Summer League Results Review

Post date: Jun 10, 2012 5:44:31 PM

Having reached the half way stage in the Cork Orienteering Club Summer League, now is probably a good time to give a synopsis of how the league tables are presently shaping up. Remember it is your six best placings over the course of the league which are recorded in the league tables. So while some people have completed more events than others, there are still plenty of events remaining to finish the league or improve on any disappointing runs.

With event wins at Farran, Currabinny and James’ Fort Rob McEvoy is presently setting the standard on the Long course and with a total of just 8 points and has a substantial lead over Jonathan Lucey who lies in second with 39 points. Don O’Hanlon is currently sitting in third place with 54 points. However Conrad Daly, Brian Corbett, Tim O’Donoghue and Danny O’Hare are all just a few events behind the top three and have the potential to surpass the current leaders.

In the Ladies section of the Long course Ailbhe Creedon tops the table with 13 points and has a good margin over second place Liz Deane 25 points, while Elaine Sheridan is in third place with 27 points. These ladies can’t afford to get complacent with the likes of Niamh Corbett, Eibhlin Cleary, Una Buckley, Ciara Fitzgerald and Trishia O’Mahony all a few events behind them specifically when these chasers have all ranked well in the events they’ve attended to date. So I’m sure there will be a lot of shuffling of positions in the Ladies table before the league is over. Furthermore, Ailbhe’s impending nuptial and subsequent honeymoon means her Summer League position is probably the last think on her mind at the best wishes to Ailbhe and Rob on their big day.

On the Short course despite Sean Bosonnet’s impressive three consecutive wins at Fota House, Watergrasshill and James’ Fort it is his sister Sienna Bosonnet who tops the Short course table with 16 points having finished one event more than Sean. Presently holding second and third place are another brother and sister duo, Finbarr and Sarah Scannell. Finbarr is second with 78 points and Sarah is third with 92 points. Like the others these guys can't afford to rest on their laurels with the likes of Sean Bosonnet, Joe Bosonnet and Fintan Cadogan just a few events behind them.

Just a reminder that each week the latest league results are posted to the results page of the Cork O Summer League website, just follow this link:

So be sure to check them out and find your nearest Summer League rivals and perhaps this might give you the motivation to run faster or orienteer smarter at the remaining Summer League events. If you spot any error or omissions please let me know.

To date 21 people have complete all five events in the league and if they attend this Tuesday’s event in Curragh Woods they will be the first bunch of league finishers and guarantee receiving their 2012 league finisher souvenir!