a highly competitive, elite environment, as well as the School’s lead coaches Mrs Karen Kirk and Mr Andrew Gibson, without whose expert coaching its athletes as a whole would not have fared so well throughout another successful season.

We look forward to following the fortunes of Grosvenor’s athletes, both over cross country and on the track, again during the academic year 2016-2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grosvenor pupils, and siblings, Andrew and Lois Hagen, who represented the School with distinction at the 'GloHealth Irish Schools' Athletics Championships', held at Tullamore on Saturday 4th June.