Hot News! - May 2000

Little Southern Comfort for Youngsters 

Havering Mayesbrook's youngsters battled not only against strong opposition but also against the elements on the South of England Championships at Watford on Saturday and Sunday. But despite showing up strongly in several finals in these rain-lashed championships, they came home with just three medals. Sprint ace Matthew Kelsey claimed silver in the U-15 100m, Scott Keating was also runner-up in the U-15 triple jump, while Kate Brewington gained bronze in the U-20 long jump. (added 28/5/00) Report

McDonald's League - Boys second at Enfield - Girls win at Hillingdon

At Enfield the boys U-17 team gained their second runners up spot and look set for a mid-table placing while the girls romped to a 93 point win in their opening fixture at Hillingdon and look good for promotion. (added 22/5/00) Reports

Loughboro' success for Stu but tough for Faye

Stuart Wells jumped into runners up spot with his second round leap of 7.42m at the Aqua Pura International at Loughborough on Sunday 21st, placing second behind winner Chris Davidson's 7.64m effort and ahead of AAA Indoor champion Chris Tomlinson. But there was no fairy tale GB Under 20 debut for Faye Fullerton, who placed 9th against more experienced senior opposition in the women's 3000m event, over 20 seconds outside her recent club record run. (added 21/5/00) Results

Second league win for Southern Women

The powerful combined senior and U15 ladies team romped to a second successive win in the Southern Women's League match at Wycombe on Saturday piling up an impressive points score against hosts Wycombe, Braintree, Plymouth and Huntingdon. (added 20/5/00) Results

Great Britain Call up for Faye

On-form rising star Faye Fullerton's recent efforts, which have seen her smash her PBs for 800m, 1500m and 3000m in successive weeks, received top level recognition this week when she gained international selection. The Upminster 15-year-old - who turns 16 at the end of May - has been called up to run in the 3000m for the Great Britain Under 20 squad in the "Road to Sydney" meeting at Loughborough on Sunday 21st. The meeting, which is televised on BBC2, brings the GB U20s face to face with Scotland, England, Loughborough Students and GB Students, plus international guests. Faye's opponents will include England's Jilly Ingman and Scotland's Helen Pattinson. Stuart Wells also competes in the meeting as a guest in the Long Jump. (added 18/5/00) Details

Golden Weekend at Chelmsford

In heatwave conditions, Havering Mayesbrook AC's athletes were among the medals on Days 2 and 3 of the Essex County Championships at Chelmsford last Saturday and Sunday. Gold medal highlight was a record breaking performance in the Senior Men's Long Jump by GB International Stuart Wells who leapt to 7.57m, achieving a new personal best and smashing the Championship record held by his father, Trevor since 1976. In all HMAC athletes came home with 34 medals: 11 gold, 10 silver and 13 bronze medals. (added 15/5/00) Report and selected results

Southern Men place third

It was a familiar story as a depleted Men's Southern League squad placed third in their opening fixture at Walthamstow. There were A-string track wins for Stuart Wells (100m) and Otis Griffiths (400m) and field event successes for the veteran trio of Stuart Tufton in the pole vault, Keith Robinson (Hammer) and Steve Archer (Shot) but late withdrawals and other absences took their toll. (added 13/5/00) Southern League Results

Seaside Success for Young Athletes

Havering Mayesbrook AC's combined girls' and boys' under-17 team began their Eastern Young Athletes League campaign at Southend on Sunday with a hard fought victory. Although the final margin of success over Basildon, Southend and Thurrock was some 40 points, it was not until the final stages of the match that the reigning champions exerted their authority. (added 8/5/00) Report

Ladies NJAL win at Erith - club record for Faye Fullerton

A crushing 100 point victory at Erith in the National Junior Athletic League, Thames Division on Sunday gave Havering Mayesbrook's Under 20 Ladies a first big step on the promotion ladder. A superb 9m 42 secs 3000m clocking brought Faye Fullerton the Athlete of the Match award and a new club record, and only just missed the league record. (added 7/5/00) Report and results

Essex Golds for Faye Fullerton and Megan Foley

Faye Fullerton smashed the Essex County Under-17 1500m record by six seconds when winning at Chelmsford on Monday 1 May on the first day of the county championships. Her 4m 28 sec clocking also carved 5 seconds off her PB. Megan Foley also breezed to gold in the U13 1200m. (added 2/5/00) Report

McDonald' s Runners Up spot for Boys' U17 Team

Missing a number of regulars and totally against expectations, Havering Mayesbrook AC's under-17 boys' team achieved a magnificent second place in their opening McDonald's Southern Premier League match at Bromley, Kent on Sunday. Only Crawley proved too good for the local Club with Milton Keynes in third place and Belgrave in fourth. (added 2/5/00) Report