Nowra Athletics Club
Presentations & Awards 2008
2007/08 List of Nominees
following ‘SPECIAL AWARDS’
Club Person of the Year Award - Bill Seary
1) John Morris Junior Encouragement Award for Cross Country
2) ‘Handicappers Award’. Junior Competitors.
NOMINEES: Mathew Schofield, Dane Bowen, Madeleine Jeffrey, Indiana Van Arkel(Winner),
Alistair Clark, Rose Vucic, Paige Connolly Davies, Hamish Heald.
1) Ian Henry Senior Encouragement Award for Cross Country
2) ‘Handicappers Award’ Senior Competitors
NOMINEES: John Connolly, Lana Bruffey, Michelle Smith, Sky Martin (Winner), Pat Davitt, Paul Finch
Maxine Gernyi, Scott Martin.
Frank McCaffrey Shield for’ PERFORMANCE of the YEAR’
Winner Peter Dooley
NOMINEES and their Performances were;
Hamish Gorman - Selected in NSW Team for Australian All Schools Cross Country after a top performance at State all Schools Cross Country - l8yrs 8k
Jill Smith - Gold Medal 60 - 64yrs 6k State Cross Country Championships.
Maureen Cox - Gold Medal 55 - 59yrs 6k State Cross Country Championships.
Gold Medal Performance to 45 + mens team of Peter Dooley. Bill Stahlhut Glenn Sansom & Jeff Rayner in 12k Championship event.
Silver Medal Performance to 55 + mens Team of Milton Cox. Rob Pickard. Kevyn Davis & Jack Robertson in the 8k Championships.
Jill Smith, Laural Ferrington. Eva Moeller Duhme, Maureen Cox - Gold Medal in 55 + Relay at the State Cross Country Relay Championships.
Gus & Jed Frank, Gus Stretton & Brendan Kellett : - This young team performed well under pressure to receive the Silver Medal in U/12 Boys State Cross Country Relay Championships finishing just 7 seconds behind the winning team.
Cristine Suffolk, Elisa Godwin, Alison Strand & Linda Weatherill- Silver Medal in 35 + womens State Road Relays.
Milton Cox, Eric Moeller Duhme, Kevyn Davis & Jack Robertson. Silver Medal in 55 + Male Team State Road Relays.
Campbell Harvey: - Top run in State All Schools U/14 800m & 400m winning Silver Medal in 400m & qualifying for both events to compete at the Australian All Schools. This talented young athlete placed 4th in the Australian 400m final improving his time by 4 seconds.
Jake Ring : - Top performance to break the long standing 800m 16/l7yrs club record (set in 1979) Jake continued to impress by breaking two more long standing Club records in March, being the 1k & 3k - 18/9yrs.
Ava Jeffrey: - Top performance in Club 1k Handicap to win the event improving her previous best time over 1k by 1 second.
Maxine Gernyi: Gutsy performance to complete the King Island Marathon in Victoria, March 2008.
Notable Performances from Country T & F Championships - Hunter Sports Centre. Glendale, January ‘08
Liam Dooley lOyrs 2nd H J 3rd 200m, Josh Byron llyrs 2nd LJ & SP, 3rd IOOm,200m & Discus. Nathan Weatherill l3yrs 3rd lOOm.
18/l9yrs Jake Ring 3rd 400m & 800m, Alex Pitkethly 3rd 5k & javelin, Patrick Ozolins 2nd 3k Steeple.
30 - 39yrs Cristine Suffolk.lst 800m, l500m & 3k, Leane Davidson 2nd 800m,l500m & 3k
Paul Davidson 1st 500m & 2nd 5000. 40-49yrs. Linda Weatherill 1St 3k. 2nd 4, 8 & 1500m
Geoff Crook 3rd L J & Javelin. 50-59yrs Peter Dooley 1St 800m & l500m, 2nd 400m Doug McNally 2nd Javelin. Bernie Condon 60 + Yrs 3rd lOOm
Top Performances at Australian Masters Athletics Championships — Sydney. March 2008
Cristine Suffolk , 35 — 39yrs Continued her domination in the distance events at Australian level by winning Gold Medals in 10k & 5k on the Track & 8k Cross Country.
Linda Weatherill , 45 — 49yrs Took an incredible 15 seconds off her previous best time in the 1,500m to claim the Silver Medal. A great result for her first experience at National level
Lyndy Douglass, 45 — 49yrs Also In her first Australian Championships was very quick off the mark to take out the Silver Medal in the 6Om sprint.
Peter Dooley, 50 - 54yrs. With State titles under his belt for the 800m & 1500m, Peter stepped up a notch and ran brilliantly to take out the National titles in both the 1500m & 800m.
Bernie Condon , 70 — 74yrs. Quite a seasoned competitor at this level, Bernie’s speed over his favourite events gained him the Bronze Medal in 200, 100 & 60mts.
2007 Winter Pointscore Trophy Winners