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Round-Up: Hehir, Sanchez win Dublin ‘Half’. Pollock beats Sittuk in Bangor. Egan and Pederson first at Liffey Descent

Sean Hehir and Barbara Sanchez were the winners of today’s SSE Airtricity Dublin Half Marathon, leading home a field of 6,940 finishers at Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Hehir of Rathfarnham WSAF, whose immediate target is a third national title at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Sunday October 30,  was overall winner of the race in […]

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Other sports: Jenny Egan wins Spanish Classic. Record numbers at 97th Liffey Swim

Jenny Egan of Salmon Leap in Leixlip has won the prestigious Sella Descent in Spain. Egan, who narrowly missed out on qualifying for the sprint canoeing events at the Rio Olympics, was part of a large group of Irish paddlers who travelled to the 80th version of this historic race in Asturias, first held in […]

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Fleming and Koenders win Liffey Descent; mixed K2 record for Egan and Simmons

Neil Fleming of Celbridge Paddlers and Robin Koenders of Denmark won the men’s K2 class at  the 56th Liffey Descent canoe marathon today in 1 hour 48 minutes 32 seconds. Salmon Leap pair Gary Mawer and Barry Watkins, who were last year’s K2 winners, were over two minutes behind for second place in 1:51.00. Jenny […]

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