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Maria throws herself into her sport

Maria Cimino continued her outstanding throwing form this season with several outstanding efforts at the Northern Zone winter competition earlier this month. Once again Maria threw over 40m in the hammer throw and was very close to the women’s 45+ … Continue reading

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Record, gold medal and PB – all in one run

Nicolette Donofrio is the Oceania Games girls under 18 yearsm 100m hurdles champion. She took the title at Townsville on Friday, winning in a meet record and personal best time. Sydney Olypic Games pole vault silver medalist Tatiana Grigorieva presented … Continue reading

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Maya’s cup runneth over

Maya Piras has contributed significantly to Dubbo High School’s bid to win the 2019 Astley Cup. The 100-year-old competition is played over several sports and is between Dubbo, Orange and Bathurst High Schools. In the Dubbo/Bathurst round last week, Maya, … Continue reading

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Welcome back, Mr President

Ashley McMahon has been re-elected president of UTS Norths for a third term. Other Ron Bendall squad members elected to the committee at the club’s Annual General Meeting held on Sunday were Maria Cimino (vice president), Andy West, Clinton McEwan … Continue reading

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Simply the best

Ron Bendall squad athletes dominated the Northern Zone winter competition at Rotary Field on Saturday. Xin Min Tan was the fastest female over both 60m and 100m; Alice Bohdan jumped the furthest of the female long jumpers, and threw the … Continue reading

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Three records for Jasmin

Jasmin Guthrie broke three records at the Metropolitan North West Zone Championships on Friday. She won the 16 yearsm 100m, 200m and 400m in record times to progresss to the regional championships. Her sister Isabella Guthrie also progressed to the … Continue reading

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Gold medal for Alanna

Alanna Fisher won a team gold medal at the Combined Catholic Colleges Cross Country Championships at Eastern Creek on Friday. The Ron Bendall squad athlete was a member of the Catholic Girls’ Secondary Schools Sports Association’s team which finished first … Continue reading

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Abby hits the road

Abby Lander has qualified for the NSW All Schools Cross Country Championships to be held at Eastern Creek next month. The Ron Bendall squad athlete qualified by finishing eighth in the 17 years 4km event at the Combined Independent Schools … Continue reading

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Ryan’s in the program

Ryan Dowling has been appointed Athletics NSW’s assistant sprints coach for its Target Talent Program. TTP is Athletics NSW’s junior high performance program, established to act as an early talent identification scheme, encouraging the best young athletes in the State … Continue reading

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Monique and Ashley to tie the knot

Ron Bendall squad members Monique Perry and Ashley McMahon plan to marry later this month. The two international class masters sprinters will tie the knot in Manly in November.

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