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Gold for Buggy at All-Ireland Indoor Championships

Sarah Buggy pictured after collecting her gold medal on Sunday
Sarah Buggy pictured after collecting her gold medal on Sunday

St Abban’s Sarah Buggy won the senior women’s triple jump at the Irish life health National indoor championships on Sunday.

The athlete claimed gold following a jump of 12.86m in what was her second indoor title to cap an incredible start to 2017.

She won the IUAA indoors on the back on February 10th, jumping 13.05m which was a IUAA and stadium record of AIT international arena.

She was also second in the British Indoor championships jumping an indoor PB of 13.08m and she won the Irish life health AAI games on February 5th with a jump of 12.96m.

There was more glory for St Abban’s at the weekend as long jumper Ruby Millet took silver after a jump of 5.69m which was a new personal best.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.