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All-star cast revealed for men’s 100m
13 Jul
3:52

All-star cast revealed for men’s 100m

Five more high calibre athletes are confirmed for Saturday’s Intertrust Athletics Games at Footes Lane to join Leon Reid and Deji Tobais who were named as leading entries yesterday. Two of the sprinters are returning to Guernsey for their second visit – namely Greg Cackett (left), who won the corresponding…

European U23 silver medallists to battle it out at Intertrust Athletics Games
12 Jul
3:16

European U23 silver medallists to battle it out at Intertrust Athletics Games

Reigning European U23 200m silver medallist Leon Reid (above, centre) will take on former European U23 100m runner up Deji Tobais at Footes Lane on Saturday. The two men will be part of an all-star line up which should be finalised in the next 24 hours or so.   Reid…

Eleven Sarnians head to English Schools
07 Jul
7:57

Eleven Sarnians head to English Schools

Tomorrow sees the tradition national English Schools Championships return to Gateshead International Stadium for another year. A large Guernsey contingent heads to the north of England and will see the majority of the athletes debuting in the event. The exceptions are Zoe Fitch, who will once again contest the senior…

Intertrust Athletics Games – Online Entry open
04 Jul
2:48

Intertrust Athletics Games – Online Entry open

Online entry for Guernsey’s premier Track & Field event is available this week. The deadline to enter and get your full colour named bib is midnight on Sunday 10th July. Although this is Guernsey’s flagship track meeting, the event is open to all registered club members right down to U13’s….

Ala Chalmers gains GB Youth selection to match Lee Merrien’s senior call-up
28 Jun
1:13

Ala Chalmers gains GB Youth selection to match Lee Merrien’s senior call-up

Lee Merrien has had a good number of Great Britain call-ups over the years – and although the one he craved – Olympic selection for Rio – did not come through, he has the consolation of another opportunity to pull on the GB vest at the European Championships in Amsterdam…

U15 & U17 girls lead the way in Inter-Insular victory
28 Jun
12:47

U15 & U17 girls lead the way in Inter-Insular victory

Guernsey came away from Footes Lane with all but one of the trophies on offer. The one that got away was the U13 girls competition – but if the young girls need any inspiration to change this result next year they seemingly need to look no further than their older…

Inter-Insular teams confirmed
20 Jun
12:39

Inter-Insular teams confirmed

Below is the current line-up for the Guernsey squads for the weekend Inter-Insular. These are still provisional pending any issues with athletes’ availability. Anyone not named in the current squad who wishes to compete should get in touch with Tom (U13B, U15B, U17M, U17W) or Nick (U13G, U15G) and guest…

High class performances at the age-group nationals
20 Jun
10:45

High class performances at the age-group nationals

The England Athletics U20 Championships brought saw three of Guernsey’s best ever age-group athletes come away with pleasing performances over one lap of the track. Alastair Chalmers was first event of the weekend in the specially arranged U18 400m hurdles Trial for the European Youth Championships. He ran a strong…

Inter-Insular first wave selections. Athletes please check and advise of (non)availability
17 Jun
12:41

Inter-Insular first wave selections. Athletes please check and advise of (non)availability

The first wave of selections for the Inter-Insular are listed below. If you are NOT able to compete on 25th June then please advise your coach and/or Tom (tom.druce@guernseyathletics.org.gg) ASAP. Further additions will be made shortly and guest non-scoring spots will also be offered. The team manager for U15G and…

Inter-Insular timetable available. Guernsey squads to be announced shortly
15 Jun
1:47

Inter-Insular timetable available. Guernsey squads to be announced shortly

The timetable for the Inter-Insular, taking place at Footes Lane on 25th June, is available for viewing and PDF download. The PDF has some additional rules regarding the match. Guernsey athletes will shortly be advised of their selection and asked to confirm availability.