BASINGSTOKE and Mid Hants will travel to Bromley for a British Athletics League National One match on Saturday with an outside chance of securing their place in the division with a meeting to spare.

A third-place finish at the last meeting in Southampton means that the Down Grange club sit fourth in the table. A similar result in Kent and the team, who were expected to struggle, could be assured of a place in National One again next season.

Team manager Ian Byett said: “We are not under as much pressure as we were expecting to be at this point. It would be great to go to the last match not having to worry at all.”

Byett will be without sprinters Myles and Owen Richardson, as well as high jumper Malachi Gair as they are in English Schools Championship action.

Sprinter Kieran Showler-Davis is also a doubt with a groin injury, but his brother, Dean, is set to return after missing the last match.

A quartet of Basingstoke and Mid Hants athletes travelled to Birmingham for the British Championships last weekend.

Tom Syckelmoore and Hayden Carter were unable to progress beyond the heats of the 800m and it was the same story for Andy Blow in the 110m hurdles. Jermaine Mays finished 13th in the 3,000m steeplechase.

The club's Southern League team are 13th in Division One after finishing second and fourth at their last two meetings.