Silver Lining To Track & League Final

The Raheny Shamrock men’s teams took silver in the National Track and field league final in Tullamore on Saturday. Five wins and five second places helped the men to 114 points just 10 points behind Clonliffe in an all mighty battle for gold. Victories for Kieran Kelly (1500m), Conor Bermingham (Pole Vault), Eric Favors (Shot Put) and the 4x400m relay team of Brandon, Jamie Sheridan, Cillian Kirwan and Kieran Kelly…

21/07/2019
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Fay Takes 11th in European U23 Steeplechase

Brian Fay finished 11th in the European Under-23 steeplechase final in Glave on Sunday posting 8:56.22. Germany’s Frederik Ruppert won gold in eight minutes 44.49 seconds with silver going to Alexis Phelut of France in 8:45.09 and Sweden’s Simon Sundstrom taking bronze in 8:45.82. Very impressive running from Brian Fay between his semi-final on Friday and finish inside 10 seconds outside the top five. On Saturday evening Mark Smyth posted…

14/07/2019
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O’Leary Takes National 10 Mile Bronze

Cillian O’Leary collected bronze at the national 10 mile championship in the Phoenix Park on Saturday morning. Clonliffe’s Dave Flynn took gold in 49 minutes 55 seconds just 40 seconds clear of O’Leary with Clonmel’s David Mansfield taking second place in 50 minutes 32 seconds. O’Leary led the Raheny team to gold some five minutes clear of Rathfarnham WSAF. O’Leary combined with seventh place Michael McMahon 52:13 and Wesley O’Brien…

14/07/2019
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Double Gold Medal National Juvenile Joy

Sean Maher won the Under-18 Hammer in 63.39 at Day two of the Irish Life Health National Juvenile T&F Championships in Tullamore. The Under15 discus saw Madeleine Duplo and Onome Akpoter compete, having been throwing for only six weeks. Madeleine took fifth place with a best of 27.98m, losing on count back for bronze. Onome unfortunately didn’t make top eight but has gained valuable experience for next year. James Hyland…

14/07/2019
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