Category Archives: Big Stage

Thirteen Tigers all set for 2019 Tasmanian ALAC

Congratulations to the thirteen Ginninderra Athletics athletes who have been selected in the ACT Team for the 2019 Australian Little Athletics Championships.

In what will be a busy month of Australian Championships Ginninderra will be well represented on a national level with the 13 athletes vying for Little Athletics glory, 35 athletes competing at the Athletics Australia Championships in Sydney and 7 athletes competing at the Australian Masters Championships in Melbourne.

The announcement of the ACT team sees Ginninderra’s biggest ever representation at a National Little Athletics Championships in the Club’s 40-year history. It surpasses last season’s record of 8 representatives.

The 2019 Coles Australian Little Athletics Championships (ALAC) will be held in Hobart on 27th and 28th April 2019. Congratulations to every ACT athlete and good luck for the competition.

  • Chloe Miller
  • Jacinta Henderson
  • Klara Steinhauser
  • Lilly Paull
  • Sarah Walker
  • Andrew Camp-Liddiard
  • Brodie Goecke-Beard
  • Elijah Harrison
  • Harrison Baker
  • Ryan Cuzner
  • Samuel Baird
  • Tyler Smith
  • Harrison Francis

2019 Australian Masters Athletics Championships

The AMA T & F Championships is being held in Melbourne from Friday 26th April 2019 – Monday 29th April 2019.

Ginninderra Athletics Club is the only all ages and abilities club in the ACT and in 2019 some of our best Masters members are already confirmed entrants to the Masters Nationals Championships.

  • Luke Allard
  • Neil Thomas
  • Mark Rossiter
  • Caleb Joliffe
  • Sue Bourke
  • Ken Telfer
  • Paul Fowler

It is not too late to register your attendance and represent the ACT and Ginninderra Athletics at the annual championship.

Athletics ACT announces 2019 Nationals team bursting with Tigers

Athletics ACT has announced that 173 athletes have been selected to represent the ACT at next months Australian Championships at Sydney Olympic Park from the 1st – 7th April. 

The Australian Championships have taken on the same format seen in 2017 where the junior and open age categories have been brought together in a week long championships.

For the following 35 Ginninderra Athletes this is a great opportunity to get up close to the best athletes in Australia. 

  1. Lily Paull U14W* – 80mH, High Jump
  2. Ryan Cuzner U14M – 400m, 800m
  3. Andrew Camp-Liddiard U14M* – 800m, 1500m, 3000m (U15M), 2000m Steeplechase (U15M)
  4. Owen Toyne U14M – 3000mW
  5. Sarah Wallace U15W – 100m, 200m, 400m, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  6. Hayden Todd U15M – 400m, 800m, 1500m, 2000m Steeplechase
  7. Harry Anderson U15M – 200mH
  8. Tyler Smith U15M – High Jump, Long Jump
  9. Sidney Shaw U16W – 3000mW
  10. Jaydon Page U16M – 100m
  11. Conor Pratt U16M – 100m, 200m
  12. Abshirbile Noor U16M – 800m, 1500m
  13. Rebecca Guest U17W – 200m, 400m
  14. Hannah Cadden U17W* – 800m, 1500m, 2000m Steeplechase
  15. Charlotte Rauraa U17W – Shot Put, Hammer
  16. Austin Tetteh U17M – 100m, 200m
  17. Augustine Nketia U17M – 200m, 400m
  18. Jacob Davill U17M – 800m, 1500m
  19. Molly Sturgiss U18W* – 100m, 200m, 400m, 400mH
  20. Nicholas Donaldson U18M – 100m, 200m
  21. Jacob Todd U18M – 800m, 1500m, 2000m Steeplechase
  22. Raage Noor U18M – 1500m, 3000m
  23. Mitchall Anderson U18M – Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus
  24. Edward Nketia U20M – 100m, 200m
  25. Stephen Fraser U20M – Shot Put, Discus, Hammer
  26. Amalie Leslie U16W (para) – 100m, 400m, 1500m, Long Jump, Discus
  27. Jaydon Page U16M (para) – 100m, 200m
  28. Nathaniel Halpin U16M (para)* – 100m, 200m, 400m, Long Jump, Shot Put, Discus
  29. Eden Thomas U20M (para) – 100m, 200m, 400m, Discus, Shot Put
  30. Jessica Penney OpenW – Long Jump
  31. Natalia Kremenchutskaya OpenW – Triple Jump
  32. Edward Nketia OpenM – 100m
  33. Vivian Williams OpenM – 100m, 200m
  34. Angus Gould OpenM – Long Jump
  35. Cameron Crombie OpenM (para) – Shot Put, Javelin

Ginninderra supporting Athletics in the ACT

Behind every great sport there are those tireless volunteers who give their time and energy not just to keep the lights on but to further the objects and strategic vision of the Association.

Athletics has been able to benefit from the expertise and knowledge of key members of Ginninderra Athletics. Our volunteers have been representatives on the Boards and Committees of AACT and LAACT for many decades now.

This season the Club is very fortunate that David Lemon, Rory O’Sullivan, Neil Thomas and Stuart Todd are all supporting the running of LAACT. David has recently signed up again as the Finance Director, while Neil is serving his second stint as an ALAC Selector and Stuart will be the ALAC Team Manager in Tasmania next year. Rory who is a UC Marketing Undergraduate has been the Marketing and PR Director for the past year as well as a keen member of our Run_ACT Team.

At the big end of town, Hamish MacDonald is now in his second year as a Director on the Board of Athletics ACT, the peak body for the sport in Canberra. Working alongside the Board are the Competition, Selections and Officals Committees. Phil Henderson has joined Hamish on the Selections Committee, meanwhile Steve Dodt is on the Competition and Officials Committees. Two former GLAC members in Dennis Mace and Brian Sinclair are also serving AACT on Committees.

In recent years Ginninderra’s  Life Members including Helen Hopkins and Geoff Bartley  as well as Alex van der Meer Simo have served as Board Members with the Association. Continuing the long established link between the club and the Sport in the ACT.

Ginninderra Athletics is very proud of the contribution it’s members are making on and off the track. A healthy club can be seen by its contributions to the local community, its membership and the Association.

Alex appointed to Board of Directors

Rory O’Sullivan starts new Marketing and Public Relations Director role

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