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Brilliant 3rd for Kate O’Connor at Euro Combined Events; Michael Bowler 5th

Kate O’Connor of St Gerard’s Dundalk has finished a brilliant third at the European Combined Events Team Championships 2nd League, in Monzon, Spain. O’Connor, aged just 16, moved gradually through the field, lying fifth overnight and then moving into fourth after today’s long jump and javelin. Her javelin throw of 45 m was the third […]

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Round-Up: Leon Reid runs 10.26 secs at Ton le Gaoithe. Mitchell 15:50 for 5000m at BMC. Leinster team for CSIT

Menapian’s Leon Reid dominated both the 100m and 200m races at today’s wind-assisted (mostly) Ton le Gaoithe track and field meet in Waterford. In the 100m, Reid ran two races, clocking 10.27 secs in the first with an assisting wind of 2.9 and 10.26 secs in the second with the help of a +4 wind. […]

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John Dunne, Barbara Cleary win Dublin Masters titles (updated). ‘Claw’ wins Ferrycarraig 5

On a perfect day for running, Barbara Cleary  of Donore and Raheny’s John Dunne were the winners of the Dublin Masters’ Cross-Country titles in St Anne’s Park. First up were the women and from the start of the 3km course, Cleary moved to the front and  went unchallenged for the remainder of the race, finishing […]

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Round-Up: Big PBs for Sarah Buggy, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner, Ciara Mageean. Denny wins Brussels 400m.Crowley comeback

Sarah Buggy of St Abban’s won the British U23 triple jump title in Bedford today with a mighty leap of 13.25m – her first over 13 metres, an Irish U23 record and the second best ever by an Irish jumper. The Euro qualification mark  is 13.95m. In Princeton, New Jersey, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner of DSD […]

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Round-Up: Fitzpatrick, Sullivan win Tallaght 5k.

Tomas Fitzpatrick of  the host club won the Tallaght 5k for a second year; Fitzpatrick had run the Rotterdam Marathon two weeks ago. A close second was Raheny’s Mark Kirwan, with Martin Hoare of Celbridge AC third. First woman was Claire Sullivan of Rathfarnham WSAF who also won the Dublin novice road title. First of […]

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Round-Up: 200m record for Lawler at University Indoors. McMullen jumps 7.83m. O’Hanlon wins 50k title

A 200m record for Marcus Lawler representing IT Carlow was just one highlight of a packed day of athletics at the Irish Universities Indoors in Athlone.  Lawler won the 200m in 21.03 secs, with 400m hurdler Thomas Barr of UL  second in 21.47 secs. Other records fell in the 60m hrudles won by Antonia Garcia […]

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