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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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RTE wins for O’Leary and O’Shaughnessy. Travers beats Christie at Greystones. Lecky’s record

Cillian O’Leary and Laura Shaughnessy were the winners of the 40th anniversary RTE 5-Mile held in bitterly cold conditions around the roads of Donnybrook. First held in  1977, when the race started on Beaver Row and took in a loop of  Clonskeagh and Goatstown before returning to Donnybrook, the route has changed many times, due […]

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Agony for Christine McMahon. Mulligan Wins Snowdon. Junior and roads round-up

Hurdler Christine McMahon  ran a big personal best of 56.06 secs to finish second in the 400m hurdles in Heusden last night. Her time – agonisingly – was inside the Olympic qualifying standard of 56.20 secs, but too late for the IAAF  selection deadline. Also over the past week, Mark English ran a time of […]

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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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Track: Christine McMahon runs PB 56.42 secs for 400m hurdles. Jameson runs Euro 10,000m time

Christine McMahon proved the star of the large Irish contingent  competing at the AtletiGaGeneva  meet in Switzerland when she ran a lifetime best of 56.42secs in the 4000m hurdles.  Her time was enough for second place in the B race and was an A qualifying mark for the Europeans. McMahon had already run a European […]

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European Team C’ships: Ireland 5th after Day 1; Barr 2nd

Thanks to a solid all-round performance from the team, the Irish are lying fifth on the points tables after the opening day of the European Team Championships League 1 in Heraklion, Greece. Although there were no wins, there were a number of third placings  and while Thomas Barr may be disappointed with his second in […]

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Roads: Tallaght Wins for Fitzpatrick, McCambridge. Sittuk Wins Limerick Marathon

Tomas Fitzpatrick made it a home victory for a second year at the Tallaght 5km, when he beat a quality field including Clonliffe’s Mark Kenneally and Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock. His winning time was 14 mins  37 secs. Finishing 11th overall and first woman in  16 mins 26 secs was Maria McCambridge who, like […]

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Pollock Gets 10,000m Euro Q; Third Time Lucky for Sittuk in Belfast

Annadale’s Paul Pollock  ran a time of 28 mins 32.18 secs at the Payton Jordon Invitational Meeting in California  today – comfortably inside the European Track and Field Championships qualifying time of 28 mins 35 secs and just outside Dermot Donnelly’s Northern Ireland record. Pollock also has a  marathon qualifying time for the Europeans. Also […]

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