2018 Artistic Gymnastics British Championships

  • Posted on: 12 March 2018
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Britain's best artistic gymnasts competed to packed crowds at the Liverpool Echo Arena 8th - 11th March.

Kelly Simm and Brinn Bevan were crowned all-around British champions.

Nile Wilson didn’t compete in the all-around event, but dominated on the rings, parallel bars and high bar, taking the top spots. Max Whitlock MBE was on top form on pommel taking the gold, with Dom Cunningham powering to the vault title and Frank Baines showing some clean and concise work on the floor to be crowned champion.

Full details of the event can be found at the British Gymnastics site here.

Maisie Methuen on beam

Manchester City Ladies v Chelsea Ladies WSL

  • Posted on: 24 February 2018
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Manchester City showed fighting spirit to come from 2-0 down to rescue a point at the Acadamy Stadium this afternoon.

First half goals from Millie Bright and Ji So-Yon saw Chelsea finish the first half 2-0 up. but in the second half, goals from Nikita Parris and Georgia Stanway saw City rescue a valuable point in the race for the title.

A full match report can be found here.

Abbie McManus defends against Fran Kirby

Sale Sharks v Saracens - Aviva Premiership

  • Posted on: 16 February 2018
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Sale came up against a determined Saracens side at the AJ Bell on Friday night.

Saracens forced a number of errors from Sale that eventually proved costly.

Liam Williams scored the only try of the match with a solo effort darting in from the right hand touchline and evading Will Addison's tackle. Spencer made the conversion.

Sale pushed in the second half, but couldn't find a way through a stubborn Saracens defense.

The final score Sale 3 Saracens 13

A full match report can be found here.

SALE: Haley, Solomona, Addison, Jennings, Yarde, S James, De Klerk, Harrison, Webber, John, Beaumont, Ostrikov, Ross, Curry, Strauss
Replacements: Jones (Strauss 34) (Jones 43) (Webber 76), Flynn, Aulika (John 66), Nott (Ostrikov 66), Neild (Ross 65), Cliff (De Klerk 65), L James (Jennings 47), Charnley

SARACENS: Goode, Williams, Bosch, Barritt, Wyles, Lozowski, Spencer, Barrington, Tolofua, Figallo, Isiekwe, Kruis, Clark, Burger, Wray
Replacements: Spurling (Tolofua 73), Thompson (Barrington 75), Longbottom, Flanagan, Early, Whiteley, Malins, Earle

Alex Lozowski tackled by Rob Webber and Josh Beaumont

Manchester City Ladies v Liverpool Ladies WSL

  • Posted on: 11 February 2018
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Manchester City ladies returned to the top of the WSL with an emphatic 4-0 win over third place Liverpool.

The game started with a bizarre goal from Nikita Parris when Sophie Ingle cleared the ball straight at the head of Parris with the resulting deflection beating a hapless Becky Flaherty in goal.

Parris got a second goal along with Abbie McManus and Izzy Christiansen from the spot.

A full match report can be found here.

Caroline Weir shields the ball from Claire Emslie

Liverpool Ladies v Arsenal WSL

  • Posted on: 8 February 2018
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Liverpool lost the WSL match 3-0 to Arsenal Ladies at the Select Security Stadium on a cold Wednesday evening in Halton.

Beth England came close  a couple of times but was unable to breach Arsenal's defence.

Arsenal's scorers were Meidema 29 (pen), Janssen 45, Evans 62

A full match report can be found here.

England U20 international Rinsola Babajide shields the ball from Vivianne Miedema

Liverpool Ladies v Watford Ladies WFAC

  • Posted on: 5 February 2018
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Liverpool produced a strong performance to beat Watford 5-0 at the Liverpool County FA ground on Sunday.

Beth England, Ali Johnson, Caroline Weir and Martha Harris were the scorers.

It sets up a fifth round away tie against Chichester City Ladies on Sunday 18th February.

Liverpool Ladies: Flaherty, Harris, Greenwood (Pike), Turner (Rodgers), Roberts, Ingle, Longhurst, Johnson, England (Clarke), Weir, Hodson.

A full match report can be found here.

Alex Greenwood on the ball