Results Round Up

This week we have results to round up for you from Exeter, Cardiff, Loughborough, Newport, Aberdare, Pembrey & Merthyr Mawr, including a league win for the U17 & U20, yet another all time club record and one Welsh Record!

Tuesday 31st August U13G Libby Hale runs 4.49.01 for 1500m at the British Milers Club in Exeter.

Wednesday 1st September was the Welsh U17W & U20W Hammer throw championships held at Cardiff where U20W Cassey Grimwade won a Silver medal with a best throw of 45.86m and U17W Rebekah Pratt placed 6th with a best of 32.36m, well done both.

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th September was the U17 UK School Games at Loughborough, this was an invitation only event where the top available 8 athletes in the UK were selected to compete in Barbarian type composite teams. The club had two representatives, who were U17W Chloe Jones who had a very successful day to win SILVER and break her own all time club record in the process for Javelin with a throw of 42.50m, congratulations Chloe! And U17M Aled Tumelty who won BRONZE in the Steeplechase with a time of 4:38.11 congratulations Aled!

Saturday 4th September saw our U13 & U15 team compete in the final round of the Youth Development League at Newport, the team rounded off their season by finishing 2nd on the day and also 2nd in the final league table. Our thanks and congratulations to all the athletes who represented the team at Newport as well as to all the team managers, coaches and officials who contributed, we look forward to a return to a full league programme in 2022. Highlights at Newport included:

U13B: Henry Payne 10.57 75m & 20.60 150m; Seth Amas 11.28 75m & 6.91m Shot; Sean Strevens 22.25 150m & 1.36m High Jump & 6.68m Shot; Osian Morgan 2.52.58 800m; Jack Sullivan 2.55.64 800m; Woody Jelf 16.41 75m Hurdles & 1.10m High Jump & 20.37m Javelin; Tyler Davies 3.91m Long Jump & 21.92m Javelin and Finley Williams 3.42m Long Jump.

U13G:Martha Caldwell 10.93 75m & 1.25m High Jump; Lauren Oshisanya 11.31 75m & 5.15m Shot; Alexandra Legowska 12.77 75m & 1.05m High Jump; Levinia Sexton 13.16 75m & 10.38m Javelin; Libby Hale 21.93 150m & 3.52.53 1200m; Imogen McAdie 23.17 150m & 3.02.76 800m; Caitlin Morris 14.35 70m Hurdles & 6.50m Shot; Alice Prosser 18.13 70m Hurdles & 3.46m Long Jump & 14.81m Javelin and Ruby Campion 3.09m Long Jump.

U15B: Evan Morris 12.39 100m; Jenson Morris 12.84 100m & 26.42 200m & 4.32m Long Jump; Drew Dodd 25.50 200m & 5.08m Long Jump; Steffan Higgins 2.16.87 800m; Dylan Curr 2.33.03 800m; Gavin Alexander 5.14.14 1500m; Connor Moriarty 1.55m High Jump; Oliver Philpott 1.40m High Jump; Charlie Shuall 2.60m Pole Vault; Louis Shuall 2.20m Pole Vault; Lewie Jones 13.18m Shot & 56.98m Javelin which was so far set an all time Welsh Record, well done Lewie – amazing, however to be a club record he needs to go a little further as our records must exceed the old specification Javelins, but is still a club best! ; Theo Oshisanya 8.38m Shot and Carwyn Tumelty 28.27m Javelin.

U15G: Miriam Brown 13.52 100m; Matilda Quick 13.75 100m & 12.15 75m Hurdles & 1.55m High Jump; Cari Adams 31.12 200m; Lili Wade 49.75 300m; Chloe Lewis 49.77 300m & 3.05.14 800m; Ava Davies 2.29.72 800m; Bethan Holley 12.76 75m Hurdles & 4.64m Long Jump; Olivia Mackey 1.35m High Jump; Amy Beynon 2.60m Pole Vault; Seren Anderson-James 2.20m Pole Vault; Sophie Taylor 4.35m Long Jump; Carys Morgan 9.08m Shot & 20.98m Javelin; Zoe Strevens 8.43m Shot and Efa Williams 18.57m Javelin.

Saturday 4th September was the fourth and final Welsh Athletics 5km road race series at Pembrey Country Park. In a small field the club had just the four runners. Dewi Griffiths had a great run to finish 2nd in 14:53; Jonathan Butler finished 5th in a lifetime best of 15:30; Marc Davies was 14th in 17:24 and Gemma Seaman stepped onto the podium in 3rd in a time of 19:31. All four are off to Pembrey Country Park again this Saturday 11th September, where the club have entered plenty of strong teams in all age groups from U11 to Masters 55+ in the Welsh National Road Relay Championships, please contact your team manager for team compositions.

Sunday 5th September
saw our U17 & U20 team compete in the final round of the Youth Development League at Aberdare, where the team had a superb day winning the match and winning the league title! Just our luck the first year in many that we win the league there are no national finals due to Covid 19, so they will have to try and do it again next year! Our sincere thanks to all those athletes, coaches, team managers and officials who contributed to such a successful campaign it is much appreciated! At Aberdare highlights included:

U20M Thomas Payne 10.86 100m & 1st!; Miles Hill 26.06 200m & 59.66 400m; Evan Willis 18.31 110m Hurdles; Addam Bowling 1.75m High Jump; Ryan Price 5.76m Long Jump & 1st! & 12.07m Triple Jump & 1st!; Oscar Dun 12.52m Shot & 1st! & 40.24m Discus and Joshua Wilton 39.13m Discus & 49.52m Javelin & 1st!

U20W Emily Collins 15.08 100m & 7.54m Shot & 1st!; Carys Poole 1.45m High Jump & 1st! & 4.76m Long Jump & 1st! & 21.71m Javelin; Lara Spacey 13.97m Discus & 37.22m Hammer and Cassey Grimwade 44.23m Hammer & 1st!

U17M Evan Cole 12.01 100m & 15.93 100m Hurdles; Jacob Dowling 13.73 100m & 28.15 200m; Oscar Goodwin-Thomas 26.07 200m; Dafydd King 56.56 400m; Matthew Lewis 2.12.82 800m; Joshua Pritchard 2.20.06 800m;Benjamin Sullivan 4.36.95 1500m; Tesfaye Shugi 4.55.37 1500m; Samuel Davies 15.68 100m Hurdles & 1.70m High Jump; Joseph Beresford 62.11 400m Hurdles & 1st! & 1.60m High Jump; William Trott 4.50m Pole Vault & 1st!; Harry Newton 3.50m Pole Vault; Dafydd King 3.25m Pole Vault; Macsen Holland 12.39m Shot & 1st! and George Snaith 43.86m Javelin & 1st!

U17W Megan Gwyther 13.00 100m & 1st! & 12.10 80m Hurdles; Katelyn Thomas 13.64 100m; Chloe Simmonite 13.15 100m & 27.48 200m; Tiffany Rees 2.25.60 800m & 1st! Ella Davies 5.09.30 1500m; Freya Morgan 13.03 80m Hurdles; Millie Carter 3.35m Pole Vault & 1st!; Sarah Lyons 5.14m Long Jump; Katie Lake 8.89m Shot & 24.44m Discus; Rebekah Pratt 32.64m Hammer & 26.83m Javelin and Lucy Harris 26.00m Javelin.


Saturday 4th September was the 7.5 mile Multi Terrain Rabbit Run Race at Merthyr Mawr, incorporating the Welsh Multi Terrain Championships where M55 Thomas Guest had a great run to finish in 9th, well done Thomas!

Tuesday 7th September was the Aberdare throws only open meeting where SW Lauryn Davey threw 10.89m in the Shot; in the discus the following marks were recorded U15B Lewie Jones 40.81m; U17W Lucy Harris 32.56m; U17W Katie Lake 27.23m; in the hammer throw U20W Cassey Grimwade 46.85m; U17W Rebekah Pratt 32.63m and in the Javelin U17M Macsen Holland 38.79m; U15B Lewie Jones 55.75m and SW Lauryn Davey 38.26m. Well done everyone!