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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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Neville, Mawdsley and Walsh all smash records at All Ireland schools

Ciara Neville and Sharlene Mawdsley both re-wrote the record books at the Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore today. In the senior girls’ 100m, Neville of Castletroy College clocked a time of 11.53 secs. The time was also comfortably inside the qualifying marks for both the European  Junior and […]

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Mitchell 32:51.78 for 10,000m at Highgate. Walsh throws records. Team bronze for walkers

Emma Mitchell of QUB ran a new Northern Irish record time of 32 mins 51.78 secs to finish seventh in the women’s elite race at the Highgate Night of 10,000m PBs in London. That time is comfortably inside the qualifying mark of  33 mins 6 secs for next year’s Commonwealth Games, as well as the […]

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Schools: Two records for Michaela Walsh in Connacht

Thrower Michaela Walsh of SM and P Swinford was in record-breaking form at the Irish Life Health Connacht Schools T-F. Competing at senior level, Walsh set a new record of 15.23m in the shot – not far off the personal best of 15.31m she recorded at the World Junior Championships in Poland last summer. She […]

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Round-Up: Hehir runs 65.40 at Berlin ‘Half’. Tallaght’s Adeleke stars at Indoors

With just three weeks to go until the London Marathon, Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir finished 14th in today’s Berlin Half Marathon in a time of 65 mins 40 secs. That wasn’t too far off his 64.12 run in Cardiff in 2013. Finishing second W60 was Nuala Reilly of Drogheda and District in 1:40.58.  First woman overall […]

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Clohisey, O’Doherty on top in 40th Ballycotton 10. Diver runs 2:31.37 marathon (updated)

  Mick Clohisey of Raheny Sharmock was a clear winner of the 40th Ballycotton 10, beating five times winner Sergiu Ciobanu of Clonliffe. Both men broke 50 minutes, as did Kevin Maunsell of Clonmel. Siobhan O’Doherty of Borrisokane won the women’s race in 58 mins 9 secs. Conditions were sunny but windy on the way […]

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Schools: Michaela Walsh the star at Connacht Championships

Irish junior international Michaela Walsh of SM&P Swinford was an emphatic winner of the senior girls shot at the Glo Health Connacht Schools Track and Field Championships in Athlone IT. Walsh’s 14.94m effort in the third and final round put her over seven metres clear of the field. Walsh was the only competitor in the […]

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Season’s best for Anita White at Spring Throws in Santry

DSD’s Anita White threw a season’s best of 51.37m to win the women’s javelin today’s Spring Throws meet in a chilly Santry today. White’s target is the European Championships qualifying mark of 57.50m. Cushinstown’s Shane Joyce won the senior men’s 800g javelin with a best of 53.62m while junior Garreth Crawford of Lifford Strabane threw the […]

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Callaghan, Hickey win Meath Spring ‘Half’. Morland makes it a hat trick

Eoin Callaghan of Star of the Sea and Ciara Hickey of Bros Pearse were the winners of the Meath Spring Half Marathon in Bohermeen. Callaghan’s time of  68 mins 20 secs saw him finish over three minutes ahead of David Simpson, one of a large group from Newcastle and District in action. Hickey, who is […]

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White throws 51.43m. Cleirigh-Buttner, Tobin at NCAAs. Records topple at Juvenile Indoors

Javelin thrower Anita White of DSD moved closer to the European Championships qualifying mark with a throw of 51.43m at the opening day of the Winter Throws Meet in Arad, Romania. White’s throw came in the first round and she finished 11th. Her target is 57.50m; next outing is in Swinford in a few weeks’ […]

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