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Second round bid

Thursday 13 May 2010

Cardiff's young athletes' league team travels to Rugby on Sunday for the second round match in this year's series. After gaining promotion with ease last year, the team made a solid start in the first round match at Cheltenham on 2nd May, coming second to home based team Cheltenham, with Halesowen third.

The team scores at Cheltenham were: Cheltenham 601;  Cardiff 525; Halesowen 452.

Facing stronger competition this year the team, which included new members as well as those from last year, produced numerous individual winners, which augurs wll for the remainder of the season.

The winners were:

Under 13 girls:  Sian Purcell (70mH, HJ & LJ);  Chrystal Phillippou (75m).

Under 13 boys:   Harry Hillman (100m, 200m & HJ);  Adrian Lawrence (HJ);  Matteo Holmes (SP & Javelin).

Under 15 girls:  Sally Nicholas (PV).

Under 15 boys:  James Sharrem (80mH);  Jack Palmer (Hammer);  Lewys Jones (LJ).

Under 17 girls:  Cindy Kitenge (100m);  Bethan Daw (1500m);  Jamie Lee Bowen (300m);  Ffion Bodilly  (HJ &LJ).

Under 17 boys:  Nathan Lawrence (100mH);  Alex Coomber (800m & 1500m);  Jamaul Whyte (100m, 2000m & HJ);  James McGuire (LJ);  Matthew Field (SP & Discus).

The full results can be viewed by clicking on RESULTS.

The team will come up against Telford AC and Solihull & Small Heath AC on Sunday next and we wish them every success.