This weekend Cwmdu Autograss Club are the host to the Ladies and Juniors National Autograss Championships. Here are my predictions for each of the classes. Unfortunately I won’t be attending the meeting but hope to be listening online and I wish all the competitors the best of luck.
My pick for the final is Missy Moseley (NS2), Ellie Bailey (SC174), Ashlea Coweperthwaite (SL274), Laura Canning (E119), Rebecca Green (SC14), Nicola Bettoney (M8), Carla Roberts (PHD11) and Sophie Lewis (A222). Also keep an eye out for Carol Watson (Y121), Chloe Parry (PAC83), Emma Robinson (SP43) and Linda Lawlor (NW143).
1st SC174 2nd NS2 3rd M8 4th SL274 5th SC14 6th A222 7th PHD11 8th E119
My choice of finalists are; Jade Russell (S47Y), Catherine Beynon (CM3), Becky Shaw (BC111), Gemma Fullard (R70), Jo Thompson (Y51), Lianne Teather (C1E), Trish Simmonds-Grant (SN269) and Nicola Mackenzie (CA546). Keep an eye out for Penny Smith (C12), Donna Brown (CM4), Sharon Cousins (CA9) and Jodie Wakefield (R388).
1st BC111 2nd S47Y 3rd R70 4th Y51 5th C1E 6th SN269 7th CM3 7th CA546
My pick for the final are; Sarah Bateman (S45D), Sarah Chilvers (SC46), Alice Bevans (PAC2), Diane Heath (E10), Nicola Jesse (Y44), Cat Mumford (B20H), Linzi Weare (YS32) and Kirsty Godfrey (CA10). Also watch out for Sandra Jones (C3), Barbara Harper (M11), Kyi Smith (R71) and Donna Forrest (PHD20).
1st SC46 2nd PAC2 3rd YS32 4th S45D 5th B20H 6th Y44 7th CA10 8th E10
I have placed in the final Nicola Mackenzie (CA141), Lisa Almond (ARC27), Susan Herdman (Y78), Michaela Dance (TA11), Sarah Bateman (S20D), Charlie Wright (SC121), Alyson Ashmore (Y2) and Jodie Faulkner (SR6). However you can never rule out; Pam Blackburn (YD71), Sarah Haigh (YD19), Becky Shaw (BC55) or Terri Mumford (62F).
1st CA141 2nd TA11 3rd Y2 4th ARC27 5th SC121 6th Y78 7th SR6 8th S20D
My pick for the final is; Katie Addyman (Y6), Hannah Marshall (ST2), Sharon Barker (E26), Clare Horner (M14), Sadie Lindsay (PHD1), Suzanne Gibbons (LM8), Laura Emmerson (BC98) and Kelly Bishop (R8). Whilst you should keep an eye out for, Angie Chilvers (SC62), Jade Dyke-Whitfield (H150) and Jodie Paskell (H250).
1st M14 2nd Y6 3rd E26 4th PHD1 5th R8 6th BC98 7th ST2 8th LM8
My pick for the final are; Nicola Bettoney (M90), Leanne Huschka (SL222), Jessica Roberts (SC126), Michaela Dance (SV4), Aimee Holden (1F), Missy Moseley (R3), Vicky Sole (SN668) and Sophie Morgan (R240). Also watch out for Sarah Trott (A36), Laura Canning (E219), Natalie Green (R22) and Beth Tomkinson (SC51).
1st SC126 2nd SV4 3rd SL222 4th SN668 5th 1F 6th R240 7th M90 8th R3
My choice of finalists are; Clare Horner (M58), Lisa Cooper (E220), Alice Bevans (PAC3), Jodie Faulkner (SR66), Claire Lancaster (R47), Kathryn Harding (TA13), Julie Whittingham (SR61) and Katie Lea (BC25). Also keep an eye out for Kerry James (C14), Mandy Kennedy (SB6) and Sarah Haigh (YD177).
1st PAC3 2nd M58 3rd R47 4th E220 5th TA13 6th SR61 7th BC25 8th SR66
My pick for the final are; Nicola Olsson (CM47), Paula Rees (PAC23), Hannah Johnson (S16Y), Josie Cox (SN207), Zoe Coupland (SC36), Jenny Brown (PAC37), Angela Evans (NS219) and Sarah Trott (A23). Watch out for; Chloe Hampson (P70EM), Tina Hilton (ST46), Louise Rowley (WS24) and Fiona Thomas (TA66).
1st CM47 2nd PAC37 3rd S16Y 4th SN207 5th NS219 6th PAC23 7th SC36 8th A23
One of the strongest classes, I have chosen the following for the final; Laura Makar (ST74), Cat Mumford (160F), Victoria Coles (SS167), Josie Tomkinson (SC52), Sandra Jones (C10), Nicola Jesse (SC28), Cloe Smith (S46D) and Jade Russell (IK19). Capable of mixing it up and ones to watch out for are Callie Cooper (E68), Rhiannon Smith (SS36), Rosemary Glover (WR23) and Charlene Harrison (ARC90).
1st ST47 2nd 160F 3rd C10 4th SS167 5th SC52 6th IK19 7th SC28 8th S46D
My choice of finalists are: Victoria Coles (SS166), Kelly Bishop (YS37), Jemma King (R99), Susan Herdman (Y7), Elizabeth Cornwell (IK77), Heidi Deeley (TA99), Diane Heath (E111) and Lucy Smart (77F). Also watch out for Terri Mumford (60F), Lynn Johnston (SL5), Michaela Hazel (A10) and Pam Blackburn (YD11).
1st TA99 2nd IK77 3rd YS37 4th SS166 5th Y7 6th 77F 7th E111 8th R99
My pick for the final are; Dan Hughes (E1), Tom Herbert (S31D), Bradley Thomas (IK55), Gracie Coles (SS165), Baxter Pargeter (N45), Dan Tunnicliff (SC140), Frankie Dunmow (SC10) and Aaron Mullen (S82Y). Also watch out for Ryan Powell (NW52), Thomas Browning (SN141), Tyler Hancock (A17) and Josh Lewis (S3).
1st IK55 2nd E1 3rd N45 4th S31D 5th SC140 6th SS165 7th S82Y 8th SC10
My choice of finalists are; Dan Hughes (E127), Jake Lockwood (SC393), Aby-Jayde Bennett (8F), Aiden Llewellyn (PHD10), Sam Middleton (T909), Colin Linehan (MA13), Mollie Richardson (T492) and Charlie Steele (SN727). Also keep an eye out for Archie Bentley (BC7), Harrison Blockley (Y146), Jay Gallagher (LM13) and Matt Wright (P11EM).
1st SC393 2nd E127 3rd SN727 4th 8F 5th PHD10 6th T909 7th T492 8th MA13