PAUL NEWELL: I was the fastest kid on two legs, but I swam like a concrete brick

I believe that I reached my sporting peak between the ages of ten and twelve whilst at Northern Parade Middle School.

Grace Goddard

Goddard gets shining star prize as Locks Heath impress

LOCKS HEATH enjoyed an golden end to a spectacular year with some sparkling displays at the Southampton Xmas Meet.

Locks Heath at the Peter Bull Meet

Heath’s medal marvels take Bull by horns

Locks Heath enjoyed a successful weekend at the Peter Bull Meet in Waterlooville earlier this month.


THIS WEEK IN 1971: Hampshire second in police swim gala

Hampshire police were named runners-up in the inter-force swimming gala at the now-demolished Victoria Baths, Portsmouth.

Havant & Waterlooville Swimming Club punched above their weight at Ponds Forge International Centre

Pople’s pride as Havant shine on national stage

Havant & Waterlooville Swimming Club are toasting six of the best after punching above their weight on the national stage.

Matthew Sullivan

Matt finish at nationals caps stunning rise for Sullivan

Fareham Nomads talent Matthew Sullivan ended his year on a high by achieving eighth place in the 200m backstroke at his first ever ASA National Championships.

Fareham Nomads swimmer Fiona Murdoch

Golden delight for Fareham Nomads

Fareham Nomads were on medal-winning form as they claimed more than 200 gongs at their Summer Open Meet – and 95 of them were gold.

The Fareham Nomads squad who impressed at the Hampshire Masters County Championships

Nomads produce masterful display

Fareham Nomads won 41 gold, 20 silver and eight bronze medals at the Hampshire Masters County Championships.

Finlay Norris with his first-ever medals

Locks Heath talents swim out of their skins

Locks Heath celebrated a highly-successful Swim Out Of Your Skins meet in Waterlooville, winning seven gold medals.

John Molyneaux with the winning swimmers at the schools' gala

Molyneaux delights in Nomads successes

Beatrice Hollands and Christian Price won five gold medals each, as Fareham Nomads won a total of 61 at the Swim Out Of Your Skin meet in Waterlooville.

Fareham Nomads youngster Harvey Spoor

Nomads make splash at record-breaking meet

Fareham Nomads swimmers made a splash by claiming an impressive 62 medals at the Salisbury Open Meet earlier this month.

Fareham Nomads swimmers, from left: Jo Corben, Claire Tagg, Noemie Peignon and Laura Molyneaux

Nomads master Europe

Fareham Nomads swimmers Jo Corben and John Molyneaux put on a masterclass at the recent European Masters Swimming Championships – winning five gold medals between them.


Locks make splash at Mountbatten meet

Locks Heath swim squad are celebrating an impressive medal haul collected at Portsmouth Northsea’s Mountbatten Centre meet earlier this month.

Emily Blake impressed for Fareham Nomads. Picture: Mick Young (151769-13)

Nomads impress in popular in annual gala

SWIMMERS from Fareham Nomads produced a series of good results in the annual Jean Hillman Memorial Trophy Gala.

Jess Davies

Davies leads the charge for Fareham Nomads

JESS DAVIES won four gold medals and picked up one silver as Fareham Nomads youngsters impressed at the Bournemouth Open Meet.

Noemie Peignon, Jo Corben, John Molyneaux, Laura Molyneaux and Claire Tagg

New world best for Corben as Fareham shine

Jo Corben claimed a new world record as Fareham Nomads Masters took the British Championships by storm.


Lady Wot Swims is taking on Sport Relief swimathon challenge at Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth

SUPER swimmer Chris Pitman is preparing to do 200 lengths of an Olympic-sized pool for Sport Relief.

Kate Steels-Fryatt at Andark Picture: Terry Scott

UK ice swimming championships to come to Andark for first time

BRAVE swimmers are gearing up to take on a chilly challenge as the first ice swimming championships come to a Hampshire lake.

Emily Gaizley competing for Havant in the 100m Breaststroke. Picture: Mick Young 160185-08

Nomads, Havant and Northsea relish county success

There was an exciting finish to the Hampshire Swimming Championships at the Mountbatten Centre last weekend.

Oliver Kettle. Picture: Allan Hutchings

Elliott and Kettle star for Northsea... Luke wins four golds

Portsmouth Northsea enjoyed an excellent showing during the second weekend of the Hampshire Championships at Waterlooville Leisure Centre.

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