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Gwent League 3 Monday 28 November 2011

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The third round of this season's Gwent League takes place at Singleton Park, Swansea on Sunday next, 4th December. The first event (novice girls) sets off at 12.00 with the senior men's race bringing the day to an end at 2.50pm. After two rounds, Cardiff teams are leading the under 15 and under 17 boys and senior men's rankings and are well placed in all other age groups. With a good turn out in Swansea, we good do even better.

2011 AGM Thursday 24 November 2011

John Penny and Roger Grindle

The club's Annual General Meeting was held in the club room today, 24 November, to hear about the results of the past year and to look forward to the future. A popular decision was taken to elect Kay James as President and, after the formal business was over, Roger Grindle was presented with his Welsh Athletics' meritorious award by Welsh Athletics President John Penny.

Elizabeth (Liz) Taylor Tuesday 22 November 2011

Elizabeth Taylor

We shall be seeing a lot more of a new face that has been seen at the club recently. Liz Taylor has recently taken up a position with Welsh Athletics as the Club Network Officer for South East Wales with special responsibility for assisting clubs with their development and has already created a good working relationship with Cardiff.

Accolade for Cardiff Saturday 19 November 2011

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Cardiff has been named as the British Athletic League's Divisional Match of the Year for its hosting of the Premiership match on 4th June. This award is in recognition of the quality of the organisation and facilities in Cardiff and is a tribute to Debbie Bull and all those involved.

Helen is coach of the year Wednesday 16 November 2011

Helen James

Cardiff coach Helen James has beaten off rivals from netball and karate to be crowned Welsh Sports' female coach of the year. This accolade was announced at the annual presentation ceremony held in Cardiff today and is richly deserved.

Joe leads Cardiff to top Tuesday 15 November 2011

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Cardiff's senior men's team went to the top of the Gwent League team rankings after the second round race held at Bath University last Sunday, 13th November. Joe Thomas, getting in some good winter conditioning, was the first Cardiff scorer, in seventh place, a big improvement on his 23rd placing in the first round. Completing Cardiff's scorers were James Mills (9th), Nat Lane (14th), John Peters (16th) and Elsidig Ibrahim (30th).

Gwent League 2 Tuesday 8 November 2011

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The second round of this season's Gwent League takes place at Bath University on Sunday next, 13th November. The first event (novice boys) sets off at 11.30am with the senior men's race bringing the day to an end at 2.30pm. Athletes wishing to compete should inform the relevant team manager as soon as possible.

Serita improving Thursday 3 November 2011

Serita Shone

Former Cardiff athlete Serita Shone, who was involved in a serious bobsleigh crash a week ago, is showing signs of improvement although it is likely to be a long and slow process. Serita competed for Cardiff's UK Women's League team as a higher performance athlete and was a heptathlete before switching to the bobsleigh. She was a poplular and versatile member of the team and we wish her well.