AUS_NZL MTBO Challenge Team Announced

Riders in the team for the upcoming Australia-New Zealand MTBO Challenge at the Australian Championship at Wingello on 7 & 8th October have now been confirmed. Class Team Firstname Surname M21 Team Glen Charlton M21 Team Steven Todkill M21 Team Angus Robinson M21 Reserve Ricky Thackray M21 Reserve Fergus Mackie M40 Team Craig Steffens M40 Team Ian Dalton M40 Middle, … Read More

Australian Bushrangers Team announced

The Australian team to compete against New Zealand at the forthcoming Australian Championships has been announced by the senior and junior selection panels. The team can be found here.

Squad coaches sought

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to coach and manage two of its national training squads: the Australian Junior Development Squad and the National Development Squad. The coaches will also be given the option of managing or coaching either the JWOC or WOC team. Further details can be found here.

OA Executive Officer and Administrative Support Officer – applications wanted

With the forthcoming retirement of John Harding after years of outstanding service, Orienteering Australia is seeking an Executive Officer to lead the sport into the coming years in Australia. We are also seeking an Administration Support Officer to support the Executive Officer in their work.   Applications are sought for suitable candidates to fill these positions. The Orienteering Australia office … Read More

Three season winners in National Orienteering League

Congratulations to Simon Uppill (Senior Men), Aston Key (Junior Men), and Tara Melhuish (Junior Women) who all won at the National Orienteering League in Canberra on the weekend to achieve perfect season scores of eight wins and wrap up their titles. Jo Allison still leads senior women from Natasha Key who closed the gap with two wins but the season … Read More

Lucy Mackie Wins Silver

Lucy Mackie has won Silver at the World Mountain Bike Championships Middle distance in Lithuania. Just 2 minutes behind the Czech star rider Veronika Kubinova. Younger brother Fergus had a top 10 finish in his race finishing 9th. Glen Charlton debuted in a tough MTBO at 67th. More on the ONSW site. Also check out the event website: http://www.mtbo.lt/wmtboc-2017/ (Seniors are … Read More

Silva Medal – 2017 – Progressive Scores after 3 Events

  The Silva Medal competition for 2017 is based on points for participating and placing in the Australian Championships ( Sprint, Medium and Long), and the Australian 3-Days Championships (each day considered as a separate event), (Elite and A classes in M/W16 and above). Points are scored for completing a course as follows: 1st – 4; 2nd – 3; 3rd … Read More

Round-up of Australian WOC and JWOC results

The World Orienteering Championships in Estonia and the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Finland are now completed. A round-up of the Australian results is below. World Orienteering Championships Sprint Henry McNulty – 37th Krystal Neumann – 39th Natasha Key – mispunch in final Belinda Lawford – 20th in qualifying Simon Uppill – 21st in qualifying Brodie Nankervis – 24th in … Read More

Follow the Australian Team at the World Orienteering Championships

Most of the Australian Team for the World Orienteering Championships are now in Estonia for their final training camp. Competition starts on Friday week with the sprint qualification. You can follow the team in several ways: the Live Orienteering website the WOC event website the OA Facebook page and the Australian Orienteering Team blog which will be updated by the … Read More

National League Standings

NOL point scores for the season have been updated following the Australian 3 Days in Wagga on the weekend. Simon Uppill and Jo Allison have cemented their leads in the senior categories. Some athletes missed the latest round as they headed overseas to prepare for WOC and JWOC. In the junior classes this helped Aston Key and Tara Melhuish to … Read More