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Tullamore's Dean part of Ireland's junior relay squad

Friday, 18th April, 2014 11:54am

Tullamore's Dean part of Ireland's junior relay squad

Promising Tullamore Harriers athlete Dean Power.


Dean Power of Tullamore Harriers is included in the Ireland junior men’s 4x100m relay squad which is targeting the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon this July.

Athletics Ireland recently announced the support for three Irish relay squads for the forthcoming track and field season. Terrie Cahill (W 4x100m) and David Gillick (M 4x400m) will oversee and assist with the senior teams.  Daniel Kilgallon will co-ordinate the junior men’s 4x100m relay squad. The senior teams will target qualification for the European Track and Field Championships in Zurich in August.


Women 4x100m

(Technical Lead: Terrie Cahill)

Catherine McManus (Celtic DCH)

Joan Healy (Bandon AC)

Sarah Lavin (UCD AC)

Phil Healy (Bandon AC)

Louise Kiernan (Fingallians AC)

Niamh Whelan (Ferrybank AC)

Steph Creaner (Celtic DCH)


Men 4x400m

(Assist and Co-ordinate: David Gillick)


Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC)

Jason Harvey (Crusaders AC

Thomas Barr (Ferrybank AC)

Timmy Crowe (Dooneen AC)

Richard Morrissey (Crusaders AC)

Dara Kervick (Carrick-on-Shannon AC)

Mark English (UCD AC)

Brian Murphy (Crusaders AC)


Junior Men 4x100m

(Technical Lead: Daniel Kilgallon)

Marcus Lawler -  St. L. O'Tooles

Zac Irwin - Sligo AC

Keith Doherty - Tallaght AC

Dean Power - Tullamore Harriers

Kieran Elliott - North Sligo AC

Joseph Ojewumi - Tallaght AC

Eoin Doherty - Tallaght AC

Sean Lawlor - Donore Harriers


Penn Relays

Meanwhile, the Penn Relays will play host to the USA vs. The World Relays on Saturday, April 26. There is a high quality Irish team set to compete in the exciting men’s Distance Medley Relay (DMR) event, which will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Irish team consists of Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC), Paul Robinson (St Coca’s AC), Anthony Lieghio (Tallaght AC) and John Coghlan (Metro St Brigids AC).

Gregan and Robinson were members of the 2013 Irish team that competed at the Penn Relays finishing in fifth place in a time of 9.24.10. The DMR relay begins with the 1,200m leg followed by the 400m, 800m and then concludes with the 1600m final leg. The Irish team manager for the event will be Br. John Dooley.

Irish Team

Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC)

Paul Robinson (St Coca’s AC)

Anthony Lieghio (Tallaght AC)

John Coghlan (MSB AC)


Support: Br John Dooley


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