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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Fogarty Seventh At European Under 23

Niamh Fogarty finished an excellent seventh at the European Under-23 championship. The discus thrower had set a new club record of 52.19 metres in Thursday’s qualifying round, however nerves clearly got the better of her, fouling the first two attempts in the final. Fogarty’s third attempt marked 51.97 metres which sealed seventh place. The standard was especially hot as Gold medallist Croatia’s Marija Toli threw a European Under-23 lead of…

12/07/2019
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