Irish team named for European Athletics Team Championships

Heraklion on the island of Crete stages next weekend’s European Athletics Team Championships First League.

Ireland were the best team on the track last year in Tallinn, but missed out on promotion.

The 2015 squad reads –

Event Name Club Coach
Men’s
100m Marcus Lawler St Laurence O Tooles AC Patrica Lawler
200m Marcus Lawler St Laurence O Tooles AC Patrica Lawler
400m Brian Gregan Clonliffe  Harriers AC John Shields
800m Mark English UCD AC Nic Bideau
1500m Eoin Everard Kilkenny City Harriers AC Thomas Chamney
3000m John Travers Donore Harriers AC Jerry Kiernan
5000m Kevin Batt DSD AC Damon Martin
3k SC John Coghlan Metro/St Brigids AC
110mH Ben Reynolds North Down AC Tom Reynolds
400mH Thomas Barr Ferrybank AC Hayley and Drew Harrison
High Jump Barry Pender St Abbans
Long Jump Adam McMullen Crusaders AC Alan Kennedy
Triple Jump Denis Finnegan Riocht AC
Pole Vault Ian   Rogers Clonliffe Harriers AC
Shot Putt Sean Breathnach Galway City Harriers AC
Discus Colin Quirke Crusaders AC
Hammer Dempsey McGuigan Finn Valley AC
Javelin Rory Gunning Fr Murphy AC
4 x 100m Relay Squad Marcus Lawler St Laurence O Tooles AC Patrica Lawler
Jonathan Browning BAAC Melanie Browning
Keith Pike Clonliffe Harriers John Shields
Eanna Madden Carrick on Shannon AC Hayley and Drew Harrison
Kieran Elliott Sligo AC Hayley and Drew Harrison
4 x 400m Relay Squad Brian Gregan Clonliffe Harriers John Shields
Richard Morrissey Crusaders AC Coach Zah
Craig Lynch Shercock AC Jeremy Lyons
Mark English UCD AC Nic Bideau
Thomas Barr Ferrybank AC Hayley and Drew Harrison
Womens
100m Amy Foster City Of Lisburn AC David Reid
200m Kelly Proper Ferrybank AC Brid   Golden
400m Sinead Denny DSD AC Paul   Opperman
800m Ciara Everard UCD AC James Nolan
1500m Kerry O’Flaherty Newcastle &  District AC Richard Rogers
3000m Sarah Treacy Dunboyne AC Bud Baldaro
5000m Maria McCambridge DSD AC
3k SC Michelle Finn Leevale AC Donie Walsh
100mH Sarah Lavin UCD AC Noelle Morrissey
400mH Christine McMahon Ballymena & Antrim AC Ian Neely
High Jump Megan Tice Finn Valley AC Patsy McGonagle
Long Jump Sarah McCarthy Mid-Sutton A.C. Sandra Daly
Triple Jump Sarah Buggy St. Abbans AC Michael Kelly
Pole Vault Tori Pena Finn Valley AC Greg   Hull
Shot Putt Clare Fitzgerald Tralee Harriers AC Sean Whitney
Discus Clare Fitzgerald Tralee Harriers AC Sean Whitney
Hammer Emma O’Hara GCH AC Grant West and Kevin   O’Hara
Javelin Anita Fitzgibbon DSD AC Louis Wildenboer
4 x 100m Relay Squad Amy Foster City Of Lisburn AC David Reid
Sarah Lavin UCD AC Noelle Morrissey
Phil Healy Bandon AC Shane McCormack
Catherine McManus Dublin City Harriers AC
Steph Creanor Dublin City Harriers AC
4 x 400m Relay Squad Sinead Denny DSD AC Paul Opperman
Ciara Everard UCD AC James Nolan
Ciara McCallion Clonliffe Harriers John Shields
Christine McMahon Ballymena & Antrim AC Ian Neely
Aisling Drumgoole Raheny Shamrock AC Mary Coghlan

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