Ex­panded ori­en­teer­ing pro­gramme next week

Bray People - - Sport -

AF­TER THE suc­cess of last year’s in­au­gu­ral Le­in­ster schools ori­en­teer­ing pro­gramme, an ex­panded pro­gramme will be­gin on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 1, at Mar­lay Park, Rath­farn­ham, Dublin.

Pri­mary schools this sea­son are di­vided into north and south re­gions, with three com­pe­ti­tions for each. Post-pri­mary schools will com­pete to­gether, also at three events.

Dates for south Le­in­ster schools are: Oc­to­ber 1, Mar­lay Park; Novem­ber 5, Cabin­teely Park; Fe­bru­ary 11, Ty­mon Park, Tal­laght.

Santry is the venue for the first north Le­in­ster event on Oc­to­ber 8. Other dates are: Novem­ber 19, Malahide Demesne and Fe­bru­ary 4, St Anne’s Park, Ra­heny.

Post-pri­mary schools be­gin their pro­gramme at Mar­lay Park on Oc­to­ber 15. Other dates are: Novem­ber 12, Malahide Demesne; Jan­uary 28, Cabin­teely Park. All school must reg­is­ter their en­tries a week in ad­vance. Ex­pe­ri­enced ori­en­teers will be on hand at all events to help new­com­ers.

At the end of the sea­son, the Le­in­ster Post Pri­mary Cham­pi­onships take place at Bushy Park, Rath­gar, Dublin on April 1, with the Le­in­ster Pri­mary Schools Cham­pi­onships on April 22, also at Bushy Park. In­for­ma­tion Mary Healy at mary­den­nehy­healy@gmail.com.

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