The Army has won the Inter Services Championship for the third year running with almost a clean sweep. Over 50 competitors from the three services met at the Welsh International Climbing Centre (WICC) last week to do battle for the best services team. This year a third category, Female Team, was introduced. Local, Martyn Richards set six outstanding routes with the Open final weaving its way though the massive void.Graeme Alderson assisted as chief referee.

Results: Open 1st Loz Owen Army 2nd Richard Baker Army 3rd Mike Smith Army (on time) Veteran (over 35):Mark Hedge Army Super Veteran (over 40) Graham Carter Army (see photo above, right) Under 25 (Junior):1st Graham Clark Army 2nd Tom Odling Army 3rd James Moore Army Female:1st Leanne Callaghan Army 2nd Jo Holden Army 3rd Sandra Jones Navy

With thanks to Mike Smith (Army)