Track & Field

Flashback Friday: Irish National Seniors 2000

Highlights from Irish National Seniors 2000 provide us with our Flashback Friday this week. A short piece from RTE news recapping the meet shows us great performances from our team pre Sydney Olympics. The Irish team was in fantastic shape and there was an unprecedented level of quality across the spectrum of events.

At the the 2000 Nationals we had the likes of Sonia O Sullivan, Mark Carroll (7.30 for 3000m) James Nolan,David Matthews (Both 800m) Peter Coghlon in the 110m ( 9th in Seville World Championships the year before), Tom McGuirk (former Irish record holder for the 400mh) the great Javelin thrower Terry McHugh, Breda Dennehy-Willis (15:12 for 5k), Susan Smith-Walsh (1997 World Finalist and 54.31 for 400mh)

A snapshot of the results of the events featured in the news piece can be found below. Check out the full results here

Womens 800m

1

O’Sullivan, Sonia Ballymore Cobh A.C.

2.04.71

2

Byrne, Aoife Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

2.06.07

3

Davoren, Freda U.C.C. A.C.

2.07.09

4

Fleming, Deirdre Dublin City Harriers A.C.

2.08.44

5

Prendiville, Maura Riocht A.C.

2.09.40

6

Mc Niece, Kelly Lisburn A.C.

2.09.59

7

Quinn, Roisin Waterford A.C.

2.10.52

8

Mc Carthy, Aoife St. Peter’S A.C.

2.24.08

Womens 1500m

Women’s 1500 m

Place Name Club

Final

1

O’Sullivan, Sonia Ballymore Cobh A.C.

4.09.37

2

Nolan, Geraldine Kilkenny City Harriers A.C.

4.15.57

3

Fitzgerald, Elaine Waterford A.C.

4.16.58

4

Lynch, Maria Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

4.17.68

5

Ryan, Rosemary Bilboa A.C.

4.19.44

6

Beirne, Niamh Lucan Harriers A.C.

4.22.27

7

Byrne, Deirdre Fr. Murphy A.C.

4.27.95

8

Mc Granaghan, Catriona Finn Valley A.C.

4.30.28

9

Larkin, Ann Marie U.C.D. A.C.

4.40.37

Hendricken, Geraldine St. L. O’Toole A.C.

DNS

Mens 800m

1

Nolan, James U.C.D. A.C.

1.50.04

1.46.83

2

Caulfield, Daniel Dublin City Harriers A.C.

1.50.62

1.47.79

3

Matthews, David U.C.D. A.C.

1.50.33

1.47.87

4

Dinneen, Darran Leevale A.C.

1.51.20

1.47.98

5

O’Shea, Brendan Clonliffe Harriers A.C.

1.50.89

1.48.16

6

Dunne, Niall Crusaders A.C.

1.50.87

1.48.19

7

Lilley, Tony Togher A.C.

1.51.21

1.49.73

8

Rogers, John Annadale Striders A.C.

1.50.90

1.50.17

9

Kelly, David Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

1.51.40

1.51.80

10

Campbell, David Maynooth A.C.

1.51.55

1.52.07

Womens 5000m

Women’s 5000 m

Place Name Club

Final

1

Dennehy-Willis, Breda Bandon A.C.

15.25.32

2

English, Una Dublin City Harriers A.C.

15.26.69

3

Mc Cambridge, Maria Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

15.45.93

4

Keenan-Buckley, Anne North Laois A.C.

15.55.81

5

Vaughan, Valerie Blarney/Inniscara A.C.

16.04.19

6

Cavanagh, Louise U.C.C. A.C.

16.32.92

7

Donohoe, Mary Clonliffe Harriers A.C.

16.36.13

8

Curley, Pauline Tullamore Harriers A.C.

16.40.92

9

Kealy, Annette Raheny Shamrock A.C.

16.44.19

10

Lennon, Anne Mayo A.C.

16.46.82

11

Rodgers – Dixon, Polly Dublin City Harriers A.C.

17.17.75

12

Mc Carthy, Ciara Sportsworld A.C.

17.43.39

13

O’Riordan, Colette West Muskerry A.C.

18.13.56

14

Mc Gann, Fiona Civil Service A.C.

18.15.82

15

Caul, Elaine Civil Service A.C.

18.24.39

16

Hassan, Laura Ballymena & Antrim A.C.

18.29.12

Hanley, Amanda Roscommon A.C.

DNS

Quinn, Clare Cuchulainn A.C.

DNF

Women’s 100 m Hurdles

Wind : +0.8
Place Name Club

Final

1

Smith-Walsh, Susan Waterford A.C.

13.49

2

O’Rourke, Derval Leevale A.C.

13.84

3

Gahan, Deirdre Dublin City Harriers A.C.

15.33

4

Donoghue, Orna Carrick-On-Suir A.C.

15.64

Beck, Alison Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

DISQ

Women’s 400 m Hurdles

Place Name Club

Final

1

Smith-Walsh, Susan Waterford A.C.

56.23

2

Carey, Michelle West Dublin A.C.

61.07

3

Kavanagh, Fiona St. L. O’Toole A.C.

64.24

4

Mitchell, Kerry Lisburn A.C.

65.81

5

O’Rourke, Niamh Navan A.C.

66.26

6

O’Connor, Lesley Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

66.40

7

Cantwell, Lynn Fingallians A.C.

67.41

8

Turley, Gemma Lagan Valley A.C.

70.05

Women’s 100 m

Wind : -0.2
Place Name Club

Final

1

Reilly, Sarah Birchfield Harriers

11.64

2

Maher, Emily Kilkenny City Harriers A.C.

11.77

3

O’Callaghan, Leanne Wycombe Phoenix Harriers

12.07

4

O’Brien, Shauna Carrick-On-Suir A.C.

12.33

5

Boyle, Anna Ballymena & Antrim A.C.

12.47

6

Smith, Marisa Clonliffe Harriers A.C.

12.49

7

O’Friel, Fiona West Dublin A.C.

12.55

8

Kelly, Sharon Leevale A.C.

12.90

9

Mc Sweeney, Ailis Leevale A.C.

12.94

10

Kelly, Avril Leevale A.C.

13.56

Men’s 5000 m

Place Name Club

Final

1

Carroll, Mark Leevale A.C.

13.55.76

2

Mc Allister, Joseph St. Malachy’s A.C.

14.26.41

3

Lombard, Cathal Leevale A.C.

14.27.35

4

Ryan, Jerry Galway City Harriers A.C.

14.29.91

5

De Burca, Colm Metro/St. Brigid’s A.C.

14.45.02

6

Egan, Barry Clonmel A.C.

15.01.01

7

Thornton, Gary Galway City Harriers A.C.

15.02.94

8

Mc Kinney, Pauric Civil Service A.C.

15.04.31

9

Coyne, Colin Clonliffe Harriers A.C.

15.10.10

10

Mc Grath, Gerry Dundrum South Dublin A.C.

15.15.22

11

Rothwell, James Dunleer A.C.

15.45.84

12

O’Tuama, Cillian Leevale A.C.

16.20.34

13

Dunne, Kerill Tallaght A.C.

16.51.51

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Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan is an athlete, coach, athletics fan and, most importantly, was once named Bandon AFC's under-12 Player of the Year. He was once a promising athlete but is now a promising coach, teacher and part-time athletics writer/broadcaster. While an 800m runner himself, Ronan has coached everything from pole vault to 10km with varying levels of bluffing. He has regularly been threatening to do something for years but is yet to deliver. He is regarded as our expert on the American running scene, though has yet, to prove his knowledge in this realm.

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