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THE Clare Community Games Cross Country U1O relays and U13 1200 metres were held on the lands of John and Brid Collins, Kilnaboy, at the weekend. Ennistymon/Lahi- nch/Liscannor captured the girls U10 4 x 250 metres relay with Killenana/ Flagmount taking the boys title.
Laura Egan, Kilmihil, won the girls U13 cross country with Doora/Bare- field taking the team title and Conor Madigan, Kilrush, a very impressive winner of the boys U13 title. Killane- na/Flagmount took the team award.
The girls U10 4 x 250 metres relay saw five teams going to the finals. Ennistymon/Liscannor/Lahinch came from third spot over the final 50 metres to capture the gold medals from Carrigaholt/Cross with Cloon- ey/Quin taking the bronze.
The boys U10 relay had seven teams on the starting line and at the final change-over Kuillenana/Flagmount had a slight advantage. They held on
to take the gold medals.
The girls U13 1200 metres saw over 40 competitors taking part. There was a good contest with Niamh Markham, Kilmurry McMahon, tak- ing the big field out at a blistering pace. In close pursuit were Orlagh Flanagan, Miltown Malbay, Laura Egan, Kilmihil, Claudia Loughnane, Kilkishen, Shauna Mullane, Corofin/ Kilnaboy, Jean Clancy, Doonbeg, and Meabh Hogan, Doora/Barefield. Into the final lap Flanagan took the lead only to be passed by Egan who ran on to take the win.
The boys U13 1200 metres saw Tadgh Lillis, Cooraclare/Cree, set a very lively pace with Ryan Taylor, Clooney/Quin, David Conroy, Doo- ra/Barefield, Dylan Quirke, Clare- castle/Ballyea, and three Killenana/ Flagmount athletes Padraig Brady, Todd Kelsey, and Martin Glynn all well tucked in behind.
Over the final lap Conor Madigan moved to the front and raced away to AUN O AYA