Denise Byrne takes National Junior Javelin title

Jul 8, 2007 [Noel Guiden] With a best throw of 37.55m Denise Byrne won gold in the women`s Javelin for Clonliffe in the National Junior track and field Championships in Tullamore today. Ian Rogers took silver in the Pole Vault with 3.80m and Ciara Mc Callion bronze in the 400m (58.89).

The U/23 Nationals were also held today in Tullamore where Danny Kavanagh was 3rd in the 100m (11.15), John Laffey, currently making waves in the 400, was 5th in that race (11.34) and then placed 3rd in the 200m (22.44).

There were also bronze medals in the 800m from Conor Healy (1.56.39), Stephen Harkness placed 8th in that race with 2.01.24, and Bronze from Eamonn Byrne in the Discus 36.98m and Eamonn then went one better with silver in the Hammer (46.17). Michael MacDiarmada ran 15.27.11 when placing 5th in the 5,000m