Brian finishes 4th in Pole Vault in Santry

Irish Pole Vault record holder Brian McGovern pictured with Ballinamore AC clubmate Colin Griffin, his father Thomas and uncle Liam at the European Team Championship in Santry last Sunday. The 22-year-old Manhattan College student, whose parents Thomas and Bernadette are from Leitrim, is a member of the Ballinamore AC and…

Gregan, Tarplee and McGovern in Top Form

Brian McGovern (Ballinamore AC) completed his preparations for the European Athletics Team championships in the best possible fashion when he won the pole vault at the USATF East Region championships in New York yesterday. His winning jump of 5.30m is just 6cm off his own Irish record. FROM:  http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?p=32668