Browsing Archive: November, 2011

COVERDALE TROPHY, 25 Nov @ Porty Pool

Posted by Portobello ASC on Sunday, November 27, 2011,
We hosted this round of the Coverdale Novice trophy and the pool was filled with shouting and cheering as an exciting night of races took place. We had an undersized team as some swimmers weren't available which meant that we dropped a lot of points due to empty lanes. However, the swimmers who were there did really well and some picked up a lot of points for the team, especially Olivia (32 points), Ella (23 points), Rory C (21 points) and Ollie and Abbie M who both picked up 12 points...

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EDINBURGH SCHOOLS, 20 Nov @ Ainslie Park

Posted by Portobello ASC on Sunday, November 27, 2011,
26 Porty swimmers were competing in this year's Schools champs, representing their schools in individual and relay events. Our older boys led the way, with Ciaran, Rory and John all picking up 2 Golds each from two events. Iona and Emma both won a Gold and a Silver each and Scott and Nieve both won a Silver and a Bronze. JJ, Fi and Ellie all won Silver and Kathryn collected a bronze.

Benji helped his school team to relay Gold, John + Ciaran were half of the Portobello High team that...

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MITCHELL TROPHY, 12/13 Nov @ Inverness

Posted by Portobello ASC on Sunday, November 27, 2011,
A minibus with 7 swimmers, 2 officials and a coach set off on the Friday afternoon on our first ever trip to Inverness. An excellent weekend followed, with 5 sessions in two days and plenty of great swims.

The big story of the weekend was Golden Girl Gallacher - Ellie had a superb meet and picked up three Golds medals, an exceptional performance at a high calibre event. Iona picked up two fifth places (100m + 200m breast), securing a bronze squad time in the process. Nieve also made a b...

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LOTHIAN GRADED MEET, Sat Nov 12 @ Prestonpans

Posted by Portobello ASC on Sunday, November 27, 2011,
A really big squad attended the Lothian Graded meet this year and kept David and Sue very busy on poolside. Seventeen different swimmers made it to finals in at least one event, a truely excellent result - well done to them all;
Ben, four finals including a Silver and a Bronze; Fi, 4 finals producing 3 Golds and a Silver, Kitty, 3 finals including a Gold and a Bronze, Gigi and Thomas who both had 3 finals incling a Gold each, Anna C won 2 Golds, Laura won a Gold and a Bronze, Fi won a G...

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EAST DISTRICTS round 1, Nov 5/6 @ Glenrothes

Posted by Portobello ASC on Sunday, November 27, 2011,
This was the distance weekend and we had five swimmers competing at Glenrothes. We had some excellent PBs, especially in the 400m free (Emma, Nieve and Rory). Ciaran produced our first top six (and therefore our first point) in this season's EDAG champsby recording an excellent PB in the 1500m.

Well done.

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CLUB CHAMPS, Sun Oct 30 @ Porty Pool

Posted by Portobello ASC on Sunday, November 27, 2011,
The second round of the Club Champs were held at Porty pool and we had a good turnout of parents and friends cheering on the swimmers. After 11 or 12 events (depending on age), the trophy winners were decided;
9 + under - Ella Wood + Alfie Leishman
10/11 - Emma Hogarth + Ben Scott
12/13 - Anna Connelly/Rosanna Pollock (joint winners) + Stuart McBain
14/15 - Fi Corbett + Ciaran McGeever
16+  -  Louise McMahon + Rory Mackay
 
Well done to everyone and thanks to all the officials and helpers...

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