Vic Masters Champs- 23 medals from 14 members. Great Results.

March 24/25@ Doncaster.

Some fantastic results from our Masters athletes over the weekend. Fourteen of them braved the adverse, wet conditions to finalise their summer season; earning eleven GOLD, five SILVER, and seven BRONZE.
Ralph, Gwen Vanessa and Toni attained two GOLD medals each; WOW.

Louise (7), Toni (5), Andrew(4) and Joe(4) and Kurt(3) attempted multiple events.

Some of the performances by our Master’s seem to be Age Group Club Records; these are currently in preparation and it is hoped to have them announced soon.

It is really impressive to see these Master athletes perform so well in representing themselves and the Club with distinction.

Vanessa Wilson W36 1500m 4:57.53 GOLD
5000m 18.29.62 GOLD
Leigh Phelan M42 100m 11.42 GOLD
Peter Macknamara M45 3km Steeple 10.36.32 SILVER
Kurt Golonka M48 100m 12.59 4th
400m 55.79 BRONZE
200m 25.23 4th
Ben Hodgens M46 200m 35.84 7th
Shot Put 10.15m BRONZE
Angelo Portelli M48 400m 66.75 9th
Long Jump 4.38m 5th
Mikael Soussan 800m 2.11.78 5th
Louise McLean W53 100m 16.29 SILVER
Long Jump 3.29m 4th
60m 9.76 BRONZE
200m 34.47 GOLD
Triple Jump 7.70m BRONZE
Discus 16.64m 6th
Shot Put 6.84m 4th
Toni Matters W50 Long Jump 3.50m SILVER
Javelin 24.43m BRONZE
60m 10.27 4th
Discus 31.21m GOLD
Shot Put 10.13m GOLD

Joe Zammit M53 Javelin 23.82m 5th
Hammer 17.13m 5th
Shot Put 9.02m 4th
Discus 21.58m 4th
Andrew Crawley M52 Hammer 27.71m BRONZE
Weight Throw 10.90m SILVER
Shot Put 11.08m SILVER
Discus 35.81m GOLD

Joe Campisi M60 5000m 21.58.96 BRONZE
Gwen Steed W75 3000m W 21.50.7h GOLD
1500m W 10.19.28 GOLD

Ralph Bennett M76 3000m W 18.10.27 GOLD
1500m W 8.45.13 GOLD


22 Juniors outstanding in Sydney. Lochlan, Adam and Jessica lead the way.

Outstanding results from 22 of our young athletes at the top level. Lochlan Curry smashes his own club record in the high jump with 1.94m and a Bronze Medal. Jessica Stefanovic also won Bronze in the Discus and competed in 4 events in her debut season. Adam Spencer again shone with a silver and bronze medals.
CR = Club Record
Liam Halloran 800m 1:56.77 20th

Christine Byrne 100m 11.98Q 12.07 5th
200m 24.83Q 24.82 6th
Samantha Miller Javelin 35.92m 13th

Adam Spencer 800m 1:54.25Q 1:53.56 BRONZE
1500m 4:00.26 SILVER
Edward Marks 3000m 8:44.81 4th
Jason Clayton 3000m 9:31.03 25th

Juliet McBurney 3000m Steeple 7:33.23 8th
3000m 11:01.0 13th
Jemma Stapleton 100m H 14.53q 14.55 7th
Sophie O’Sullivan 800m 2:12.71Q 2:10.14 5th
1500m 4:41.57 7th
Alana Porter Triple Jump 11.91m 5th
Long Jump 5.40m
Romin Kodikara 800m 1.58.83q 1:59.71 5th

Aisling O’Connor Buckley 100m H 14.54q 14.81 8th
Jordyne Orb Triple jump 10.56m 11th

Lochlan Curry High Jump 1.94m CR BRONZE
Liam Glew Hammer Throw 23.48m 12th

Sophie Carne 2km Steeple 7:55.14 14th

James Harper Javelin 32.14m 10th
Jessica Stefanovic Discus 36.34m BRONZE
Hammer Throw 31.94m 7th
Javelin 23.39m 9th
Shot Put 12.88m 4th
Polly Deane-Johns High Jump 1.50m 7th
Sophie Hanlon 400m 59.89 10th
800m 2:19.49 13th

Amy Liu Triple jump 9.68m 11th

Victorian Junior Titles; magnificent results from 35 club juniors.

N = National Qualifier
CR = Club Record

Thirty five Club juniors were in action over the weekend at the Victorian Junior Championships and there were some terrific results. Twenty medals were achieved (4 Gold, 7 Silver, and 9 Bronze) and many PBs too. There were 12 National Qualifiers as well as a Club U17/U18/U20 record to Juliet McBurney in the 2km Steeplechase.

Congratulations to all on a great weekend.

U20 Jasper Pickering 1500m4.25.10q 4.20.17 15th
Haftu Strintzos 1500m4.10.47Q 4.02.42 7th
Ben Edwards 400m 52.80 15th
Liam Halloran 800m2.00.35Q 1:56.00 5th
Yotam Kimchi Long Jump 6.42m 8th

Christine Byrne 100m12.41Q 12.28N Bronze
200m26.28Q 25.96 Silver
Aisling O’Connor-Buckley Long J 5.01m 9th
Claudia Carter 400m59.98q 60.67 6th

U18 Adam Spencer 1500m 3.59.30N Silver
400m53.07q 51.85 5th
Jason Clayton 1500m 4.12.47 6th
3000m 8.52.93N Silver
Alistair Strutt 1500m 4.13.94 7th
800m 2.03.85 5th

Alana Porter Triple J 11.53m GOLD
Long Jump 5.56m GOLD
Sophie O’Sullivan 1500m 4.34.36N Silver
400m60.23Q 58.85N 5th
Jemma Stapleton 100mH 15.39N Bronze
100m13.07Q 13.11 4th
200m28.19q 28.18 8th
Juliet McBurney 2km Stp 7.29.97CR Silver
3000m 10.48.36N 6th

U17 Romin Kodikara 1500m 4.14.51 6th
800m2.00.55QN 1.57.98N Bronze Lukas Ryan 100m 12.47 13th
Max Rosenberg Discus 34.62m 8th
Shot Put 12.23m 5th

Aisling O’Connor-Buckley 100mH 15.45N Silver
Genevieve O’Brien 1500m 5.07.93 5th
400m61.84q 62.53 7th
800m 2.26.56 9th
Hayley Rees High Jump 1.45m 5th
Jordyne Orb Triple J 10.97m Bronze
Isabelle Harper Triple J 10.64m 5th
Long Jump 5.08m 5th

U16 Lochlan Curry High Jump 1.90mN GOLD
Liam Glew Triple J 11.76m 9th
Hammer 31.28m 5th

Leah O’Sullivan 400m 62.56q DNS
Sophie Carne 2km Stp 7.52.15 5th
3000m 11.41.71 7th

U15 Rubin Howard 1500m4.42.74Q 4.45.07 10th
800m 2.19.73 8th
James Harper Shot Put 8.23m 4th
Javelin 21.71m 4th
Shot Put 8.23m 4th
Finn Paynter 100m13.01Q 13.04 6th
200m 26.14 5th
400m59.09q 60.60 7th
Long Jump 5.14m 7th
Logan Janetski 3000m 10.29.02 14th

Jessica Stefanovic Shot Put 12.61m GOLD
Javelin 25.71m Bronze
Discus 28.63m Silver
Hammer 31.48mN Bronze
Sophie Hanlon 400m59.95QN 60.49 Bronze
800m 2.23.32N 4th
Polly Dean-Jones High Jump 1.50m Bronze
Emily Mackie High Jump 1.40m 8th

U14 Amy Liu Long Jump 4.48m 5th
Triple J 9.98m Bronze

Jessica, Simone, and Jordan shine in State Titles.


Our members were prominent at the recent State Titles and achieved some excellent results. It was great to see Jessica Kaufman win her first state Title, and for Jordan Ziebell and Simone McInnes to gain their first Silver Medals. Rhydian Cowley continues his dominance in Walking in this State and was rewarded with Commonwealth Games selection.   

Well done to all.



100m            Christine Byrne    12.28Q, 12.40q                 12.36            8th


100mH         Jenny King                                                              15.89            8th


400mH         Ashleigh Horrobin          59.95Q


Shot Put      Jessica Kaufman                                                 13.03m        GOLD


5km Walk   Simone McInnes                                                  23.15.33      SILVER




100m            Aidan Debernardi           11.10Q, 11.24q     11.03            5th

                        Attila Baranyay               11.17Q, 11.21q     11.26            8th

                        Tom McLean                     11.49q, 11.91


200m            Attila Baranyay               22.93Q

                        Josh Steyn-Ross               23.13q. 23.23


110m H        Jordan Ziebell                                                       15.45            SILVER


400m            Will Little                                                                51.87


400mH         Kulan Ranasinghe          59.47q


800m            Jack Marquardt                                                   1:59.31


1500m         Adam Spencer                                                      4.02.59

                        Daniel Hamilton                                                  4.24.26


5km Walk   Rhydian Cowley                                                   20.01.95      GOLD


Discus          Joshua Plante                                                       29.44m        11th


Shot Put      Joshua Plante                                                       9.70m           7th

Hunter Newsletter December 2017

Len Johnson awarded life membership of Athletics Australia. Congratulations, Len!

Link :  Hunter Newsletter No. 14 December 2017

In this Issue
Summer Shield,
Club Helpers,
Events coming up,
Recent Club Inniatives,
Club Coaching,
Club Helpers,
World Record,
Club Record,
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Office Bearers,
Recent Results.