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Paralympian’s Cleaver and Colley to compete at NSW All Schools

The 2XU NSW All Schools will see the first appearance since Rio of NSW’s two teenage Paralympian’s, Tasmin Colley and Erin Cleaver.

Aged just 16 years, Erin Cleaver (MQH) became one of our youngest ever medallists in history when she claimed bronze as a member of the T35-38 4x100m relay. In her individual event, the T38 long jump, she placed fifth with a leap of 4.51m. Read more here.

Congratulations to Ella Nelson
Athletics NSW would like to send a massive Congratulations to Ella Nelson as she received the ‘One to Watch’ award at the ‘2016 Australian Women’s Health; I Support Women in Sport’ Awards Evening. This is a great achievement for Ella, is indubitably a representation of her dedication and hard work to the sport. Click here for more information regarding the ‘I Support Women in Sport’.

Treloar Shield Kicked Off in Campbelltown

Campbelltown hosted the first Treloar Shield competition of the season, held in windy and warm competition on Saturday afternoon. Many teenagers took the opportunity of competing as they continue their build up to the 2XU NSW All Schools Athletics Championships next week.

The women’s 100m was a tremendous preview of the 17 years 100m next week, when Kristie Edwards (UTN) and Maisie Stevens (AEA) raced off. Battling a 2.7m/s headwind, Edwards took a psychological advantage into next week, by winning 12.49 to 12.53. Another who will be in the mix next week was Sara Dougan (AEA) who ran 12.76.

NSW Schools Profile: Ethan Bateman

When Trinity’s Ethan Bateman arrives to compete at the 2XU NSW all Schools next weekend, he can reflect on an already successful and busy school season.

Bateman launched his year at the Combined Associated Schools championships in September, where in front of a vocal crowd of about 7,000 students, he won the 14 years high jump and 100m hurdles and claimed a further four podium finishes. He tallied valuable points for his Trinity Athletics team, which won their first title in five years.
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Employment Opportunity
Athletics NSW and Little Athletics NSW are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Financial Controller / Bookkeeper to manage all day to day financial requirements as well as provide strategic planning assistance. This role will be a shared position working with both Athletics NSW and Little Athletics NSW. For more information and to apply, please click here.
Merchandise Offer
Athletics NSW is excitied to annouce the release of our official Athletics NSW Merchandise range. Featuring products from bags through to umbrella’s, its definitely work a look. The range will continue to be updated throughout the season, so be sure to keep an eye on this space to see the awesome new additions. Click here to see what’s on offer.
Pic2Go – Automatically Get all of your ANSW Photos Free!

Have you been wondering what those two boxes on your bib are? In 2016/17, every photo taken of you at an ANSW event can be automatically posted to your Facebook page, completely FREE.

To have your photos automatically appear on your Facebook page, all you have to do is click here and enter your registration number.

The exciting new OneSport member service is the result of a partnership between Running Science, Fun Events, LANSW and ANSW.

Pinkletics is a unique track and field competition where participants are asked to wear pink to support the Jane McGraph Foundation. Hosted by the Nepean Districts Athletics Club, the meet is to be held from 6.30pm to Wednesday 19th October at Blair Oval. Click here for more information.

Treloar Shield Points Update

Round 1 of the Treloar Shield was held at Campbelltown on Saturday. The results have been coordinated in to age categories and the points for the round calculated. To view the Campbelltown results click here. To see where your club is ranked after round 1 click here. Note points include the 3000m race from the Bankstown All-comers on 25th September.

All-comers @ Hensley

After a long absence from the Hensley Athletics Field, South Sydney Athletics and Athletics NSW have combined to hold an All-comers meet on Friday 21st October. First event is from 6.45pm. the meet also includes the discus throw which is a Treloar Shield point scoring event. Online entry closes midnight Wednesday 19th October. To enter and for more information click here.

Treloar Shield #2 – SOPAC

The 2nd full round of the Treloar Shield will be hosted by Asics Wests and held on Saturday October 22nd at Sydney Olympic Park. Online entry is now open and closes midnight Thursday 20th October. Included in the program is the Asics Wests Invitational Javelin Throw. If wanting to be considered for inclusion please email John Murray at For more details and to enter online click here.

Miss Muddy Sydney – Enter now for your chance to Win!
Athletics NSW has partnered up with Miss Muddy to offer all Athletics NSW members 15% off entry in to the Sydney event on the 29th of October.

Miss Muddy is an awesome 5k female fun run with colour, foam, inflatables, music, obstacles and plenty of mud. Designed to suit all fitness levels for participants aged 13+, Miss Muddy is untimed and non-competitive with a focus on fun and inclusion rather than Tough and intimidating. Enter here and use the code ATHNSWFREE to get your discount and to go into the chance to win!

Upcoming Summer Series Events
Date Competition
Thursday 13th October Newcastle Track & Field
Saturday 15th October UTS Norths Track & Field
Saturday 15th October Girraween Track & Field
Monday 17th October Wallsend Track & Field
Tuesday 18th October Kembla Joggers XC – Stuart Park
Wednesday 19th October Sutherland Track & Field
Wednesday 19th October Nowra Track & Field
Wednesday 19th October St George XC
Wednesday 19th October Hills 3km / 5km Series
Wednesday 19th October Athletics Wollongong Series
Wednesday 19th October Pinkletics
The NSW Summer Series is an exciting new initiative to commence in late September 2016. The Series includes championships level track and field meets, grass roots track and field meets, and a number of out of stadia events. Many of the events are to be delivered by Athletics NSW member clubs and supported by Athletics NSW. Click here for further information regarding the Summer Series
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