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Charlotte Mawdsley

Season opens in breezy Blackpool

The Track and Field season kicked off at various venues but principally at a breezy Blackpool for the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club. This was the first of the Mid-Lancs League matches for and there was a decent showing of members pursuing both points and personal bests. Among the numerous performances a number demanded attention. Ranked […]

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Amelia McLaughlin

Amelia soars to new heights

The Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield herald the start of the 2015 serious stuff for aspiring track and field athletes. After a long quiet period Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s High Jump star, Amelia McLaughlin,  is back with a bang. Now consistently over 1.80m in training she not unexpectedly took the title with 1.77m, well clear of any […]

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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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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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Rosie Johnson in action at English Schools May 2014

Amelia and Rosie delight at the English Schools

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were selected by their respective counties to represent them at the highly regarded English Schools Track and Field Championships at Birmingham. Two produced outstanding results. Amelia McLaughlin(Greater Manchester) took the Senior Girls High Jump title with 1.75m and can claim to be the most consistent high jumper on the circuit. […]

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Owen Southern High Jumper winner at Bebbibgton

Busy weekend as LPS athletes compete at Northern Champs and County Schools

LPS athletes were spread far and wide on a busy weekend of athletics. The county schools held their championships at Bebington Oval, Blackpool & Stretford, whilst juniors and seniors competed for northern titles at Sports City. A number of athletes were keen to ensure they achieved the qualifying standard for the prestigious English Schools Championships […]

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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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Another knife-edge day for LPS

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton seniors approached the first of the Northern Track and Field matches of the season at Stretford with several members missing due to the clash with the British Universities Championships. The first meeting has usually proved disastrous for LPS but the squad looked marginally stronger on this occasion. What was not taken into […]

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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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Kirsty Longley in action at Barrow

Kirsty tackles tough course at Barrow

The January Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match was held at distant Barrow, a deterrent to many competitors. However, this did not stop a Liverpool Pembroke Sefton trio of determined Senior Women making the trip. Over a tough muddy course Kirsty Longley was never challenged and the Merseyside champion claimed yet another victory. With Vicki Jones(20) […]

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