ST HELENS Sutton's Gemma Connolly was second woman to finish the Manchester Area Cross Country League fourth round at Woodbank Park, Stockport.

She crossed the line in 34mins 27secs, while clubmate Rachel McGoldrick was 59th in 41.28.

Ian Roberts was 249th in the men's race in 51.11.

Results, under 15s boys, 4.2km: Charlie Roberts, 17th, 16.44; Joe Byrne, 22nd, 17.27; Michael Brussels, 29th, 17.45; Michael Duffy, 36th, 21.42. Team: fifth.

Under 15s girls: Alyx Bridge, 24th, 21.18.

Under 13s boys, 3.1km: Michael Dobson, 18th, 12.59; Rhys Hopkins, 20th, 13.06; Sam Mawdsley, 65th, 16.52. Team: 12th.

Under 13s girls: Jessica Bairstow, 74th, 17.41.

Under 11s boys, 2.4km: Joseph Colley, 28th, 12.48; Will Vose, 30th, 13.0; Liam Johnson, 33rd, 13.06. Team: eighth.

Under 11s girls, 2.4km: Daisy Ward, 35th, 13.30; Poppy Handley-Hicking, 46th, 14.04s; Chloe Leigh, 56th, 14.51. Team: 15th.