This year’s Irish Life Health National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Ages Cross Country Cross Country Championships took place in the WIT Sports Arena, Waterford today (Sunday 17th December).

It showcased Ireland's top young athletes in the final Irish Life Health championship of 2017.

There was plenty to savour and watch at the Novice and Juvenile uneven championships as Nakita Burke (Letterkenny A.C.) had an exciting victory in the women’s novice race, just ahead of Sinead Kevany (Midleton A.C.) and Lauren Dermondy (Castlecomer A.C.) who were second and third respectively.

Aimee Hayde (Newport A.C.) led the field home in the U15 girl’s race, while in the boys U15 Ulster Champion Sean McGinley (Olympian Youth & A.C.) had an excellent individual victory, leading the race from start to finish.

In the U19 women’s race Niamh Carey (Dundrum South Dublin A.C.) held off to win the gold. Jamie Battle (Mullingar Harriers A.C.) gave an impressive performance who came in ahead of Efern Gidey (Clonliffe Harriers A.C. in second and Donal Farren (Letterkenny A.C.) in third.

U19 Boys Team Results

1. Clonliffe Harriers A.C 2. Ennis Track A.C. 3. Finn Valley A.C.

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