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Round up

Even though it was virtually all hands on deck for this week`s Morton Games other activities continued. On Tuesday evening David Brady was 5th in the Bettystown 5 mile in 28.58., Andrew Eustace 35.37, Anne Lyons 40.42. Wednesday saw Sean Doran win the Dublin City Council 5k road race in Irishtown with Tom Sherlock 3rd and Yvonne McDonagh 2nd woman O/45.

At the Graded Meet on Wednesday in Tallaght Snezana Bechtina won the 400 in 58.13. Eoghan Murphy was 2nd in 1500 grade C (4.34.23) and the one and only Frances Mansfield was once again in action 3rd in the !KG discus with a best of 17.37m.

Today Saturday and Brian MacMahon won the Punchestown 5k (17.21)

Also today was a proud day for young Clonliffe and St. Aidans athlete Alex Murray and his family as he ran for the Irish Schools team at the SIAB Schools in Grangemounth, Scotland in the steeple chase. Alex placed 5th and in the process helped the Irish team to a 2nd place finish.


Weekend round up: Road & Track

On the roads: Friday the 15th Sean Doran was 11th at the Braveheart 5k RoadRace in Trim, Co. Meath (17.21). Saturday the 16th Castleknock 5k 3rd Conor Healy 16.19.

Also on Wednesday the 13th Ale Hernandez ran a 2.23.06 800 in Madrid.

On the track today at the Le Cheile IMC meet in Maynooth in very windy conditions Leah Moore was 2nd in the A 200 (25.00) and 3rd in the 100 (12.83). In the men’ s 100 A Leo Morgan was 5th (11.30) and Isreal Ibanu 3rd in the B race (11.83). In The 800 Mark McDonald was 6th in the C race in 2.00.67. In The 800 E race Sean Carrigg was 4th (2.06.95). Cathal Doyle ran 1.59.55 placing 6th in the B race.

The C 1500 featured a great Clonliffe battle with Craig Giles taking the win in 4.08.94, Greg Hossenny 3rd 4.10.50 and Aaron Cullen 5th in 4.16.79. Efrem Gidey was 7th in a very good 3000 field  (8.41.50).

There was a double win for Clonliffe in the 400 as Data Kervick won the A race in 48.48 and Timmy Crowe the C in 51.60.

Weekend round up

Whilst eyes were on Birmingham there was plenty of action on the this weekend. Gary O’Hanlon was 1st in today’s Clougherhead 10k in 31.00 with Sean Doran 4th 34.44.

On the Streets of Edinburgh James Dunne ran the marathon in 3.13.58 and Ollie Power 3.30.45 today.

Yesterday David Brady was 3rd in the Glendalough Half Marathon 1.24.47. Maurice mcCrohan was 2nd in the Sandymount Beach 5k.

Also young Emma Mcdonnell took silver U/16 in Santry at the National Combined Events with Blasé Carroll 4th. In the u/15s Jonas Nyberg was 5th.


Wednesday night action

The mid week athletes action tonight came in the form of Round 3 of the Dublin Graded Meet in Tallaght. In the 1500m grade A Craig Giles clocked 4.06.40 in placing 2nd in grade A. Grade B saw a win for The Harrier of the Year Greg Hossenny in 4.20.05, 7th was Stephen Cashin 4.24.83 and Saun Conaghan 8th in 4.25.45. In the grade C race Niall Sherlock was 3rd (4.46.06) with Brian Kelly running 4.59.85. Tom Sherlock took on the 5000 running a 10 second pb of 16.04 (error in official results!) to take 3rd place.

In Kilcock on the Roads the Le Cheile 5 k took place where Declan Power was 3rd (16.20) and Sean Doran 5th (16.45).

At the BMC meet in Lee Valley Eoin Pierce was 3rd in the Mile in 4.13.77.

Round up: Rice 1st in Wind, Valdas 2nd in Tallaght

At yesterday’s Ton le Goithe “wind sprints” meet yesterday Stephen Rice won the javelin with a best of 64.60 with Alan Gunning 3rd (52.27). Today on the road at the Tallaght 5k Valdas Dopolskas was 2nd in 14.51 behind Hiko Tonosa (DSD) with Colm Rooney 5th 15.18, 14th Alex Gibbons 16.31, Joseph Keane 27th 16.50. Those four combined to take the team win.

Across the water Eoin Pierce put in a 1.55 800. At the BUC Championships Jayme Rossister ran 9.32 in the 3000 sc to safely go through to tomorrow’s final.

Clonliffe one two in BHAA 5k

There was a Clonliffe one two in Mulhuddart, Dublin tonight at the Bristol-Myers Squibb 5k Road Race, in the BHAA series. Sean Doran was the race winner in 16.04 on a suspiciously long 5k after a battle lasting the almost entire last KM of the race with Declan Power who finished 2nd. Also in the field was Maurice McCrohan, however, that`s all the details to hand.

Clonliffe at Malahide 5K

Philip O`Doherty reports: There was a big contingent of Clonliffe runners at the inaugural Malahide Community School Wellbeing 5k yesterday  (Tuesday).  It was a tough course with some large hills to work through.  First Clonliffe finisher was Conor Keane, who worked his way up to second place in a time of 17:52.  Other finishers were:

4 David Brady 18:01, 6 Matt McGuiness 18:30, 7 Shane Casey 18:37, 10 Kevin Dowling 18:46 (1st O/50 male), 11 Philip O’Doherty 19:04 (2nd O/50 male), 15 Murray Ahern 19:19, 19 Maurice McCrohan 19:51, 25 Ciara Peelo 21:04, 28 Aimee Ahern 21:20 (2nd O/40 female), 44 Aine McCann 22:31, 50 Noel Daly 23:00, 83 Caroline Daly 26:35 (2nd O/50 female).

Weekend round up: Clonliffe vests spotted in Lion`s Den! Men win Dunboyne team(updated)

The weekend started on a beautiful Spring Saturday morning in St. Anne`s Park Raheny as the Clonliffe Junior women ventured into the Lion`s Den for a 9.30am Park Run. The girls all put in very good runs with several of the group well up on times posted in previous outings here. Ale Hernandez had a superb run to place 2nd woman and 11th overall in 19.24, the best part of a minute faster than she ran here last October. A PB also by Sarah Bateson 3rd woman in 20.06, 4th woman was Aiofe Hession 20.32, some 90 seconds faster than she last ran here, with Abbie Sheehy also running a big pb 5th women in 20.32. Next in was Alana Fitzsimons (21.10), Tess Loftus (22.24), Aimee Warren (22.42), Ella Cooley (23.50) and Cara Curran Beggs (24.46). Excellent stuff and also a great advertisement for the club with all 9 fully kitted out in their club vests!

Sunday the 25th saw some good performances from the middle/long distance group at the Dunboyne 4 Mile. Cathal Doyle was 8th (19.12), Adam O`Brien 11th (19.57), Ian Guiden 12th (20.00) and Sean Doran 18th (20.46). The lads took the team win with Adam also 1st junior man.

Other Clonliffe in Dunboyne: Dave Brady 22.29, Anthony Doran 23.59, Richard Mannion 24.48, Elaine McLoughlin 26.56, Ollie Power 27.17, Sharon Lawlor 28.13.

Rooney & Doyle sub 15 in Armagh

Colm Rooney had a very good run in tonight`s big road race, the Brooks Armagh International 5k recording a time of 14.37, to finish in 51st place. Cathal Doyle was 87th in 14.56 as some 91 went sub 15.

Flynner gets Ireland`s call!

David Flynn has been named on the Irish team for the Armagh International 5k Road Race on February 15th. The Irish team in addition to Flynner includes John Travers (Donore) Hugh Armstrong (Ballina) and Matt Bergin (DSD).

Clonliffe will also have a club team competing at the race.


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