Athletics

LISTEN: Ciara Neville looking forward to European Indoors

By Raffaele Rocca / February 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Emerald AC’s Ciara Neville has been selected as part of a 16 member team that will compete at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow on March 1-3. Neville made the European grade courtesy of a second place finished at the women’s 60 metre final at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Athletics Championships in…

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Olympian Thomas Barr helps launch Irish Life Health partnership with Athletics Ireland

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Thomas Barr with UL’s Gary Ryan & Tom Comyns launch Irish Life Health partnership with Athletics Ireland Irish Life Health was announced as an official partner to Athletics Ireland, a sport that develops children’s fundamental movement skills which research has shown contributes significantly to the probability of a long-term active life by up to 20%. …

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Athletics Ireland & Local Athletics Clubs team up to get people moving

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

With the undisputed success of Operation Transformation on National Television, allied with the inspirational Jean Tierney, Athletic Ireland are now offering a programme within in Athletic Clubs in Limerick called Fit4Life. Fit4Life is an Athletics Ireland programme which aims to promote Fitness through walking and running. This initiative provides an opportunity to those who wish…

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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…

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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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