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Harry Doran runs 1.52 in the British Championships

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 400m star, Harry Doran, turned his attention to 800m in the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield. He has already shown promise at this distance and although unable to escape his heat came away with an eye-catching time of 1.52.61. He may yet discover this is his most successful distance. Danny Higham also […]

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Sale Harriers Open Meeting

There was a pre-Christmas outing for LPS track and field athletes at the Sale Harriers Open Meeting at Sport City. Harry Doran`s 600m in 1.18.47 immediately caught the eye with Sean Bosman on 1.22.87. As usual Dave McComb`s enthusiastic band of High Jumpers were there led by Billy Williams(1.85m) and Kai Finch(1.65m). Owen Southern went over […]

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Silver ladies and bronze boys

The winter season is heralded by the North West Road Relays held this year in the beautiful surroundings of Woodbank Park, Stockport. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s trio of Lisa Gawthorne, Claire Constable and Lauren Wilson were in great form. Lisa led off with a fine time of 14.52 in 20th spot which kept the […]

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Owen Southern set a new Under 13 club high jump record with 1.55 at Wavetree, he was presented with his medal by Jim Green

The Great Escape…again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to the final match of Division 2 of the Northern League at Bebington with a reasonable chance of retaining membership of this highly competitive division but nothing was certain. Although not at full strength the team was not short of enthusiasm and determination. It was a situation that inevitably brings out […]

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High Jumpers score at Lancaster

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were at Lancaster for the final match in the Mid-Lancs League. Holidays plus the fact that final league positions contributed to a poorer than usual turn out. This did not deter the club`s High Jumpers though, as all four won their age group. Bill Williams(Senior) achieved 1.70m), Kai Finch(U15) 1.60m, Owen Southern(U13) […]

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Harry Doran (1210) and Rob Parkinson (490) in 800m

Unusual double for Harry Doran

The penultimate match in the Mid Lancs Track and Field League was held at Preston. This is not a high pressure league but Liverpool Pembroke Sefton like to do well in it. Among the seniors Harry Doran came up with a surprise double win, the 400m in 50.0 and the 800m in 1.59.9. Harry rarely […]

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Rosie runner-up in Schools International

Finishing second in the national Schools Championships guaranteed Rosie Johnson another England vest for the Home Countries International in Cardiff. Having lost marginally in the Intermediate 1500m Championship race to the talented Sabrinha Sinah (Kent) this was going to be another nail-biting encounter. Rosie chose to lead on this occasion but Sinah covered her all the […]

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LPS Bounce Back in Style

After the disappointment of finishing last in match 1, Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton bounced back in style, finishing second in their Northern league fixture at Ellesmere Port. Their points tally of 397 was bettered only by host club West Cheshire (434) The star female performer on the day was June Swift who completed a double […]

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Lisa Gawthorne, Sam Wade, Lauren Wilson

Successful day at Wigan

The first of the summer’s Mid Lancs Track and Field League was held at Wigan and over 40 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes took part. For the seniors the 400m specialists Danny Higham(50.1) and Harry Doran(50.9) looked sharp in spite of a strong head wind in the straight. Ryan Backwell was dominant in the 1500m(4.13.5) and […]

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Own Southern & Jade Murphy medal winners at Sheffield

Southern comfort and Jade joy!

The Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield brought more quality medals for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The diminutive Owen Southern was particularly impressive in taking the Under 13 High Jump title with 1.45m in spite of being the smallest competitor. Jade Murphy jumping at Under 15 and well under her age grouping leapt 1.55m with a […]

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