Results from World Cup Final in Italy

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The World Cup Final is underway near Rome, Italy with the Aussie team of David Brickhill-Jones, Julian Dent, Eric Morris and Eddie Wymer competing. First results are through from the Middle Distance with BJ finsihing 24th and Julian 28th in the final. Eric and Eddie failed to qualify for the final and competed in the B final. In the Sprint … Read More

Canberra Cockatoos retain National League title

The Canberra Cockatoos retained the National League title today for the 11th time in the last 12 years after the final event of the season, the Australian Relay Championships. A win in the M21A event and a second place in W21A saw them to their victory, as their tenuous six-point lead at the start of the day was stretched to … Read More

Dufty and Post win the West

Western Australian Long Distance Championships at Umuna on 17, 18 September 2005 Craig Dufty retrieved the WA Men’s Championship trophy from second place-getter John Toomey with two days of slick orienteering across the granite strewn slopes of Umuna (scene of the two rounds of the National Orienteering League in May). Long time M21 stalwart Terry Farrell completed the top three. … Read More

Australian Long Distance Championships

We have new Australian Orienteering Champions in both the men’s and women’s elite class. For Hanny Allston it was success at the first attempt. The Tasmanian junior is still eligible for the junior world championships next year, but has been performing well at elite level, with a 6th place at the recent world championships in Japan. Allston won comfortably in … Read More

Australian Sprint Championships

A cold shower blew through windswept St Helens today and when it passed Danish and Swedish internationals Rune Olsen and Anna Danielsson had blown away their Australasian rivals. The Australian Sprint Championships featured a mix of town and parkland orienteering through this picturesque town tucked away in the northeast corner of Tasmania. The Juniors started first in this time trial … Read More

Queensland wins Australian Schools Championships

Queensland won the Australian Schools Championships outright for the first time today, backing up from their individual performance with an equally impressive set of relays. They won both boys’ classes, senior and junior, to set them on the way to a comfortable seven-point victory. Victoria, equal fourth overnight, also had a good day at the relays with consistent performances across … Read More

Bluett, Allston return to form as Cockatoos hold most of their ground

The Canberra Cockatoos limited the damage in today’s National League round, managing to keep all but three points of their lead over the Victorian Nuggets, which is now down to 18 with three rounds to go. Victoria have consolidated second place over the NSW Stingers and now lead them by four points. The individual results were dominated by two World … Read More

Queensland clear leaders after first day of Australian Schools Championships

Queensland look in a strong position to win the Australian Schools Championships for the first time since 1991, taking a four-point lead into Wednesday’s relays. They performed consistently across the board, coming in the first three in all four age groups. New Zealand dominated the Southern Cross Junior Challenge and are all but certain to take it out for the … Read More

Victorians whittle away at Cocaktoos’ National League lead

NSW Stingers’ Rob Preston and Canberra Cockatoos’ Anna Danielsson took out today’s National League Round 11, at the Tasmanian Long Distance Championships on the sand dunes of Pittwater. Although they took individual honours, the best team on the day was the Victorian Nuggets, who moved into second place overall and whittled the Canberra Cockatoos’ lead to 21 points with four … Read More

Victorians whittle away at Cocaktoos’ National League lead

NSW Stingers’ Rob Preston and Canberra Cockatoos’ Anna Danielsson took out today’s National League Round 11, at the Tasmanian Long Distance Championships on the sand dunes of Pittwater. Although they took individual honours, the best team on the day was the Victorian Nuggets, who moved into second place overall and whittled the Canberra Cockatoos’ lead to 21 points with four … Read More