first_imgIt was the turn of the smaller primary schools in the county to give sports hall athletics a go yesterday in the Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny with a high energy and fun athletics event.Two hundred children from many of the smaller schools around Donegal met at the popular sports centre for a fun event.This event which was coordinated by Donegal Sports Partnership and Athletics Ireland is delivered to support the development of athletics in primary schools. The sports hall athletic concept has been growing through the primary school sector over the last number of years with approximately 1,500 children participating in school coaching, regional and county events.As well as a number of larger schools representing Donegal in the national sports hall finals held in the indoor athletics arena in Athlone during 2014.The athletics stars form yesterday’s event came from the primary schools of Belcruit, Acres, Urris, Frosses, Glenamquin, Gleneely, Cloghan, Drumman and Commeen.The overall points table at the end of yesterday’s event had Frosses NS on top closely followed by Acres NS, Burtonport and Tiernasligo NS from the Urris area.   PICTURE SPECIAL FROM THE SMALL SCHOOLS SPORTS HALL ATHLETICS EVENT was last modified: October 9th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:athleticsnewspicture specialschoolsSportlast_img

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