Hyland And Maher Claim National Junior Gold

James Hyland and Sean Maher both secured gold medals on day one of the national junior championships in Santry on Saturday. James Hyland posted 9:43.95 to win the steeplechase title an improvement of some 35 seconds on his personal best. Hyland fourth Shamrock to win the title following Aodhan O’Braoin (2001), Mark Kirwan (2004) and Brian Fay (2017). Hyland’s time was the fastest of the four winning times. Sean Maher…

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O’Donnell Sprints To National 800m Gold

Isuelt O’Donnell landed her first national senior title with a dramatic final 200 metre sprint to claim the 800m crown. O’Donnell took the final bend in her stride to land her first national championship and come away from Amy O’Donoghue and Claire Mooney to take a brilliant gold. O’Donnell broke the tape in 2:09.13 to O’Donoghue’s 2:09.99, with Mooney third in 2:10.53. “I came back running the last few years…

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Fogarty Lands Senior Discus Gold Again

Niamh Fogarty won her third senior women’s discus title, along with U23 gold, with a best throw of 49.46m. Fogarty’s fourth attempt being her best of the day as she posted 49.46m, attempt five registered 48.49m. Ciara Sheehy of Emerald took silver with a best of 41.94m and Casey Mulvey (Inny Vale) took bronze with a best of 41.17m. Kim O’Hare took senior bronze and U23 gold in the triple…

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National Masters And Junior T&F Notice

Those wishing to compete in either the national junior or masters track and field championships please see notice from Athletics Ireland. National Junior Championships (Including U23 walks and men U23 weight for distance) These championships are currently scheduled for the 5th of September but there are strict government guidelines still to be adhered to. In order to facilitate the hosting of these championships and the format they will take, entries…

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