New record for McGovern

Ballinamore AC’s Brian McGovern, a student at Manhattan College, continued his attack on the Irish pole vault record at the MAAC championships in Lawrenceville New Jersey on Sunday.

Ballinamore AC’s Brian McGovern, a student at Manhattan College, continued his attack on the Irish pole vault record at the MAAC championships in Lawrenceville New Jersey on Sunday.

He won the competition with a clearance of 5.06m to add 4cm to his own Irish senior and U23 records. In February he cleared 5.22m for Irish senior and U23 indoor records.