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Margo
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Post Number: 72
Registered: 05-2006

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Posted on Monday, December 31, 2012 - 10:58 pm:   

Yes, I was Hardwick, but not a swimmer! Funny we should be thinking about Hardwick, because Hardwick Hall is on my Spring itinerary for this year. Odd that I have never been!
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Rfbrown
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Registered: 12-2006

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Posted on Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 04:21 am:   

Hi Margo,
It's nice to see "the wall" back on the site. And I just discovered the Trophy Cabinet. It's great to see how Hardwick dominated the Swimming awards in the '60's. I can only speak for 61-63 when Brian Hall (that outstanding all-round athlete), with a little help from me, kept a firm grip on the whole competition [apologies to Phil Roberts who was unassailable in the back stroke, but unfortunately swam for Welbeck]. In 1963, Mr Cook thought we were so strong that he set up a 3-way competition with grammar schools from Derby and Leicester; we did well but came third!

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