ATHLETICS: Max Burgin (Halifax) was an impressive winner at the English Under-17 championships at Bedford at the weekend. Burgin, Yorkshire and Northern 800m champion, set a new championship record with a clear win in 1:50.26.
In the Under-17 field events there were wins for Leeds City’s Callum Orange in the long jump and City of Sheffield’s Kaya Walker (high jump).
Ethan Hussey (Leeds City) completed a superb season in the Under-15 age group winning the 1,500m title to go with his Yorkshire, Northern and English Schools crowns.
There was a double for Ben Copley (Kingston upon Hull) in the javelin and the discus.