YDL lower (2) Wavertree

YDL (Lower) MATCH 2


Peter Shaw

 Tia Grover

The club’s U13 & U15 league team are a step closer to winning the NW Premier title after a 70 point victory over Preston in a match at Liverpool in which the quality of performance from all seven clubs was exceptionally high.

Our vaulters and jumpers were in great form with victories from MORGAN WHITE (PV &HJ), RUARI Mc DONALD (PV), SHONA WILKINSON (PV), BASIL ZOLA (LJ & runner up in HJ), LEONARDO SCOTT (LJ), THEA BROWN (HJ & runner up in LJ) and TIA GROVER (HJ).

Success Eduan U15G 200m

SUCCESS EDUAN was our star of the match with another sprint double and then running an incredible last leg of the sprint relay to overtake Preston. Other sprints and hurdles victories came from NATACHI  NWOSU, SETIRA REID, HOLLY GARNER, LILY EDSON and THEA BROWN whilst HERMIONE MASON ran a Grade 1 performance to finish 2nd in her hurdles race.

Our throwers had a great day with victories from MACKENA BRADSHAW, ANNABEL AMADIN, JASMINE RICHARDSON, ELLA GILLESPIE and LAILA HERSTEL whilst MIA WALKER and LILY OLDALE were runners up. Multi-eventers are like gold-dust and our own golden girl ELLISE FRYER-FRANCIS competed in four events, winning one and finishing runner-up in the other three.

Our middle distance runners were in great form with many running PB’s in races featuring top class opposition. Victories came from WILL PARKER, JOSH COLQUHOUN-LYNN, OLIVIA NOLAN, IZZY BURKE, FREDDIE MEREDITH, MATTHEW GARDNER and IZZY APPLEBY. Other athletes who recorded PB’s were OLIVIA BROWN. JAMES KNOCKTON, JACK SPARK,  JASMINE REED, LIBBY HILL, EVA KARALIUS, FINLAY GODDARD and twins AVA & SARA CLOUGH.

A feature of the match was the tremendous performances from athletes from our Primary section. Well done to LILY OLDALE, JAMES O’BRIEN, JOE SPARK, NANCY PICKLES, FINDLAY GODDARD, TOM HOBSON, HOLLY NOLAN, EVA KAURALIUS and MAX CUNNINGHAM.

Both our 4 x 300m relay teams finished runners up in fast times. Well done to HERMIONE MASON, OLIVIA BROWN, ELISE FRYER-FRANCIS, WILL STANWAY,  LUKE CHINOY, FAVOUR JOSEPH, WILL PARKER and SAMMY BREINGAN. Sammy was a real hero competing in four sprints/relays.

Thanks to the team managers Sinead Roche and Sarah James and all the other helpers and officials. Thanks to Carl Worthington for his expertise behind the lens.