Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ali, Tommy move into finals

Ali Bartholomew (Macquarie Uni) and Tommy Sloot (Sydney Uni) moved through to their 400m finals at the Australian University Games at SOPAC on Tuesday. Tommy ran a personal best time to qualify for his final. Clinton McKewan (Macquarie) threw a personal best for … Continue reading

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Three semis for Tommy

Tommy Sloot (Sydney Uni) progressed to the semi finals in the 100m, 200m and the 400m at the Australian University Games at SOPAC on Monday. Joining Tommy in the 100m semis is training partner Anthony Collum (UTS) who also made … Continue reading

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Ashley’s unbeaten run continues

Ashley McMahon’s unbeaten 13-year streak at Northern Zone continued on Saturday when he ran the fastest times of the day for the 100m and 400m. His training partner Jackie Bezuidenhuit also ran the fastest women’s 100m time of the day.

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Alec and Nicolette warm up for All Schools

Alec Diamond and Nicolette Donofrio warmed up for next fortnight’s NSW All Schools Championships with solid performances at SOPAC on Saturday. Alec won his long jump and shot put while Nicolette ran a personal best in the 80m hurdles.  

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Ten for Uni Games

Ten athletes from the Ron Bendall squad will contest the Australian University Games at SOPAC next week. Anthony Collum, Will Richardson, Tony Wood and Nick Walker will represent UTS, Ali Bartholomew, Berni Viljoen and Clinton McKewan will represent Macquarie Uni, Liz … Continue reading

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Ashley hits the ground running

Ashley McMahon has started the 2014/15 season in fine style, taking out the sprint double at the Northern Zone competition on Saturday. Competing in the 30+ years age group, Ashley ran the fastest 60m and 200m of the meet. The … Continue reading

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Alec All Schools decathlon champ

Alec Diamond is the NSW All Schools under 18 years decathlon champion after a magnificent performance at Newcastle on the weekend. The Ron Bendall squad member scored a personal best decathlon score of 6006 points and set a further eight … Continue reading

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CIS records to Matt, Alec

Matt Wood and Alec Diamond broke long established records at the Combined Independent Schools Athletics Championships at SOPAC on Wednesday. Matt broke the 17 years 110m hurdles record as well as winning the 100m and 200m. Alec broke the 17 … Continue reading

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Fab five in CIS

Five Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest tomorrow’s Combined Independent Schools Championships at SOPAC. They are: Clementine Landells, 15 years 90m hurdles; Matt Wood, 17 years 100m hurdles, 100m and 200m; Alec Diamond, 17 years long jump, discus and shot … Continue reading

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Talented trio off to hurdles camp

Katrina Hunt, Bella O’Grady and Matt Wood will attend a hurdles training camp in Melbourne in January. All three are members of the Athletics Australia Under 19 years talent squad and will be working with National Youth Hurdles Coach Lyn … Continue reading

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