Archive | August, 2016

Roger (left) receives his award as official of the year 2015 from EA

Roger McCall

Sadly we report the death of Roger McCall who died on 21st August 2016. He was taken ill and admitted to hospital recently with a suspected stroke but it was in fact a serious problem related to the cancer that he had. He did come home from hospital and was cared for by his wife, Rosemary. […]

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Anyika Onuora

Anyika Onuora wins bronze at Rio

Northern athletes claimed another medal as Liverpool Harrier Anyika Onuora won bronze in the 4x400m relay. This brings to tally to 5 medals won at Rio by Northern athletes and a very successful Olympics games for the North.

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Gold & Silver for Alistair & Jonathon Brownlee at Rio

Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold, brother Jonny second

Another good day for Northern athletes at Rio as Bingley Harriers Alistair & Jonathon Brownlee won the gold and silver medals in the triathlon. Alistair succefully defend the title he won in London in 2012 while younger brother Jonny went one better than London when he was third by picking up the silver. This brings […]

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Sophie Hitchon

Jess & Sophie shine at Rio

Jess Ennis-Hill (City of Sheffield and Dearne AC) and  Sophie Hitchson (Blackburn H&AC) highlighted Northern talent as the claimed medals in Rio Olympics. Gold medalist at London Jessica Ennis-Hill narrowly failed to retain her Olympic heptathlon title as she won silver behind Nafissatou Thiam at Rio, Katarina Johnson-Thompson (Liverpool H&AC) finished sixth. BBC link  Sophie Hitchon […]

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UKWAL Qualifying Procedure for 2017

There will be no actual qualifying match 2017 if there are too many teams which apply for the available spaces then there will be a paper match which will only include under 20s and senior athletes registered to your club. If you wish to join the UKWAL you must return the form below by post […]

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