Monthly Archives: March 2013

National and State records for Emily

Emily Hopper set State and National Little Athletics records in winning the 15 years girls 800m and 1500m at the NSW Little Athletics Championships on the weekend. Her Ron Bendall squad mate Charlotte Patterson was second in the 13 years … Continue reading

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John’s brushing up on his Russian

Australia’s top men’s skeleton racer John Farrow is set to resume sprint with the Ron Bendall squad later this year. John, who badly damaged his knee, ankle and foot in a freak training accident, is back in international competition, despite … Continue reading

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Medals PBs and records

Ron Bendall squad athletes returned from the National Junior Championships in Perth last week with two gold, three silver and three bronze medals. Katrina Hunt won gold as a member of the NSW u/18 years 4x100m relay team and took … Continue reading

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Gold for old and bold

The old and bold in the Ron Bendall squad brought home the bacon at the NSW Masters Track and Field Championships at SOPAC on the weekend. Andy West grabbed gold in the men’s 45+ years 5000m and silver and a … Continue reading

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Success for Dave and Nicolette

The youngest and oldest members of the Ron Bendall squad tasted success this week. Dave Smith, who turns 58 this year, won silver and bronze at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Umina while Nicolotte Donofrio, who turns 11 … Continue reading

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Ten bound for Perth and glory

Ten Ron Bendall squad members will contest the Australian Junior Track and Field Championships at Perth from Tuesday March 12 to Sunday March 16. Ali Bartholomew u/20 girls 200m, 400m, 4x400m relay Dev Higgins u/18 boys 200m, 400m, 4x400m relay … Continue reading

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Three out of three

It was three starts for three wins for Ron Bendall squad athletes at the Greater West Summer Series meeting at Blacktown on Thursday night. Ali Bartholomew won both the women’s 100m and 400m while Will Richardson made a successful return … Continue reading

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Kate’s a bronzed Aussie

Kate Hobbs won the bronze medal in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the NSW Open Championships at SOPAC on Sunday in a personal best time of 11m43.30. Other Ron Bendall squad members to make finals were: Liz Clay (6th, 100m … Continue reading

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