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Tom Corcoran

Boys win Mid Lancs fixture

50 LPS athletes made their way to Clayton-le-Moors to contest the third fixture in this season’s Mid-Lancs Track & Field league and the boys finished as overall winners. Their points score of 157.5 put them narrowly ahead of Blackburn (155) & Preston (124.5). At senior level, Matt Ingram won both long (6.30m) & triple jump […]

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High Jumpers take the plaudits at Bebington Oval

Heavy overnight rain had left plenty of surface water at Bebington Oval, the venue for this year’s Mersesyside schools championships. Entries were disappointing, no doubt put off by the weather forecast of rain all day. From an LPS perspective it was Dave McComb’s high jump group who took the plaudits, winning all the age groups […]

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LPS young athletes at Witton Park

Mid-Lancs success at Witton Park

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton again enjoyed a successful day of athletics at Witton Park, Blackburn in the second track & field meeting of Mid-Lancashire clubs. There was a record turnout of club athletes with 63 taking part. The club finished 3rd in both male & female competitions behind host club, Blackburn & Preston Harriers. A […]

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Clare Constable

NA Road Relay Championships

This season’s  Northern Athletic relays were held in sun drenched Stanley Park, Blackpool on Saturday. The men were required to run 12 stages with four being long (9.2K) and eight short stages(5K). Mark Wynne led Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton  off on stage one, finishing 37th (32.57) before Harry Doran (17.45) pulled back a few stages […]

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National Masters Cross Country Championships

This year, the National Masters’s Cross Country Championships were held at a wet and windy Wavertree on Saturday, with 3 LPS runners taking part. Kevin Usher, fresh from his triumph in the Northern Championships at Doncaster earlier in the month was always in contention. However he had to settle for 4th place (27.03) in the […]

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Tom Cororcan

Mid-Lancs finale sees LPS success

The Mid-Lanc’s cross country season reached its climax at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday and it proved a successful day for Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton. The U15B were hoping to consolidate their 3rd place position in the league, but they went one better and their second place finish on the day clinched them the silver […]

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2241 Dan Slater in action at Nottingham

Nationals provide a testing challenge

‘The Nationals’ are always an eagerly awaited event when the cross country fixtures are first published and this year was no exception. The U17 men’s team from LPS had dominated the local scene and were looking to do well at national level when they travelled to Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday. Although, well up […]

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Imogen wins bronze at Northern Champs

A number of LPS athletes made the journey across the Pennines on sunday to compete in the U15 Northern Indoors Championships. Pride of place went to Imogen Ayres who equalled her championship best performance(1.45m) to win the bronze medal in the high jump. In addition a number of athletes from Phil Whitfield’s coaching group also […]

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Dan Slater

A medal for courage?

Knowsley Safari Park, venue for the Northern Cross Country Championships, is a troubling terrain at the best of times but rain had churned up sections to challenge the hardiest. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hopes rested on their Under 17 squad that already had piled up titles this season. The initial uphill charge saw the two Dans, […]

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Kai Finch

Three silvers at Sheffield

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes collected yet another clutch of medals at the Northern Indoor Athletic Championships at Sheffield. Three silvers would be considered an excellent  day`s haul but Senior Danny Higham(400m in 49.50), Under 20 Joe Milton(400m in 49.38) and Under 17 Kai Finch (High Jump with 1.90m) are of such calibre they will go […]

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