Athletics: European Champion Fionnuala Britton Leads Irish Team in Antwerp

Updated: October 27, 2013

Double European cross country champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) will lead a strong Irish contingent at the Lotto Cross Cup in Antwerp, Belgium onNovember 3rd.

The team was picked following the trial race at the Gerry Farnan cross country festival on October 20th.  The team is headed up by National Endurance Co-ordinator Chris Jones as the competition plays a crucial part on the build up towards the European Cross Country Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on December 8th.


The following are the athletes that have taken up the opportunity to compete in the International race:


Senior Men

Michael Mulhare (Portlaoise AC)

David McCarthy (West Waterford AC)

John Coghlan (MSB AC)

Mark Hanrahan (Leevale AC)


Senior Women

Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC)

Sara Treacy (Moynalvey AC)

Laura Crowe (Riocht AC)

Ann Marie Larkin (Lifford AC)


U23 Women

Mary Mulhare (Portlaoise AC)

Rachael Smyth (St. Coca’s AC)

Maria O’Sullivan (Raheny Shamrock)


U23 Men

Darren Mc Brearty (Letterkenny AC)

Ryan McDermott (Annadale Striders AC)


Junior Women

Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner (DSD AC)

Clodagh O’Reilly (Annalee AC)

Megan Ryan (DSD AC)

Sarah Fitzpatrick (DSD AC)


Junior Men

Aaron Hanlon (Clonliffe Harriers AC)

Con Doherty (Westport AC)

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