Simon Galligan 3rd at Spring Throws plus Jill Maloney in USA

At Saturday`s Athletics Ireland Spring Throes Meet held in the Morton Stadium Simon Galligan was 3rd in the hammer with a best throw of 57.57m. The club`s other competitor was Alan Gunning in the Javelin who placed 7th with a best of 42.96m.

In the USA javelin thrower Jill Maloney on Friday was 6th for Maryland at the Virginia Quad Meet in Charlottesville with a best of 33.38m and on Saturday was 2nd in the Lou Onesty/Milton G. Abramson Invitational also in Charlottesville with a 36.36m effort, both competitions held in what was described as “brutal weather”.