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National T-F: Impressive Wins for Christie, Cullen, White. Results added.

Wins for Mary Cullen in the 5000m, Mark Christie in the 10,000m and Anita White in the javelin proved the highlights of the first day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships in Santry. Christie, of Mullingar Harriers, ran a smart race in the men’s 10,000m letting Raheny’s Mick Clohisey take the lead […]

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Personal best for Foroughi. Plus Irish Jun/U23 T-F with results summary

Irish decathlon champion Kourosh Foroughi recorded a personal best score of 6702 to finish seventh at the European Cup Combined Events Second League in Inowroclaw Poland. After the opening day of competition, Foroughi was lying fourth after winning his specialist high jump with 2.16 and equalling his 6.87 personal best in the long jump. On […]

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Track Round-Up: Proper, Lawler and Relays shine in Geneva

A large group of Irish athletes headed for Geneva where victory for Ferrybank’s Kelly Proper in the 200m was the highlight, with her time of 23.26 secs putting her top of the current Irish rankings. Amy Foster clocked a time of 23.62 secs in the preliminary rounds. In the men’s 200m heats, Marcus Lawler of […]

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Sittuk and Curley win Walled City Marathon. Fitzpatrick runs 14:03.95 at BMC

Freddy Keron Sittuk of Raheny Shamrock won the SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon in Derry by almost three minutes. Sittuk’s time was 2:22.34; finishing second was Peter Brandon Somba  in 2:25.26. Local man Greg Roberts  was a close third in 2:25.38, followed by Gideon Kipsang and then Lezan Kimutai who was first over 40. Finishing […]

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Round-Up: Euro Standards for Kerwick, McMullan. Britton 3rd in Wicklow Hospice ‘Half’

At the Glo Health National Indoors in Athlone, Dara Kerwick of Clonliffe won the 400m in 46. 53 secs – an improvement on the time of 46.80 secs he had run in the heats and comfortably inside the European Indoors qualification mark of 47.20 secs. Timmy Crowe of Leevale was bumped out of the race, […]

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Lawler Smashes 200m Intervarsity record. Tallaght, Leevale win Indoor League

A 200m record of 21.18 secs from Marcus Lawler was just one of the highlights  at yesterday’s Irish Universities Indoors Athletics Championships in Athlone. Lawler  was breaking the record of 21.26 secs he sat last year. He also won the 60m in a personal best  6.83 secs. Other strong performances came from Thomas Barr of […]

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World Juniors: Griffin 4th in semi-final

UCD’s Karl Griffin  finished 4th in his 800m semi-finals at the World Junior Championships in Oregon on Saturday night. His time of 1:49.97 was  not fast enough to make the final as a fastest loser. A personal best for Kilkenny’s Cliodhna Manning was the highlight for the Irish in the 200m  at Day 3 of […]

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Big wins for McCarthy, Lawler and Cleirigh Buttner at AI Games

David McCarthy from West Waterford ran a time of 3 mins 46 secs to win a tactical 1500m at the AAI Games held in Santry. From the start, McCarthy tucked in behind John Coghlan who made the early pace. Not too far behind this pair was Andrew Coscoran of Star of the Sea who will […]

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Round-up: Universities Record for Foroughi

Kourosh Foroughi of DCU  set a new record of 2.12 for the men’s high jump at the Irish Universities Track and Field Championships hosted – for the first time ever – by Waterford IT. The weekend’s  other records both fell to DCU in the relays –  3:16.00 in the men’s 4x400m and 46.12 secs in […]

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Round-Up: Proper Wins16th Indoor title; Foster Makes Worlds Time

Highlights of the second day of the Woodie’s DIY National Indoors in Athlone includes a 16th indoor title for Kelly Proper of Ferrybank when she won the 200m in 23.56 – a new stadium record, improving on the  23.75 secs she had run a day earlier in the heats. In the long jump, she marginally […]

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