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Round-up: Barr 49.39 secs in Geneva. Mageean 2:07.40 for 800m at NI Championships.

Thomas Barr of Ferrybank showed that he’s over his recent injury when he clocked a time of 49.39 secs for third in the 400m hurdles at the  Athletics Geneva meet in Switzerland. This time is just outside the World Championships qualifying standard of 49.35 secs. Clonliffe’s Brian Gregan won  the 400m A heat with a […]

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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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Cleirigh Buttner runs 2:02.11 for 800m. Wins for Denny and Clonliffe trio in Leiria. Mageean runs 2:03.12 at IFAM

Siofra Cleirigh Buttner ran a time of 2:02.11 to win her quarter-final at the NCAA Division 1 East Qualifiers in Lexington, Kentucky on Friday May 26. It means she qualifies easily for the  NCAA semi-finals and finals next month. Buttner, running for Villanova, was third at the bell in 59.65 secs but moved up a […]

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Round-up: Indoor titles for Travers, Healy, Gregan and Leon Reid. Clohisey wins Enniscorthy 10k. Foster runs 11.42 secs.

John Travers of Donore Harriers outsprinted Paul Robinson of St Coca’s for victory in a thrilling men’s 1500m at the Irish Life Health National Indoors in Abbotstown. Travers was timed at 3:50.44 to Robinson’s 3:50.55 with Raheny’s Cillian Kirwan coming from behind to finish third in 3:54.65. Olympic steeplechaser Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle was a […]

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Mageean wins 3000m at National Indoors

UCD’s Ciara Mageean was a clear winner of the 3000m at the opening day of the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships in Abbotstown. Making the early pace in the race was Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack, with Mageean and Michelle Finn of Leevale on her heels. Finn was next to push the pace, but when Mageean […]

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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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Round-Up: Big PBs for Sarah Buggy, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner, Ciara Mageean. Denny wins Brussels 400m.Crowley comeback

Sarah Buggy of St Abban’s won the British U23 triple jump title in Bedford today with a mighty leap of 13.25m – her first over 13 metres, an Irish U23 record and the second best ever by an Irish jumper. The Euro qualification mark  is 13.95m. In Princeton, New Jersey, Siofra Cleirigh Buttner of DSD […]

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Track: Christine McMahon runs PB 56.42 secs for 400m hurdles. Jameson runs Euro 10,000m time

Christine McMahon proved the star of the large Irish contingent  competing at the AtletiGaGeneva  meet in Switzerland when she ran a lifetime best of 56.42secs in the 4000m hurdles.  Her time was enough for second place in the B race and was an A qualifying mark for the Europeans. McMahon had already run a European […]

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Round-Up: Hehir runs 2:17.35 in London; McCarthy DNF

Rathfarnham’s Sean Hehir finished best of the Irish at today’s Virgin London Marathon. Hehir ran a time of 2:17.30 – five seconds faster than the personal best he ran in the Dublin Marathon of 2012. Hehir had hoped to improve on the time he ran in Berlin last September. “Went for it. No regrets. Not […]

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Round-up: Lawler celebrates 21st with 200m record. White throws 50.83m in Zurich

Carlow’s Marcus Lawler celebrated his 21st birthday by winning the 200m with a new stadium record of 20.96 secs at the Glo Health National Indoor Championships in Athlone. Lawler had warmed up for the 200m by finishing a fighting fifth in the 60m won by Shercock’s Craig Lynch in 6.81; Lawler ran 6.92 secs. Dominating […]

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