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European Teams: Barr, Lawler, Gregan win their heats

Thomas Barr in the 400m hurdles, Marcus Lawler 200m and Brian Gregan 400m all won their heats at the opening day of the European Clubs Team Championships in Vaasa Finland today. All five big names came through in the 400m hurdles (see below), which is shaping up to be the race of the competition. In […]

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European Team C’ships Day 2: Irish finish 6th. Plus results.

A strong team effort saw the Irish team finish sixth at the European Team Championships League 1 in Heraklion, Greece over the weekend  – their best ever result. The team had made a great start to the day when Ben Reynolds finished second in the 100m hurdles behind Konstadinos Douvalidis of Greece. Mark English also […]

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Track: Irish Aim for Top 5 in Tallin. Plus League Standings going into Rd 2

Thomas Barr in the 400m hurdles,  Mark English 800m, Paul Robinson 1,500m, Brian Gregan 400m and Fionnuala Britton 5,000m are all expected to take big points at this weekend’s European Team Championships in Tallin, Estonia. Another who could make an impression is Australian-born Kevin Batt, who is selected for the 5000m having run a time […]

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Good Day for Young Irish Team at Santry

  After the opening day of competition in Santry, the young Irish team lies sixth on the table at the European Athletics Team Championships 1st League on a day dominated by the Czech Republic and by the spectacularly varied weather. Zuzana Hejnova led the way for the Czechs when she won the flat 400m instead […]

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European Team Championships – All You Need to Know

So what is this European Team Championships First League? It’s a track and field team competition divided into four divisions with men and women competing together over two days. At the top of the pile is the Superleague followed by Leagues 1, 2 and 3, each with 12 national teams (or so – there are […]

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O’Rourke Joins English and Britton on Lengthening Santry Sick List

Derval O’Rourke is the latest withdrawal from the Irish team for the European Team Championships this weekend. She has a lingering chest infection. Replacing her in the 100m hurdles is young pretender  Sarah Lavin of  Emerald who  ran 13.45 secs to break O’Rourke’s Irish junior record in Geneva earlier this month. Other withdrawals through illness […]

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Gregan Runs 45.53 PB; Crowe 7th in Oslo

Laura Crowe of Riocht ran a personal best of 2:02.69 for 800m when finishing  7th in the Bislett Games in Oslo – just over a second outside the World Championships B standard of  2:01.50. *Brian Gregan, one of Ireland’s best hopes of victory at the European Team Championships in Santry on June 22/23  ran a […]

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