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Brilliant 3rd for Kate O’Connor at Euro Combined Events; Michael Bowler 5th

Kate O’Connor of St Gerard’s Dundalk has finished a brilliant third at the European Combined Events Team Championships 2nd League, in Monzon, Spain. O’Connor, aged just 16, moved gradually through the field, lying fifth overnight and then moving into fourth after today’s long jump and javelin. Her javelin throw of 45 m was the third […]

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European Teams: Barr, Lawler, Gregan win their heats

Thomas Barr in the 400m hurdles, Marcus Lawler 200m and Brian Gregan 400m all won their heats at the opening day of the European Clubs Team Championships in Vaasa Finland today. All five big names came through in the 400m hurdles (see below), which is shaping up to be the race of the competition. In […]

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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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Nat T-F Day 2: Thrilling 400m wins for Gregan and Denny. Plus results round-up

Two thrilling 400m races brought Santry to its feet on the second day of the Glo Health National Track and Field Championships today. First up were the women where the defending champion Sinead Denny of DSD just got to the line ahead of Bandon’s Phil Healy. Her time was 53.64 secs; Healy clocked 53.78 secs […]

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Round-Up: Fitzpatrick, Sullivan win Tallaght 5k.

Tomas Fitzpatrick of  the host club won the Tallaght 5k for a second year; Fitzpatrick had run the Rotterdam Marathon two weeks ago. A close second was Raheny’s Mark Kirwan, with Martin Hoare of Celbridge AC third. First woman was Claire Sullivan of Rathfarnham WSAF who also won the Dublin novice road title. First of […]

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English sets Irish record for 500m. Worlds Qualifier for Galligan

Mark English set a new Irish record of 60.93 secs for the rarely-run 500m distance at the Globen Galen in Stockholm. English won the race ahead of USA’s Erik Sowinski who finished in 61.72 secs. English, who will take part in an 800m race in Glasgow on Saturday, already holds the Irish junior outdoor and […]

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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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European Team C’ships: Ireland 5th after Day 1; Barr 2nd

Thanks to a solid all-round performance from the team, the Irish are lying fifth on the points tables after the opening day of the European Team Championships League 1 in Heraklion, Greece. Although there were no wins, there were a number of third placings  and while Thomas Barr may be disappointed with his second in […]

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Christie and Cullen win Terenure 5. Walshe shines at AI Games

Mark Christie of Mullingar and Sligo’s Mary Cullen were the winners of the Terenure 5-Mile. Christie had to dig deep to hold off the challenge of DSD’s Brendan O’Neill for victory in 23 mins 52 secs. O’Neill was just one second adrift, with Freddy Keron Sittuk of Raheny third in 25:08, and Clonliffie’s Mark Kenneally […]

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Track: Irish Aim for Top 5 in Tallin. Plus League Standings going into Rd 2

Thomas Barr in the 400m hurdles,  Mark English 800m, Paul Robinson 1,500m, Brian Gregan 400m and Fionnuala Britton 5,000m are all expected to take big points at this weekend’s European Team Championships in Tallin, Estonia. Another who could make an impression is Australian-born Kevin Batt, who is selected for the 5000m having run a time […]

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