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Athletics round-up: Heaslip, Maher take National 10km titles (updated)

Shona Heaslip of An Riocht and Brian Maher of Kilkenny City Harriers came out on top at the National 10km Championships, held in conjunction with the Great Ireland Run in Dublin’s Phoenix Park today (April 15). Heaslip crossed the line in 34:52, with Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle AC second in 35:00 and DSD’s Laura Shaughnessy […]

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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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Round-up: Relay record for Irish Junior women. Coghlan, Heaslip win Docklands 5km (updated)

Setting a new Irish junior 4 x 100m record at Lausanne last night was the quartet of Ciara Neville, Molly Scott, Gina Moses and Sharlene Mawdsley. In a race won by the Swiss in a new national record time, the Irish women finished sixth in 44.31 secs, smashing the two-year old Irish record of 45.08 […]

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RTE wins for O’Leary and O’Shaughnessy. Travers beats Christie at Greystones. Lecky’s record

Cillian O’Leary and Laura Shaughnessy were the winners of the 40th anniversary RTE 5-Mile held in bitterly cold conditions around the roads of Donnybrook. First held in  1977, when the race started on Beaver Row and took in a loop of  Clonskeagh and Goatstown before returning to Donnybrook, the route has changed many times, due […]

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Heaslip, Brady take university cross-country titles (updated)

Shona Heaslip, representing IT Tralee, returned to the national cross-country course at Abbotstown today to  win the women’s race at the Irish Universities Cross-Country Championships. Heaslip was a surprise winner of the national cross-country title at Abbotstown last November. For the first time in some years, the colleges decided not to link their championships with […]

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McCormack loses shoe and finishes fourth in Antrim. McCann wins W17 race (updated)

Fionnuala McCormack  finished a disappointed fourth at the Antrim International in Greenmount Campus after losing a shoe with a kilomotre to go of the 5.6km  race. By the end of the opening lap, former African junior champion Caroline Kipkirui of Kenya and Ethiopians Gotytom Gebreslase and Birtukan Adamu along with McCormack had broken clear of […]

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Christmas Cracker wins for O’Brien and McCambridge

Organising club Cloniffe made a clean sweep of the top three men’s places at the ERP Christmas Cracker 5k around Santry this morning. First home was Adam O’Brien who led from early in the race and finished in 15 mins 47 secs. His club mates Sean O’Leary and Liam Roarty finished second and third. DSD’s […]

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Round-Up: Heaslip, Christie Take National Titles, McCormack Reigns in Spain, Thornton Wins in Antarctic

Shona Heaslip provided the story of the day when she won the women’s 8km race at the Irish Life Health National Cross-Country Championships on the recently-launched National Cross-Country course at Abbotstown. With Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack running in Spain, Lizzie Lee of Leevale taking a break and Caroline Crowley of Crusaders injured, the women’s race was […]

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Nat T-F Day 1: Hargreaves wins 10,000m thriller

An absorbing men’s 10,000m won by Brandon Hargreaves of DSD was just one of the highlights of today’s opening day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships. Rio-bound marathon man Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock had made the early running helped by his Raheny training partner Freddy Sittuk, but was tracked all the […]

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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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