Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gold and 4 pbs at Uni Games

Ron Bendall squad athletes started the Australian University games well with a gold medal and four pbs on the first day of competition. Larissa Pasternatsky took gold as a member of Sydney University’s successful medley relay team which won in … Continue reading

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Anthony, Emily dominate

Emily Hopper and Anthony Collum dominated their events at the NSW All Schools Warm-up event at SOPAC on Saturday. Anthony was a convincing winner of the boys 100m in close to pb time, while Emily cruised to victory in the … Continue reading

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Terrific trio off to World Champs

The countdown to the World Masters Championships has begun with three of the Ron Bendall squad leaving for Brazil in a little over two weeks time. Jackie Bezuidenhout, Janet Naylon and Stuart Paterson will all contest the Championships in Porto Alegre from October … Continue reading

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Look out Canada, here comes John

John Farrow heads off to Canada next week to begin his final preperations for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February. A member of Australia’s shadow Olympic team, the national skeleton champion’s first stop is Calgary, site of the … Continue reading

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Mosquito Squadron do themselves proud

The Mosquito Squadron in the Ron Bendall squad excelled themselves at the recent MacKillop Diocesan Championships. Brendan Robinson, Nicolotte Donofrio, Jayda Gursel, Kate Barry and Alana Fisher all ran PBs to make it through to the Catholic Primary Schools State Championships. Nicolette, Jayda … Continue reading

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CIS records to Katrina, Anthony, Matt

Katrina Hunt, Matt Wood and Anthony Collum all set 100m records at the Combined Independent Schools Championships at SOPAC on Wednesday. Kat broke Commonwealth Games representative Olivia Tauro’s record in the 17 years girls 100m while Anthony set his record in … Continue reading

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Ashley starts season with a bang

Ashley McMahon started the 2013-14 season in fine style winning the 400m on the opening day of the Northern Zone competition on Saturday. The Ron Bendall squad Masters athlete easily won the 35+ years division, running the fastest 400m of … Continue reading

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Some days are Diamond, some days are gold

Alec Diamond has won the coveted gold singlet – the highest award St Aloysius’ College bestows on its track and field athletes. Alec received the singlet, given to the school’s most outstanding senior athlete, at the college’s annual presentation dinner … Continue reading

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Fab four off to Uni Games

Ron Bendall squad members Ali Bartholomew, Nick Walker, Larissa Pasternatski and Liz Clay will contest this years Australian University Games in Brisbane. The Games will be held from Sept 29-Oct 4 and Liz will represent Sydney Uni in the 100m … Continue reading

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Matt takes hurdles record

Dev Higgins and Matt and Tony Wood played critical roles in helping Barker take out the Combined Associated Schools Athletics Championship for the second consecutive year on Thursday night. Matt won the 16 years 100m hurdles in record time and … Continue reading

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