Athletics

Sarah Lavin falls short of medal in finals after recording PB in Athletics Championship semi-final

By Jack Neville / August 22, 2022 /

Limerick’s Sarah Lavin finished in fifth at the finals of the 100mH at the European Athletics Championships in Munich on Sunday evening.

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Sarah Lavin bids for honours at European Athletics Championships on Saturday

By Jack Neville / August 19, 2022 /

The Emerald AC athlete will be in action in the 100mH heats which begin at 8.43pm (7.43pm Irish time) on Saturday evening.

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Sarah Lavin continues blistering form to take Gold in Germany

By Jack Neville / May 26, 2022 /

Limerick hurdler Sarah Lavin put in a dazzling performance at the Anhalt meeting in Germany to claim Gold for Ireland.

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“I’m just grateful the way in played out” | World Indoor Finalist Sarah Lavin on recent success

By Christian Conroy / March 22, 2022 /

Limerick’s Sarah Lavin recently placed 7th at the finals of the World Indoor Championships for Athletics over the weekend, breaking her PB in the process.

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Limerick’s Sarah Lavin reached World Indoor Championship final after record setting weekend

By Christian Conroy / March 21, 2022 /

It was a memorable weekend for Limerick’s Sarah Lavin as she finished seventh at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade with a number of personal bests.

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Council To Commence Work On World Class Athletics Hub In Newcastlewest

By Raffaele Rocca / December 17, 2021 /

Limerick City and County Council has appointed contractors Sole Sports & Leisure Limited to begin construction of a new Regional Athletics Hub in Newcastle West in the coming weeks. The new Regional Athletics Hub…

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STREAM | Launch of Ronnie Long’s autobiography “The Long Road” to be live streamed on Friday evening

By Benjamin Geary / November 4, 2021 /

The autobiography of Limerick sporting legend Ronnie Long will be streamed by Sporting Limerick on Friday November 5th at 7pm. Friday November 5th will see the launch of The Long…

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University of Arkansas unveil new Frank O’Mara Track and Field High Performance Centre

By Benjamin Geary / September 16, 2021 /

The division 1 college named their new high performance centre after three-time olympian and alumni Frank O’Mara, who originally hails from Limerick city. The University of Arkansas is known partly…

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Limerick’s Sarah Lavin kicks off her Olympic campaign on busy Saturday for Team Ireland

By Joe Saunders / July 30, 2021 /

There’s plenty of Irish action at the Tokyo Olympics over the next 24 hours with Limerick’s Sarah Lavin kicking off her campaign in the 100m Hurdles. As the track and…

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WATCH: Carolyn Hayes’ ‘dream come true’ after representing Ireland at the Olympics with courageous triathlon display

By Joe Saunders / July 27, 2021 /

Limerick triathlete Carolyn Hayes has said that representing Ireland at the Olympics is a ‘dream come true’. The 33-year-old Newcastle West woman performed valiantly into the early hours of the…

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