There was at the recently held national championships when our athletes went toe to toe with the best athletes throughout the whole country bringing home 17 medals across relay, individual and pairs events. Donnacha, Cathal, Josh, Jakub and Andrew, Aine, Dawn, Niamh, Nell and Isabelle of the U9 boys and U13 girls teams were crowned national relay champions, in the pairs event Cathal and Jakub were crowned boys U9 60m sprint champions and Josh and Donnacha won silver medals in the U9 long jump. Nell continued her dream season by winning 3 medals, apart from anchoring the U13 girls team to relay glory she jumped a personal best in the high jump to claim a silver medal and took bronze in the shot putt, also claiming a 4th place in the turbo javelin . Meabh completed the medal haul by claiming a silver medal in the U15 girls discus after throwing a big personal best in the event. The club had a number of other notable performances that were just outside winning medals. Ava and Leah came 4th in the U11 girls 600m and 5th in the turbo javelin, Patrick and Dhani came 4th in the boys U 11 sprint and Andrew and Donnacha were 5th in the boys U9 turbo javelin. Eoghan was fantastic in the boys U12 60m and our U10 girls relay team of Eve, Eva, Eva and Caoimhe ran very well also.