Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nick runs to victory

Nick Walker has continued his best winter season for several years by convincingly taking out the open men’s 4km at the Parkinson’s Unity Run held at Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday. The aim of the run was to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Dev and Matt lead the way

Ron Bendall squad members Dev Higgins and Matt Wood have led Barker College to victory in the NSW Schools Knockout Competition. Dev and fellow squad member Tony Wood were members of Barker’s all-conquering senior boys team while Matt was the … Continue reading

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Alec’s big day out

Ron Bendall squad member Alec Diamond had a big day out at the St Aloysius/Trinity invitation carnival at SOPAC on Saturday. The St Aloysius student broke school records in the 16 years and years shot put and discus and set … Continue reading

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We are the champions!

Ron Bendall squad athletes were among the stars of the Independent Girls’ Schools Sports Association Championships at SOPAC on Thursday and Friday. Katrina Hunt was the senior champion athlete of the carnival, winning the 17 years 100m hurdles in which … Continue reading

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John’s off to the AIS

Australian skeleton champion John Farrow continues his Winter Olympics campaign this week with 10 days of testing at the Australian Institute of Sport. John, who does sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, has just returned from the United States … Continue reading

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Records to Emily, Bella

Emily Hopper and Bella O’Grady set records at the Catholic Girls’ Secondary Schools’ Sports Association Championships at SOPAC on Friday. Emily set her record in winning the 15 years 1500m. She also was second in the 800m and the 400m, … Continue reading

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Wolverine Walker

Man of many talents, Nick Walker “stars” in the blockbuster movie The Wolverine, playing in cinemas now. The Ron Bendall squad member plays a prisoner-of-war and can be seen in the early scenes if you look very closely.

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Three selected in TTP

Three Ron Bendall squad members have been chosen in Athletics NSW’s junior high performance Target Talent Program. Matt Wood has been selected for sprints and Katrina Hunt for hurdles while Emily Hopper is in the distance program. Ron Bendall is … Continue reading

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Terrific trio unbeaten

Villa maria students Brendan Robinson,┬áNicolotte Donofrio and Alana Fisher starred at their Catholic Primary Schools’ Zone Championships at SOPAC last week. Brendan won his 100m and broke a 14-year-old record in winning the 200m. His gold medal winning 4x100m relay … Continue reading

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Emily returns in style

After a successful cross country season Emily Hopper made a successful return to the track at the Indepentent Girls’ Schools’ Sports Association twilight meeting at SOPAC on Friday. The Ron Bendall squad member was a convincing winner of the 15 … Continue reading

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