While some fine early season sprinting and a number of exciting finishes were the highlights of the Leevale Track & Field meeting at Cork IT on Saturday, the big upset of the day came in the women’s 1500m, where European Junior silver medallist Ciara Mageean had to settle for second behind Orla Drumm.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
PAUL HESSION will open what he has described as his “big year” in an unusual setting for a sprinter when he lines up for the 100m at the Great City Games on a specially laid track on the streets of Manchester’s Deansgate on Sunday week.
Thu, 06 May, 2010
MARTIN FAGAN was rewarded for Friday’s performance in Dubai where he achieved the qualifying standard for the Olympic marathon when the Olympic Council of Ireland launched its Beijing Bursary programme — awarding a grant of €10,000 to the 24-year-old Mullingar Harrier.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2008
MARK CARROLL has confirmed his participation in the men’s 3,000m at the BUPA Cork City Sports on July 2 while his fiancée, Amy Rudolph, after a sensational 10,000m debut, drops back in distance to oppose double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes in the women’s 1,500m.
Fri, 13 May, 2005
ROBERT CONNOLLY is set to join Alasdair Cragg in the short course race at the world cross-country championships in Brussels in two weeks and his Dundrum South Dublin clubmate, Maria McCambridge, will be entered as an individual in the women’s short course event.
Tue, 09 Mar, 2004