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World University Games: Irish in Action (ongoing)

Emma Mitchell finished seventh in the women’s 5000m at the World University Games in Taipei today. Her time of  16:00.02 put her less than 15 seconds behind the winner Hanna Klein of Germany who finished in 15:45.28. Shona Heaslip ran a personal best time of 16:09.62  to finish 11th. Only Irish athlete left is Matt Bergin […]

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Road Relays: Raheny Smashes Men’s Record; Leevale Retain Women’s Title. Plus round-up

Home team Raheny Shamrock won the men’s senior title in a new record time at the Glo Health National Road Relays. First off for the team was Mark Kirwan who clocked a time of 9 mins 27 secs for the opening two-mile leg. He handed over to Kieran Kelly who ran 4 mins 22 secs […]

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Lawler, Finn smash Varsity records. Crowe wins Ras UCD 5k

Marcus Lawler of IT Carlow produced one of the performances of the weekend at the Irish Universities Track and Field Championships at Santry when he smashed the colleges record to win the men’s 200m in 20.98 secs. In the battle for second place, Kieran Elliott of UL edged out Christopher Sibanda of Limerick IT. Lawler […]

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Schools: Kevin Mulcaire and Eimear Fitzpatrick win All Ireland senior titles (updated)

Defending champion Kevin Mulcaire of St Flannan’s Ennis was a convincing winner of the boys’ senior 6.5km race at the Glo Health Irish Schools Cross Country Championships at Sligo Race Course. It was a fourth national cross-country title for Mulcaire, who is also the current Irish junior cross-country champion. He made his break with a […]

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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: UCD Women and DCU men win road relays

UCD’s women had a pillar-to-post victory in the annual Irish Universities Road Relays hosted by NUI Maynooth on Saturday. Ciara Everard’s time of  5 mins 53 secs for the opening mile gave UCD a  17-second cushion which they never lost. Michelle Finn of UL chased Ciara Mageean hard on the second leg, but although she […]

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Round-Up: McCormack runs 2:33.15 in Chicago. Catherina Wins in Cavan. Euro gold for Breathnach

Fionnuala McCormack (Britton) made the qualifying time for next year’s Rio Olympics when she ran a time of 2 hrs 33 mins 15 secs at today’s hicago Marathon. Although well inside the Olympic qualifying mark of 2 hours 42 minutes, her time was slower than the 2 hours 31 minutes 46 seconds she ran for […]

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World T-F: Brave runs by “Steeplechicks”

Dunboyne’s Sarah Treacy produced the fastest time of the three Irish in the women’s steeplechase in Beijing. Treacy’s time of 9:48.24 in the fastest of the three heats saw her ranked 29th overall of the 45 starters. It was – to state the obvious – a tale of three heats, with the top three from […]

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World T-F Beijing: Timetable and Irish Results

World Championships – Irish times (seven hours behind Beijing) Day 1 – Sat 22 Aug Men  800m – Ht 3 : 5 Mark English (UCD) 1:46.69 (q). SF3: 5 1:45.55. 400m hurdles  – Ht 4: 3 Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) 49.56 (Q).SF1: 4 48.71 Day 2 – Sun 23 Aug Men  20km Walk – Alex Wright […]

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Mid-Week: Paul Byrne in Italy, “Steeple Chicks” on tour, Graded No 6. Plus roads

Paul Byrne of St Abban’s finished second in the 400m hurdles at the Meeting Arcobolla in Boissan, Italy yesterday. Byrne’s  time of 51.33 secs was not far off  the 51.20 personal best he ran in Leixlip a few weeks ago. In Valenje, Slovania, Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle AC ran 9 mins 56 secs to finish […]

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