NOL Standings

Ian ProsserUncategorized

The NOL season standings have been published following the Round 3 events at the Oceania Champs (NOL points). The standings show the best 5 results from 7 races so far. Simon Uppill leds the senior men with a perfect score in the best 5 out of 7 races; Charlotte Watson leads the senior women; Aston Key has pulled away in … Read More

WOC Team Announcement

Ian ProsserUncategorized

OA is pleased to announce the Australian team for WOC 2017 to be held in Estonia in July. Congratulations to all the team members. The team is: Women Bridget Anderson Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Men Matthew Crane Bryan Keely Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis Simon Uppill Sprint Distance – Women Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Sprint Distance – … Read More

ANZ Secondary Schools Trophy arrives in Australia

johnhUncategorized

The ANZ Secondary Schools Challenge Trophy has arrived in Australia   for the first time since the inception of this Australia New Zealand  Challenge in 2005. What a fantastic carnival it was for the more than 50 Australian Secondary School students who took part. A great opportunity to network, make friends and experience the fun of a major international event. Congratulations to … Read More

2017 JWOC team announcement

Jim RussellUncategorized

OA is happy to name the Team for the Junior World Orienteering Championships to be held in Tampere, Finland, during July. Team The Coach this year is Ralph Street, with the manager/assistant coach being Hanny Alston Jim Russell OA Head Coach

Targeted Talented Athletes Squad

Ian ProsserUncategorized

OA has announced the 2017 Targeted Talented Athletes Squad (TTA Squad). This is the base level squad for emerging junior and senior orienteers who want to develop their performance and rise up through the elite competition ranks. The squad is coached by Brodie Nankervis. Squad members are listed at: 2017 Squads

NOL Round 2 Results

Ian ProsserUncategorized

It was another exciting weekend of racing for the NOL with two events in Canberra. Updated NOL point scores can be found at: 2017 NOL Points after Round 2 The Arrows’ Simon Uppill leads the senior men from Matt Crane after two good wins on Matt’s home ground. Cockatoo Charlotte Watson won both senior women races to take a strong … Read More

Orienteering Australia AGM 25 March 2017

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ORIENTEERING AUSTRALIA 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 4.30pm, Canberra Girls Grammar School, ACT. Saturday 25 March, 2017. AGENDA Apologies: Jan Fletcher (OWA) 1   MINUTES 1.1         Appointment of verifiers 1.2         Confirmation of minutes of 2016 Annual Conference and General Meeting and matters arising. Minutes 2016 Annual Conference 2   ANNUAL REPORT (to be tabled) 3   ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT 3.1     Presentation of the … Read More

Australian Bushrangers team announced

Ian ProsserUncategorized

The junior and senior elite teams have been selected for the upcoming Oceania Championships to compete against the New Zealand Pinestars. The selection also includes M/W18, M/W20 and M/W21 team members for the ANZ Challenge, joining the other junior and masters athletes named earlier in the year. The team can be found at: 2017 Bushrangers Congratulations to all selected athletes.

New junior appointments

Ian ProsserUncategorized

OA is pleased to announce two new appointees to positions with the High Performance Program. Brodie Nankervis from Tasmania has volunteered to be the squad coach for the Targetted Talented Athlete Squad. Brodie is a relatively young and very active elite orienteer himself but he puts a lot of time and thought into developing junior athletes, helping them to realise … Read More

NOL Round 1 Results

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Thanks to Orienteering Tasmania for a very technical opening weekend to the National Orienteering League. After two events the senior men class is led by Matt Crane and Simon Upill, Natasha Key leads the senior women, Jarrah Day and Aston Key lead the junior men and Zoe Dowling the junior women. The Canberra Cockatoos lead the senior men teams and … Read More