Sean Tobin claimed the national 10,000m title on the third day of the Irish Life Health National Senior & U23 Championships in Morton Stadium.

The Clonmel athlete had to settle for second in a pulsating 1500m last week but moved clear with five laps remaining to finish in 29:35.14.

Niamh Fogarty (Raheny Shamrock) won her third senior women’s discus title, along with U23 gold, with a best of 49.46m.

Saragh Buggy won a 13th national title

Saragh Buggy underlined her dominance in the women’s triple jump, winning her fifth straight title with 12.97m.

This added to the gold Buggy won last week in the long jump, the St Abban’s athlete claiming her 13th national senior title, while West Waterford’s Kate Veale won her 12th after taking gold in the women’s 5000m race walk.

Callum Wilkinson (Togher) powered to victory in the men’s 10,000m race walk in 39:52.05, while Colin Quirke (Crusaders) won the men’s discus with a best throw of 55.50m.

The men’s triple jump came down to a clutch jump by Jai Benson with his final attempt, the Lagan Valley man winning the senior and U23 titles with a best 14.53m.

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