Declan Sutton, Darcy Welsh head to 2019 State Age Swimming Championships

Declan Sutton and Darcy Welsh
Declan Sutton and Darcy Welsh

TWO of the Nambucca Valley's most talented swimmers, Darcy Welsh and Declan Sutton, are off to Sydney this weekend to compete in the NSW State Age Championships.

Darcy's program will be on Saturday when he hits the water in the 16 years 50m free and 100m breaststroke.

Declan will race from Friday through to Wednesday in a monster program.

He will contest the 17 years/over 50 and 100m freestyle, 100m and 200m backstroke, 100m butterfly, 100m breaststroke and 200m Individual Medley.

The boys had to achieve the set qualifying times to compete at the State Age Championships.

They have been training well under the guidance of Macksville Marlins coaches Renee Pickvance and Tony Kokegei and hope to swim some fast times at the meet.

Darcy and Declan are cousins and are among a core group of swimmers attached to the Marlins club who have been catching headlines at representative level.

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