TVH top the points and league tables after Leigh

Sunday 9th June 2019 saw a rare occasion in which our UKWAL women’s team and BAL men’s team got to compete side by side in Leigh. This gave a glimpse of the future National League which will see the amalgamation of the men and women’s team in future years. For us this is an exciting time, as Leigh demonstrated that we can be stronger together!  Both teams finished the day topping the points table and their retrospective leagues! We displayed depth across the board scoring consistently high in both A and B strings. The day also saw a number of PB’s, which clearly shows there is more to come from our team. 

UKWAL

On the women’s side, the final scores for the day were as follows: 

        1. TVH 235
        2. Trafford AC 190.5
        3. =WSEH 190.5
        4. Cardiff AC 177
        5. Birchfield 170
        6. Edinburgh 169
        7. Notts AC 147
        8. Blackheath and Bromley 130 

Field athlete of the match: Pippa Rogan impressed with a new high jump club record of 1.87 getting so close to 1.89m! 

Track athlete of the match: Dani Chattenton had a huge 10 second pb in the 3k running 9:25 solo! 

Club athlete of the match: Charlotte Buckley did the 800/1500m double running strong performances in both and gaining valuable points for the team! 

A special mention to Linnea Killander as well for her brilliant 53.6 split in the 4x400m relay and a big 400m PB of 54.05  from lane 8. 

PB performances: 

  • Linnea Killander 54.05 400m 
  • Dani Chattenton 9:25.67 3000m
  • Heather Seaward 9:43.9 3000m 
  • Chloe Baker 7:36.78 2000m SC
  • Pippa Rogan 1.87m HJ

The full set of results can be found HERE 

BAL

On the men’s side, it was a fantastic day and the final match scores for the day were: 

    1. TVH 401
    2. Windsor 296
    3. Liverpool 294 
    4. Sale 291
    5. Southampton 274
    6. Swansea 266
    7. Bournemouth 249

This was the second match in the BAL which leaves the league standings as follow: 

  1. TVH 16
  2. Liverpool 12
  3. Windsor 11
  4. Swansea 10
  5. Sale 8 
  6. Bournemouth 7 
  7. Southampton 6 

Field athlete of the match: Steve Whyte for winning the B string hammer 

Track athlete of the match: Richard Ollington for an impressive PB of 9.13 in the 3k SC

Club Athlete of the match: Laurence Owen for stepping in for the long jump and 4x100m at short notice! 

PB performances

  • Hugo Cayssials 1:59.63 800m
  • Daniel Mulryan 8:17.38 3000m
  • Richard Ollington 9:13.80 3000m SC
  • Michael Cameron 9:30.13 3000m SC

The full set of results can be found HERE

Both teams have gotten off to an incredible start. Now we look ahead to the next match in Eton, in which both teams are competing side by side again. We have so much more to come this season, lets keep the momentum going! #oneteam #upthevalley 

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