Phil Healy and Michelle Finn set Records at  IUAA T&F Championships 2016

Extracted results for Cork and Cork based athletes (with apologies for errros/omisions')

Santry Stadium, Dublin, Friday April 15th & Saturday April 16th

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Phil Healy - photo: Athletics Ireland
Michelle Finn - Photo: Athletics Ireland
Phil Healy - UCC and Bandon AC
Michelle Finn - University of Limerick and Leevale AC)
Photos: Athletics Ireland

Phil Healy (UCC/Bandon AC) and Michelle Finn (UL/Leevale AC) set IUAA records as Cork women feature strongly at IUAA T&F Championships


Phil Healy set an IUAA record of 23.93 secs, in  the Women's 200m, while Michelle Finn also set an IUAA record of 9:54.89, in the Women's 3,000m Steeplechase.

Phil didn't have things her own way, as sister Joan beat her into second place in the Women's 100m, winning in 11.64 secs, with Phil in 11.66.  Perversely, Phil's semi-final time equalled Joan's winning time.

Other Cork winners were
Andrea Bickerdyke, CIT, winning the 1500m in 04:43.7, in a CIT record. UCC's 4x400m team of Christine Neville, Orna Murray, Louise Shanahan, Niamh Moore, won in 4:02.90, and Laura McSweeney, UCC, winning the Shot Put in 12.10, West Muskerry AC sisters Grainne and Megan Moynihan, competing for DCU, respectively won the 400m, and Hammer, in 56.61 secs and 48.99m


While there were several Cork successes in the Men's events, there were only two Gold medalists: Blarney-Inniscarra AC's Brandon Arrey led DCU to the 4x400m Title in 3:22.80. David Cussen, UCC/Old Abbey AC, won the High Jump title on countback, with a jump of 2.00m, setting a UCC record.

Cork Medalists


100m1Joan Healy (OYD)UCC11.64 
100m2Phil HealyUCC11.66 
200m1Phil HealyUCC23.93IUAA
400m1Grainne MoynihanDCU56.61 
400m3Christine NevilleUCC60.21 
400m Hurdles2Jessica NevilleCIT63.66CIT
800m2Louise ShanahanUCC02:19.2 
1500m1Andrea BickerdikeCIT04:43.7CIT
3000m Steeplechase1Michelle FinnUL09:54.9IUAA
3000m Steeplechase2Jessica CoyneUCC11:09.6 
4x100m Relay2Shona LoweUCCNT 
4x100m Relay2Margaret CaldbeckUCCNT 
4x100m Relay2Christine NevilleUCCNT 
4x100m Relay2Joan Healy (OYD)UCCNT 
4x400m Relay1Christine NevilleUCC04:02.9 
4x400m Relay1Orna MurrayUCC04:02.9 
4x400m Relay1Louise ShanahanUCC04:02.9 
4x400m Relay1Niamh MooreUCC04:02.9 
4x400m Relay2Sinead GaffneyUL04:03.3 
4x400m Relay2Jenna BromellUL04:03.3 
4x400m Relay2Katherine O'KeefeUL04:03.3 
4x400m Relay2Michelle FinnUL04:03.3 
4x400m Relay3Jessica NevilleCIT04:03.7CIT
4x400m Relay3Rachael O'SheaCIT04:03.7CIT
4x400m Relay3Jayne PennefatherCIT04:03.7CIT
4x400m Relay3Andrea BickerdikeCIT04:03.7CIT
Javelin2Patricia CurtinWIT34.99 
Javelin3Denise ByrneCIT34.31 
Shot Putt1Laura McSweeneyUCC12.1 
Hammer1Megan Moynihan (OYD)DCU48.99

Men's Medalists

Event Place Athlete College Mark/Time Record
400m 3 Brandon Arrey DCU 48.48  
3000m Walk 2 Ruairi O'Cinneide UCC 20:30.7  
35lb Weight for Distance 2 Michael Kenny UCC 8.48  
4x400m Relay 1 Brandon Arrey DCU 03:22.8  
4x400m Relay 1 Paul Murphy DCU 03:22.8  
4x400m Relay 1 Eoghan Buggy DCU 03:22.8  
4x400m Relay 1 Michael Quilligan DCU 03:22.8  
Discus 3 Michael Kenny UCC 33.9  
High Jump 1 David Cussen UCC 2.00 UCC
Javelin 3 Bobby Smith UCC 47.32  
Long Jump 3 David Cussen UCC 6.7  
Pole Vault 3 Thomas Houlihan CIT 4.2