Tag Archives | Orla Drumm

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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Roads: Ciobanu, Shaughnessy win in Dunshaughlin. Big entry at Waterford Viking races

Sergiu Ciobanu of Clonliffe Harriers was an emphatic winner of the 38th Michael Manning Memorial 10km this evening in a time of 30 mins 12 secs. For second place Peter Somba outsprinted Freddy Sittuk  to finish in 31 mins 5 secs, with Sittuk one second adrift.  Gary Murray, one of a large contingent of Northern […]

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Deja vu at Terenure 5-Mile. TT Racers tops at Wicklow Way Relay

For a second year, regular Irish visitor Peter Brandon Somba had a narrow victory at the annual Terenure 5-mile in Dublin beating  Raheny marathon man Mick Clohisey – only just back in training after the London Marathon last month –  by two seconds. Somba was timed at 24 mins 8 secs – over half a […]

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Paddy Hamilton, Caroline Crowley win ‘Rochford’

Slieve Gullion’s Paddy Hamilton won the Rochford 4-Mile in Tinryland, Carlow tonight. Hamilton’s time of  19 mins 56 secs put him comfortably clear of Kilkenny’s Brian Maher, with Cillian O’Leary of Raheny in third place. Finishing 12th overall and first woman  in  22 mins 19 secs was Caroline Crowley of  Crusaders. Raheny’s Annette Kealy was […]

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Hyères: Fionnuala 4th, Lizzie 13th – and team a brilliant 3rd. Plus round-up

Fionnuala McCormack of Kilcoole finished a fighting fourth in the Spar European  Cross-Country Championships in Hyeres. With Leevale’s Lizzie Lee running a wonderfully consistent race to finish 13th, Caroline Crowley, a brilliant 23rd,  Ciara Durkan 43rd,  and the backing of Michele Finn and Kerry O’Flaherty, the team ended up with 83 points. That put them  […]

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Round-up: Hargreaves, McGlynn win at Autumn Open. Guiden and Drumm win BHAA C-C

Brandon Hargreaves of Dundrum South Dublin  and Letterkenny’s Annmarie McGlynn laid down markers for the forthcoming cross-country season when  they won the men and women’s 8km races at the Autumn Open Cross Country in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Hargreaves ran a smart race, letting Irish junior champion Kevin Mulcaire of Ennis TC and Clonliffe’s Mark Kenneally […]

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Midweek: Jennings, Drumm win BHAA Trail 5km

Emmett Jennings and Orla Drumm were the winners of the annual Irish Prison Services BHAA 5km trail race held in  Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Out in force were members of the Bank of Ireland running club and they cleaned up in the team categories. They were1st and 3rd in men’s grade A as well as winning  […]

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Roads: Freddy Sittuk Wins Samsung Night Run; record for Bidwell

FREDDY KERON SITTUK of Raheny Shamrock won the Samsung Night run 10km  in 31 mins 29 secs. Just a second behind was last year’s winner Peter Brandon Somba, while third was DSD’s international mountain runner Killian Mooney in 32 mins 3 secs, beating Lezan Kimutai, a regular visitor to Ireland for over a decade now. […]

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Round-up: Sergiu Ciobanu, Nicola Duncan win Galway Bay ‘Half’

Clonliffe’s Sergiu Ciobanu continued his preparations for the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon  by winning the Galway Bay Half Marathon  in a comfortable time of 67 mins 4 secs. SBR’s Tom Hogan was five minutes behind for second. Finishing eighth overall and first woman was Nicola Duncan of GCH, back home from her Scottish base for […]

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Mid-Week: Ryan, Talty on Top in Dunboyne BHAA 5

Two of the best races on the Business Houses Athletic Association calendar took place on Tuesday – and both attracted record crowds. At the Dunboyne 5-Mile, a flood of late entries stretched the race organisers to their limit, but all ended well, with the usual huge spread of food, thoughtful prizes and plenty of time […]

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