European Champions Clubs Cup For Juniors – Castellon Spain – 20 September 2014

Took place in Castellon, Spain on Saturday 20 September. The match was a game of 3 thirds, the team were last for the first 2 thirds and facing relegation with 2 nil pointers. The highlights in the first 14 events came from a Hammer win from FELLAN MCGUIGAN and an excellent 3rd place from BEN ROCHFORD with his second fastest time ever – then we came good in the final 6 events, with emphatic victories from KYLE LANGFORD in the 1500m and PHILLIP CROUT in the 3000m, a fine 2nd place in the HJ with a PB from AKIN COWARD, a 4th in the LJ by ADE ADEFOLALU and 3rd place in both relays, which meant the team moved from 8th place to 4th place. Conditions were very good with the temperature in the early 30s. Turkey had a great weekend, with the teams from Fenerbache winning both the men’s and women’s competitions. SBH are representing GB&NI in the 2015 event which is likely to be held in Istanbul.

Full SBH results can be found by using this link – European Champion Clubs Cup Result

The SHAFTESBURY TEAM celebrating after finishing 4th In Europe’s Premier Junior Cup Competition


The team waiting for the train to take them to the stadium


Team Manager GEOFF MORPHITIS discussing team tactics on the team bus, travelling to the stadium


AKIN COWARD In The High Jump with a personal best (2.04m)


BEN ROCHFORD in the 800m (1:51.91)

KYLE LANGFORD on his way to win the 1500m in a seasons best (3:52.90)






JAMES HAMBLIN in the Shot (12.59m)

FELLAN MCGUIGAN being interviewed following his Hammer win (64.96m)

MATTHEW HALL completed in the 400m Hurdles with a personal best (63.58) and the Discus with another personal best (29.67m)