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Euro Teams: English wins 800m, Ireland safe in 8th place

Mark English picked up maximum points for Ireland when he won the 800m on the final day of the European Team Track and Field Championships in Vaasa, Finland today. English’s time of 1:49.02 was enough to see off the challenge of  Denmark’s Andreas Bube and Andreas Kramer of Sweden. Later, in the final event of […]

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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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Round-Up: English qualifies for Worlds. Record for Michaela Walsh (updated).

Mark English qualified for the World Championships with a time of 1 min 45.42 secs for second place in the men’s 800m at today’s Diamond League Meet in Stockholm. Race winner was Thijmen Kupers of the Netherlands in 1:45.02. Finishing third behind English was Rynhardt van Rensburg of South Africa in 1:45.73. In the 1500m, […]

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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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Colleges: Historic Relays Double for UL. No Joy at NCAAs

UL broke the DCU and UCD domination of the Irish Universities Road Relays hosted by NUI Maynooth winning both the men and women’s titles. In the women’s race, Katherine O’Keeffe got the Limerick students off to a great start  coming home first with a time of 6 mins 5 secs for the opening mile. On […]

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Mark English ends season with 500m in Newcastle. Plus road/mountain results.

UCD’s Mark English was just beaten by Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha over 500m yesterday  at the Great North City Games in Newcastle – a warm-up event for the  Great North Run that took place this morning. Rudisha’s time for the rarely-run distance  was 57.69 secs – the fastest time ever. English’s  time of 57.91  […]

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Mageean PB 2:00.79 for 800m at Morton Games. English 1:45.36 in London

A huge PB of 2:00.79 for Ciara Mageean of UCD proved the highlight of tonight’s Morton Games in Santry. Last month, Mageean improved her time to 2:02.84 at the Northern Irish Championships in Belfast, and she showed  she meant business tonight going through the opening 400m lap in 59 secs  and 600m in 1:30 along […]

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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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One, two, three for steeple chicks at National Indoors

Ireland’s three Rio steeplechase qualifiers dominated the women’s 3000m at the Glo Health National Indoors in Athlone. Kerry O’Flaherty from Newcastle came home first in 9 mins 11.17 secs, followed by Dunboyne’s Sara Treacy in 9:19.96 and Michelle Finn of Leevale 9:21.93. O’Flaherty runs the women’s 1500m tomorrow in a bid for double gold.   […]

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Round-Up: New Mile Record for Mageean at Millrose Games (updated)

Ciara Mageean of UCD set a new Irish indoor record of 4:28.40 when finishing sixth in the women’s Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games in New York’s Armory. Shannon Rowberry was the winner in 4:24.39. On a good day for the Irish, John Travers of Donore ran a personal best 3:58:10 to finish sixth in […]

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