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BAL

Friday 11 May 2018

Our Senior Men BAL team, and Senior Women UKWAL team are the flagship teams in our club. Taking on the best Track & Field athletes and teams in the UK. Competition is of the highest standard in many events. Thus points are hard won. 

Cardiff Senior Men's team has returned to the Premier League after being relegated in 2014. The event was held in Leigh west of Greater Manchester, yet host club is from Sheffield. The date clashed with BUCS and a Welsh Championship 5km road race in Cardiff. Thus a weakened team went to Leigh fearing the worse. Other clubs were affected by BUCS resulting in Cardiff finishing in 3rd place, we would do well in getting the same result in Cardiff next month.

Team members on the track scored 176pts while on the field 104pts were scored. Three team members won first place. Joe Reid 800m (A) 1.52.45, Brett Morse Discus Throw (A) 58.62. Chinua Ebereonwu High Jump (B) 1.85. Sam Blake was 2nd in (B) 800m 1.52.32. Curtis Matthews supported Brett in field events 1st in (B) Discus Throw 44.31. 

In the relay race 4x100 the Cardiff team were 3rd in 41.94, and the 4x400 Cardiff were 4th in 3.13.37. Both relay teams achieved very respectable times.

The next event is in Cardiff on Saturday 2nd June, when competition will at a far higher standard across all events, as other clubs BUCS athletes return to strengthen their teams. It will an opportunity for young athletes an dparents to see top class athletics.

NOTE: Our club UKWAL Senior Womens team in Division 1, will be competing in Cardiff with Our senior Men's BAL team. The UKWAL league consists of 3 matches, so every match team result is so important. Our ladies only just missed out on promotion to the UKWAL Premier League in 2017 and will trying to make it this season. 

The club celebrates it's 50th this season, our club was formed in 1968, so if we have a good team turn out and a performance to celebrate, we can look forward to Club Celebration Dinner this winter. Look out for further notice and information on event.

 

MENS TEAM POSITIONS                                      

1. Birchfield Harriers                                                        

2. Sheffield & Dearne AC                                

3. Cardiff AAC                                                

4. Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers                        

5. Thames Valley Harriers                                                 

6. Woodford Green w Essex Ladies                    

7. Newham & Essex Beagles AC                       

8. Swansea Harriers