WALES captains Megan Rogers and Tom Cusworth were medal winners at the Schools International in Antrim.
Rogers came second in the 300m hurdles (44.35) while Cusworth raced to third in the 200m (22.66) as well as finishing eighth in the long jump (5.86).
Three more Wrexham Athletic Club rising stars competed at the big Northern Ireland event. Hannah Thomas was fifth in the 200m (25.48), Chloe Jones eighth in the 300m (43.04) and James Roberts eighth in the 1,500m (4.24.4).
Thomas and Rogers, meanwhile, have claimed McCain Top 10 awards for their UK Power of 10 rankings in 2008, along with their coaches Geoff Ward and Glyn Davies. Rogers was first in the Under 17s women’s 300m hurdles and eighth in the 300m while Thomas was second in the U17s women’s 200m and fourth in the 100m.
William Poole and Manon Edwards posted personal bests as Wrexham staged one of the final matches in the National Young Athletes League. Full results are below.
U17s men’s: Daniel Williams (100m 1a 11.5G3, 200m 2b 24.2); James Rich (200m 2b 25.1, 400m 2b 55.2G4); Gareth Bennett (400m 3a 53.9G3, long jump 2a 5.15); Geraint Jeffreys (3,000m 1a 11.40.1, shot 1b 8.05); Rhys Jeffreys (3,000m 2b 13.01.0); David Hooson (100m hurdles 2a 15.8); Rob Evans (hammer 1a 21.11, discus 1a 23.40, shot 1a 9.19); Will Scott (hammer 1b 10.47, discus 1b 20.00, javelin 1a 25.56); Daniel Hodgson (high jump 1a 1.60).
U15s boys: James Griffiths (100m 2a 12.9); Kierran Cooper (100m 2b 13.1, 200m 3a 26.4, long jump 2a 5.22G4); David Blower (400m 2a 56.6G3, 800m 1a 2.11.4G3); William Poole (400m 1b 58.8G4, javelin 2a 30.89PB, long jump 1b 5.13PB); Matthew Rich (800m 4b 3.02.5, hammer 1b 7.92, discus 4b 11.40); Callum Chandler (1,500m 4a 4.55.6, shot 4a 8.16); Rory Jones (hammer 2a 16.98, discus 4a 16.55, javelin 1b 27.94).
U13s boys: Sion Roberts (100m 1a 13.4G2, 200m 1a 27.00G1); Geraint Breeze (100m 2b 14.3, 200m 2b 30.2, long jump 1b 3.44); Michael McNee (800m 2a 2.41.4, long jump 2a 3.48); Chris Jones (800m 1b 2.57.0, 75m hurdles 2b 23.8); Harry Arnull (1,500m 1a 5.23.8); Rakim Newton (75m hurdles 3a 17.2); Matthew Williams (shot 1a 7.42G4); Kyle Cooper (shot 2b 5.17).
U17s women’s: Lydia David (discus 1a 9.06G3, javelin 2b 21.03); Philippa Roberts (javelin 2a 23.50, long jump 2a 4.32).
U15s girls: Amy Roberts (100m 3a 13.8, 200m 3a 29.2); Helen Blower (100m 2b 14.2, 200m 2b 30.8); Emily Rowlands (800m 4a 2.48.8); Charlotte Beckett (800m 4b 3.02.8); Manon Edwards (75m hurdles 2a 13.9, javelin 1b 23.41G4/PB, shot 1a 8.99G3/PB); Hannah Browning (75m hurdles 2b 14.0, long jump 3a 3.67, long jump 2a 1.30); Kathryn Roberts (long jump 4b 2.71); Jenny Coppell (discus 3a 16.09, javelin 1a 24.11G3, shot 1b 7.69); Jess Arnull (discus 3b 10.06).
U13s girls: Beth Jones (75m 4a 11.6, 150m 4a 22.9, 70m hurdles 2b 15.9, long jump 4b 3.04); Melys Edwards (75m 4b 12.3, 70m hurdles 2a 13.5G4, long jump 4a 3.10); Nia Jones (800m 2a 2.42.5G4).
Wrexham are the leading North Wales club in the Welsh Senior League following the latest match in Newport. Full results are below.
U17s women’s: Jade Marvin (200m 2a 28.01, 80m hurdles 3a 13.19, long jump 5a 4.29).
Senor women’s: Amanda Wale (high jump 2a 1.35, long jump 2a 4.77, shot 2a 9.07, javelin 2a 25.36).
U17s men’s: Hodgson (high jump 4a 1.70, pole vault 1a 3.90PB).
U20s men’s: Williams (100m 7a 12.03, 400m 3b 54.72PB); James Rich (100m 2b 12.64, 400m 4a 55.89, shot 2b 6.39, hammer 3a 15.29); James Roberts (800m 5a 2.05.51PB, 1,500m 3a 4.39.01); Tom Csizmadia (800m 1b 2.08.71, long jump 4a 4.95, triple jump 4a 10.04, shot 3a 7.54).
Senior men’s: Nik Mesney (100m 3a 11.44, 200m 2a 23.56); Cynan Evans (100m 2b 11.70, 400m 2a 50.80); Gawain Rogers (200m 2b 25.04, high jump 2a 1.75, long jump 3a 5.82); Ian Broadhurst (400m 3b 59.59, 400m hurdles 2a 68.78); Richard Turner (800m 8a 2.35.06, 1,500m 5a 5.34.50); David James (400m hurdles 1b 74.11, high jump 3b 1.25, long jump 4b 3.78, triple jump 3a 8.30); Neil Edwards (pole vault 1a 3.30, 110m hurdles 1a 19.20, shot 5a 9.99, discus 3a 27.79, javelin 2a 43.85); Mark Rich (shot 4b 7.46, discus 3b 17.64, hammer 4a 16.60, javelin 1b 21.23); Geoff Mesney (hammer 4b 10.65).
Age-class joy for Charles
CHARLES Ashley was the third-fastest M50 in 92nd (1.31.28) at the International Snowdon Mountain Race. Wrexham Athletic Club colleague Geoff Richards completed the challenging course in 238th (1.46.23).
Daniel Weston led Wrexham’s charge in the Packwood 10k. He was third in 36.49 followed by Robert Jones in 18th (40.24) and Gillian Csizmadia in 73rd (56.12).
Mike Edwards finished 58th (86.24) in the Moel Siabod Fell Race.