Murphy, Gregan, Barr and English after thier record run in Beijing. Image: Cathal Dennehy
12 Oct 2015

Barr and English the leading lights in memorable year for IUAA

As the new intervarsity season prepares to get under way, it seems as good a time as any to reflect on what a memorable 2015 it was,  a year when two of our leading lights, Thomas Barr and Mark English, took home medals from international competitions. English, a medical student at

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Everard in the 800m heats. Picture by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile courtesy of Athletics Ireland
26 Aug 2015

Everard and Reynolds don’t progress in Beijing

Ciara Everard and Ben Reynolds found the going tough as they were knocked out of their respective heats in the 800m and 110m Hurdles on day 5 of the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Ciara Everard (UCD) went in heat 4 of the women’s 800m and felt she got

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12 Aug 2015

Four Athletes Added To Irish World Championships Team

Irish team boosted with addition of four athletes for the World Track and Field Championships The Irish team has been boosted with the addition of four athletes for the World Track and Field Championships in Beijing on the 22nd-30th of August who have been invited under the new IAAF quota

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04 Aug 2015

Thomas Barr Bidding For 5th Title At GloHealth National Champs

Thomas Barr is bidding for his 5th 400m hurdles title at the GloHealth National Track and Field Championships this weekend (August 8/9) at Morton Stadium as he primes for the World Track and Field Championships later this month. “It’s the one time of the year where all of Ireland’s best,

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Thomas Barr qualifies for Final as fastest Qualifer
09 Jul 2015

Barr Qualifies, Sonia Smashes, Yego wants Gold: Your JTG 5 A DAY

Throwback Thursday Sonia Smashes World Record In 1994 Sonia was in sparkling form, utterly dominating the international distance running circuit. She set the fastest time of the year in four events, the 1500 m, 1 mile, 2000 m and 3000 m, and the second fastest time in the 5000 m.

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09 Jul 2015

Barr and Everard Secure Final Spots at World University Games

It was good news for the Irish in action today(Thursday) at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea as both Thomas Barr and Ciara Everard made it through their second-round races to reach the 400m hurdles and 800m finals respectively. Both finals takes place tomorrow (Friday) and will be

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23 Jun 2015

The race is on: Irish 800m runners and the two-minute barrier

The race is on: Irish 800m runners and the two-minute barrier There is only one time that matters in the women’s 800m, and that is 1:59.99. More challenging than the 4 minute mile for men, the two-minute barrier is what every female half miler worth her salt aims to break.

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Even Mark English has toed the line at a Graded Meeting
25 May 2015

English Marks Beijing Card; Dafne Destroys Dutch Record; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. English Hits Beijing Mark Mark English finished 5th in the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday running a time of 1:45.83 to secure qualification for the World Championships in Beijing later this summer. Laura Crowe (1000m) and Ciaran O Lionaird (1500m) were also in action at the same meet.

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13 Mar 2015

PODCAST PART ONE: ENGLISH UPGRADES TO SILVER

Our usual podcast seemed a tad long so we took it upon ourselves to divide it in two. Part One deals with the European Championships and has interviews with Mark English and Ciara Everard. For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze

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11 Mar 2015

Podcast: English upgrades to Silver; Students Shine at School’s Cross

For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze to man of silver. The UCD student was delighted to land silver in 1:47.20 in a high quality race won by Poland’s Marcin Lewandowski in 1:46.67 and we hear is reaction to the race.

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