Dunmow Atlantis start new season with a splash!

PUBLISHED: 09:00 09 November 2017

Dunmow Atlantis youngster Damon Elliot won three gold medals at the Cambridge Grand Prix event

Dunmow Atlantis youngster Damon Elliot won three gold medals at the Cambridge Grand Prix event

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Dunmow Atlantis youngsters have made a flying start to the 2017/18 swimming season.

Dunmow Atlantis youngster Meghan Maybanks won gold and two bronze at the Cambridge Grand Prix event Dunmow Atlantis youngster Meghan Maybanks won gold and two bronze at the Cambridge Grand Prix event

Damon Elliot won a hat-trick of gold medals at the Cambridge Grand Prix event, winning his 50m and 100m freestyle events, as well as the 50m butterfly.

Meghan Maybanks won gold in her 50m freestyle, as well as bronze medals in the 50m and 100m backstroke, while Louis Spong took bronze in his 200m butterfly.

Toby Rayner, Jack Richardson, Josh Smith, Maddie Lees, Morgan and Georgia Harrod, Ellie Runnalls, Sam and Rebecca Dack, Matt McLaughlin, Dylan and Ella Nutt, Chloe Moloney and Rebecca Watt also competed as Atlantis recorded more than 20 Essex qualifying times and nine top-three spots.

Atlantis also enjoyed some fine results at their East Region event and more information about the club can be found at their website dunmowatlantis.co.uk.

Dunmow Atlantis youngster Louis Spong won bronze at the Cambridge Grand Prix event Dunmow Atlantis youngster Louis Spong won bronze at the Cambridge Grand Prix event

*Dog & Partridge came from 6-2 down to beat title holders Black Bull in the latest round of matches in the Ridley League.

Matt Doe had a 180 for Bull, with Yvonne Hall-Wilson throwing a 171, but the women’s game was their only darts success as they were pipped 8-7.

Paul Cain hit two ton-plus starts for Dog, as well as three 140s and many other three-figure scores.

Compasses gave City FC a fright, as Grant Gregory, Dan Taylor, Chris Cook and Martin Compton all won to help them take the singles 4-1.

But City hit back to level at 7-7 and Des Vickers and Sue Cove won the mixed.

Vickers was unbeaten in three matches, including both pairs against Compton, who had seven 140s and a ton shot-in.

Allan Sheldrake’s 171 and two 108 starts were best for City in a cracking advert for both sides.

Little Waltham had a crushing 13-2 win over Red Beret to make it 27 points from a possible 30, as Peter Holley claimed the only darts win for the visitors.

Chequers stayed in the hunt with a 12-3 win over City Birds, as Donna Hazell had a 110 start in the women’s game.

Alan Readman had a 106 shot-in for the hosts, but Hazel Rolfe was their only darts winner.

*Aythorpe Roding Cricket Club will hold their AGM at the Black Lion, High Roding on Tuesday (November 14, 7.30pm).

New members wishing to join are welcome to come along.

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