Comber Cup XC kicks off Athletics NI XC League 2018-2019

19 October 2018

Comber Cup XC kicks off Athletics NI XC League 2018-2019

The Comber Cup XC will kick off the Athletics NI Cross Country League for 2018/19 this weekend (Saturday 20th October 2018).

The Ballydrain Harriers organised event will take place at Billy Neill Playing Fields in Comber, County Down.  Details of the event are available HERE.

The cross country league includes 8 races:


20th October

Comber Cross Country

27th October

NI & Ulster Even Age Groups & Bobby Rea Memorial

24th November

Malcolm Cup

8th December

Mighty Oaks

15th December

North West Cross Country, Derry



13th January

Mathieson Cup

9th February

Stormont Cross Country

23rd February

NI & Ulster Senior Cross Country


Full details of the Athletics NI XC League 2018/19 are available HERE.

Elsewhere this weekend…

A large number of athletes from Northern Ireland will travel to the Autumn Open Cross Country Festival in Dublin this weekend (Sunday 21st October 2018).

Amongst those who will compete are Adam Kirk-Smith (Derry Track Club), Neil Johnston (Springwell RC), Ben Branagh (St Malachy's AC), Emma Mitchell (QUB AC), Fionnuala Ross (Armagh AC), Jessica Craig (North Down AC) and Rachel Gibson (North Down AC).

Full details of the event are available HEREAn entry list is available HERE.