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Piercey runs 3.45 plus more

Eoin Pierce ran a 1500 season’s best in Battersea last night, a very impressive 3.45.87. This is the 3rd fastest Irish performance of the outdoor season, Eoin replacing his own 3.46.1 from September 10th in Aldershot.

Also in England last night Jayme Rossiter ran 8.24.32 in the 3000 B at the Trafford BMC Meet.

Friday night lights

Track action tonight! Jonny Whan won the Northern Irish Championships over 1500 tonight at the Mary Peters Stadium in 3.49.64.

At Morton Stadium the Morton Live track meet took place where Greta Streimikyte won the women’s 800B in 2.19.54. In the men’s 800 B Jafar Sekur was 3rd (2.00.63) with Shaun Conaghan 6th (2.02.57). Pascal Touche was 3rd in the 100 in 11.57.

“The Corner Boys”: Jafar and Shaun

Jayme wins BMC 3000 Steeple

Jayme Rossiter, who due to travel restrictions could not be in Morton Stadium today to defend his National 3000 SC title, won the 3000SC at last night’s British Milers Club Meet in Lee Valley in 9.10.70. During the week, the 25th he ran 3.55.53 at the BMC Trafford Meet. Also in Lee Valley last night Eoin Pierce was 7th in the A 1500 (3.51.42).

Another PB for Whan

Jonny Whan recorded yet another PB at the Mary Peters track in Belfast tonight, this time over 800. A massive 1.5246, making it big pb’s in recent weeks over 800, 1500 and 3000. At the same meet John Fagan had a fine run over the 400H 2nd in 53.30.

Eoin Pierce wins in Belgrave Harriers Meet

Eoin Pierce had a winning start to his season winning the 3000 at the Belgrave Harriers Meet in the UK yesterday in 8.14.47. At that same meet former Clonliffe ladies captain ran an impressive 10.49.13. Also last night Eoin Taggart recorded a time of 15.10.77 over 5000 at the Dublin Graded Meet in Tallaght.

Eoin Pierce winning Belgrave Harriers 3000 last night

Good performances from field eventers at Festival

At Morton Stadium in brilliant weather yesterday several of the club’s athletes took part in the Athletics Ireland Field Events Festival. There was a club record equalling by Shannon Sheehy in the high jump of 1.70m (Shannon had already set this in the first graded meet in Santry a few weeks back) There were wins for Stephen Rice in the javelin with a best throw of 68.44 and Eoin Sheridan with a 51.71 winning throw in the discus. The extraordinary Frances Mansfield took was 12th in the senior discus (13.00) and 9th in the hammer (2kg) with 19.00, as there was no masters categories.

Niall Counihan was 2nd in the triple jump (12.49) and Shannon Sheehy 3rd in a quality High Jump as above. Rolus Olusa was 4th in the pole vault (4.20) and young Nicole Lapiy, who is a U/18 athlete, was 6th overall in the women’s pole vault (2.50)

Weekend action

The story so far: Friday at the Le Cheile Meet in Kildare, just as lockdown measures are unfortunately reintroduced there, Mark McDonald was 7th in the A 800 in 1.58.92. Dave Comiskey ran 2.30.78 in his 800. Clonliffe Harriers thoughts and support goes to our friends in the athletics community in counties Kildare, Laois and Offaly during these exceptionally difficult times.

Whan gets another big PB

Jonny Whan continued gathering new PB’s tonight at the Mary Peters Track in Belfast as he ran a huge 1500 PB of 3.46.22 in winning the A race.

Meanwhile at last night’s Graded Meet in Tallaght Jenny Johnson also recorded a new 800 PB of 2.24.00. Naoise Cullen ran 2.37.90.

Finally all Clonliffe athletes looking to compete in the National Seniors/U/23s entry closes this weekend so enter now.

Whan PB’s in Belfast

Jonny Whan, after his recent transfer to Clonliffe, continues to impress. After a fine 4.13 mile at the Moyne AC meet over the weekend he ran an excellent 3000 pb of 8.17.95 in the Lagan Valley Meet at the Mary Peter’s Track in Belfast last night to place 3rd.

400 PB for comeback man John Fagan

Clonliffe 400 hurdler John Fagan is back! After an 8 year hiatus John is back training well and has rejoined the club. Today he ran his first race in 8 years the 400 flat at the Moyne AC Summer Games, Co. Tip., the result a 3rd place finish in a new 400 PB of 50.23. Also at the same meet Jonny Whan took the B mile in 4.15.

John Fagan is back!

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