Australian All Schools Championships
Posted Tuesday 9 Dec 2014 by Michael Gentle

5th - 7th December 2014.

There's no stopping our Junior SGDAC Champs - all of them produced outstanding performances over the weekend in Adelaide.

The results found to date speak for themselves. So here's a huge congrats going out to all competitors.

Please contact us to advise of any errors or missing information. These will be corrected accordingly.

SGDAC Results

Kim Delaney
SGDAC President

NSW Relay Championships
Posted Monday 17 Nov 2014 by Michael Gentle

15th - 16th November 2014.

Huge cheers to all SGDAC members who turned up to represent our Club over the weekend. With special thanks to all the family and friends who made it out to support our members competing.

Really wonderful performances were put in by all of our members and many teams were rewarded with a podium position. While plenty of individuals recorded new PB's for their efforts.

Thanks to our T & F Secretary Bob Simpson and our Coaches for all great work. Please review some results available off the ANSW website at this stage, more to follow later with field team position updates.

Kim Delaney
SGDAC President

NSW All Schools Track and Field Championships
Posted Saturday 1 Nov 2014 by Michael Gentle

Sensational results from all SGDAC junior members who competed in the NSW All Schools Track and Field Championships held at SOPAC, Homebush from the 9th to 12th October 2014.

Some Highlights included the medal winners as listed below.

  • Corey Anderson
    - 1st, Boy's U16 Discus Throw AMB PARA and 3rd, Boy's U16 Shot Put AMB PARA
  • Carolena Kostas
    - 1st, Girl's 2000 Metre Steeplechase 76.2cm 19 years
  • Mitchell Lucas
    - 2nd, Boy's 400 Metre Hurdles 84.0cm 17 years
  • Blake Grosvenor
    - 2nd, Boy's Javelin Throw 700g 16 years
  • George Farmakidis
    - 3rd, Boy's Javelin Throw 700g 16 years
  • Grace Robinson
    - 1st, Girl's Shot Put 3kg 16 years (State & Club Record) and 2nd, Girl's Discus Throw 1kg 16 years
  • Pita Toamotu
    - 1st, Boys Discus Throw 1kg 15 years (State Record) and 1st, Boy's Shot Put 4kg 15 years
  • Joshua Dixon
    - 1st, Boy's Javelin Throw 700g 15 years
  • Mitchell Pepper
    - 1st, Boys Discus Throw 1.5kg 16 years and 3rd, Boy's Shot Put 5kg 17 years
  • Nick Fox
    - Boy's 400 Metre Hurdles 91.4cm 19 years
  • Matthew Rees
    - 1st, Boy's Javelin Throw 700g 17 years
Well done to all the competitors!

Kim Delaney,

Sydney Running Festival
Posted Monday 6 Oct 2014 by Michael Gentle

Belinda Martin
has taken an unassailable lead in the Athletics NSW Distance Runner of the Year Award following her victory in the NSW Marathon Championship.

Belinda won in 2:56:14, more than six minutes ahead of the second place runner - in her marathon debut! This follows Belinda's win in the NSW Half Marathon Championship two weeks prior.

John Peter
claimed 3rd place in the men's championship with his time of 2:51:14, meaning that St George was the only club represented on the podium of both the men's & women's races.

Congratulations to Belinda, John and all the other St George members who participated in the Sydney Running Festival and representing your club with pride.

Vale Frank Thornton
Posted Thursday 25 Sep 2014 by Aaron Gentle

Frank Thornton
was a champion schoolboy athlete, winning State Schoolboy Championships for 880 yards & 1 Mile in 1947. As a senior athlete, he won the State 880 yards Championship and was a regular member of St. George's successful relay teams. Frank was presented with a Merit Award in 1975 for his outstanding contributions to the club.

Eulogy to Frank Thornton

Ron Gribble

Youth Olympic Games
Posted Thursday 4 Sep 2014 by Michael Gentle

Congratulations to our junior athletes who performed with distinction in Nanjing, China.

Matthew Rees
set a new personal best with his 71.50m Javelin Throw to finish strongly in 4th place.

Grace Robinson
claimed 7th place in the Shot Put with her throw of 15.42m.