NOL points after Round 2

Ian ProsserUncategorized

The point score for the National Orienteering League following Easter in WA can be found here. The Canberra Cockatoos lead the senior men and both junior classes with Victoria leading senior women. In the individual competitions Natasha Key, Simon Uppill and Tara Melhuish are looking strong to defend their victories from last year although there are many races to come. … Read More

2019 Australian JWOC team

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Orienteering Australia has offered the following athletes a place in the Australian team for the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Denmark in July. Congratulations to all athletes: Women Mikayla Cooper Tas Ella Cuthbert ACT Joanna George SA Tara Melhuish ACT Caroline Pigerre Qld Caitlin Young ACT Men Dante Afnan SA Alastair George NSW Angus Haines SA Aston Key Vic Patrick … Read More

National Orienteering League Round 1

Ian ProsserUncategorized

There was some exciting racing at Hill End last weekend for the first round of NOL 2019 with a relay and a long distance race. Some things stayed the same and others were new. Victorian and Canberra Cockatoos continued from last year to lead Senior Women and Men respectively and the Cockatoos also lead Junior Women. What was new was … Read More

Silva Medal 2019

Darryl ErbacherUncategorized

Silva Medal 2019 The Silva Medal is awarded to the Australian orienteer who best performs relative to their class in specified events. Points are awarded for Days 1, 2 and 3 of the Australian 3-Days Championship, the Australian Long Distance Championships, the Australian Middle Distance Championships, the Australian Sprint Championships, any State Championship conducted at the 3-Days carnival and the … 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

Late nominations for WOC and JWOC

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Nominations for WOC and JWOC teams were due by last Friday but we will accept late nominations until midnight on Sunday 24 March Eastern Australia time. Nominations can be made here.

National Selection Panels for 2019

Ian ProsserUncategorized

A few new appointments have been made to the senior and junior selection panels for 2019. The senior panel is: Ian Prosser (HP Administrator, non-voting chair) Jim Russell (Head Coach) Tracy Bluett Bruce Arthur The junior panel is: Ian Prosser (non-voting chair) Jim Russell Krystal Neumann (JWOC Manager and Assistant Coach) Brodie Nankervis (JWOC Coach) Cathy McComb Thanks to retiring … Read More

2019 Squads

Jim RussellUncategorized

Squads for 2019 have been named, you can find them HERE. Squads will be revised after Easter 2019 in WA Congratulations to all involved