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Euro U20 T-F: Akpe-Moses and Neville make 100m final

Gina Akpe-Moses  of  the Blackrock Co Louth club and  Ciara Neville  of Emerald AC have both made it through to the final of the 100m on the opening day of the European U20 Track and Field Championships in Grosseto, Italy. Akpe Moses won her heat this morning and then finished second in her semi-final  to […]

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Schools International: Ireland finish second behind England

Ireland finished a fighting second overall behind all-conquering England in today’s SIAB Schools International in Santry. Highlights of the day included victory for the Irish girls in the 100m relay, with Patience Jumbo Gula bringing the team home after hard work by Lauren Roy, Rhasidat Adeleke and Niamh Foley. In a thrilling boys’ 4 x […]

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Forty-strong Euro U20 Team announced. No English in Hungary

Mark English of UCD didn’t start in the 800m at the second day of the Gyulai Istvan Memorial in  Székesfehérvár, Hungary this evening. Winning the race was double Olympian champion and world record holder David Rudisha  of Kenya.Kenyan Nicholas Kiplangat Kipkoech who has a season’s best of 1:44.9 (hand-held) is also listed to run. Ireland’s […]

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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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Aston to lead Irish at European Combined Events Team Cup

Irish champion Shane Aston of Trim AC got an early birthday present when he was named for the Irish team at the European Combined Events Team Cup taking place in Monzon, Spain on July 1/2. Aston, who turns 23 today, is joined on the men’s team by England-based Michael Bowler of Enniscorthy AC, aged 25, […]

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Round-Up: English qualifies for Worlds. Record for Michaela Walsh (updated).

Mark English qualified for the World Championships with a time of 1 min 45.42 secs for second place in the men’s 800m at today’s Diamond League Meet in Stockholm. Race winner was Thijmen Kupers of the Netherlands in 1:45.02. Finishing third behind English was Rynhardt van Rensburg of South Africa in 1:45.73. In the 1500m, […]

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Juniors: Kate O’Connor makes Euro juniors heptathlon standard

Kate O’Connor of St Gerard’s in Dundalk won the senior girls heptathlon at the annual Somerset Schools AA/County AA and Open Combined Events Championships hosted by Millfield School in Street, England last weekend. Competing in her first seven-event competition, O’Connor aged 16, picked up 802 points for her time of 15.30 secs in the 100m […]

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Schools: Record for O’Connor in Glasgow

Kate O’Connor  of St Vincent’s Dundalk won the under 16 girls title at the SIAB Schools Combined Events International in Glasgow- and with a new record score. Although her total of 3802 was less than her best of 3865 set at the All Irelands, it comfortably broke British international heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s meet record of […]

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Schools: Brilliant records for O’Connor and Ryan at All Ireland Combined Events

Kate O’Connor from St Vincent’s Dundalk  and Daniel Ryan  of CBS Thurles proved the stars of the Glo Health All Ireland Schools Combined Events Championships in Athlone IT with record breaking performances. O’Connor dominated the junior girls competition with a new Irish record score of  3,865 points. Ryan’s total of 3,785 points  in the inter […]

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Schools: Second Junior title for O’Connor at Leinster Combined Events

Kate O’Connor of St Vincent’s Dundalk made the perfect start to the new season when she won the junior title for a second year at the Leinster Schools Combined Events Championships in Athlone yesterday. Last season, O’Connor won Leinster and All Ireland titles and finished third at the SIAB Schools Indoor International in Glasgow. Her […]

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