Dave Tierney’s record throw was the highlight of the Leevale performances at the Intervarsities T&F Championships held at Santry last weekend. In the 16 kg for distance event, he managed a best mark of 10.35m in the last round to set a new IUAA record and win the event. Just for good measure, he also finished 3rd in the Shot, gaining 11 points in total for his college, UCD.
David Quilligan was another who saved his best till last, clearing 7.13m in the 6th round of the Long Jump to finish 2nd in the event. Former Leevale regular, Paul Hazler, showed some his form of old to finish 2nd in the Discus. Louise McArdle was another silver medallist in the 400m, finishing strongly behind Brona Furlong.