Athletics success to start season

ATHLETES: Ryan Goad, Evan Goad and Joseph Kremer with their medals from the NSW All Schools Championships. Photo: Darryl Fernance

ATHLETES: Ryan Goad, Evan Goad and Joseph Kremer with their medals from the NSW All Schools Championships. Photo: Darryl Fernance

At least two Goulburn Mulwaree athletes have qualified for the NSW team in the Australian All Schools Athletics Championships to be held in December.

Joseph Kremer has achieved a personal goal to represent at the Championships in javelin while  Ryan Goad will be flying through the air on a vaulting pole.

It was Joseph's last chance to make it to the All Schools Nationals as part of the NSW Team and this had been a goal of his ever since he first tasted success with the javelin.

Compared to many successful athletes he started little athletics relatively late, aged 14 but he found he had a natural ability and is the holder of several records in thw sport including the club record and an ACT Junior record.

 The contestant who beat him on Sunday smashed the state record at 70.25 metres while Joseph threw 54.18m.

 Several members of the Goulburn Mulwaree Little Athletics Club participated in the NSW All Schools Championships held at the Sydney Olympic Park from October 13-16.

While Evan Goad achieved a silver medal in pole vaulting and Jasmine Stanberg silver in Javelin, RyanGoad, Evan Goad and Joseph KremerChloe Waddell and Yasmin Titheridge also performed well but finished out of direct contention for the NSW team.

Stanberg will be looking toward representing her multi discipline competitions a spot in the state team for the multi events nationals.

Aidyn Williams with the Mulwaree High Junior Team is bound for the Nationals for the Schools Knockout for 800m, 100m hurdles and 4x 200m relay .The team achieved gold on Saturday night at Woden.

Jake McNulty competed as part of the Mulwaree High Senior Team in Javelin, Long Jump and 100m Hurdles and they took silver and are heading to the nationals,

The Goulburn Mulwaree Little Athletics season started last Thursday at Hudson Park with 140 athletes, registered so far. They range in age from under 6 up to under 17. 

The group of new and returning athletes enjoyed the first night of competition. The club's committee members and some returning senior athletes were on hand to help run events.

The season is already looking exciting for the club with several records falling on the first night to: Sophie Moroney - U14 400m, Rhys Rakete -  U 14 discus and triple jump, Jasmine Stanberg -  U17 Javelin, Jake McNulty - U17 400m and Joseph Kremer - U17 Javelin. 

Registrations are still open and for information see website 

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