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Date change Welsh League Tuesday 19 July 2011

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Owing to the unavailability of the track at Brecon, the final Welsh Senior League match of the season will now take place on 6th August (NOT the 14th) at Aberdare. There have also been some changes to the timetable to avoid event clashes. Please note these changes.

Ffion wins again Sunday 17 July 2011

Ffion Bodilly

Cardiff's Ffion Bodilly (pictured) won the girls' high jump at yesterday's SIAB Schools International, held at Cardiff International Sports Stadium. Ffion was the only Welsh winner at last year's event, held in Glasgow, and did well to overcome a difficult year as well as tricky jumping conditions to win again. Cardiff counted another winner in Matthew Field who, not content with taking the boys' discus title, also came second in the shot put with 16.24m, a personal best.

Road relay team wins Friday 15 July 2011

Cosmeston relays 2011

Cardiff AAC has won this year's annual Cosmeston Relays, held on Wednesday evening, 13th July, for the fourth succesive year, equalling the old course record and setting a new one in the process. Pictured after the race are (left to right) Graham Finlayson, Michael Kallenberg, Alex Hains, Carwyn Jones, Chris Moss, Alex Donald (team manager).

NJL team does well Wednesday 13 July 2011

Ryan Leonard

Cardiff's team in the National Junior League has all but secured its position in the Midland Premier Division by coming fifth in this year's third round match, held at Derby last Sunday, 10th July. A strong performance by the men compensated for unavoidable absences and Ryan Leonard (pictured) was chosen as the overall athlete of the match for his winning throw in the javelin.

Cardiff athletes in team Monday 11 July 2011

Ffion Bodilly

Nine Cardiff AAC athletes have been selected to represent Welsh Schools in the annual Schools International between Wales, Scotland, England and All Ireland to be held on Saturday next 26th July at Cardiff International Sports Stadium. Those selected are Anax da Silva (100m & 4x100m relay), Elliot Slade (800m), Michael Ward (1500m), Ryan Cooper (400m Hurdles), Jonathan Bailey (High Jump), David Callan (Pole Vault), Matthew Field (Shot Put & Discus), Jac Palmer (Hammer) and Ffion Bodilly (High Jump - pictured).

Under 15 team the tops Sunday 10 July 2011

Harry Hillman

In the third match of the year, held in Newport yesterday, Saturday 9th July, Cardiff's Welsh Under 15 League team proved to be the club's most successful this year. The team has won each of its three outings and, with one match to go, is looking to romp away with the overall league title and qualify for the Cup Final and another chance to overturn traditional rivals Carmarthen Harriers. Star of the day was Harry Hillman (pictured) who won three events, two in League under 13 records and one of which (75m Hurdles) was also a Welsh age group record.

Records for Cardiff athletes Wednesday 6 July 2011

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Favourable weather conditions provided an excellent opportunity for good performances at the Welsh Schools' championships held in Brecon last Saturday, 2nd July. Amongst the numerous medals won by Cardiff AAC members, representing therir schools, new championship best performances were set by Michael Prentice in the senior boys' 200m (21.85) and by Matthew Field in the middle boys' discus (51.12m)

Tough weekend for seniors Monday 4 July 2011

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Cardiff senior men's British League and senior women's UK Women's League teams both struggled against quality oppositions in their second round matches on Saturday last, 2nd July. Both teams finished eighth and last in their respective matches, the men at Copthall, London, and the women in Edinburgh. With only one match remaining, the women look destined for relegation and the men, with two matches, will have to pull out all the stops to avoid a similar fate.

Combined events champs Thursday 30 June 2011

George Griffiths

Cardiff AAC athletes were amongst the medallists at the Welsh Schools combined events championships held in Newport last Saturday, 25th June. Jonathan Bailey (middle boys), George Griffiths (junior boys - pictured) and Aimee Hendrickson (senior girls) each took home a gold medal whilst Jamaul Whyte (senior boys) and Matthew Collins (middle boys) took silver and Tom Trotman (junior boys) and Claire Taylor (junior girls) bronze.

Adam in Euro U23 Champs Wednesday 29 June 2011

 Adam Bitchell

Cardiff's Adam Bitchell has been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Under 23 Championships to take placce in Ostrava, Czech Republic, from 14 to 17 July. Adam (pictured, and who is a student at UWIC) is coached by James Thie and will compete in the 5000m where his personal best is 13:57.61 which he set recently in Watford. Congratulations and good luck to Adam. Former Cardiff member Brett Morse has been selected in the discus.

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