History was turned upside down at Hastings on Saturday when the home team won the Battle of Hastings.
Four Sussex teams were lined up to face Holland Sports from Kent in this Division 3 SW it was the Hastings team who swept away the challengers notching up a marvellous total of 285 points for a convincing victory.
East Grinstead scored 198 in seconds place after a match long battle with Horsham Blue Star who scored 185, Lewes/Haywards Heath 152 and Holland Sports 125.
Elise Lovell went nap for the promoting club winning the 100m hurdles in 14.3, the high jump with 1.55m, long jumped 5.58m, putt the shot 9.74 and threw the javelin 29.95m while club-mate Max Thomas ran an impressive 800m to win as he liked in 1:57.2s and these two won the Men of the Match Awards.
Following her fine efforts the previous weekend East Grinstead’s Abby Beswick repeated her sprint double clocking 12.7 and a personal best of 25.0 for the 200m. Although she was again over five metres again her leap of 5.01m only earnt her second place behind Lovell.
The Sussex pole vaulters were in good form with Horsham’s Calum Neil winning the men’s event clearing 3.80m and Livvy Connor ..
James Turner from Lewes headed the Sussex runners in the London Marathon on Sunday.
By and large it was not a vintage year for Sussex as far as high placings go but there were probably more Sussex runners inside 2 hours 40 minutes.
Turner, who is currently at Ambleside, is coached ..
Athletes are reminded that they have just four days to enter this year’s Sussex Track and Field Championship.
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It is the turn of the seniors to start their League season this weekend with the major Sussex clash coming at Hastings on Saturday.
In the Division three South West clash at Hastings no less than four Sussex Clubs will line up against Holland Sports.
East Grinstead, Horsham, Lewes/Haywards Heath and ..
Horsham Blue Star proved the most successful of the Sussex teams in last weekend’s Upper Age Group matches in the National Youth Development League.
Competing in North West two at Gillingham, the Horsham team finished second to the home team Medway, scoring 467 points to the winners 548 points, but they ..
Sussex teams were all involved in tough matches in the Upper Age Group matches in the Youth Development League at the weekend.
Team results have not been published yet but Crawley seem, understandably, to have produced the best set of results in their Premier two league at Harrow.
Orla Brothers produced a ..
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