O’Boyle 3rd at Junior Home International

Caoimhe O'Boyle

Team Captain, Caoimhe O’Boyle from Co Kildare proved the star of the young Irish team at the orienteering’s annual Junior Home International hosted by North West Orienteering Club at Magilligan, Co Derry.

O’Boyle finished third in the W18 age group. It was the first podium finish for an Irish orienteer in four years.

Overall, the Irish team finished third for a second year. In a tight competition for the title, Scotland beat England by just five points. The Irish also finished third in Sunday’s relays.

Full Results –
Junior Home International, Magiligan, Co Derry
Overall -1 Scotland 129 pts, 2 England 124 pts, 3 Ireland 59 pts, 4 Wales 48 pts.

Orienteering in Ireland
Orienteering Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, Blanchardstown
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