Raheny Ready For Morton Games Invasion

International athletics comes to Dublin on Wednesday evening with the Morton Games taking place in Santry’s Morton Stadium. A whole host of international athletes have arrived in Dublin to take part in the meet hosted by Clonliffe Harriers which is now part of the European Athletics Area series. Kieran Kelly will attempt to become the first Raheny Shamrock athlete ever to break the magical four minute mile barrier. The famous…

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Clohisey Speeds Through Roscommon

Mick Clohisey continued his preparations for the World Championship Marathon with a fast victory in the Roscommon 10 mile on Saturday. Clohisey sped away from training partner Sean Hehir to take victory in 48 minutes 47 seconds for the fastest 10 mile victory on Irish soil this year. The margin of victory was a full 66 seconds between Clohisey and Hehir with Dunboyne’s Peter Samba third nearly five minutes behind…

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Flood and Maher Throw The Medals

Two Silver and a bronze was the medal count from Tullamore on day two of the National Juvenile Championships. There were medals on the double in the under 16 hammer with Hugh Flood and Sean Maher landing silver and bronze. Na Fianna’s Robert Higgins lifted gold with a best of 57.55 metres with Flood taking silver with his second throw of the day being 52.72 metres. Maher won the bronze…

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Silver and Bronze for McGoldrick and O’Flynn

There were medals on the double on day one of the National Juvenile championships in Tullamore with silver and bronze claimed in the women’s under 19 championship. Susie O’Flynn and Aoibhinn McGoldrick walked away with national medals In a tight finishing final few meters. The race was won out by West Muskerry’s Stephanie Cotter in two minutes 16.26 seconds with Aoibhinn McGoldrick taking silver in two minutes 18.86 seconds. Susie…

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