Sportshall Regional Final Report

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Yorkshire Regional Sportshall Athletics Festival – Hull – 9th February 2014

Following the successful Trials held at Richard Dunn Sports centre the West Yorkshire teams travelled to the match in Hull for the Yorkshire Finals. The match at Hull for the first time featured both the Under 11 and the Under 13/15 teams and the opponents were Humberside, 2 teams from North Yorkshire and guesting at our Championships was teams from Tyne & Wear.

In the end the Under 11 Boys team finished in 1st place with 502 points with North Yorkshire 19 points behind, just showing that every point counted for the Team. The West Yorkshire team won the Obstacle Relay, Over Under Relay, 2+2 lap Relay, 6 Lap Paarlauf and the Grand Prix Relay. Individuals topping the rankings were Adam Powell in the Target Throw (1st equal), Andrew Stewart in the Vertical Jump, Conner Carr and Jack Longdon 1st equal in the Speed Bounce, Matthew Kershaw in the Standing Long Jump and Tom Jackson 1st equal in the Balance Test. All members of the team did very well in their individual events which are scored together with their team mates for the team positions. The West Yorkshire Tykes Girls Team finished in 2nd place just 16 points behind North Yorkshire.Read More »Sportshall Regional Final Report

Yorkshire Regional Sports Hall Athletics Finals

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Bonus Arena, Hull

Four teams representing West Yorkshire travelled along the M62 to Hull on Sunday to compete in the annual Yorkshire Regional Final for places in the United Kingdom Finals to be held at the NEC in Birmingham on 7th April. This was the second round of a highly competitive series of events, which is designed to keep young athletes interested in the sport through the long winter months of training. It was held at the Bonus Arena on Sunday, between the Yorkshire Areas – North Yorkshire, Humberside and West Yorkshire.  The performances on the day were outstanding 3 of the 4 teams winning and qualifying on the day for the UK Finals. In the Under 15 Girls Ambah Thompson was Overall Under 15 individual Champion.

In this years competition the Under 13 Girls team beat the nearest rivals North Yorkshire by 42 points. In this competition Anna Dickie won the 2 Lap race and the Vertical Jump. Most of the 12 Under 13 Girls in the team came home with at least one medal and had a total tally of 26 individual medals and gold in 3 relays. The Team can now look forward to the trip to the National Exhibition Centre.

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