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…

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Lord Mayor Series Rd 5 Results

Place Name Club Cat Time 1 Ian Conroy Raheny Shamrock M35 10.07 2 Marcus Reilly Loughrea MJ 10.17 3 Graham O’Dwyer Raheny Shamrock MS 10.22 4 Simon Devenney Raheny Shamrock MS 10.29 5 Stephen Butler Dublin Bay Runners MS 10.38 6 Paul Reilly Loughrea M35 10.46 7 Brian Sexton Raheny Shamrock MS 10.51 8 Ken Nolan Unattached M35 11.02 9 James Cassidy Raheny Shamrock M35 11.13 10 Steph Reilly Sli…

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Favors Takes 10th In Universiade Final

Eric Favors took 10th place in the 2019 Universiade shot put final with a best throw of 18.94 metres. Poland’s Konrad Bukowiecki took gold throwing 21.54 metres with Andrew Liskowitz of the USA second with 20.49 meters. Mexico’s Uziel Munoz Galarza took bronze with 20.45 metres. Favors qualified with for the final having thrown 19.20 metres in the morning qualifying session.  

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Fogarty And Smyth Land National U-23 Gold

Mark Smyth and Niamh Fogarty got into the groove for the European Under-23 championships both taking national gold medals today. Smyth posted 10 point 74 to take 100 metre gold some three hundredths of a second clear of Tallaght’s Joseph Ojemumi. Smyth had won his heat in 10.86 seconds. Niamh Fogarty took under-23 discus gold with a best of 51.02 metres well clear of Fingallians Ann-Marie Torsney whose best was…

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