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The perfect dozen

Twelve Ron Bendall squad members will contest 24 events at the 2019 All Schools Championships. They are: Steph Potter (Sydney International Grammar School), 19 years 100m and 200m; Nicolette Donofrio (Santa Sabina College), 19 years 100m hurdles, 17 years 100m and 200m; … Continue reading

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Xin Min on target

Xin Min Tan started the 2019-20 track season in fine style, running the fastest women’s 100m time in Northern Zone competition at Chatswood on Saturday. Janet Naylon, fresh from her successful Oceania Masters Championships in Mackay, won the women’s 50+ … Continue reading

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Kaela’s just bobbing along

Mikaela Sparre has been included in the Australian women’s bobsleigh squad. Kaela, who does her sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, passed a series of physical tests at the Sydney Sports Acadamy at Narrabeen to win selection.

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Steph athlete of the meet – again!

Steph Potter has been named athlete of the meet for her second successive competition. She was athlete of the meet at the Combined District Schools Sports Association Championships in August and on Monday she claimed the same title at the Association … Continue reading

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Pascale’s off to CIS

Pascale Le Hei has qualified for her first Combined Independent School Championships. A fighting second in the senior 400m at the Independent Girls’ Schools Sports Association Championships won her the right to contest CIS later this month. Pascale also finished … Continue reading

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High, wide and handsome

At the NSW Combined High Schools Championships, Ron Bendall squad athletes: Won four gold medals; Won five silver medals; Won one bronze medal; Made four other finals; And had six personal best performances. Gold medalists were: Jasmin Guthrie (2), 16 … Continue reading

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Cyclone Janet wreaks havoc in Central Queensland

Janet Naylon returned from the Oceania Masters Games with one first, five seconds, two thirds and two fourth placings from her 10 events. Competing in the 50+ years women’s age group she helped Australia to a gold medal in the … Continue reading

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May(a) the force be with them

Maya Piras and Jasmin Guthrie both won gold on the final day of the NSW Combined High Schools championships at SOPAC. Maya took out the 17 years girls 100m hurdles, won bronze with her team from Western NSW in the … Continue reading

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All that Jas!

Jasmin Guthrie won the 16 years girls 200m on Day 2 of the NSW Combined High Schools Championships at SOPAC. She was also the fastest qualifier in the heats of the 400m, just ahead of her twin Bella. Maya Piras … Continue reading

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Gold and silver on Day 1

Jessie Wong won the gold medal in the 15 years girls 200m hurdles on Day 1 of the NSW Combined High Schools Championships at SOPAC. Jessie went into the final as the fastest qualifer after easily taking out her heat. … Continue reading

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