Finnegan claims gold in Santry 

The Irish Life Health National Senior Championships took place at Morton Stadium in Santry last Saturday and Sunday. The fine weather of recent weeks broke and heavy rain on the first day and strong winds on the second, made for testing conditions. The only gold medal of the weekend came courtesy of Denis Finnegan from An Riocht who took the men's triple jump title with a leap of 14.33m. Club mate Shona Heaslip ran a gutsy 5,000m to take the silver medal. Leading from the start she was just pipped into second place in the final...

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