Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 12°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs are coming. Find out more about

Pigs Gone Wild

here.

Deben win second round of Suffolk Winter League

13:55 05 February 2014

Woodbridge-based Deben Swimming Club took a squad of 22 swimmers to the second round of the Suffolk Winter League, hosted by Hadleigh Swimming Club, and won convincingly scoring 246 points in the process.

The evening saw some excellent racing against swimmers from opposing teams, with Deben swimmers producing some great times, many of which were new personal bests. Deben swimmers were placed first or second in all 40 events with both girls and boys teams winning convincingly.

For the girls, 10-year-old swimmers Minnie Wayman (35.56) and Alexa Eliff (40.37) achieved new PBs in the 50 free and 50 fly respectively.

More PBs came in the 100 fly where Abbie Webb, 13, recorded 1.14.46 and Annabelle Mace, 15, a time of 1.11.72.

Annabelle took first place in both her 100 fly events, while Caitlin Russell won the ppen 100 Back after going into the final turn in second place and coming up a clear metre ahead.

The boys also achieved several new PBs. Jensen Hoole, 10, swam a strong 47.47 in the 50 breast and Lewis Moore, 11, recorded 30.62 in the 50 free.

Harry Longbottom, 13, achieved two new PBs on the evening, swimming 1.15.35 in the 100 back and 1.16.50 in the 100 fly.

Also in the 100 Fly, Jack Brammer swam a new PB of 1:10.24 in the 14/15 age group and Rob Doig finished in 1:20.09 in the 100 breast.

Daniel Davies, 11, had a really strong second 25 on his 50 back to finish first, and in the open 100 back, Nick Elmer clawed the lead back to take the touch in an extremely tense race.

In the relay events, the senior girls’ medley team all swam fantastic legs, with perfect takeovers, culminating in a brave final leg from Annabel Towns to get the touch ahead of Leiston.

Nadia Mason swam a fantastic split of 32.78 in the junior girls’ free relay and also finished the final leg of the medley relay after hitting her head on the turn.

0 comments

Republic of Ireland's Daryl Murphy during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Playoff second leg at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday November 16, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Republic. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS Editorial use only, No commercial use without prior permission, please contact PA Images for further information: Tel: +44 (0) 115 8447447.

Daryl Murphy won’t let the fact he’s yet to open his goalscoring account for his country affect him, as he bids to make the final Republic of Ireland squad of Euro 2016.

Daryl Murphy in action for the Republic

If Daryl Murphy gets amongst the goals at Euro 2016 this summer the striker will have Mick McCarthy to thank, after the Ipswich Town boss put country over club during the closing weeks of last season.

Academy graduate Teddy Bishop

Ipswich Town remain keen for half of the club’s squad to be homegrown, by the start of the 2017-18 season.

Barnet 0 Ipswich Town 1
Tommy Smith, David McGoldrick and Anthony Wordsworth all attack an aerial ball

Ipswich Town will face Barnet this summer as part of their pre-season preparations.

Lee O'Neill, the assistant manager at Ipswich Town's academy, at the training ground where the club is building a new 3g pitch.

Ipswich Town are digging deep for success.

Adam McDonnell in action against former club Shelbourne last summer

Ipswich Town have confirmed they will once again travel to Ireland for a pre-season training camp this summer, before finishing their visit with a game against Shelbourne.

The scene as Daryl Murphy celebrates his second goal at Charlton on Saturday

Ipswich Town will face newly-relegated Charlton Athletic in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2016/17 season.

Chris Brammer interviews Terry Butcher at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town and England legend Terry Butcher says the Blues will have a player on their hands if Andre Dozzell can go anywhere close to emulating his father Jason.

Mick McCarthy made a host of changes for the trip to Old Trafford

‘Uninspiring’, ‘frustrating’, ‘bland’ and ‘stale’ are all words used by Ipswich fans to describe a disappointing 2015/16 season, during which manager Mick McCarthy garnered mixed reviews from the Blues’ support.

Chris Swailes in his days at Ipswich

Former Ipswich defender Chris Swailes became the oldest goalscorer at the new Wembley Stadium for Morpeth today despite having undergone four heart operations.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24