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Grace McKenzie Takes Southland Conference Gold

Belgooly AC's Grace McKenzie Now No. 3 on Irish National Pentathlon Standings

Southland Conference Track and Field Championships

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

May 4th - 6th 2018


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Grace McKenzie competing in Birmingham, Alabama - Photo: McNeese State University


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Belgooly athlete, Grace McKenzie, currently on scholarship at McNeese State University in the U.S.A., has again smashed her own McNeece State record, with a combined points total of 5,619 points.  In the process, Grace also set a new Conference record, and becomes just the second McNeese Cowgirl to win Gold in the Heptathlon, along with Mariah Georgtown (2012). Grace's score of 5,619 is the second highest total in Conference history.  Grace also ran in the 400mH, where she placed fourth, in a time of 1:00.32 and a new PB for the event. She also ran the first leg of McNeese's 4x400m relay.


Grace McKenzie's McNeese State Record


Grace McKenzie's Southland Performances

Event Performance
100m Hurdles 13.88 secs
High Jump 1.73m
Shot Put 11.29m
200m 24.71 sec
Long Jump 5.72m
Javelin 32.19m
800m 2:12:96
Total  5,619



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EYOF Qualification Attempt - Brian Lynch, Old Abbey

Somerset, UK

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Brian Lynch, Old Abbey AC - Photo: Sam Barnes / Sportsfile


On April 28th & 29th, Brian Lynch (U18), Old Abbey AC, attempted to make the European Youth qualification mark, at a decathlon event, in Somerset, UK. Brian surpassed the European Qualification standard of 6100 points, but fell short of the Irish requirement of 6400 points. Notwithstanding this, Brian is currently ranked 9th in the world on the IAAF Ranking Tables


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Brian Lynch's IAAF Standing

Fearghal Curtin - Big South Championship

High Point University- High Point, North Carolina, USA

Friday May 11th 2018



Big South Results


Last night, Youghal AC's Fearghal Curtin ran another 1500m PB at the Big South Meet in High Point, North Carolina. Fearghal placed third, after a sprint finish, behind two of the host University's athletes, in a time of 3:47.37. Approx. one hour later, Fearghal was off again, in the 5,000m, placing fourth this time, in 14:34.66


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1500m Results

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5,000m Results

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