Maeve O’Neill (Doheny AC) is the Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for March. On two successive weekends of National Indoor Championships in Athlone Maeve struck gold on both occasions. At the Junior Championships she won a very competitive 800m race in a time of 2:11.89. A week later Maeve took the Under 19 800m title with a championship best performance of 2:08.80. This sets her up nicely for the upcoming outdoor track and field season to build on the string outstanding performances last summer where Maeve qualified and competed with distinction sat the European Junior Championships in Estonia reaching the semi final of her specialist event the 800m.
The Cork City Sports Athlete of the month award is sponsored by the River Lee Hotel, Cork’s 96FM and The Echo.