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Mid-week: Mageean runs 2:06.18 in Sligo. Sittuk, Ganiel win Lisburn ‘Half'(ongoing)

Ciara Mageean of UCD ran an unpressurised 2:06.18 to win the 800m at the Sligo City Sports last night. In the 500m, Mark English ran a time of 61.27 secs and now joins the Irish team for the European Team Championships in Vaaso, Finland at the weekend. Second was Trim’s Harry Purcell in 61.9 secs. […]

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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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Joy for Mageean, disappointment for Cleirigh Buttner. Junior relay teams qualify

Ciara Mageean qualified for 1500m at the World Athletics Championships in London with a time of 4:04.49 at last night’s Golden Gala Diamond League meeting in Rome. Qualifying mark for the World Championships is 4:07.50; Mageean’s time was also inside the Commonwealth Games standard of 4:08.20. Mageean finished tenth in the race which was won […]

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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: Mageean runs 2:03.73 at Leinsters. Sweeney beats Graham at Stormont

Ciara Mageean showed that she’s coming into shape at exactly the right time for the European Indoors when she won the 800m at the Leinster Indoors in a time of 2:03.73. Mageean completed her first 400m in 62 seconds. At the Big East in Staten Island, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner ran 2:06.63 to win the women’s […]

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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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Athlone International: Mageean 5th in 1500m. Lots of Euro Indoors qualifying marks

Kyle Langford broke the British indoor 600m best at the AIT International Grand Prix in Athlone last night. The 21-year-old European junior gold medal winner clocked 1:16.10 to better Dai Greene’s 1:16.22 from 2013. USA’s Erik Sowinski with 1:16.15 and Poland’s Artur Kuciapski’s 1:16.77 were second and third, with Niall Tuohy 4th in 1:18.35. Mark English of […]

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Fionnuala a Fighting Second (updated)

Fionnuala McCormack  finished a fighting second in the women’s 6km at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country  on the rolling hills of Holyrood Park. After the  Kenyan-Turks,  Yasemin Can and Meryem Akdag, moved the the front, McCormack  was the only athlete who attempted to keep in touch. Can, the European champion, pulled away for a decisive […]

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Round-Up: Heaslip, Christie Take National Titles, McCormack Reigns in Spain, Thornton Wins in Antarctic

Shona Heaslip provided the story of the day when she won the women’s 8km race at the Irish Life Health National Cross-Country Championships on the recently-launched National Cross-Country course at Abbotstown. With Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack running in Spain, Lizzie Lee of Leevale taking a break and Caroline Crowley of Crusaders injured, the women’s race was […]

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