THE first event in the Leinster Schools Orienteering League - Primary South took place last Wednesday, 1 October 2008, in Marlay Park Rathfarnham. It was a first time out for all 5th Class Boys and Girls. Rathfarnham PNS did best in the team results, winning 3 categories out of 4, while Terenure College did well in both the boys’ categories which they competed in, taking a team win in 6th Class Boys. However, best result must go to the smaller school, Tinahely, who managed to take both 1st and 3rd places in 6th Class Girls.
5th Class Girls, 1.3k - 1 E Downey & O Grehan (Rathfarnham PNS) 7.03; 2 L Sullivan & Lindsay Baker-Kerrigan (Rathfarnham PNS) 10.20; 3 M O’Gorman & O Perdue (Rathfarnham PNS) 12.09. 5th Class Boys, 1.7k - 1 J Hall & J Burleigh (Rathfarnham PNS) 7.53; 2 J Collins & J McNamara (Terenure College) 10.33; 3 E Flynn & L Murphy (Terenure College) 11.25. 6th Class Girls, 1.5k - 1 S Tyrell & L Keys (Tinahely) 10.03; 2 L Power & G O’Marcaigh (Rathfarnham PNS) 10.38; 3 K Barnes & M O’Brien (Tinahely) 13.12. 6th Class Boys, 2.0k - 1 M Caffrey & S Hyland (Terenure College) 15.01; 2 E Chambers & M Perham (Rathfarnham PNS) 15.06; 3 E Feely & P O’Hare (Terenure College) 15.42.