Record Breaker Favors Does It Again

Eric Favors was at it again as he set a new national shot put record of 19.49 metres at the Tiger Paw Invitational to collect important NCAA points for University of South Carolina. Favors waited until his final throw to toss another personal best and finishing fourth in a very competitive event. Favors mark moves him up to a tie for 15th in the USA and a third week in…

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Smyth’s College Indoor Gold

Mark Smyth won the 200m title at the University indoor championships in Athlone IT clocking 21.44 seconds. Wearing DCU colours Smyth clocked point 23 seconds, Smyth having won his heat in 22.01. Smyth then helped the DCU men’s 4x200m relay team to gold in a new Irish university record 86.82 seconds. Sean O’Driscoll (DCU) took bronze in the 60m in 6.91 seconds just point two seconds off David McDonald (WIT)…

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Leinster Schools Cross Country Round-Up

It was cold and mucky in Santry Demesne last Wednesday, scene of the Leinster Schools Cross Country Championships. The contest here is to finish in the top 15 individuals or if part of a team assist your school to a top three placing. It is an exhilarating challenge that produces a myriad of emotions at this early stage of athletic careers and provides wonderful entertainment for interested supporters such is…

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Fay Sets New Club Indoor Mile Record

Brian Fay set a new club indoor mile record finishing second at the AIT Grand prix tonight in 4:00.77. Fay producing a stunning second half of the race to charge down World record holder Samuel Tefera who eventually powered up to finish in 3:55.86 with Brazil’s Thiago Andre third in 4:01.55. Fay also set a new club indoor 1500m record of 3:41.78 bettering Kieran Kelly’s record from 2018. Meanwhile, Kim…

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