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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16 Mar 2015

Coe calls for independent testing; dodgy deals in Kenya – JTG 5-A-Day

Coe underlines need for IAAF to introduce independent drug-testing Sebastian Coe has emphasised the need for the IAAF to introduce its own independent drug-testing unit to avoid the potential for conflicts of interest. Coe is running for presidency of the IAAF. Read the full story here Junior interview Healy jumps

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Sam Healy. Picture via Leevale
14 Mar 2015

Junior Interview: Healy jumps and hurdles into the record books

By Jack Corbett For the fourth instalment in our junior interview series we caught up with promising Leevale athlete Sam Healy. The Cork junior is building towards the European Junior Championships in July off the back of an outstanding indoor campaign which saw him eclipse world finalist and Irish senior

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Jenna Bromell on her way to the junior 400m title. Photo credit: Kieran Carlin, Finn Valley A.C.
27 Jan 2015

New kids on the block; the stars who lit up Athlone

The GloHealth Junior and Under-23 championships last Sunday (25th) served up an array of stellar performances from the best of Ireland’s young athletes. In what was planned to be a short piece about the highlights of the day, we were reminded of just how much quality was on show. While

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10 Jul 2014

GloHealth Irish Junior and U23 Championships highlights

There was a series of top performances at the GloHealth Irish Junior and U23 National Championships last weekend and below is a highlights real from Athletics Ireland’s Youtube channel including our own commentary from the event. Highlights include: Sam Healy and Matthew Behan in the men’s 110m hurdles Siofra Cleirigh

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