The senior team got their season off to a great start by winning the first Northern Athletics Senior League match at Cleckheaton, Yorkshire on Saturday. There were some great performances on an extremely cold and windy day. Michael Causer was welcomed back on to the team after three years battling injury and won the long jump and the 100m as did Daniel Lamb for the B team and they were both part of the winning 4 x 100 relay team. George Asson won the 200m and ran both the 4 x 100m and the 4 x 400m relays, Jonathan Causer ran in the 200m, 400m threw the discus and brought the 4 x 400m relay home for the win. Lochlainn Fisher won the 400m B race and ran the 4 x 400 relay. Matt Crehan, Steve Mayers and Jake Healy between them covered the 800m and 1500m and Matt came home first in the 5000m, Mike Hughes and Ian Conway both threw hammer and shot putt and Mike the discus, whilst Darren Scott and Phil Robinson covered as many events as they could, pole vault, 400m and 110m hurdles, High Jump, Triple jump and javelin.
Harriet Glover competed on the track for the first time in the 800m, and youngster Codi Wills competed as a senior for the first time and ran very well in the 100m and 200m. Lauren Marshall competed in the long jump and then 100m, Jess Leonard ran the 200m, 400m and threw the shot putt, Gemma Connolly had a fantastic win in the 3000m, Rachael Fairclough also ran the 3000m and then the 1500m, Maddie Williams had a great day running 800m, 1500m and threw the discus and javelin for the first time. Hannah Seabrook jumped in both high jump and triple jump and Julia Hayes covered all four throwing events.