The final round of 2020 NOL, which was to have taken place on the South Coast of NSW on May 16-17 has been postponed by OACT to a yet to be determined date. Depending upon when events can resume the 2020 NOL season will either be cancelled or will be reinstated later in the year.
Additional explanation has been added to the document about the NOL 2020 pointscore. The revised document can be found here.
The National Orienteering League has changed to be a competition conducted over the first half of the season culminating in an exciting final weekend. The final weekend includes a chasing start race to determine the individual winners and a relay to determine the team winners. The last race will count in everyone’s season total for the individual competition. There are … Read More
The Calander of events that make up the 2020 NOL (National Orienteering League) has been released. It can be found HERE The season starts with Melbourne Sprint weekend on the 7-8 March, before heading to Orange for the Easter 3-days. The next round will be on the Gold Coast on the Anzac Day weekend, before the final round on the … Read More
The final points for the 2019 NOL season can be found here. In yesterday’s last race,Bridget Anderson (SA Arrows) beat Natasha Key (Victoria) by enough to win the Senior Women title. Victoria had a strong day to win the Senior Women teams competition. The full list of winners is: Simon Uppill, Senior Men Bridget Anderson, Senior Women Patrick Miller, Junior … Read More
The National Orienteering League pointscore has been updated following today’s Oceania Long Distance Competition. Simon Uppill (SA Arrows) has defended his Senior Men title, in addition to the classes already resolved earlier in the week. Matt Doyle can tie and be a joint winner if he wins tomorrow and Simon places lower than fourth. Natasha Key (Victoria) has overtaken Bridget … Read More
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
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
A survey about possible changes to the National Orienteering League season was circulated in July. There was a great response to the survey and a summary of the results can be found here. Thanks for all the thoughtful input. The OA Board will consider making changes to the NOL season for future years at its September meeting.
The Victorian Nuggets have strengthened their position in the Icebug National Orienteering League after the weekend’s events in Ballarat. The senior women have stretched their lead over the Queensland Cyclones from one point to five, and the senior men have closed to within five points of the Canberra Cockatoos. However, the Cockatoos should field a much stronger team during the … Read More