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 […]
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 […]
The Northern Under 17 Championships were held at the splendid new sports stadium at Middlesborough. There were two excellent results for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The improving Jenny Pyatt was not quite at her best in the Under 17 Discus but her 38.86m was still good enough for silver. The `glass ceiling’ of 40m still […]
the annual general meeting of Liverpool Pemebroke & Sefton H&AC will be held on Friday 18th September at St.Mary’s Millennium Centre, West Derby Village. If anyone has any resolutions they wish to put forward could they send them to Wally Bridson, no later that Tuesday 1st September.
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 […]
Alan Cooper an old friend of ours from the Sefton Harriers days was recently on a touring holiday in France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and on the way back he made a Sefton Harriers pilgrimage to Noel Chavasse’s grave. Noel died as a results of injuries sustained at the Battle of Passchendaele on the 4th August […]
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. […]