AFD off to Europe
The European Cross Country trials held at Liverpool on Saturday 25th November and the subsequent selection showed AFD dominance.
In the under 20 womens race Niamh Brown came 4th and gained selection
In the under 20 mens race Luke Prior came came 10th and failed to gain selection
In the Senior mens race saw Andy Vernon come 8th just ourside selection but Jack Rowe in 17th place but 5th under 23 was selected for the under 23 team.
In the Senior womens race Emilia Gorecka won the race and was selected to represent GB at the European Championships, Lily Partridge in 5th place and Steph Twell in 9th place were also selected for the senior team. Amy Griffiths in 7th place, and 3rd under 23 and Philippa Bowden in 25th place and 5th Under 23 were both selected for the under 23 squad.
Katie Bingle ran a surperb race to claim 8th place and just missed out in selection for the Senior womens squad. Emily Hosker-Thornhill in 19th was 6th AFD lady across the line to ensure AFD were the top team and would represent GB at the European Clubs Cross Country Championships to be held at Mira In Portugal on the 4th Feb, the clubs chance to shine in Europe..
Photos by Mark Hookway.