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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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Round-Up: Raheny Wins for Clohisey and Cullen. Hehir, Sanchez take Dungarvan 10 titles

Raheny’s Mick Clohisey  and Mary Cullen  of North Sligo were the winners of the AXA Raheny 5-Mile held in blustery conditions today.  Both had clear wins with Clohisey’s time of 24 mins 5 secs putting him almost half a minute clear of Scott Rankin from Foyle Valley and Mary Cullen finishing in 26 mins 16 […]

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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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Round-Up: Reed and Adams win Masters; news of Mulcaire, Fagan, Murray and Euro Indoors qualifiers…

Derry’s Declan Reed successfully defended his men’s title at the Glo Health Masters Cross-Country Championships held in Tuam, Co Galway. Reed was chased hard by Letterkenny’s Ciaran Doherty who is back in top form this season. He finished in 23 mins 15 secs, with Doherty just four seconds behind for second. Dublin champion John Dunne […]

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Round-Up: Heffernan 2nd in Millrose Mile Walk

World 50km champion Robert Heffernan from Togher finished second in  the men’s mile walk at the Millrose Games in New York  with a time of 5 mins 39.75 secs. Winner was Andreas Gustafsson from Sweden in 5:34.45. Heffernan’s record of 15 indoors titles was equalled by Ferrybank’s Kelly Proper at the opening day of the […]

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Worlds: Gregan the Highlight in First Two Days of Action

Brian Gregan is through to the semi-finals of the 400m as third fastest loser at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow after finishing sixth in the second 400m heat of the day. Gregan’s time was 46.04; ahead of him the top five crossed the line in a blanket finish  with the Brazilian Henriques running a […]

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Treble for Kelly on Day 1 of Nationals

A treble for Kelly Proper, a new javelin record from Anita Fitzgibbon, and big wins in the 5000m and 10,000m for Maria McCambridge and Mark Kenneally were just some of the highlights on a packed day of athletics at the Woodie’s DIY National Track and Field Championships Day 1 in Santry. Proper, who has turned […]

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Results Round-Up – Home and Away

Raheny’s Fiona Roche produced a great time of 22 mins 17 secs run to finish eighth overall and first woman at the Dunleer 4-Mile. Coming home first was Mark Hoey of Star of the Sea in 19 mins 55 secs. A notable finisher was many times Irish international Rosie Lambe, who was fourth woman and […]

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On Your Marks – Herald June 26

It proved a long afternoon for Irish pole vaulter Tori Pena at last Saturday’s European Team Championships in Santry. With all four seasons pummelling the athletes (and spectators), the pole vault took well over two hours to complete with the cross-bar constantly at risk of blowing over in gale-force gusts. “Yes there were a lot […]

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