Swimming
Swimmers sign off in fine style

By Jamie Arrowsmith Wednesday 12 December 2012 Updated: 19/12 16:05

RUGBY Swimming Club showed tremendous spirit to secure a second place finish in their final competitive action of 2012 which took place in Bromsgrove.

A number of absentees meant Rugby had to rely on a number of swimmers filling in, swimming strokes they would not normally and swimming up an age group or two, all of which they did brilliantly.

Individual wins were recorded by Ellen Armeson and Matthew Seaton in the 10/11-year-old backstroke, both with a clear margin. Thomas Parker also claimed success in both the backstroke and breaststroke continuing his fine form throughout the series. Adam Wanless was another to have clear water between himself and the others in the 50m butterfly.

Rhys James won the 13 and under 100m freestyle before Rugby triumphed in four successive relays. The 10/11 boys and girls medley relay teams were joined in their success by the two 13 and under freestyle teams.

Rugby began to run out of steam in the later relays but still picked up some second and third placed finishes.

Popular »

1 Police seek man in sexual assault investigation

2 Rugby independents gear up for Small Business Saturday

3 Tributes paid to TV auctioneer David Barby

4 Treasure hunter leaves pitches in tatters

5 Brownsover man conspired to steal from friend

More sport »

Football: Town bid to become record breakers

RUGBY Town will be bidding to smash a

Rugby Union: Leaders are halfway there

Dunlop 15 Old Laurentians 35 Midlands Two West

Rugby Union: Saints triumph on the road

Northampton Mens Own 5 Rugby St Andrews 27

Rugby Union: Welsh secure a Christmas bonus

Copsewood 0 Rugby Welsh 20 Midlands Five West

Regional sport »


Coventry Observer
Tim Stimpson guest for Wasps opener

FORMER England and British Lions full back Tim Stimpson will ...

Solihull Observer
Success for Blyth Barracudas who claim West Midlands crown

BLYTHE Barracudas have been crowned Division Two champions of the ...

Leamington Observer
Poor form continues for Brakes after Fylde loss

BRAKES may have made the long trip up nirth to ...

Stratford Observer
Leaders win on the road

STRATFORD & District Airgun League leaders Wilmcote secured a 228-217 ...