Monday 5 December 2016

Heffernan happy with comeback showing

Lindie Naughton

Published 08/07/2015 | 02:30

Rob Heffernan proved that he is back in fighting form after surgery for a hernia
Rob Heffernan proved that he is back in fighting form after surgery for a hernia

A thrilling men’s 800m was thehighlight of last night’s Cork City Sports at the CIT track.

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With the line in sight, the race was anyone’s, but it was the American Michael Rutt who got there first in 1:47.57. Right on his heels were Andreas Bube of Denmark and Ireland’s Mark English, with Declan Murray a close fourth.

It was a useful blow-out for English who runs in the heats of the European U-23 800m tomorrow.

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