Monthly Archives: January 2018

The famous five!

Five Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest this weekend’s Open State Championships: Susie Douglas will contest the women’s 400m hurdles; Ryan Dowling will contest the men’s 110m hurdles; Ashley McMahon will contest the men’s 100m and 200m; Monique Perry will … Continue reading

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Perry, McMahon and Dowling burn grass

Monique Perry, Ashley McMahon and Ryan Dowling continued their assault on the UTS Northern suburbs record book at Saturday’s Grass Games at Rotary Field. McMahon finished third in the open men’s 300m to take the club record for men over … Continue reading

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Steph smashes own record

Steph Potter broke her own Balmain Little Athletics 17 years 200m record on Saturday. She now goes into this weekend’s regional championships in outstanding form.  

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Jenny’s back and in the winner’s circle

Jenny Schell returned to competition at Northern zone on Saturday, winning the women’s 50+ years 100m and finishing second in the long jump. Training partner Alice Bohdan won the women’s 40+ years long jump, shot put and javelin while Maria … Continue reading

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Age does not weary Dowling

Competing against Australia’s best hurdlers, Ryan Dowling finished fourth in the men’s 110m hurdles at the Hunter Track Classic on Saturday night. The oldest in the field by nine years, Dowling just missed a qualifying time for the Commonwealth Games … Continue reading

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Boys’ night out

Caerl Murray and Ashley McMahon showed plenty of speed at Campbelltown’s Night of Sprints on Tuesday. Murray was second in his heat of the open men’s 60m while McMahon was third in his division.

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Dowling in the hunt

Ryan Dowling has been selected to contest the open men’s 110m hurdles at the Hunter Track Classic in Newcastle on Saturday. The Hunter Track classic is the first major event on Athletics Australia’s calendar for 2018 as the nation’s best … Continue reading

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Maya’s good form continues

Maya Piras continued her good form leading up to her Little Athletics Regional championships, with a convincing win in the 90m hurdles at Saturday’s Allcomers meeting at Newcastle. Maya, who trains with the Ron Bendall squad by correspondence, hails from … Continue reading

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Monique masters the 60m

Monique Perry broke her own UTS Norths Club’s 40+ women’s 60m record twice when competing in the Illawarra Track Challenge on Saturday. Perry her age race, backing up just eight minutes after finishing seventh in the open women’s 60m NSW … Continue reading

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Record and medals for Maya

Maya Piras was outstanding at Dubbo’s New Year Athletics Carnival on the weekend. Competing in the 15 years old age group, Maya, who trains with the Ron Bendall squad via correspondence, easily won the 100m, running a huge personal best … Continue reading

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