August 17: The MMK Senior Team wins their Southern Athletics League match at St Albans to gain promotion to Division 1


Lying second in Division 2 West at the beginning of the match, and with the first two gaining promotion to Division 1, the MMK Senior Team knew that a win would guarantee promotion. Despite a slip-up in their last match, City of Salisbury held on the win the League, with MMK second.

Woman of the match was Kayleigh Presswell with a 59.78m win in the Hammer, with Emma Beales’ 39.39m win in the Discus joint second. For the men, the best result was Dickson Kusi’s 10.9 win in the 100m for third place in the Man of the match results.

The Match result was

Posn Team Name Points League
1 Marshall Milton Keynes AC 243.5 4.0
2 Yeovil Olympiads AC 188.5 3.0
3 St. Albans AC 186.0 2.0
4 Walton AC 145.0 1.0

The Final top three places in the Division are

1 City of Salisbury 1119.5 18
2 Marshall Milton Keynes AC 1092.5 18
3 Basingstoke & Mid Hants AC 1095.5 17

Full provisional results from St Albans

Pictures by Brian Graves