Longford XC results; October 30 Swinford, Nov 6 Drumshanbo; Mags & Pauline in Irish team

Mayo AC at.Longford l-r Breege Blehein, Joan Walsh, Pauline Moran,  Noreen McManamon, Paula Donnellan











In the first leg of the Connacht Cross Country League at Moyne Community College Longford on Saturday October 22, six Mayo AC women ran.

In a field of 33 (seniors, masters, novice) they finished in this order.

13 Paula Donnellan W35, 16 Pauline Moran W50, 21 Noreen McManamon W50, 26 Breege Blehein W50, 28 Joan Walsh W50, 32 Breege Staunton W35.

Breege Staunton’s daughter Niamh finished an excellent 16th of 132 runners in the Primary Schools 3rd/4th class 1000m race

Leg 3 on November 6 at Drumshanbo is the Connacht Championship race.

This weekend – Sunday October 30,  Mayo Co Board cross country league continues with Leg 3 at Mellet’s Hill Swinford.. see this link:



Latest information on Drumshanbo arrangements:



Leg 1 results: Connacht XC Senior League Leg 1

After the Open Autumn Trials at Abbotstown on Sunday October 16, Pauline Moran W65 an Mags Glavey W70 have been selected in the Irish team to compete in the British & Irish International masters cross-country at Santry November 12.

Congratulations to Pauline and Mags.

Unfortunately, Patrick Sweeney who finished 4th M70 in the Trials, missed out on selection due to a wild card being played for the fourth place on the team. He is named as M70 first substitute.

Pauline and Mags will be joined at Santry by a number of runners from other Connacht clubs – Paddy O’Toole Westport AC M45, Mark Davis Craughwell AC M50, Eamonn Murphy North Sligo AC M55, Mari Johnston Sligo AC W50, Martin McEvilly GCH M75

Also Ballinrobe native Mary Browne Lucan Harriers AC W60, and Maura Dervin Mullingar Harriers AC who will be well known from races on this side of the Shannon.

Thanks to Bill Carty Sligo for the Longford photos.

Breege Blehein chasing hard at Longford






Noreen McManamon in action at Longford






Leg 1 results: Connacht XC Senior League Leg 1




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