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Tony O'Brian

More success for LPS Senior Men

The Northern Combined Relays were again held at Manchester`s Sport City. Following the previous week’s success at the North West Relays, where overall second and first in the Merseyside Championships was secured by Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s men, the question was how well would this figure in the wider, tougher Northern context. The answer became clear […]

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Merseyside road relays Champions 2019, Chris Maher, Mark Wynne, Tony O'Brian, Dan Slater

Fantastic result for LPS men in the NW Relays while Kirsty Longley astounds at Salford

The North West Road Relays sponsored by Merseyside County and hosted by Liverpool Pembroke Sefton came to Edge Hill University. On a sunny day there was general appreciation of the facilities at the university, the course and the complex organisation that is required for this type of event. For the local club there was a […]

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Chris Maher, Dan Gilbody, John Dobie, Rob Wood, Graham Cairns Mark Wynne, Tony O'Brian, Fletcher Foster, Vicky Gilbody, Tiff Penfold

Challenging hills and record rankings

The Cuerden Valley cross country course is the most challenging of the series in the Mid-Lancs League. The continual ups and downs offer little opportunity for even paced running but it did suit many in the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton contingent The Under 17 Men looked strong with Oliver Sutcliffe(4), Tom Corcoran(8) and Daniel Howells(10) but […]

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L&D Champions 2019

Resurgent LPS take District titles

There was a buzz in the air even before the start of the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships at Allerton. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were fielding strong squads in both the men’s and women’s races. From the gun LPS was prominent especially Chris Maher who is having a stunning season. He could comfortably […]

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LPS Under 11 girls

Young Sarah continues to impress

After the excitement of the county cross country championships it was back to the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League at Burnley for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Under 11 Sarah Yates is having a very impressive debut season finishing fourth but only a few metres off the winner. A really good spirit is evolving in this age […]

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Kirsty `queen of the scene’ Longley

The New Year brought the county cross country championships. Merseyside held theirs at the switchback course of Sherdley Park, fortunately good underfoot, while Lancashire hopefuls were on the more demanding slopes of Blackburn’s Witton Park. At Merseyside the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, continues to defy her 41 years and took the Senior Women`s […]

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Tiffany Penfold team gold medal winner at European cross country championships 2018

Tiffany performs at the highest level

Tiffany Penfold astonished a few with her GB Under 20 selection for the European Cross Country Championships hosted in Tilburg, the Netherlands but she justified her choice with a stirring run. The course was typically `continental’ with long, flat, lakeside stretches of sand and a scattering of artificial barriers. The start was always going to […]

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Celebration time after another quality performance

Kirsty leads England to Victory at Swansea.

In form Kirsty Longley was once again selected to represent England at cross country this time at the 31st British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International at Swansea’s Singleton Park on 17th November. Over a challenging 6k course Kirsty came a close second behind Ireland’s Teresa Doherty, ” I knew Teresa was in good form having run some […]

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LPS Under 13 Boys Team

Mud Dominates at Cuerden Valley.

A record number (53) of Liverpool Pembroke athletes made the short journey to Cuerden Valley Park to compete in the opening fixture of the Mid Lancs Cross Country League. This is a true cross country course with varying slopes, plenty of mud and even a couple of river crossings. The best individual performance of the […]

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Litherland Mid-Lancs Report

The final Mid-Lancs fixture held at Litherland was something of a low key event with most clubs depleted due to athletes away on holiday. However, there were still some excellent performances from Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes on the day. Lauren Lewis(U17), following her disappointment at the English Schools, responded with 3 victories in the […]

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