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Maya magic wins through

The medals kept coming for Ron Bendall squad athletes on Sunday at the NSW Country Championships at Dubbo. In her first attempt over the 84cm obstacles, Maya Piras (Dubbo) won the under 20 years women’s 100m hurdles to take her … Continue reading

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Hi ho silver!

Ron Bendall squad athletes struck silver on Saturday at the NSW Country Championships at Dubbo. Despite a 2m headwind Maya Piras (Dubbo) was very close to her personal best time in finishing second in the under 18 years 200m. She … Continue reading

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A little bit of country

Two Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest this weekend’s NSW Country Championships at Dubbo. Maya Piras (Dubbo) will contest the under 20 years women’s 100m, 200m and 100m hurdles while Monique Byers (Illawarra Blue Stars) will contest the open women’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Janet Naylon and Koray Kirk started 2020 in fine style with solid wins at the first Northern Zone competition of the New Year. Janet won the 50+ years women’s 60m and shot put while Koray won the open men’s 60m … Continue reading

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Slick Nick

Nick Dowling ran two huge personal best times at Wollongong on Sunday to start the New Year on the right note. He began the day with a PB in the NSW under 18 years 60m Championships in which he placed … Continue reading

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In summary . . .

In 2019 Ron Bendall squad athletes: Won two World Masters Indoor Championship silver medals and one bronze; Won two Oceania Championship gold medals, five silver and two bronze; Won nine Australian Championship gold medals, eight silver and nine bronze; Won … Continue reading

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2019 – Oh what a year!

Monique Perry’s silver medal at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Poland in March highlighted a hugely successful 2019 for Ron Bendall squad athletes. Monique was second in a thrilling finish in the women’s 40+ years 60m. At the championships, … Continue reading

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These nine are fine

Nine┬áRon Bendall squad athletes figured in the national rankings for 2019. Highest ranked was Jasmin Guthrie who was ranked third fastest in the under 18 years 400m. Jasmin was also ranked sixth fastest in the under 20s and 16th fastest … Continue reading

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Susie’s a scholar and gentle person

For the second successive year NSW University has awarded Susie Douglas a Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship. In an exception 2019, Susie was third in the under 20 years 400m hurdles at the national championships, won the NSW under 20 years … Continue reading

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1999 ends on a winning note

Caerl Murray, Ken Elias and Maria Cimino ended the year in fine style, all winning events at the final Northern Zone competition for 1999. Caerl won the men’s 40+ years 100m and shot put while Ken claimed the men’s 30+ … Continue reading

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