ATHLETICS:  WILLIAM FITZGERALD CROWNED CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPION

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There was Galway success in the National Cross-Country Championships on Sunday as Craughwell Athletic Club’s William Fitzgerald won the Boys under 17 event. 

Fitzgerald was the final Juvenile winner of the day when he came home in cold and biting conditions to beat Tullamore’s Philip King and Ballyroan/Abbeyleix runner Ryan Hogg to the national title.

The Irish Life Health Cross Country Championships were held in Kilcoran Estate in Clarinbridge and featured 13 events throughout the day.

While Galway athletes competed across the full schedule, it was Fitzgerald’s success that crowned the day for the home supporters.

For the full list of results from the National Championship, CLICK HERE.