Daniel stars at kayak All-Irelands

Bray People - - SPORT -

THE Lacken Kayak Club had an en­joy­able and pro­duc­tive day at the Ca­noe­ing Ire­land Club Cham­pi­onship in Kilkenny re­cently. The team in­cluded Daniel Flana­gan who com­peted in the un­der-16 sec­tion de­spite be­ing only 10 years old him­self. Daniel com­peted in the Freestyle and Boater and was also a mem­ber of the club’s Pol team.

At the cham­pi­onships weekend Lacken Kayak Club were rep­re­sented by Eimear Hoey, Or­lagh Dee­gan, Mark Stan­ley (10), Daniels Kurilovs, Daniel Flana­gan, David Flana­gan, James Walsh, and Lisa O'Neil in Polo, Marathon, Freestyle and Boater.

LKC were recog­nised as a club who sup­port and pro­mote ju­nior pad­dlers and won six new hel­mets. The weekend was very suc­cess­ful and they’ll cer­tainly be back next year to take home some medals.

10-year-old Daniel Flana­gan who com­peted in the un­der-16 sec­tion.

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