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Barr to Lead Irish at Euro Team Championships

Thomas Barr, who is back competing on the international circuit after an injury break, will lead the Irish team at the European Athletics Team Championships First League in Vaasa, Finland on June 23-25. The 400m hurdles is shaping up as the race of the competition, with the Cuban Yasmani Copello Escobar, who runs for Turkey, […]

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Round-up: Barr 49.39 secs in Geneva. Mageean 2:07.40 for 800m at NI Championships.

Thomas Barr of Ferrybank showed that he’s over his recent injury when he clocked a time of 49.39 secs for third in the 400m hurdles at the  Athletics Geneva meet in Switzerland. This time is just outside the World Championships qualifying standard of 49.35 secs. Clonliffe’s Brian Gregan won  the 400m A heat with a […]

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Strong runs from Mark English, Paul Robinson and Brian Gregan.

In his first race for some time, UCD’s Mark English finished fourth in the 800m at the Boston Boost meet yesterday. His time of 1:46.06, though well off his personal best of 1:44.84 run in 2013, was am encouraging start to his season. Qualifying mark for the World Championships is 1:45.90. At Nimwegan in the […]

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European Indoors – Irish in action/results (ongoing)

Day 1 – Friday 8.45 – Women’s 400m heats. Ht 1, 4 Sinead Denny 54.20 – lane 1; tough. Ht 5, 3 Phil Healy 54.80 – Phil unlucky to be pipped for the second qualifying place in a rough heat, with a fall and a disqualification (later reinstated). 9.20 – Men’s 400m Ht 2, 2 […]

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Round-up: Indoor titles for Travers, Healy, Gregan and Leon Reid. Clohisey wins Enniscorthy 10k. Foster runs 11.42 secs.

John Travers of Donore Harriers outsprinted Paul Robinson of St Coca’s for victory in a thrilling men’s 1500m at the Irish Life Health National Indoors in Abbotstown. Travers was timed at 3:50.44 to Robinson’s 3:50.55 with Raheny’s Cillian Kirwan coming from behind to finish third in 3:54.65. Olympic steeplechaser Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle was a […]

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Mageean wins 3000m at National Indoors

UCD’s Ciara Mageean was a clear winner of the 3000m at the opening day of the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships in Abbotstown. Making the early pace in the race was Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack, with Mageean and Michelle Finn of Leevale on her heels. Finn was next to push the pace, but when Mageean […]

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DSD and Clonliffe retain League titles. Ciobanu, O’Doherty win Streets of Galway. Celtics

DSD and Clonliffe duly lived up to expectations when they retained their titles at the Glo Health All ireland Track and Field League final in a blustery and chilly Tullamore. For the Dundrum South Dublin women, it was a sixth consecutive title and a tenth overall. Despite missing some of their big names, DSD still […]

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Nat T-F Day 2: Thrilling 400m wins for Gregan and Denny. Plus results round-up

Two thrilling 400m races brought Santry to its feet on the second day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships today. First up were the women where the defending champion Sinead Denny of DSD just got to the line ahead of Bandon’s Phil Healy. Her time was 53.64 secs; Healy clocked 53.78 secs […]

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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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Wins for Gregan and McMahon at Nivelles. Somba wins at Dunshaughlin

Brian Gregan  in the men’s 400m and Christine McMahon  in the 400m hurdles both won their events at the CABW International Meet in Nivelles, Belgium today. In the men’s 400m, Gregan won in 47.52 secs, with Harry Purcell of Trim second in a season’s best 47.74 secs, Fourth was Brian Murphy in 48.72 secs.  All […]

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