European Youth Orienteering Championships

Some of our JWOC team are getting some early competition from tomorrow at the European Youth Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria. You can follow the action here. Competing are: W16 Zoe Melhuish M18 Alastair George Angus Haines Aston Key Patrick Miller M16 Jensen Key Aston Key won the M16 sprint at 2016 EYOC. Good luck to everyone.

WOC team announced

OA would like to congratulate the following athletes selected to represent Australia at the World Orienteering Championships in Latvia in August. Discipline Women Men Sprint Belinda Lawford Natasha Key Krystal Neumann Brodie Nankervis Aston Key Henry McNulty Sprint Relay Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis Middle Vanessa Round Matt Crane Matt Doyle Relay  Belinda Lawford  Natasha Key  Krystal … Read More

NOL pointscore

Round 3 of the National Orienteering League was held in Victoria last weekend with the Victorian Middle Distance Championships on Saturday and a tough long distance race on Sunday. For some these were also WOC selection trials. In senior women, Natasha Key maintained her lead with a win on Sunday and Krystal Neumann’s win on Saturday brings her to a … Read More

World Cup Round 1

This Sunday sees the start of a major highlight of the 2018 international calendar with round 1 of the World Cup and the European Championships being held in Ticino Switzerland. Australia is represented by a strong team of: Henry McNulty Jasmine Neve Aislinn Prendergast Vanessa Round Bryan Russel-Keely These athletes will also be using the events as selection trials for … Read More

2018 Silva Medal – Progressive Scores after Australian 3-Days Championships

The Silva Medal competition for 2018 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) and the South Australian Championships (Elite and A classes in M/W16 and above). Points are scored for completing a course as follows: 1st – 4; … Read More

Entries are now open for May Selection trials

Entries are now open for NOL 9 and 10 on the 19/20th May, in Central Victoria. This event is also the final WOC Selection trial. Middle distance race on Saturday at Yorkshire Hill, Bendigo,  last used for Easter 2013, and Long distance on Sunday at the Blowhole, Daylesford Enter HERE  Information can be found HERE or on the Entries site Entries close 6th … Read More

Bushrangers Team to NZ in June

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Bushrangers team that will compete against New Zealand at Woodhill Forest north of Auckland in June. The team is : Junior men (6): Angus Haines, Aston Key, Brody McCarthy, Thomas Garbellini, Josh Allen, Daniel Gray Junior women (3) Mikayla Cooper, Jessica Rogers, Miho Yamazaki Senior men (4): Rob Bennett, Brodie Nankervis, Matthew … Read More

WOC Manager Appointed

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce that Christopher ‘Toph’ Naunton has been appointed as the manager for the Australian team to attend the World Orienteering Championships in Latvia in August. Toph’s wife Jacqui Naunton has also been appointed as assistant manager but will cover her own costs to attend WOC. Thanks to them both for volunteering and joining team coach … Read More

Australian Team for World University Orienteering Championships

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the team for the World University Orienteering Championships to be held in Finland in July. Each country gets four places in each individual race and athletes nominated the events they were interested in. The team is: Men Andrew Barnett (Middle, Long, Relay) Aidan Dawson (Sprint, Sprint Relay, Relay2) Matt Doyle (Sprint, Middle, Long, Relay) … Read More

Four new inductees into Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame

Four new members have been inducted into the Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame. Hermann Wehner has been inducted into the Athlete Division. Hermann has a long history of outstanding national and international performances in masters-level competition, most recently his gold medal in the M90 sprint in the 2017 World Masters Orienteering Championships. Three new members have been inducted into the … Read More