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National Junior Mens League

Report by: Bryan Murray

18th June 2000 - Gateshead Stadium

Wakefield Harriers U20 men's team travelled to Gateshead for a Northern Tyne match losing out to winners Rowntrees AC.

Despite the defeat, Harriers remain in top spot with 15 points, the same as the York club, but Wakefield have a superior points total.

Wakefield won both the 100m races thanks to superb sprinting by John Uridge and Matt Young.

Martin Bernard triumphed in the high jump with a superb jump of 1.85m, while javelin throwers Chris Hughff and Mark Lindsay secured a double win.

Hughff and Uridge also triumphed in the triple jump A and B events respectively.

Individual results:
A events: 100m: John Uridge 11.3 (1st); 200m: Matthew Young 23.6 (2nd), 400m: J Davies 51.6 (1st); 800m Karl Kraus 2:46.0 (5th); 110m hurdles: Karl Kraus (2nd); 400m hurdles: Martin Bernard 66.2 (1st); discus: Mark Lindsay 24.45m (4th); hammer: Martin Bernard (3rd); high jump: Martin Bernard 1.85m (1st); long jump: John Uridge 5.74m (3rd); javelin: Chris Hughff 57.32m (1st); shot putt: Mark Lindsay 9.00m (4th); triple jump: Chris Hughff 11.75m (1st); 4x100m relay - Matthew Young, Karl Kraus, Andrew Thrower, Chris Hughff 48.4 secs (3rd); 4x400m relay: Karl Kraus, Andrew Thrower, Martin Bernard, J Davies - 4:41.2 (4th).

B events: 100m: Matthew Young 11.4 (1st), 200m; Karl Kraus 25.8 (5th); 400m: Andrew Thrower 57.6 (3rd); discus: G Hall 22.82m (2nd); hammer: G Hall (1st); high jump: Chris Hughff 1.60m (2nd); javelin: M Lindsay 44.09 (1st); long jump: Matthew Young 5.32 (1st); shot putt: G Hall 8.06m (3rd); triple jump: John Uridge 11.75m (1st).

Match result: 1st - Nestle Rowntrees 289pts, 2nd - Wakefield Harriers 270pts, 3rd - Gateshead Harriers 235pts, 4th - North Shields Poly 229pts, 5th - Leeds City 205pts.