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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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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

Michael Rimmer Jubilant

The Sainsbury British Athletic Championships and European Trials were again held at Birmingham. Michael Rimmer, who has described this season as `the toughest of my life’ lined up for the unprecedented prospect of taking the national title for the seventh time. After a controlled heat in  1.49.65 he went into the Final against tough opposition […]

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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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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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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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Kirsty Longley and Sam Wade

The Racing Queen

Kirsty Longley’s long run of success continues. This time the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star was at the Guy`s 10 Mile Road Race at Garstang. This was unfamiliar racing territory and Kirsty was understandably cautious for the first couple of miles. After that she really upped her game and was astonished that some very talented athletes […]

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End of season `opens’

Some 20 medals were collected at the Mid-Lancs meeting at Wigan. At Under 13 Lauren Lewis was again in form with a sparkling 13.4 100m win and other golds were collected by the talented High Jumpers Jade Murphy(1.45m) and Kai Finch(1.43m) Silvers went to Owen Southern who tied with Kai on 1.43m but lost out […]

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Jade Murphy

Another LPS High Jump star emerges

The final meeting of the Mid-Lancs Track and Field League at Hyndburn was predictably low key given the holiday period and had a distinctly end of season feel. In these circumstances it is normally difficult to raise one`s game but out of the blue Under 13 Jade Murphy produced a stunning High Jump result. She […]

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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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Rosie supreme in Dublin

Rosie Johnson celebrated her first track and field international selection in style. Running in Dublin in the Home Countries Schools International she ran an almost identical 1500m race that had given her the national title two weeks previously. Her great rival, Harriet Knowles-Jones, again forced the pace hoping to run the steam out of the Liverpool […]

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