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Royal Mail do the Fuddy Mud Sucker

Nov 15th, 2015 | By

What on earth is the Fuddy Mud Sucker? you are probably asking, well it is a gruelling, muddy, and sticky run with 20 obstacles over a 5km lap or if that is not enough then 2 laps at 10km. Slides, lakes, tunnels, mud pits, and a stream are just some of the obstacles you’ll have

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Freddie Rowe Trophy goes to Mark Shakles

Oct 4th, 2015 | By

WHAT IS THE FREDDIE ROWE SPORTS CUP? The Freddie Rowe Sports Cup is the premier award issued by Poole Sports Council to mark outstanding performance, achievement or service in sport by an individual. WHAT QUALIFIES FOR NOMINATION? Any outstanding achievement in sport, e.g. winning world or national events or by coaching,  dedication or long service

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RLSS Poole – Splashdown / Pizza Hut

Sep 27th, 2015 | By

For those that have been enjoying the training sessions on Sunday afternoons during the summer season, the long awaited fun trip to the Splashdown followed by dinner at Pizza Hut took place went without any hiccups or losing anybody. 24 Rookies turned up and had two hours of great fun riding all the rides in

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A BSpoke way to finish the Season

Sep 12th, 2015 | By

RLSS Poole were at it again bright an early on the morning  of 12th September at Sandbanks, although the weather was far from bright. It was dark, raining and blowing hard., and the sea was rough when we arrived at 05:45hrs. But as predicted as the early hours passed, all three boats were afloat, the

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RLSS Poole lose a valued member.

Sep 7th, 2015 | By

It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the passing of our former President John Howes MBE. John was a strong supporter of the club from its very early years and became our club President in 1992. A post for which he held office, until last year, when he stood down due

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Sky Dive for Richard McNally

Sep 7th, 2015 | By

Have you ever thought of jumping out of an aeroplane from 10,000 ft? Have you ever had the courage to go through with it? Have you ever thought of using that jump to raise sponsorship in memory of someone? Well that is exactly what one very brave woman did recently on behalf of her late

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RLSS Poole Triumph at Life Saving Champs

Sep 6th, 2015 | By

A GREAT result at the RLSS Southern Regional Lifesaving Championships – A well deserved 1st place for both our senior boys and senior girls pairs. This means that both teams have now progressed through the ‘RLSS Wessex Branch Competition’. Won the RLSS Southern Region Competition and now go onto represent the RLSS Southern Region at

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Brownsea Swim 2015

Aug 7th, 2015 | By

Once again, another truly wonderful Brownsea Island Swim, the weather held up beautifully and the wind against tide made for an extremely tough swim on the back half of the island, right into the finish funnel. It was certainly a much talked about topic by the swimmers on the finish line whilst getting their breath

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PBCLSA Summer Twilight No.3 at Poole

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By

With the help of members from other clubs as well as our own, RLSS Poole LG hosted the 3rd PBCLSA Summer Twilight of the 2015 series. Close to 60 competitors turned out from our neighbouring clubs within the PBCLSA, Christchurch, Boscombe, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Branksome and of course our own members from Poole. Great fun was

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RLSS Wessex – OWD 2015

Jul 21st, 2015 | By

On the Sunday 19th July our club welcomed fellow Lifesavers from across the branch as it hosted the 3rd Wessex Branch Open Water Day. Following on from the success of last year’s event, the Branch had organised 2 events for 2015, one having been held 4 weeks prior hosted by our neighbouring club RLSS Boscombe

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