ORIENTEERING: Quinn wins as does 90-year Carroll at Leinster League Carrick

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Lindie Naughton

Jonathan Quinn of Great Eastern Navigators (GEN)  was the winner of the elite course at the Leinster Orienteering League roud hosted by Three Rock Orienteering Club at Carrick Mountain, near Glenealy in Co Wicklow on Sunday (April 2)

Quinn completed the 7km course which included 19 controls in 72 mins 6 secs, proving the class of the field. Second in 89:0 was Eoghan Whelan of SEVO/UCDO, while a close third in 89:11 was Tim Norwood of GEN. 

Former Irish champion Justin May of the host club 3ROC, now an M60,  proved best on the green 4km course with a time of 48:38. Roisin McDonnell of Setanta was fastest of the women in 60:52. Competitors could choose between  seven different courses, with  90-year old Con Carroll of 3ROC completing the 2.3km course. Carroll is aiming to become the first ninety-year-old ever to compete at  the Irish Championships, which will take place in Leinster next month.

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