Rascals News Archive
Congratulations and well done to Alice McClay who recently passed her Level 1 teaching qualification.
The start of the holiday season meant many of our regular swimmers were elsewhere, hence the small but big hearted team for the demanding Pocklington fixture at Dearne Valley on 15/7/17. It was also the first gala for some of our swimmers – Oliver Hardcastle, Evie Hardcastle, Ella Taskin, Jack Mason and Dylan Green. They […]
We started the month at the Dartes B Grade which saw Ruby Barker come away with 4 personal bests (PBs), 3 medals and 2 speeding tickets. Isabelle Clarke achieved 5 medals and 2 PBs (and was the top girl in her age group), Frankie Ness bagged 2 first places, one in her favourite stroke (fly), […]
Well done to Alex Robinson who has been asked to join phase four of Dartes, Doncaster’s elite training scheme. This is a testament to Alex’s hard work and commitment to swimming and we wish him well. We will see less of him at our training – however, we look forward to seeing back on poolside […]
For a small club we are pleased to say that our numbers are increasing in the Dartes training scheme. We have some established swimmers there – Will Slater, Alex Robinson and Isabelle Clark all in the higher squads and increasing numbers in the initial stages – Erin Napier, Greta Highfield, Grace Woodward, Orlatih Reilly, Frankie […]
As there was no Bridon Shield this year our neighbouring club Armthorpe organised a trophy gala event run on similar lines with four teams competing. For those of you who are not familiar with this gala, this is a team event with each race being a relay race. This meant the swimmers were relying on […]
These were held on 28th January 2017 and we had 10 swimmers taking part. It was a fantastic effort by all with everyone coming away with either personal bests (PBs) or medals. It was Jake Andrews’ first gala and he came away with 2 PBs, as did older brother Ryan Andrews who knocked nearly 10 […]
A big ‘well done’ goes out to DARTES swimmers Alex Robinson and Will Slater following their qualification for the Yorkshire Championships in February. Good to see that all their effort is paying dividends – check out their results on the DARTES websites. Further updates will also be posted on the Rascals website.
The committee would like to congratulate Alex Robinson for qualifying for the Yorkshire Winter Sprints and achieving 2 new personal bests and Will Slater who has been moved up to phase 4 in Dartes. Keep up the hard work!
Just a quick reminder… The Annual C Squad Fun Gala takes place on Friday 11th November at 7:00pm, this gives our younger swimmers a taste of what it’s like to compete in a gala but in a fun way. There are medals for all swimmers that take part. A & B squad swimming will follow […]