Monthly Archives: April 2017

Look out Canada, here she comes

Nicolette Donofrio is off to Canada in June with a group of Australian junior athletes. Nicolette, the national u16 years 200m champion,   will compete in the 100m, 200m and hurdles at two meets before returning home.

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Maya’s off to the AIS

Maya Piras has been selected to attend Little Athletics Australia’s national under 15 years camp at the Australian Institute of Sport in October. Maya from Dubbo trains by correspondence with the Ron Bendall squad. She won her place at the … Continue reading

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Gabbie goes for hockey gold

Gabbie Whelan leaves for New Zealand this week to represent Australia in the Trans Tasman masters hockey series in Whangerei from May 2 to 6. The Ron Bendall squad member is in the Australian women’s over 55 years team. She will … Continue reading

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Andy handy in the park

Andy West finished third in the men’s 45-49 years division in the Broadbeach Waters parkrun over 5km on the Gold Coast on Saturday. Andy ran a personal best time, beating his effort the previous week in Artarmon by 40 seconds.

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Seven lucky for Susie

Susie Douglas finished the year at No 7 in the Australian rankings for the u/18 years 400m hurdles. She was ranked 14th in the u20 age group and 35th in the open division.

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Kiera’s record run

Kiera Simular broke the Ryde Secondary College 100m record when she took out that event at her school carnival last week. In a dominant display Kiera also won the 200m, 400m, 800m, long jump, shot put and discus. At the … Continue reading

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Re-writing the record book

Nine Ron Bendall squad athletes broke 32 UTS Norths club records in the 2016=7 season. They were: Ashley McMahon (8), men’s 40+ years 60m, 100m, 150m, 200m, 400m, indoor 400m, men’s open 4x200m relay, open 2x100m relay; Gabrielle Whelan (7), … Continue reading

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Anthony, Maria and Ryan top their rankings

Anthony Collum, Ryan Dowling and Maria Cimino all finished the 2016-7 athletics season ranked No 1 in their events at the UTS Norths club. In all 14 Ron Bendall squad athletes were ranked in the top 10 in their events. They … Continue reading

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Juniors end their season on high note

At the National Track and Field Championships which concluded yesterday, Ron Bendall squad athletes: Won five medals, one gold, two silver and two bronze; Made four individual finals; And ran seven personal best times. Medal winners were: Nicolette Donofrio (gold … Continue reading

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Janet helps Australian team to national record

Janet Naylon helped set a national record in the women’s 50+ years 4x200m indoors relay at the World Indoor Masters Championships in Daegu, South Korea, last month. The Australian team won the gold medal with Janet running the third leg.

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