Monthly Archives: April 2019

Double means trouble for Monique’s opponents

Monique Perry won the short sprint double when she took out the women’s 40+ years 60m on Day 2 of the Australian Masters championships in Melbourne. Jo Davis finished fourth behind her in her second personal best time of the … Continue reading

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Alice jump starts nationals campaign

Alice Bohdan got the Ron Bendall squad off to a great start on Day 1 of the Australian Masters Championships in Melbourne, winning the opening event, the 45+ years women’s long jump. Alice claimed her second medal of the day … Continue reading

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Melbourne may never be the same

Six Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest the National Masters Championships in Melbourne this weekend. Thy are: Monique Perry (women’s 40+ years) 60m, 100m, 200m; Jo DavisĀ  (women’s 40+ years) 60m, 100m, 200m; Ashley McMahon (men’s 40+ years) 60m, 100m, … Continue reading

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Dowling’s back with a vengeance

Ryan Dowling returned to the track after injury, winning the men’s 30+ years 200m at Northern Zone competition on Saturday at Rotary field. Ron Bendall squad members dominated their events on the last day of Northern Zone competition. Maria Cimino … Continue reading

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Nicolette, Susie to wear green and gold

Nicolette Donofrio and Susie Douglas have been selected in the Australian team to contest the Oceania Championships at Townsville in June. Nicolette will contest the under 18 years girls 100m hurdles and Susie the under 20 years women’s 400m hurdles. … Continue reading

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Double bronze for Susie

Susie Douglas (Uni of NSW) won two bronze medals on the opening day of the Australian University Games at SOPAC. Susie was third in the women’s 400m hurdles and then backed up to help her university take bronze in the … Continue reading

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Steph’s making her mark

Steph Markos has entered a portrait of international cricketer Michael Bevan for the 2019 Archibald Prize. It will be a nervous wait for the Ron Bendall squad sprinter until Archibald finalists are announced on May 2. The Archibald prize, first … Continue reading

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It’s game on for uni trio

Three Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest this week’s Australian University Games athletics championships at SOPAC. Both Susie Douglas (University of NSW) and Melinda Burke (Macquarie University) will contest the women’s 400m hurdles. Susie also will contest the 100m hurdles … Continue reading

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Maria puts opposition in their place

Maria Cimino threw a personal best to take out the women’s shot put in Northern Zone competition at Rotary Field, Chastwood, on Saturday. Maria also won the hammer throw. Maria’s training partner Alice Bohdan was second to her in the … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap!

At the National Championships, Ron Bendall squad athletes: Won one silver medal; Won bronze medals; Made four other finals; And ran six personal best times. Medal winners were: Silver, Susie Douglas, under 20 years women’s 4x400m relay; Bronze, Nicolette Donofrio, … Continue reading

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