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SUCCESSFUL START TO NEW YEAR BY JUNIOR TEAM
Congratulations to Octavian Droobers Junior team who this weekend came first in the qualifying round of the national inter club Yvette Baker Trophy. The top 9 scorers at the race held at the PGL Activity Centre, Boreatton Park, near Baschurch, Shropshire. The event was also a West Midlands League event, organised by Wrekin Orienteers, who designed some great courses through the woods, with plenty of climb, and across open fields of the adventure complex.
The top 9 juniors, whose performances counted towards the winning score 895 points were: Eoin Hankinson who scored 100 points for coming 1st in 29.23mins on the 2.8km Orange course, also scoring 100 points were Jacob Oxtoby 1st in 33.27mins on the 3.6km the Light Green course, Isla Prince 1st girl taking 20.59mins on the 2.1km Yellow course, Henry Jeffries 1st in 16.53mins on the Yellow course, Josie Smart 1st W14 girl on the Orange and Felix Lunn 1st in 30.38mins on the Green 4.3km course. Making up the winning total were Oliver Flippance who scored 99, Pippa Smart 98 and Oliver Lunn 98 all running on the Green course.
Senior club members put in some fine running times, earning points for the club in the league event, and Sam Leadley M20 was top OD in 2nd place on the 7km Brown course taking 49.34mins just 44 seconds behind the winner. On the same course Alistair Landels M50 was 4th in 55.38mins, David Leadley M55 7th in 58.39mins, Chris McCartney M50 10th in 59.18mins and Anne Straube W40 was top woman in 65.06mins. Tom Jeffries M45 was 2nd on the Blue 6.3km course in 55.02mins, On the Short Green 3.4km course Peter Carey M75 was 3rd taking 48.24mins.continued.....
21st January 2019
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World Orienteering day 2017
Alistair Powell, club captain, competing at the British Orienteering Championships in the Lake District on 6 May 2017.
Photo Wendy Carlisle
JK 2017 Ultra Veteran Champions
Will Gardener with M21 Midlands Championship Trophy
Mark Pawsey MP and Mayor of Rugby Councillor Sally Bragg
Martin Ward at Rugby
Liz Phillips on the podium.
Laurie Bradley Winners 2017
Juniors with trophies at West Midlands Orienteering Championships
OD Juniors 3rd in the YBT National Finals 2016
Julie Emmerson 2016 British Champion (Robert Lines Photography)
After surviving the snow on Kilnsey Moor on Day 3, Easter Sunday, these three intrepid Droobers, Peter Carey, Sheila Carey and Barry Elkington, took their place on the podium gaining a 2nd place, on Day 4 at Storthes Hall near Huddersfield, in the Ultra Vets Relay.
2nd in the Junior Relay Race at the JK2016 Easter International Orienteering Festival.
Barry at the Compass Sport Cup March 2016
Schools Champs runner
Schools Champs runner
FOUND: A set of (car?) keys found in an EMIT box. Contact Rob for their return.