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The second B and C gala of the season was held for the Connacht Region, northern area, in Sligo on Sunday 11th November 01.|
Castlebar Swimming Club was there in strength and as always had great success in all age groups in the featured strokes – backcrawl and breaststroke. The Castlebar swimmers were particularly impressive in the breaststroke events where six A certs were achieved; in the B category, a total of two golds, two silver and five bronze were won, and in the C category, Castlebar took three gold, one silver and two bronze.
In the relay events, two teams took gold, one silver and one bronze.
Katie Tuohy, Aisling Bourke and Fionnuala Quinn - U. 11 Br/St
Meabh Garrick and Fergus Sweeney - U. 13 Br/St
Paula O’Neill - U.15/Sen Br/St
Mark Keaveney - U.15/Sen Br/St
Gold: Natalie Bourke U. 11 Br/St
Conor Heneghan U. 15 B/C
Silver: Sarah Caulfield U. 13 B/C
Richard Martin U. 15 Br/St
Bronze: James Sweeney U. 11 Br/St
Paula O’Neill U. 15/Sen B/C
Liam McLoughlin U. 15/Sen Br/St
Eoin Kelly U. 15/Sen B/C
Gold: Niamh O’Malley U. 15/Sen Br/St and B/C
Liam McLoughlin U. 15/Sen B/C
Silver: Doireann Dever U. 15/Sen B/C
Bronze Charles O’Malley U. 13 B/C
Richard Martin U. 15/Sen B/C
In the relay events, the U15/Sen girls took gold:
Paula O’Neill, Niamh O’Malley, Doireann Dever and Laura Sweeney.
The U.15/Sen boys also took gold:
Conor Heneghan, Liam McLoughlin, Eoin Kelly, Mark Keaveney and Richard Martin.
The U.11 girls A team took silver:
Katie Tuohy, Emma Hynes, Aisling Bourke and Leagh O’Byrne.
The U.11 boys team took bronze:
Rory Grier-Gavin, Padraic Rocliffe, James Sweeney and Edward O’Byrne.
These excellent results are fully deserved, and as always, reflect the huge effort made by the swimmers and their trainers.
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