Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ali through to final

Ali Bartholomew is through to the final of the women’s 400m at the NSW Championships. The Ron Bendall squad athlete ran a pb in finishing second in her heat at SOPAC on Friday night to be the fourth fastest qualifier … Continue reading

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Eleven to contest State champs

Eleven Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest this weekend’s NSW Championships at SOPAC. They are: Will Richardson, men’s 400m hurdles, 800m; Ali Bartholomew, women’s 100m, 200m and 400m; Bella O’Grady, women’s 100m, 200m; Katrina Hunt, women’s 100m, 100m hurdles; Robbie … Continue reading

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A tale of two Daves

Dave Thebridge continued on his winning way at the NSW Masters Championships at Newcastle winning two more gold and two silvers on Day 2 of competition on Sunday. Dave won the 35+ years 60m and high jump and was second … Continue reading

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Eight is great

World champion Jackie Bezuidenhout and Dave Thebridge lef the way with three gold medals each on the first day of the NSW Masters Championships at Newcastle on Saturday. Jackie won her medals in the 45+ years women’s 100m, 200m and … Continue reading

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Matt and Kat sing the Blues

Matthew Wood and Katrina Hunt both received athletics Blues at the Combined Independent Schools’ awards night on Friday. At the 2013 CIS Athletics Championships the Ron Bendall squad athletes both set 100m records. Kat (Roseville College) broke Commonwealth Games representative Olivia … Continue reading

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Old and bold to ride again

Six athletes from the Ron Bendall squad will contest tghe NSW Masters Championships this weekend. Dave Thebridge has enetered seven events in the men’s 35+ years division, the 60m, 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump, high jump and shot put. Other … Continue reading

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Ashley’s a Master of his sport

Ashley McMahon continued his good form in Germany, taking out the 60m and 200m at the Hamburg Indoors Masters Championships. The Ron Bendall squad sprinter equalled his Australian 35+ years 60m indoor record of 7.38s and also was third in … Continue reading

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Hurdles double to Clementine

Clementine Landels won her through to the Little Athletics State Championships by winning both the 17 years 90m hurdles and 200m hurdles in her regional championships at Sylvania on Saturday. Running in shocking conditions Clem was a convincing winner in … Continue reading

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Farrow finishes 17th at Winter Olympics

John Farrow finished 17th in the men’s skeleton at the Sochi Winter Olympics. It was an outstanding result for the Australian who was severely injured in a training accident just 18 months ago. After a full knee reconstruction and three … Continue reading

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Anthony smashes 7 sec barrier

Anthony Collum smashed the seven second barrier for the first time at the Allcomers meet at SOPAC on Saturday. Anthony won his heat in the very fast time 6.90s. His training partner in the Ron Bendall squad Robbie “Roadtrain” Baskin also … Continue reading

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