Cross Country is looming onto the Horizon for Junior Athletes
14 Nov 2014

A Week to Remember: The Road to Maynooth

This week, we had the full team back in the studio to cast our ever-critical, occasionally cynical eyes on a range of subjects, from last weekend’s Remembrance Run, where Brendan O’Neill and Fionnuala Britton took the titles, to the upcoming Intervarsity Road Relay Championships. We preview one of the most

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05 Aug 2014

League finale; Marathon mysteries, as all roads lead to Zurich

This week we recap all the latest action from the GloHealth Irish National League Final, the multi-events and the Commonwealth Games. There was plenty of rain and talking points to work through this week. There was a deluge of rain in Tullamore and Glasgow at various points alongside some excellent

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Kelly Proper
19 Jul 2014

Proper double for Kelly as 1500 set to sizzle

Ferrybank’s Kelly Proper was the star performer on day 1 of the GloHealth National Senior Track and Field championships winning the long jump in 6.27m and the 200m in an impressive 23.23 into a -1.6 headwind. You can watch our video interview below. Eanna Madden got up on the line

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13 Feb 2014

Britton looking forward to Great Ireland Run in European 10k pursuit

Fionnuala Britton is looking forward to racing on home soil and the chance to run with the masses having confirmed her participation in this year’s SPAR Great Ireland Run 10k which will take place on the roads of the Phoenix Park, Dublin on Sunday 6 April. “I’m looking forward to

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12 Jan 2014

Bekele lacks bite as Britton battles in Edinburgh

The Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country delivered its expected host of stars and slick production but what wasn’t expected was Kenenisa Bekele in fifth place in the men’s 4km race nor Fionnuala Britton beating the European champion, France’s Sophie Duarte, yet still finishing second to a rejuvenated Gemma Steel in

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03 Dec 2013

European Cross Preview, Predictions and fun

In our latest podcast, we run the rule over the leading contenders and make our predictions for the Irish athletes at this weekend’s European Cross Country in Belgrade. We also have a competition to win a top signed by Fionnuala Britton. We also answer questions from our listeners, and round

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24 Nov 2013

UCD and DCU share spoils as Britton falters in France

It was a weekend of mixed emotions  in Irish athletics, and Irish sport in general with agonising  defeat in the rugby, with a fantastic University Road Relays in Maynooth punctured by Fionnuala Britton’s  7th place finish at the Cross de L’Acier in Northern France in Sunday. We’ll take a further look at Britton on

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12 Nov 2013

Britton headlines fields for Santry Demesne

Fionnuala Britton will be the headline act at the Woodie’s DIY National Intercounties Cross Country Championships in Santry Demesne this Sunday. With comfortable victories in the Gerry Farnan Festival and the Lotto Cross Cup in Antwerp, Britton is odds on favourite for her third straight win of the season. She

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04 Nov 2013

Jones reflects on Britton’s facile win in Antwerp

Fionnuala Britton ensured her selection for the European Cross Country Championships yesterday with a comfortable victory at the Lotto Cross Cup in Antwerp, Belgium. National endurance coach Chris Jones, and personal coach to Britton, described her run as a “solid performance.” A team of Irish athletes travelled to Antwerp with

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Fionnualla Britton
01 Nov 2013

Britton ready for the ‘pressure’ in Euro Cross build-up

Double European Cross Country Champion Fionnuala Britton hasn’t even considered her rivals to her throne after a five week altitude training stint in Font Romeu as she heads into her first major test of the season at the Lotto Cross Cup in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday.  “To be honest I

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