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A sunny day in the park

The Northern Road Relays were held in Blackpool`s Stanley Park in perfect running conditions. For Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes this was a big step up in competition with the flower of the North on show. The best performance probably came from the club`s Under 17 trio of Matt Richardson, Jack Crook and Daniel Jones. Matt […]

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Under 15 Boys take gold

This year’s North West Road Relays took place in the wonderful setting of Edge Hill University and it’s multi-million pounds sports facilities. Over 1,000 runners took part in a series of 8 races with juniors running 2.8K seniors 5K. For most of the races it was wet, windy weather that prevailed. Star club performers on […]

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Jenny & Will break through the 40 metre barrier

In the last major track & field competition of the season, the England Athletic championships at Bedford, Jenny Pyatt finally managed to break through the 40m barrier in the discus. Competing in the U17W event, Jenny’s throw of 40.56m was good enough to win her the bronze medal. In the U15B high jump, Kai Finch’s […]

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What next for Michael Rimmer?

Michael Rimmer made the GB team for the World Championships in Beijing after a miraculous recovery to his season and a superb qualifying time. That the 800m has moved on in the last couple of years was exemplified by the growing list of new rising talent. Michael went out in a tactical heat finishing fourth […]

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Nathan Hilton

A splendid opening match at Edge Hill University`s new track

The new track at Edge Hill University hosted its first big athletic meeting in advance of its formal opening in September. Although a relatively modest Division 2 Match of the Northern League it contained a number of high quality clubs and athletes and Liverpool Pembroke Sefton needed to field a decent squad to uphold their […]

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Amelia McLaughlin EA Senior High Jump Champion 2015

Amelia is the EA Senior High Jump Champion.

After the disappointment of finishing second at the English schools championships last month, Amelia Jennings-McLaughlin has won the England Athletics Senior High Jump Championships at Bedford with a leap of 1.77m. All the hard work with coach, Sue Moncrief, has paid off and Amelia has become the club’s first senior EA champion for many years. […]

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LPS girls ‘sensational’

The Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships were at Sefton Park and an `out of the blue’ performance came from the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s six stage team over a combination of short and long stages. Lisa Gawthorne(30.19) led off in an excellent 20th place followed by a very determined Lauren Wilson(15.06) on a short leg, […]

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Dan Slater

Rosie and Dan take county titles

The first challenge of the year for cross country runners is the county championships. This always sees Liverpool Pembroke Sefton split down the middle as runners head in different directions. The Merseyside contingent was at Sherdley Park, St Helens. This occasion was marked by two convincing victories. At Under 17 Rosie Johnson, top of the […]

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Reflections on the Mid-Lancs results

The delayed results of the Mid-Lancs League match, incorporated in the Sefton Park Cross Challenge, are now available. They make interesting reading. The rise of our senior men, second in the Liverpool and District League, is reflected in the broader based Mid Lancs match. Here Ian Roberts(29), Sean Kirkbride(34), Sammy Rashid(39), Stu Haw(48), Aaron Jarvis(52) […]

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Ian Roberts

Great turn out for LPS senior men at Sefton Park

Sefton Park once again was the perfect scene for the Cross Country Challenge gathering incorporating the European Trials with the best in the country facing the Starter. For Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men the target was the Liverpool and District league match incorporated in the event. LPS had a bumper turn out with 16 completing […]

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