In his very first appearance for England, Morpeth Harriers Northern Cross-Country Champion Carl Avery performed well, to finish forty seconds behind English National winner Adam Hickey of Southend,
when he finished second, accompanying Hickey in a superb country team triumph in the Home Countries International at Nottingham’s Wollaton Park on Saturday 24th March 2018.
Barrow and Furness athlete Peter Huck completed the England scoring trio, when he finished fourth.
In the Senior Women’s event, Morpeth’s Emma Holt finished eleventh,
and was second counter for a third placed North of England squad,
who were led home by sixth placed Natasha Hatswell of Rotherham.
Photos courtesy of Adrian Royle