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Current and former members of Craughwell AC at the Irish Universities Track & Field Championships in Belfast
Maeve Curley (UL), Matthew McKernan (NUIG), Sinead Gaffney (UL), Sinead Treacy (NUIG), Conor Duggan (UCD)

The first event of the outdoor track and field season got underway in Belfast at the weekend where a number of athletes competed in the Irish Universities Track & Field.

Sinead Treacy helped NUIG to an historic victory in the 4x100m in a time of 48.34 and also the silver medal in the 4x400m in a time of 3.54.01, as well as placing 5th in the final of the 200m in a time of 25.73, setting an NUIG record in the process. Maeve Curley (UL) took the bronze medal in the 1500m Walk in a time of 6.59.69; Sinead Gaffney placed 6th in the final of the 800m in 2.23.14 having earlier qualified from the heats in 2.21.56; Conor Duggan raced to a good time of 11.31 in the semi-finals of the 100m and 22.69 in the heats of the 200m; Matthew McKernan placed 8th in the triple jump with a leap of 11.75 and 10th in the long jump with 5.64.

Well done everyone, great to see a contingent from the club in action at this level!

Wednesday the 18th. .