Comerford Sixth in World-Para Final

Orla Comerford produced a very successful sixth place in the T13 100 metre final at the World-Para Athletics Championships in London. Comerford making her World Para-Athletics debut got off to a powerful start eventually finishing sixth in 12.58 second just outside her personal best. The race was won by Ukraine’s Leilia Adzhametova in 12.00 seconds with South African Ilse Hayes taking silver in 12.17 seconds and American Kym Crosby taking bronze…

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O’Hare Jumps a Silver Lining

Kim O’Hare wrapped a silver lining around the final day of the National Juvenile Championships in Tullamore. While there were bronze medals for both Daniel Beveridge and Matthew Cotter, meaning Raheny Shamrock captured four silver and four bronze medals from the championships. Kim O’Hare landed silver in the under 19 triple jump with a best jump of 11.10 metres just 20 centimetres shy of the gold medal. O’Hare third attempt…

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Le Cheile Meet & Weekend Road Wrap

At the Le Cheile International Meet on Saturday afternoon Lucy Barrett finished second in the B 1500 metres posting 2:21.75 just behind Lucan’s Sarah Reihill, winning in 2:19.60. There was a large number of athlete’s taking part in the 800 metres with Brian Fay finishing sixth in 1:54.4 and Eoin Strutt eighth in 1:55.8. The race was won by Britain’s Jack Hallas in 1:50.3. Daniel Scully took seventh place in…

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Parkrun Round Up – July 15

Bernard Roe was the inaugural winner of the Fairview parkrun which opened its door’s this morning. Roe claimed the win in 17 minutes 33 seconds with Eamon Traynor second in 18 minutes 14 seconds and Stephen McGuinn third in 19 minutes 19 seconds. Keith Fleming took sixth place in 19 minutes 37 seconds. Other finishers were Dean Keogh 22:22, Nicola Mooney 22:24, Des Lyons 22:59, Mark McComish 23:00. Brian Christensen…

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