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Matt Ingram on the podium at Northern Athletics championships

Top Performances at County school Champs

For many youngsters, Saturday was the final day for them to achieve the qualifying standards for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships. LPS athletes were mainly split between Bebington Oval (Merseyside) and Stanley Park, Blackpool (Lancashire) as the venues for this year’s county schools championships. Conditions at both venues were ideal, so the […]

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Erin Birchall

LPS clinch third place

The second fixture in the Northern League division 2W took place at sun drenched Leigh Sports village on Sunday. Despite fielding a depleted team LPS(356) clinched third place, behind Leigh Harriers (405) and Team Isle of Man(368). Liverpool Harriers were 4th (322), Manchester Harriers were 5th, with Blackpool in 6th place (301). The hot conditions […]

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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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Lauren Lewis

Eight athletes selected for English Schools Championships

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton have had eight athletes selected for their respective counties for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships to be held at Gateshead on the 8th & 9th July. Representing Merseyside are Kai Finch, Owen Southern, Sadie McNulty (all high jump)& Rosie Johnson (800m). Three athletes will be competing for Lancashire, […]

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Harry Doran

County glory

County Track and Field Championships are the first serious step for aspiring athletes and medals won frequently herald the start of a successful career. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton collected a hatful of indicators over an inspiring weekend. At Bebington for the Merseyside event the club`s High Jumpers once again delivered in abundance. Under 17 Kai Finch […]

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Lauren Lewis

Lauren Lewis triple winner

The pre-season open meetings continued at Stretford and a clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Under 15s attended. Star performer for LPS was Lauren Lewis who came away with three gold medals. She took the 100m in 12.9 and long jumped well clear of anybody else with 5.04m. She also won the 200m comfortably with 27.3. […]

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Dave McComb & Kia Finch

Kia Finch best ever

Kai Finch, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Under 15 star High Jumper, has had his fair share of disappointment in the current Track and Field season but determination and courage finally won out at the Southport Waterloo Open Track and Field Meeting at Litherland. Untroubled by other competitors he sailed over a controlled 1.80m. This was a […]

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Sale Harriers Open Meeting

There was a pre-Christmas outing for LPS track and field athletes at the Sale Harriers Open Meeting at Sport City. Harry Doran`s 600m in 1.18.47 immediately caught the eye with Sean Bosman on 1.22.87. As usual Dave McComb`s enthusiastic band of High Jumpers were there led by Billy Williams(1.85m) and Kai Finch(1.65m). Owen Southern went over […]

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Dan Slater silver medal 3,000m at England Athletics Under 15s Championships

Dan Slater goes from strength to strength.

Another mature performance from Daniel Slater The Under 15 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete was at Bedford for the England Championships for many an intimidating prospect. He had, of course, experienced a succession of outstanding performances at 1500m but here he was stepping up to 3000m. With a highly successful Triathlon background, including a recent second […]

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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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