TEENAGER Patrick Morgan, of Hereford & County Athletics Club, has been ranked as the England’s best under-20 Decathlon athlete.

Morgan, aged 17, competed in Bedford over the weekend in the English Athletics Senior & u20 Combined Events - 10 events over two days. He finished third overall, and the highest amongst his u20 colleagues.

Morgan first joined Hereford & County at the age of eight.

Morgan's next event will be the English Schools Decathlon at the end of June.

Matthew Brunnock also of Hereford & County Athletics Club achieved sub two minutes in the 800m running 1.59.8.

On the 16th May just after his 16th birthday Matt competed in Gloucester County Championships as a guest runner and finished first in a strong field.