Mhairi Maclennan and Calum McKenzie are among the Scottish athletes heading to Northern Ireland next month.

Scotland has named its team for the Home Countries and Celtic XC events which are incorporated into the IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country in Dundold on January 19.

Scottish cross country champion Mhairi Maclennan recently finished ninth at the Liverpool Cross Challenge and earns selection in the senior women’s team for the Home Countries match.

Jo Williams, who finished second at the Scottish East District Championships this month, along with Rebecca Burns and Michelle Sandison complete the team.

Calum McKenzie finished third at the Scottish East District Championships and is joined in the senior men’s team by Alastair Hay and Cameron Strachan, while the fourth spot on the team is yet to be named.

Among the athletes selected for the Celtic XC match at under-17, under-20 and under-23 level are Annabel Simpson and U18 European 1500m gold medalist Kane Elliot.

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The Northern Ireland team for the cross country meet has also been named and can be found here.

Senior team for the Home Countries International

Men: Calum McKenzie, Alastair Hay, Cameron Strachan and the final place is to be confirmed
Women: Mhairi Maclennan, Rebecca Burns, Jo Williams and Michelle Sandison

Celtic XC team

U17 men: Jack Patton, Harry McGill, Lewis Hannigan and Gregor Campbell
U17 women: Isla Calvert, Anna Hedley, Rosie Davidson and Lily-Jane Evans-Haggerty

U20 men: Cameron Wright, Kane Elliot, Lewis Raeburn and Hamish Hickey
U20 women: Cera Gemmell, Jessica MacLeod, Zoe Pflug and the final place is to be confirmed

U23 men: Euan Campbell, James Donald, Freddie Carcas and Gavin Smith
U23 women: Annabel Simpson, Anna Macfadyen, Kerry McAngus and Zoe Bates

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