District and Ulster Athletics

Friends’ School was well represented at the recent District Athletics Championships held at Antrim Forum.

The following athletes finished in the top three at the District Athletics Championships which qualified them to compete in the Ulster Athletics Championships.


Clare Neeson 3rd in Mini Girls High Jump

Kate Annett 1st in Mini Girls 100m


Peter Brown 3rd in Minor Boys shot

Sarah Kelly 1st in Minor Girls 100m

Minor Girls Relay team - Melissa Wilson, Hannah Cochrane, Rebekah Irwin, Sarah Kelly finished 3rd.


Kurtis Gillespie 2nd in Junior Boys 200m

Sarah Kilpatrick 3rd in Junior Girls 800m

Seren Mageean 3rd in Junior Girls Long Jump

Hannah Cochrane 1st in Junior Girls 1500m and 2nd in Minor Girls 100m

Junior Girls Relay team - Imogen Erskine, Abby Tate, Seren Mageean, Aimee McConville finished 3rd.


Jack Netherton 3rd in Inter Boys 1500m Steeple chase

Kate Boomer 3rd in Inter Javelin Girls

Victoria Hunter 2nd In the Inter Girls Discus

Aoife Doyle 1st in Inter Girls Discus


Rachel Barnes 2nd in the Senior Girls Shot

Sarah Ferris 1st in Senior Girls 800m

Joshua Armstrong 1st in both the Senior Boys Triple Jump and 110m Hurdles

James Edgar 1st in both the Senior Boys 1500m and 5000m

A number of pupils from Friends’ School competed in the Ulster Schools’ Athletics Championships in the Antrim Forum on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th May 2017. The following four athletes finished in the top 3 and have now qualified to compete at the Irish Schools’ Championships in Tullamore on Saturday 3rd June.

James Edgar finished 1st in the Senior Boys 1500m and 5000m.

Josh Armstrong finished 1st in the Senior Boys 110m hurdles.

Sarah Ferris finished 3rd in the Senior Girls 800m.

Hannah Cochrane finished 3rd in the Junior Girls 1500m.