The end of 2004 - 24th December 2004

Happy Christmas

Training now finished at Market Drayton for 2004 - start January 4th 2005
Check the site out over the next couple of weeks for the latest PB's, Counties & BAGCAT information
Personal Best's will have all Club Championship, Wrexham & Club night times up to December 6th 2004
Bored over Christmas? - then have a look at the Games and Guestbook



Wrexham - 26th November

   The Team after the morning                            Richard 3rd in U9 Breaststroke
    session - Daniel, Jodie, Richard                     Charlie 4th in U9 Freestyle, 6th Butterfly
    Charlie, Victoria, Ben                                    Craig 6th in U9 Freestyle, 6th Backstroke
    Craig & Maddy                                            Daniel 6th in U10 Freestyle

All improved their PB's as well.

Update - 16th November
PB tables updated to show current members only - been deleted and shouldn't have? Let the Webmaster know.
Time trials now to be held on 28th November ONLY and not the 21st as well.


Time Trials at Drayton pool on 21st & 28th November - 12th November
Chance to get more PB's and race practice ahead of Club Championships. 100m & 200m races in all strokes. Get an entry form from the coaches - must be submitted now with 50p for each event entered.

New Info - 10th November
New Gala dates added for next year.
Latest testing results added - see Starts & Basic Speed in Testing
New PB's entered for Geert, Alec Conway, Hannah,  Richard, Daniel Scriven and Alex Fraser.

Club Championships - 6th November
Start times have changed to 4.15pm warm-up for 4.30pm start on 4th & 5th December. Click here for schedule of events.

Counties - 2nd November
All the information is here - you will need Adobe Acrobat
to read this, click the icon to download a free copy if you haven't got it already.

Counties - 29th October
Qualifying times are on the notice board, copy will be on the web site shortly. Entry forms can be collected from a coach - closing date is December 17th. More info to follow shortly. Need to improved your PB? - then enter the Club Championship, entry form here.

Update - 15th October
See Diary panel for Gala dates. Also updated PB's for Rachel Kelly & Rebecca Shelley-Hitchin.

Congratulations to Jared Rogers who collected his Counties 'Most points scored' cup last week.

Latest 25m timings - 27th September
The results from the 'mini' time trials from a couple of weeks ago are now available in the Personal Bests section. These will be updated into the main PB tables in due course.

Club Championships - 4th & 5th December at MDSC
Opportunity for all swimmers to get experience of Gala conditions and improve PB's. 25m U9's and 50m & 100m for 10's and over. Times now confirmed as 5.45pm warm-up for a 6.00pm start.

Club Championships - 2nd December at MDSC
Individual Medley's for 9's and over - at normal session times.

Latest PB's added
Click here to go to them


AGM - 4th August 6pm in the meeting room at MDSC
All Parents and Swimmers welcome.

Speed Award results for June
These have been updated to reflect the new Speed Award table for Competitive Clubs rather than Schools.

Memberships fees for 2004/2005 are due now.
Collect a form off Debbie Grindrod at a  training session OR down load a copy from our site.

Club come 4th in Staffordshire Building Society Gala at Uttoxeter - June 12th 2004
A good nights swimming against some good teams - several new PB's achieved. Final scores were:
Belgrave - 243 points
Derby Phoenix - 215 points
Dove Valley -192 points
Market Drayton -172 points
Bromsgrove - 135 points

Although we did not retain the trophy from Dove Valley, we can be pleased with the overall out come, from out of 40 individual events we came home with 18 PBs:-

Name  Event  Place
Alison Smith  Front Crawl  4th PB
Harriet Johns  Fly  4th PB
Carol-ann Woolley  Backstroke  5th PB
Courtney Pickstone  Backstroke  2nd PB
Maddy Tracey  Front Crawl  2nd FRT
Rachel Kelly  Fly  3rd FRT
Sarah Garner Jones  Breaststroke  3rd PB
Rebecca Shelley-Hitchen  Fly  1st PB
Alison Smith  Backstroke  3rd PB
Charlie Thomas  Front Crawl  5th PB
Andy Viggars  Breaststroke  3rd PB
Jared Rogers  Front Crawl  4th PB
Chris Viggars  Fly  2nd PB
Craig Judd  Front Crawl  1st FRT
Jared Rogers  Fly  4th PB
Alex Fraser  Front Crawl  1st PB
Craig Judd  Backstroke  4th FRT
Chris Viggars  Front Crawl  2nd PB

FRT First Recorded Time

Club win the Relay Gala at Whitchurch - June 5th 2004
Market Drayton Swimming Club came first beating, Whitchurch into second place. Final scores were:-
Market Drayton - 124 points
Whitchurch  - 118 points
Dove Valley - 92 points
Newport - 90 points

Well done to all swimmers who took part.


Personal Bests - June 3rd 2004
These are now up to date

Midland Qualifying Times - May 25th 2004
James Wilson and George Lester have achieved the 2004 Qualifying Times.

Crusader Gala @ Market Drayton - May 22nd 2004
The club finished third on the night and 4th overall in the league. Seven new PB's were achieved.

Crusader Gala @ Stockport - May 8th 2004
Great team performance with several new PB's

EGM - 26th April 2004
Posts are open for President, Sponsor and Club Shop Officer.
  Note new training schedule.

Crusader Gala @ Whitchurch - April 22nd 2004

New Head Coach Tracey Woolley