Marlins win memorial gala

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March Marlins hosted and brought home the Richard Shaw Memorial Gala in a close fought battle on Saturday.

Richard was a valued member of the club who sadly passed away three years ago and he would have been 18 on Saturday. A minute’s applause was held for him.

It took 27 PBs, five club records, 15 1sts, eight seconds and eight third places to win the trophy. Every swimmer that competed was awarded with a medal which was presented by Roger Adams, who has stepped down as the Fenland League chairman after 11 years. Roger was presented with an award for his work by league secretary David Robinson.

Results: 1 March 177pts, 2 Mildenhall 165, 3 Huntingdon 156, 4 Ely 148, 5 Chatteris 136, 6 Peterborough 110.

n Marlins were invited to the Huntingdon Autumn Shield Gala and were third behind Ely and Huntingdon. Marlins had 18 PBs, five club records, nine firsts, 10 seconds and six third places.

On Saturday March are hoping for more success in the JFL C Final at Bedford against Bottisham, Chatteris, St Neots Swans (host team) and Huntingdon.