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Multi-Events: Three PBs for Shane Aston at NI and Ulster Champs

National champion Shane Aston of Trim AC set three personal best marks on his  way to victory in the senior men’s decathlon at the NI and Ulster Championships in Belfast this weekend. Aston recorded 12.42m in the shot, 2.0 meters in the high jump and 37.76 m for the discus all improving on the marks […]

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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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Belfast Hosts World 24-Hour Championships. Plus weekend preview

Polish world record holder Patrycja Bernowska heads the women’s field at the IAU World 24-Hour Championships starting in Victoria Park,Belfast  tomorrow (Saturday, 12.0). In February, Bernowska improved the eight-year-old record to 252.6 kms(159.2 miles) at the Polish Championships. Among those taking her on this  weekend are current European champion Maria Jansson of Sweden and a […]

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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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Round-Up: Barr Opens His Season at Irish Universities Championships. Corbally wins Ras UCD

Thomas Barr opened his outdoor season with victory in the 400m hurdles at the Irish Universities Track and Field Championships in CIT, Cork. Barr won the race in an untroubled 50.92 secs; a distant second was Joe Halwax  of DKIT in 53.83 secs.  Also opening his season in some style was Marcus Lawler of IT […]

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Round-Up: Proper Just Off Record At Tullamore

Ferrybank’s Kelly Proper  was only 24 points off her own national record when winning the  heptathlon at the Woodie’s DIY Combined Events Championships in Tullamore – her fourth outdoor title this  season. Proper had started the day day with a commanding lead  after her first day’s efforts: 14.31  in the 100m hurdles (935 points), 1.61 […]

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