Stephen Bateson Reports: There was less Clonliffe athletes competing in last nights 5 th Dublin Graded meeting in Tallaght than normal, presumably due to the run-in to this weeks Nationals, however the ever-present Frances Mansfield placed 1 st in the discuss with a throw of 12;4m and Edel Maguire was 3 rd in the 100m C race in a time of 14:91.
In the 800m, the fast-improving Fintan Kerins went sub 2:00 for the first time, in a time of 1:58.19
the A race. And in the 5000m combined race, Mick Fogo’s army made their mark with Lorcan
Benjacar finishing 5 th in 16:06, Oran McGowan was 8 th in 17:36 and Leon Brady was 9 th 17:42.