Men retain the National League title!

The Clonliffe Harriers men’s team have successfully defended the national league title. After a long battling day in Tullamore the men once again topped the charts in the premier division to continue the almost decade long dominance of the track and field team competition.

The win today was built on a total of 7 wins from Simon Galligan’s in the Hummer in the first event to Ian Guiden’s in the 5000 in the second last event. In-between maximum points were gathered by Greg Hosseny in the race walk Niall Counihan in the triple jump, Stephan Rice in the javelin, Jayme Rossiter 3000 sc and the 4 x 100 relay¬† team of Eamonn Fahey, Isreal Ibanu, Keith Marks and Keith Pike.High scores were chipped in during the course of the day by Keith Marks in the high jump and long jump, placing second in both, Timmy Crowe 3rd in the 110 H and 400H,¬† Luke Mangan 2nd 56 lb and 3rd in the shot, 3rd place finishes also from Thomas Pitkin in the 400 and Colm Rooney in the 1500.


Hammer, 1 Simon Galligan 58.87

56lb 2 Luke Mangan 6.82

Discus, 4 Matt Jarvis 32.35

Shot 3 Luke Mangan 12.63

Javelin 1 Stephen Rice 59.08

High jump 2 Keith Marks 1.90

Long jump 2 Keith Marks 7.06

Triple jump 1 Niall Counihan 13.70

Race walk 1 Greg Hossenny 16.13.43

100 4 Keith Pike 11.07

200 5 Eamonn Fahey 22.57

400 3 Thomas Pitkin 48.56

800 4 Cathal Doyle 1.55.21

1500 3 Colm Rooney 3.59.04

5000 1 Ian Guiden 14.59.08

110h 3 Timmy Crowe 17.07

400h 3 Timmy Crowe 56.52

3000 sc 1 Jayme Rossiter 9.08.70

4 x 100 1st 42.29

4 x 400 4th 3.29.09

Well done to Captain Joe Cooper, the Vice Captains, all the athletes, including those who competed in the earlier rounds, and the reserves today Manny Okeye, Sean Carrigg and Aaron Cullen.