Track & Field

GloHealth Irish Junior and U23 Championships highlights

There was a series of top performances at the GloHealth Irish Junior and U23 National Championships last weekend and below is a highlights real from Athletics Ireland’s Youtube channel including our own commentary from the event.

Highlights include:

  • Sam Healy and Matthew Behan in the men’s 110m hurdles
  • Siofra Cleirigh Buttner in the junior women’s 800m with qualification for Oregon on the line
  • Clionadh Manning winning the junior women’s 200m and running a qualifying time to earn selection in a last chance opportunity
  • Phil Healy dominated the U23 women’s 100m and 200m
  • David Cussen soaring over the bar in the junior men’s high jump

Don’t miss our podcast with Mark English who has been in great form of late winning over 400m in Belfast in 46.52 and following it up to win the 800m in Lignano. He will take on Paul Robinson in the Morton Games over 800m tomorrow and then head to his hometown in Letterkenny to run the 400m on Sunday in their international meeting.

Mark English after Morton Games 800m victory
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