Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ashley too strong

Ashley McMahon returned from injury with an easy win in the 200m at Northern Zone competition on Saturday. Competing in the 35+ age group, Ashley ran the fastest time of the day to score convincingly from his training partner Ryan … Continue reading

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Bella’s a proud little Aussie

Bella O’Grady finished second in the women’s 200m B race at the Briggs Classic in Hobart on Australia Day. In finishing second Bella accounted for World Juniors rep Brittany Burkitt. She also finished fourth in the 100m A race.

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Fab Five are Hunters and Collectors

Five Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest Saturday’s Hunter Track Classic. Katrina Hunt will contest the women’s 200m and Ali Bartholomew the women’s 400m. Katrina will team up with Bella O’Grady in the 2x200m relay while Ali will partner Liz … Continue reading

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Collum bound for Botany Bay

Anthony Collum finished the closest of seconds to Commonwealth Games rep Jake Hammond in Sunday’s Botany Bay Gift. In the gift, a handicap race over 120m, Hammond and Collum were the back markers. Anthony won his heat and semi final … Continue reading

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Matt follows in Thalia’s footsteps

Matt Dowsett has been invited to contest an indoor meet at the University of Hawaii. The Ron Bendall squad athlete left for an Hawaiin holiday on Monday and while there will contest the 60m hurdles and 200m at an invitation … Continue reading

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Bella’s a classic

Bella O’Grady has been selected to contest this year’s Briggs Athletics Classic in Hobart. To be held over the Australia Day long weekend, the Briggs Classic is the opening round of the national Australian Athletics Tour, which sees our country‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Kat, Bella quinella State championship

Katrina Hunt and Bella O’Grady finished first and second in the u/20 years women’s 60m State Championship at Wollongong on Saturday evening. And their training partner Matt Dowsett finished second in the men’s u/20 championship. Anthony Collum was fourth in … Continue reading

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John discovers ice is nice

John Farrow, who does his sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, has had some sensational results in in skeleton competition in North America. He began his campaign in Park City, Utah, in November with a second placing, then racked … Continue reading

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He’s no dope!

Ron Bendall has successfully completed the ASADA Level 2 Anti-Doping Course – 2015. This course is for coaches who need to stay up-to-date on the latest information on anti-doping. The course is updated annually to reflect current trends in anti-doping. … Continue reading

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Kat and Liz top of the pops

Katrina Hunt and Liz Clay finished first and second in the 2014 Australian u/20 rankings for the 100m hurdles. And Bella O’Grady was ranked second in the u/18 100m hurdles. Katrina was placed seventh in the open rankings and Liz … Continue reading

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