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Morton Games: Gregan the hero with PB 45.26 secs in 400m

Victory for Brian Gregan in in the 400m with a personal best 45.26 secs proved the highlight of the Morton Games in Santry tonight. The time was a meet record. After four years of struggle, Gregan, aged 27, is right back to his best and he proved it by moving smoothly into the lead with […]

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Masters: Four Golds for Bechtina on a packed day at Tullamore

With four golds to her credit, Clonliffe’s Snezana Bechtina was one of the undoubted stars at  the Irish Life Health Irish Masters Track and  Field Championships in Tullamore. Bechtina’s most impressive performance came in the W35 400 where she clocked a time of 58.77 secs to beat Lisburn’s former Irish international Kelly Neely. She proved […]

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Aston, McTeggart take Combined Events titles. Mitchell 5th at Great Manchester 10km

Shane Aston of Trim AC comfortable retained his national decathlon title at the Irish Life Health Combined Events Championships which concluded to day at Santry. No records were broken thanks alertly to the unrelenting rain yesterday, which meant the high jump was called for the juvenile competition. Aston still accumulated a healthy total of 6540 […]

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Masters All Irelands: Paddy Hamilton in 5000m/1500m double

New master Paddy Hamilton of Slieve Gullion Runners proved one of the stars  of today’s Glo Health National Masters Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. Hamilton was an imperious winner of the men’s 5000m in 15 mins 8.53 secs. Second overall and first M40 was Declan Reed of City of Derry Spartans in 15:27.49. Later […]

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DSD and Clonliffe retain League titles. Ciobanu, O’Doherty win Streets of Galway. Celtics

DSD and Clonliffe duly lived up to expectations when they retained their titles at the Glo Health All ireland Track and Field League final in a blustery and chilly Tullamore. For the Dundrum South Dublin women, it was a sixth consecutive title and a tenth overall. Despite missing some of their big names, DSD still […]

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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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McCormack runs 70:44 at NY ‘Half’. Masters Indoors Round-Up. Mallow ’10’ abandoned

Fionnuala  McCormack ran a personal best time of 70 mins 44 secs to finish fourth in today’s New York Half Marathon. Race winner was Molly Huddle, who just made it ahead of Joyce  Chepkirui of Kenya; the pair were given the same time of  67.41. Third was Diane Nukuri in 69.41. LEEVALE’S Colm Sheehan in […]

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Callaghan, Hickey win Meath Spring ‘Half’. Morland makes it a hat trick

Eoin Callaghan of Star of the Sea and Ciara Hickey of Bros Pearse were the winners of the Meath Spring Half Marathon in Bohermeen. Callaghan’s time of  68 mins 20 secs saw him finish over three minutes ahead of David Simpson, one of a large group from Newcastle and District in action. Hickey, who is […]

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Roads: Mark Hanrahan and Aoife Cooke first in Ballycotton. Plus weekend results round-up

Leevale’s Mark Hanrahan was a clear winner of the Ballycotton ’10’ in a time of 49 mins 1 secs. On a cold windy day, DSD’s Joe Sweeney finished second in 49:56 followed by a trio of East Cork athletes led by Michael Harty. Aoife Cooke of Youghal  was first woman in 59 mins 57 secs. […]

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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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