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Harry Doran (1210) and Rob Parkinson (490) in 800m

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 inĀ  1.49.65 he went into the Final against tough opposition […]

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Owen Southern High Jumper winner at Bebbibgton

Busy weekend as LPS athletes compete at Northern Champs and County Schools

LPS athletes were spread far and wide on a busy weekend of athletics. The county schools held their championships at Bebington Oval, Blackpool & Stretford, whilst juniors and seniors competed for northern titles at Sports City. A number of athletes were keen to ensure they achieved the qualifying standard for the prestigious English Schools Championships […]

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Bethany Milton & Sadie McNulty show off their medals won at Merseyside AA T&F Championships

A hatful of medals at Bebington

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had a very successful day at the Merseyside Track and Field Championships at the Bebington Oval. In the field events the high jumpers glittered again with Under 13 Owen Southern taking the gold with 1.45m while his female counterparts Sadie McNulty and Bethany Milton occupied first and second with the same height […]

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Top performances at Hyndburn

The second of the Mid Lancs League matches was held at Hyndburn and provided Liverpool the Pembroke Sefton club with a raft of quality performances. At Under 13 level Ethan Prothero recorded a sharp 100m in 13.6. Owen Southern was well clear in the High Jump at 1.30m and Joe Houghton ran a very encouraging […]

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Lisa Gawthorne, Sam Wade, Lauren Wilson

Successful day at Wigan

The first of the summer’s Mid Lancs Track and Field League was held at Wigan and over 40 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes took part. For the seniors the 400m specialists Danny Higham(50.1) and Harry Doran(50.9) looked sharp in spite of a strong head wind in the straight. Ryan Backwell was dominant in the 1500m(4.13.5) and […]

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Dan Slater 'digging deep on the final lap.

Rosie strikes Gold

Canon Slade school in Bolton was the venue on Saturday for this year’s schools cross country international, with thefinest youngsters from England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland competing against one another.With straw covering the deep mud in partsof the course and driving rain throughout the afternoon, conditions were not for the feint hearted.In the intermediate […]

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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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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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