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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┬ámarginally 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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Amelia McLaughlin Gold Medal winner at Northern Athletics Indoor Championships 2014

LPS Girls again in form

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women had another great weekend. At the Cardiff Cross Challenge Rosie Johnson represented the North in an inter-Area match. Her controlled running helped her capture fifth place in a strong field. She was first in for the North, a particularly impressive performance as most of the field were in a higher age […]

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Winners all at Sport City...Zoe Tarrach, Lisa Gawthorne, Kirsty Longley and Maxine Thompson. Is that John Bradshaw in the background finally bowing to `girl power'?

The Great Escape…once more!

Once again there was more than a touch of drama as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went into the last of their Northern League Track and Field matches at Manchester’s Sport City. A slip up and the club would have been humiliatingly relegated from this closely fought division. But as has happened before the members rose to […]

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Joe Milton takes the English Schools 300m title

Stunning weekend for LPS athletes

History was set for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton at the English School`s Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. Two LPS athletes collected the topmost honours. Intermediate Rosie Johnson has come off a highly successful winter programme which included gaining an international vest. She was 8th ranked in the country at 1500m at the start of the […]

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Northern Women 5k medalist 2013

Northern Medals

The Northern Senior and Junior Track and Field Championships at Manchester’s Sport City provided Liverpool Pembroke Sefton with a trio of medals. The club’s highly regarded sprint squad was again prominent, even in the appalling conditions. Nathan Hilton controlled his 400m heat performance easing through to the final with 49.81 with team mate Danny Higham […]

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Lisa Gawthorne & Kirsty Longley winner of the 5 & 10k at Sport at the Port

LPS athletes jump to success

It was another successful day for LPS athletes at Lancaster in the Mid-lancs league. The girls won their 3rd consecutive match (201) ahead of Lancaster & Morecambe (125.5), whilst the boys (159)finished 2nd, behind Lancaster & Morecambe (239). Dave McComb’s high jump squad excelled themselves, winning all 6 age groups that they competed in. The […]

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There’s only one Kirsty Longley!

Over 2000 runners faced the starter in the Liverpool 10K Tunnel Run. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Kirsty Longley relished the occasion and stormed to victory in the Women`s race in 37.45. Afterwards she jumped into a car with her family and raced to Stretford for her club`s second League Match. Lining up with some very […]

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