There is quite a boom in cross-country running on Merseyside, a fact which was emphasised this week when the Liverpool and District Cross-Country Union held its first annual meeting since 1939.
It was decided to hold the first post-war championship on March 2nd from Liverpool H. and A.C. headquarters WooIton. There will be an open event, as well as one for youths. Mr. Graham Wilmot, of Liverpool University, presided at the annual meeting in the unavoidable absence of Mr. A. G. Nicholson, who is succeeded in the presidential chair by Mr. J. T. Rimmer of Liverpool Boundary. Mr. G. Warburton was elected hon. Secretary and treasurer. St. Helens expect to have the service of Guardsman Pimblett and Hornby for their home match with Workington at St. Helens on Saturday. St Helens (from): Pimblett; Doyle, Waring (J), Powell, Myers, Gregory; Tracey, Fench, A .N .Other, Davies, Phillips,. Hornby, Leyland, Reilly Mills