Toner is on top of the world

Good things come to those who wait. And on Friday afternoon Denise Toner’s wait was finally over. The Knocks runner won a World Championship gold medal with one-twelfth of a second to spare, ahead of second-placed Olga Koppen from Germany. The 44-year-old ran her second-ever fastest time in the 800 metres and a season’s best, […]

Denise in dreamland with European double

ANOTHER Championships behind her and it’s Monday morning at 7am and Denise Toner is homeward bound with a 9.30 flight out of Lisbon, back home to the Knocks. By late afternoon and she’s getting a few calls from the local media who are looking to speak to her about what can only be described as a sensational […]