Bittersweet: The Irish junior women's relay squad of Roisin Harrison, Sharlene Mawdsley, Ciara Neville, Phoebe Murphy and Gina Akpe-Moses just missed out on bronze
19 Jul 2015

Close but no cigar for Irish at European Juniors

It was an agonising tale of two fourth place finishes for Ireland at the European Junior Athletics Championships in Eskilstuna, Sweden over the weekend. Kevin Mulcaire (Ennis Track) just missed out on a bronze medal finishing fourth in the 5,000m in 14:39.14 on Saturday evening. Jack O’Leary (Mullingar Harriers) was

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Hitting the high note: Sam Healy finished 5th in the long jump with 7.44m. Image: Liam Behan
17 Jul 2015

Healy leaps to 5th in Europe

Leevale’s Sam Healy produced a fine last ditch 7.44m leap to finish fifth in the long jump final at the European Junior Athletics Championships in Eskilstuna, Sweden. “The nerves really got the better of me today in my first major,” said Healy afterwards. However, he still produced it when it

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Final place: Sam Healy goes in this evening's final at 17:15 Irish time
17 Jul 2015

Healy looks for final leap

Sam Healy headlined an excellent first day for the Irish team at the 23rd European Junior Athletics Championships by qualifying fourth overall into today’s long jump final at 17:15 (Irish time) with a best of 7.38m. The young Leevale star was understandably delighted with his performance. “I’m absolutely delighted,” said

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Set for Sweden: The Irish junior team
16 Jul 2015

Neville kicks off Irish challenge

Emerald’s Ciara Neville will be the first onto the track for the Irish at the 23rd European Junior Athletics Championships in Eskilstuna, Sweden this morning. The 15-year-old Ciara Neville has been generating the headlines this year and the first task for the Emerald youngster will be to qualify from heat

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