National Orienteering League Pointscore

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance News, National League

The 2019 NOL pointscore has been updated following last weekend’s races. The season concludes with two races next weekend. The Canberra Cockatoos have won Senior Men, Junior Men and Junior Women competitions. Tara Melhuish and Patrick Miller have won the individual junior classes. Congratulations to the Cockatoos. Victoria leads the Cockatoos in Senior Women, Simon Uppill has almost won Senior … Read More

High Performance Group (HPG) Updates

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance, High Performance News, National League

OA Confirms Head Coach and High Performance Administrator Roles extension until 2020 At its recent board meeting OA Directors discussed and agreed to extend the terms of the OA Head Coach, Jim Russell, and High Performance Administrator, Ian Prosser, until 2020. Extending the current terms will allow the current staff to hand over the responsibilities to new appointees after the … Read More

Australian Team for World Cup China

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

The senior selection panel have finalised the Australian team for the World Cup round in China toward the end of October. The selected athletes are: Women Bridget Anderson Mary Fleming Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Anna Sheldon Men Jarrah Day Martin Dent Matt Doyle Aston Key Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis Team manager: Ian Prosser Congratulations to all selected athletes. … Read More

JWOC 2019 Finishes with the Relays, but not before Aston Key achieves another podium placing in Middle Distance A Final

Paul PrudhoeHigh Performance, High Performance News, News

The 2019 Junior Championships finished today with the traditional relay events, but the day before’s Middle Distance Final saw Australia’s Aston Key achieve yet another podium finish. Starting as one of the last three runners in the A Final Aston found how hard it can be at the top. With less than 2 minutes separating the top five men’s placings, … Read More

Aston’s good run of form continues into the Middle Distance Qualification race, and Tara Melhuish shows the girls can do it too!

Paul PrudhoeHigh Performance, High Performance News

Aston Key’s good run of form continued today in the JWOC Middle Distance qualification races, and OACT’s Tara Melhuish showed that the girls can match the Europeans too by finishing her heat in 5th place, just 40 secs down on the winner of race 1. Today’s qualification race results can be found here and the splits here. Aston completed his 4.1km … Read More

OA Head Coach Decision Postponed

Paul PrudhoeCoaching, High Performance, High Performance News

With the 1st two National League events looming next weekend, processes already underway for athletes competing in the first two rounds, and after giving consideration to not causing any disruption to athletes who are now in preparation, OA has decided not to continue with the Head Coach selection process at this time until after this year’s WOC in Norway (12th … Read More

Orienteering Australia appoints Director, High Performance

Paul PrudhoeAbout OA, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce that at its March Board meeting, Stephen Craig was appointed as Director, High Performance. Steve started orienteering in Sydney in 1982, did orienteering as a school sport at Knox Grammar School in Sydney with the late Mike Isbell as teacher, and joined Big Foot after leaving school. Steve ran in three WOC teams in … Read More

NOL scores going into final races

Jim RussellHigh Performance News

NOL scores have been updated after the Qld round There are 4 individual races to go, Aus Middle, Aus Sprint, Aus Long and SA Middle.