Athletics

An Brú athletics notes

By Raffaele Rocca / November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

The 39th SSE Airtricity Dublin City Marathon took place last Sunday in perfect running conditions. As always it was a fantastic day with regards to the support, atmosphere and organisation of this event. Congratulation and well done to all An Brú athletes who took on this gruelling 26.2 mile challenge. After months of hard training it…

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An Brú AC Athletics Notes

By Raffaele Rocca / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Juveniles Xcountry Results held in Bilboa AC grounds, Cappamore, Co. Limerick last Saturday 6th of October. Great day in our 1st outing for the Cross Country championships in Bilboa.Out 1st for An Brú was Sophie O’Carroll in U10, Sophie ran fantastic and finished very strong.Next up were U12 girls of Libby Casey, Natasha Smiechowski, Ruby Collins. The…

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WATCH: Ciara Neville part of historic relay silver at World U20 Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / July 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Ciara Neville ran the 3rd of 4 legs of the 4x100m relay final today as Ireland claimed a silver medial at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland on Saturday. Meet your WORLD SILVER MEDALLISTS pic.twitter.com/FIU6g8O1oy— Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) July 14, 2018 The team comprised of Neville, Molly Scott, Gina Akpe Moses and Patience Jumbo Gula…

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WATCH: Ciara Neville’s post race reaction as 200m semi final spot secured

By Jack Neville / July 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Ciara Neville will take her place in the semi finals off the 200m at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland following her fourth place finish in there heat yesterday morning. Neville recorded a time of 24.01 to secure automatic qualification for the semi-finals which will take place the evening at 6pm. Watch below to get…

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WATCH LIVE – Limerick Athlete Ciara Neville in World U20 Championships semi-final action

By Luke Liddy / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Monaleen’s Ciara Neville competes in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m at the World Junior Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland, this Thursday afternoon. Neville, of Emerald AC was qualified on Wednesday morning, finishing second in her heat in 11.54 seconds, her fastest this season and not far off her personal best of 11.52. The former…

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WATCH – Ciara Neville runs season’s best time to progresses to 100m semi-final in Finland

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick athlete Ciara Neville has qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships in Tampere following a second place finish in her heat. The Emerald AC star ran a season’s best time of 11.54 just shy of her PB of 11.52. She finished up behind Great Britain’s Awuah Kristal who PB’d…

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Ciara Neville named on IAAF World U20 Championships team

By Luke Liddy / July 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

A strong Irish team of 18 athletes have been selected for the IAAF World U20 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland (July 10-15). Emerald AC star Ciara Neville returns to the team along with Gina Akpe-Moses (Blackrock-Louth), and Molly Scott (SLOT) along with rising stars Patience Jumbo-Gula (St Gerard’s), Rhasidat Adeleke (Tallaght) and Lauren Roy (City…

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Athletics – Limerick duo impress at Mannheim Gala

By Luke Liddy / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Emerald AC star Ciara Neville and Sophie Meridith, of St Mary’s AC enjoyed a positive weekend in Germany. The two athletes traveled as part of the Irish U20 team to take part in the highly regarded Mannheim Gala. Meredith, still just 16-years old finished in sixth place in the long jump competition with a jump of…

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Excellent weekend for Ciara Neville in Belgium

By Luke Liddy / May 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Emerald AC athlete Ciara Neville was in top form at the at the IFAM meeting in Oordegem, Belgium this weekend. The Castletroy College student ran 11.63 (+0.8) to achieve World Junior A standard in the 100m. While she went even better in the 4x100m relay alongside Gina Akpe-Moses (Blackrock-Louth) Molly Scott (SLOT) and Rhasidat Adeleke (Tallaght) to record a…

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Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O’Hora talks about promoting Athletics participation

By Emma Needham / April 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

Athletics is just one of many sports competing for the interest of young people with GAA, soccer and rugby also amongst the biggest participation sports in the country. Limerick woman Lilly-Ann O’Hora is a Regional Development Officer and tasked with promoting the sport in schools and clubs in the region. Speaking to Sporting Limerick, Lilly-Ann…

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