Monthly Archives: October 2014

Janet starts season with a win

Masters athlete Janet Naylon started her season well, winning her heat of the 60m at the Mingara Athletics Club twilight meet on Saturday. Just minutes later Janet took on the men and improved her time significantly despite running into a … Continue reading

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PBs aplenty in sprints

Matt Wood showed he is on target for the Australian All Schools Championships in December with two outstanding performances in the Treloar Shield meet at Illawong on Saturday. Competing against much older opponents, Matt, 17, ran a personal best time … Continue reading

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Nick’s solid gold

Nick Walker brought home a gold medal in the teams event of the State 15km Championships at Newcastle on Sunday. Nick’s top eight finish made him the second runner home for his club UTS Northern Suburbs and played a significant … Continue reading

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Ashley smashes club record

UTS Norths sprinter Ashley McMahon broke a 23-year-old club record in the Treloar Shield at SOPAC on Saturday. Ashley won the 35+ years 400m hurdles, breaking the old UTS Norths’ record by more than three seconds. He also won the … Continue reading

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John’s off to the US and World Cup

John Farrow is off to the States in preperation for this season’s Skeleton World Cup. John, who does his sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, is Australia’s top male skeleton slider and his long term goal is the 2018 … Continue reading

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Three qualify for Australian All Schools

Three members of the Ron Bendall squad have qualified for the Australian All Schools Championships in Adelaide in December. Matt Wood has qualified for the boys 17 years 110m hurdles, 100m and 200m; Alec Diamond has qualified for the 17 … Continue reading

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Three medals for Alec

Alec Diamond completed his NSW All Schools Championships with two gold medals, a silver and a pb. The big man won gold in the 17 years boys discus and silver on the long jump on Sunday to go with his … Continue reading

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Matt adds silver to gold

Ron Bendall squad athletes won two more medals on Day 3 of the NSW All Schools Championships on Saturday. Matt Wood followed up his gold medal in the 17 years boys 110m hurdles with a silver in the 200m. He … Continue reading

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Matt breaks All Schools record

Matt Wood set a meet record in winning the 17 years boys 110m hurdles at the NSW All Schools Championships at SOPAC on Friday. Running into a 0.7m headwind, Matt clocked 13.85 for the 110m, smashing his personal best time … Continue reading

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Bronze to Nicolette

Nicolette Donofrio ran a huge pb to finish third in the 12 years girls 80m hurdles at the NSW All Schools Championships on Thursday. Nicolette sliced 0.77s off her personal best to take the bronze. Squad newcomer Anna MacGregor made … Continue reading

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