Longford Sports Partnership Sports Hall Athletics Competition 2019

Abaigh Smyth-Curley

Reporter:

Abaigh Smyth-Curley

Email:

newsroom@longfordleader.ie

The SPORTSHALL Athletics competition took place in February and March this year in St. Mel’s College and Ballymahon Convent Sports Halls, There were over 600 primary school students participating over the 5 competition days, which consisted of mixed teams of girls and boys from 3rd to 6th class from 17 Town & County schools around Longford.

The four finalist teams from St Matthews NS Ballymahon, St. Mary’s NS Newtowncashel, St. Michael’s Boys School, Longford & St. Joseph’s NS, represented Longford in the National Inter County Festival of SPORTSHALL Athletics held in the AIT International Arena, Athlone on Wednesday the 27th March. The students put in huge effort on the day and placed 3rd in 5/6th boys category.