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Tuesday, 31 July, 2001, 14:30 GMT 15:30 UK
Collins takes Carlisle job
Football

Roddy Collins has been appointed head coach of Carlisle United.

Collins, who led Dublin outfit Bohemians to a league and cup double in Irish domestic soccer last season before falling out with officials at the club, will work on a non-contract basis.

The new Carlisle boss is the brother of former world boxing champion Steve Collins.


Athletics

Eva Massey and Vicki Jamison completed remarkable trebles in the Northern Ireland Athletics Championship at the Mary Peters Track.

Massey took gold in all three of her throwing events, shot, discus and hammer, with her 15m 30 in the shot being only two centimetres outside her Northern Ireland record.

Jamison started her track treble by winning the 100 metres in 12.20secs and then followed it up with gold in the 400m in 54.70.

Her day was completed when she took the 200m title in 25.07.

Ian McMullan set a new Northern Ireland record in the men's shot, he threw 16.56

The most exciting race of the day was the men's 800m, Raymon Adams eventually took that title after moving into the lead on the final bend.


Swimming

Northern Ireland hopefuls Julie Douglas and Michael Williamson were denied progress in their respective disciplines in the World Championships in Japan.

Douglas came second in her 100m freestyle heat, but still failed to make it to the next stage of the event.

Williamson meanwhile finished in fourth place in his heat in the 100m breaststroke


Cricket

Results from Ulster Bank Section One games on 28 July: Downpatrick 247 (C Light 114 not out, D McCann 39) North Down 225 (R Coetzee 77). Downpatrick won by 22 runs.

Woodvale 193-7 (G Harrison 67 not out; I Cleland 4-55) Woodvale 180 (R Warnock 40) Waringstown won by 13 runs.

Lisburn 214 (M Strydom 97; W Adams 3-32) North Down 216-6 (T Khan 94, Robin Haire 45). North Down won by four wickets.

Ballymena 171-8 (D Kennedy 37) Cliftonville 173-2 (G Brophy 90 not out, K McCallan 44 not out) Cliftonville won by eight wickets.

Instonians 107 (S Wells 27; J Mathers 3-18) Lurgan 111-2 (D Wilson 37 N Hunter 36) Lurgan won by eight wickets.

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