26 Apr 2014

The fighting Irish set for world relay in Penn

Ireland’s men are competing again in the distance medley relay (1200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m) today at the Penn Relays in a match billed as the “USA vs. the World Men Distance Medley.” You can watch the action on www.flotrack.org. Here is a brief introduction and lowdown on the Irish team.

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25 Mar 2014

No half measures for the superstar kids

We relive the glory of the Woodie’s DIY National Juvenile Indoor Championships where several new stars emerged and championships best performances to beat the band. We pick a few of the next generation who caught our eye. We also look at the top performances Irish schools team in Bolton. Jerry

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Andrew Coscoran
09 Mar 2014


Here’s one from the archives from September when Cormac Costello wrote a piece on Andrew Coscoran who won the senior boys 6,500m race at the Aviva All Ireland Schools Cross Country championships in CIT on Saturday. He won an exciting duel with St Mary’s, Drogheda class mate Aaron Hanlon. Andrew

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06 Mar 2014

The inside line on Team Ireland from espressos to tin whistles

by Feidhlim Kelly Jumping the Gun caught up with the Irish team for the world indoors to find out more about them and to see what makes them tick from pre-race music and meals to their skills on musical instruments. They are listed in order of competition. Enjoy.  David McCarthy

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Thomas Barr winning the 2013 Irish 400m hurdles title
16 Dec 2013

No holds Barred

Find out everything you need to know about Ireland’s current number one 400m hurdler, Thomas Barr, in this information packed interview that includes his training schedules, how he rates his summer, the future and racing over 600m against the top 400m and 800m men to separate “the men from the

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Sligo A.C.
04 Dec 2013

Sligo AC’s champion workout

We have a session this week from Sligo AC which sees a combination of  athletes all training together from a 3:57 miler to a 12 year old sprinter. This format  creates the atmosphere for learning and breeding champions. We hope other clubs and groups can send in their training videos.

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Mary Cain
15 Nov 2013

American wunderkind Cain turns pro and signs with PACE

After a spectacular track season in which she became the youngest athlete to represent Team USA in the World T&F Championships, Mary Cain today announced that she will become a professional athlete.  The American high school star had an exceptional year in 2013 setting three American Junior Records in the

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