Woodford finished second in the third SAL fixture of the year at Woodford on Saturday 14 August, albeit as the score was lower than the previous home match it will not alter the overall league position. Havering came through late to win the day, provisionally on 343.0 points, but remain 0.3 behind WGEL overall. The two teams finished well clear of Thurrock, with Ilford fourth ahead of Newham and Essex Beagles.
Among a number of high quality performances, Yemi Mary John’s 24.37 200m was faster than the division record in the club’s usual division. U17 Shona Vincent, in 12.10m and Kyra Boyce in 57.69 were almost as dominant in the 100 and 400m respectively. Joanne Ryan was next quickest in taking the B 100 and 200 with 12.52 and a season’s best 25.46 respectively. Louise Gilbert ran a strong 800m, achieving a 1 second PB of 2:14.6 and finishing a close second to the second fastest time in the league this year. U17 Kezia Beeton was next to finish, almost matching her PB set at the first SAL of the year with 2:19.6. Anna Clark rounded out the individual women’s winners on the track with 4:40.21 in the 1500m.