|2 Gold & 4 Silver in the All-Ireland Schools|
|Saturday, 02 June 2007|
GOLD & SILVER FOR MICK HYNES
MICK Hynes of St.Fintan's, Sutton was the sprint star at the Kit Kat All Ireland T & F finals in Tullamore today taking gold in the 200m metres and silver in the 100 metres in the senior boys category. In the latter race Chris Russell set a new personal best to take first place in 10.81, with Mick two hundreds of a second behind.
But Mick avenged that defeat in the 200m winning comfortable in 21.94 with Russell in second place in 22.07.
A great achievement for Mick and credit to his mentor at St Fintan's Paddy Noonan and his club coaches in Raheny, John Doran and Colm Giblin.
The club's other sprint representative in the finals Ciaran Kelly representing Marian College took the silver medal in the senior boys 400m in 50.93.
The club's middle distance runners had an equally impressive day in Tullamore. In the senior boys 5,000,m Colm Rooney (Plunket College) justified his favourites tag winning in 15.08.63 beating his training partner Conor Dooney (CBS Monkstown) by nearly three seconds.
In the steeplechase Etienne Corish (St Paul's) took the silver medal in 6.20.09 while Kevin Pierce (St Fintan's) was 3rd (4.46.77) in the boys U-16 mile.
In the seniors girls 3,000m Jenny O'Sullivan (Holy Faith, Clontarf) was sixth in 11.25.06.
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