Meath Chronicle | Sport | Other Sports Headlines Latest from the online edition en-gb Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:59:20 +0000 Copyright (C) 2015 Celtic Media Group 75 Meath Chronicle | Sport | Other Sports Headlines All set for the start of the Duleek Road Race The Duleek & District Athletic Club will stage their second road race on Sunday, 17th August. 


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Kilmessan make life difficult for themselves Kilmessan emerged from tonight's crucial SHC fourth round encounter against Na Fianna at Trim with a hard-earned 1-16 to 0-15 victory that sustains their title challenge. Victory came with a self-inflicted price tag as Kilmessan lost second-half substitute Sean Doyle to a straight red card as the clock ticked into added time.

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Second medal for James Scully Ratoath's James Scully won his second bronze medal at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven this evening.

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Scully goes for gold this evening Ratoath swimmer James Scully has secured a place in tonight’s final of the S5 200m Freestyle Final at the Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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Charity hurling challenge for Cancer Research There will be a Meath flavour at St Conleth's park, Newbridge next Tuesday evening when the third annual Jim Bolger-organised charity hurling game in aid of the Irish Cancer Society takes place at 6.30pm with Colm O'Rourke set for another hurling debut?

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Edison lights up Galway Hurdle Tony Martin added another big race winner at the Galway Festival to make three for Meath out of the four feature races so far when the JP McManus-owned Thomas Edison won the Galway Hurdle in fine style today.

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Galway on a Plate for Noel Meade There aren't too many big races that Castletown trainer Noel Meade hasn't won, but until today, the Galway Plate was one. That anomaly was corrected when the aptly-named Road To Riches produced a front-running performance to win the feature on day three of the Festival at Ballybrit in front of almost 19,000 patrons and a big television audience.

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Martin off to a flyer at Galway Trainer Tony Martin saw the Meath colours flash past the post first in the big amateur flat race at Galway this evening when the John Breslin-owned Quick Jack stormed up the hill to win the €42,000 feature on the opening day.

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O'Dwyer first home in Paddy Tobin Memorial The inaugural Paddy Tobin Memorial Trophy 5km road race was a big success from Navan's Blackwater Park this morning with Dunshaughlin's Ciaran O'Dwyer first home in a time of 16m:57s (unofficial).

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All Star for An All Star! Former legendary Meath footballer and Meath's first All Star in 1971 Pat Reynolds enjoyed a visit to the winners' enclosure at Naas on Wednesday evening when Red All Star won a maiden contest for jockey Conor Hoban.

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Slade Power for Oz Dunshaughlin trainer Eddie Lynam made it five winners from seven runners in the UK this year when Slade Power followed up his Royal Ascot triumph to win the Darley July Cup at Newmarket today. The five-year-old 7/4 favourite got warm before the start and still won well by a length and a half clear under Wayne Lordan.

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Keane hits 100 at Roscommon Trim jockey Colin Keane partnered his 100th winner when Togoville won a handicap at Roscommon on Monday night for Slane-based trainer Pat Martin.

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Meath world champion on road to recovery Meath woman Lyndsey Conway achieved a remarkable feat late last year when she won two gold medals for Poland at the ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships, but she also sustained a career-threatening knee injury that deprived her of a third medal at the Benidorm event last October.

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Check out top 10 in ALMC Rally Hugh Hunter driving an Impreza WRC won the ALMC Stages Rally today on roads around the Trim area. Motorsport enthusiasts descended on Trim for the weekend as the rally was headquartered in Trim for the first time.

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Keane and Lyons on the double Young Trim jockey Colin Keane was in double form at bellewstown today where there was definitely a Meath flavour in the winners' enclosure in front of a large crowd for the second day of the three-day festival.

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Grand Prix event set for Ballivor Navan Road Club will hold their annual Ballivor Grand Prix cycle race on Saturday 5th July, 7.30


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Lynam considers Australia and Hong Kong Dunshaughlin trainer Eddie Lynam could send his Royal Ascot winner Slade Power to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival next November.

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Lyons top man at Kensington Palace Kiltale trainer Ger Lyons was the top man at thehistoric inaugural Goffs sales on the eve of Royal Ascot at Kensington Palace in London last night where the top attraction was a foal of legendary racehorse Frankel which sold for £1.15m.

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Huge turnout for Braveheart race Over 500 runners lined up along the banks of the River Boyne in Trim on Friday evening to compete in the Braveheart 5K.

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Izzy Taylor maintains overnight Tattersalls lead to win title There is a real sense that the event has taken another giant stride forward this year in terms of its quality and quantity of entries and its overall position in the annual international sporting and social calendar.

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Britain leads the feature classes at Tattersalls On a score of 38.0, Great Britain’s Millie Dumas partnered with Artistiek head the George Mernagh Memorial CIC3* in front of New Zealand’s Tim Price with Wesko finishing their dressage on 39.2.

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British rider in lead at Tattersalls Day one of the Tattersalls International Horse Trials saw last year's winners of the Eventing Ireland CCI2* Kitty King take poll position in The Irish Field CCI*** after the dressage phase with Persimmon leading the way on a score of 40.4. 

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RÁS update: Holohan takes Stage Seven victory in style The penultimate day’s racing saw another tough day in the saddle for the 125 riders who made the start line. A total of seven climbs, including two category one climbs in quick succession, had to be conquered before the peloton reached the finish 147 kilometres away in Baltinglass.

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RÁS update: Fankhauser extends lead Austrian rider Markus Eibegger (Azerbaijan Synergy Baku) blasted up the punishing category one climb of Seskin Hill in Carrick-on-Suir to take a magnificent victory on stage six of An Post Rás today.

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Boxing tournament set for Navan Competitors from clubs in Meath and surrounding counties are expected to show up in large numbers for a tournament hosted by Navan Boxing Club on Saturday.







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