The sun came out for the track and field championships in Scanlon Park today. And so did the athletes. KCH were very much in evidence with many podium finishes. Abbie O’Brien with gold in under 15 hurdles, 200m and long jump was star of the day among many lesser but worthy stars. In the relays it was KCH girls under thirteen who really impressedwinning gold, silver and bronze. (Full results on “Kilkenny athletics County board”. 

The senior turnout was weak compared to the juveniles but those who ventured did well. Caoimhe Foley won silver in the 1500. Kate Millea had double bronze – 1500 and hammer. Graham Bourne won 1500 O/35 and Declan Walshe was second. John Phelan won gold in 1500 O/50.