PICTURE OF PRIDE: TEAM-MATES TAKE TOP HONOURS AT IRISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

first_imgIT’S an incredible picture which sums up the pride, power and passion of two of Co Donegal’s top athletes.Daniel Mooney and Ruairi Finnegan both run for Letterkenny Athletics Club.And today they ran against each other in the Woodie’s DIY Irish Senior Championships in Belfast. Daniel took the lead with 300m remaining of the 1,500m and never looked like being caught as he raced to his first national title in a time of 3:52.83.The race produced the Letterkenny 1-2 when junior Ruairi Finnegan battled strongly on the last lap to overtake Conor Bradley from City of Derry AC.All three were presented their medals by Olympic gold legend Mary Peters.And when the battle was over, the team-mates embraced each other. There were other star Donegal performers.Mary McLoone (Tir Chonaill AC) won the triple jump with a best of 12.47m to add to her long jump silver from Day 1.LEAVE YOUR COMMENT BELOW© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law. Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldailyPICTURE OF PRIDE: TEAM-MATES TAKE TOP HONOURS AT IRISH CHAMPIONSHIPS was last modified: February 12th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more