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Schools: West Leinster Medley Relays

Belvedere’s boys and the girls of St Peter’s Dunboyne were the overall winners at today’s West Leinster Medley relays held in Santry. A total of 320 students in eighty teams participated and well as 45 boys and 18 girls in the open 800m, making it the idea warm-up for  the Leinster schools zone qualifiers. These […]

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Updated: Breandan O Neill and Ciara Durkan are Dublin Champions

Breandan O Neill of Dundrum South Dublin ran a smart race to win the men’s senior title at the Dublin Senior and Junior Cross-Country Championships in Santry. On a perfect day for cross-country,  current national champion Mick Clohisey and his Raheny team mate Conor Dooney pushed the pace on the opening two laps. Behind them […]

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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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Galligan and English opt for 400m at Santry

After their eye -catching runs over 800m at the London Anniversary Games, both Rose Anne Galligan and Mark English will run the 400m at this  weekend’s Woodie’s DIY National Track and Field Championships. Galligan of Newbridge AC broke Sonia O’Sullivan’s record of 2:00.69 when she ran  2:00.58  for sixth place  and a World Championships B […]

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Ireland Seventh at Santry; plus weekend round-up

Two relay victories for the young Irish team brought the second day of European Athletics Team Championships to a rousing close at Santry. First up were the women, with Jessie Barr pulling away for victory in the B race after solid work by Sinead Denny, Jennifer Carey and Shauna Cannon in the third fastest 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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Kenneally Wins 5000m and Denny 400m at AI Games

Mark Kennneally of Clonliffe Harriers continued his comeback after a long battle with injury when he won the 5000m in an untroubled 14.28.93 at the AI Games in sun-soaked Santry today. In the 400m, Sinead Denny of DSD, who currently tops the rankings for this distance, beat close rival Shauna Cannon clocking a time of […]

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1500m PB for Everard at Dublin Graded

UCD’s Ciara Everard won  the 1500m at the second Dublin Graded Track and Field meet of the season in Santry in a new personal best time of 4 mins 25 secs – 11 seconds off her previous best. She runs her first 800m of the season  in Sardinia  on June 1. In the women’s hammer, […]

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