ESAA All England National Schools Track & Field Championships 2021 – Report


The All England Schools Championships held in Manchester were contested over three days to comply with covid restrictions.

The Seniors on Day 1 had great success Sam Brereton (Truro Coll) won the high jump 2.13m. Henry Curtis (Saltash) was 6th in the A final 110m hurdles 14.67 but set a new pb in the heats 14.48. Choire Lister (Truro Coll) was 7th in the 1500m S/Chase with a new pb of 5.09.92. Ed Mitchell (Truro Coll) was also 7th in the 1500m also with a new pb 3.54.71.

Day 2 the Intermediate age group had Bo Rason (Bodmin) 5th in the pole vault with a pb of 3.30m. Joe Wheeler (Launceston Coll) was also 5th in the 400m with a new pb in the heats 50.88. Micho Tao (H.Davy) was another 5th place in the 100m with a pb of 11.11. Connell McCarthy ( Saltash) won the B final with a pb of 11.28. Blake Williams (Penrice) was 11th in the 1500m 4.15.40 and Mawgen Warren (Tretherras) 12th in the discus 36.12. Both boys are a year young in this age group.

Day 3 Juniors saw a 3rd place for James Rogers (Roseland) in the pole vault 3.30m. Poppy Northcott (Torpoint) was 7th in the A final of the 100m with a pb in the heats 12.51. Jessica Brown (Truro) was 10th in the 1500m 4.49.62.

Nine of the 13 athletes were in the top 8 on the presentation rostrum and 8 of the 13 recorded personal best performances.
Sadly the team was three short from those selected to compete due to injury and covid isolation, Jacob Lamboll (Truro) SB 400m, Molly Doyle-Lay (R.Lander) IG Triple jump and Harry Robilliard ( Penair) JB long jump.