Caerl Murray . . . a winner
Caerl Murray was back in the winner’s circle at Northern Zone on Saturday at Rotary Field, taking out the 40+ years men’s 100m.
Maria Cimino won the women’s 40+ years hammer throw, once again throwing over 40m. She also took out the shot put and javelin as did Janet Naylon in the women’s 50+ years age group.
Monique Perry . . . age category winner
At the age of 46 years
Monique Perry almost made her first open NSW final at Wollongong on Saturday.
Competing in the open women’s 60m championship, Monique finished second in her heat behind the eventual championship winner Monique Quirk to be ninth fastest qualifier, just missing a place in the eight woman final.
Some consolation was the fact she won the women’s 40+ years category.
Dave Turner was second in the men’s 40+ years age category.
Riley Sloan finished third in his heat of the open men’s 400m while Daniel Nolan finished third in his heat of the open men’s 100m.
Janet Naylon . . . javelin pb
Janet Naylon made a good start to the 2021 athletics year at Northern Zone competition at Rotary field on Saturday.
Competing in the women’s 50+ years competition she won the javelin with a personal best throw and was just three centimetres shy of her best in taking out the shot put.
Her next outing will be in the women’s 50+ years pentathlon MSW Championship.
Ashley McMahon runs yet another UTS Norths record at Illawong yesterday
Dave Turner ran season’s best times in both the 60m and 200m at Illawong yesterday.
He also won his heat of the open men’s 200m.
Daniel Nolan also ran a season’s best in his 200m heat.
Joey Dennis backed up his good NSW All Schools Championship form by winning his heat of the open men’s 200m and finishing second in his 100m heat.
Ashley McMahon broke yet another UTS Northern Suburbs Club record beating his own mark in the 45+ years men’s 60m. He finished second in his heat.
Back row: Clinton McEwan, Susie Douglas, Daniel Nolan, Ron Bendall and James and Mathew Hunt. Front row: Nicolette Donofrio, Stefan Lobato and Riley Sloan
Under strict instructions from
Susie Douglas, the Ron Bendall squad adopted a festive theme for their last session before Christmas.
Clinton McEwan was voted best on ground after turning up in a onesie he borrowed from Santa.
Clinton McEwan . . . fastest in three years
Clinton McEwan ran his fastest times for more than three years when he contested the ACT Summer Series at the Australian Institute of Sport on Saturday.
Clinton won his heat of the 60m, relegating training partner
Dave Turner to third and then took out his heat of the 100m. Dave also finished third in his heat of the 200m.
Daniel Nolan finished third in his heat of the 100m in season’s best time
Pascale La Hei . . . brains trust
Ron Bendall squad athletes have made this year’s HSC Honour Roll.
Eight hundred metre runner
Curtis Kingsmill (Hunters Hill High) made the list for business studies, advanced maths and music.
Four hundred metre runner
Pascale La Hei (Abbotsleigh) made the list for advanced English, modern history and visual arts.
And distance runner
Abby Lander (Roseville) was included on the roll for advanced maths.
Jessie Wong . . . four out of four
Jessie Wong swept all before here at the Little Athletics Region championships at Bankstown.
Competing for Girraween in the 17 years and under girls division, Jessie won the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 100m and 200m.
Áshley McMahon . . . 400m record
It’s a case of another race, another record for
Ron Bendall squad sprinter broke the UTS Norths men’s 45+ years 400m record at Bankstown on Saturday night.
In the past few weeks he has broken the club’s 60m, 100m, 200m, 300m and now 400m records in his age category.
Janet Naylon . . . shot put, javelin double
Joey Dennis won the under years boys sprint double at Northern Zone competition at Rotary Field on Saturday.
He won the 60m and the 200m in the fastest times of the day.
Janet Naylon won the women’s 50+ years shot put and javelin.