Year end update

Congratulations to all Melville Roar teams who competed over the weekend at the State Relay Championships. The number of medals won by Melville Roars teams is testament to the hard work put in by the athletes and coaches.

So what’s next?
1. This Saturday 9th December we are back at Len Shearer with Program 1 starting at 7:45am
2. The following Saturday 16th December is a twilight meet starting at 4:45pm
3. Santa will be hard at work so this will allow athletes, parents/helpers and coaches to have a well earned break!

 

 

 

 

 

4. We are back at Len Shearer in the new year starting on Saturday 13th January with Program 1 at 7:45am.

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Meet your Melville Roar captains

Congratulations to Caitlin Blackman and Cameron Broughton on being selected as the 2017/2018 captains. Both Cameron and Caitlin have been part of the Melville Roar team for many years with experience spanning center athletics, state relay championships and national level competition.

Our center chairman proudly presented them with their captain shirts this past Saturday.

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Running for 18 hours a day, seven days a week, for over six weeks…

Ross invited Grahak Cunningham to address the athletes at his middle session last week. Grahak is an ultra ultra marathon runner www.grahakcunningham.com

“The distances he runs are beyond the realms of even the toughest athletes” ~Ultrafit Magazine

Reminder: Training for U12 to U17 is available at Len Shearer Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. More information can be found here.

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WA All Schools success

Congrats to all athletes who participated over the weekend at the WA All School championships. Melville Roar athletes once again demonstrated strength across all events with medals being won by the following athletes,

Ellie Glands, 2nd, Girls U16 2000 mtr steeplechase
Isabella Reeves, 1st, Girls 200 Meter Dash U18
Iysha O’Meara, 2nd, Girls 200 Meter Dash U18
Isabella Reeves, 1st, Girls 200 Meter Dash U18
Kiara Speechly, 2nd, Girls 200 Meter Dash U18
Iysha O’Meara, 3rd, Girls 200 Meter Dash U18
Kiara Speechly, 3rd, Girls 400 Meter Dash U18
Isabella Reeves, 2nd, Girls 100 Meter Hurdles 76cm U18
Ashlee Cronin, 1st, Girls 400 Meter Hurdles 76cm U18
Caitlin Baclman, 1st, Girls Long Jump U18
Caitlin Baclman, 1st, Girls Triple Jump U18
Lara Ilievski, 1st, Girls Javelin Throw 500gm U18
Kayla van der Linden, 1st, Girls 400 Meter Dash U14
Kayla van der Linden, 1st, Girls 800 Meter Run U14
Kayla van der Linden, 1st, Girls 1500 Meter Run U14
Ebonique Paciente, 3rd, Girls Long Jump U14
Sasha Zhoya, 1st, Boys 200 Meter Dash U16
Lachlan Bennett, 2nd, Boys 800 Meter Run U16
Sasha Zhoya, 2nd, Boys Pole Vault U16
Luke Shaw, 2nd, Boys 400 Meter Dash U18
Luke Shaw, 1st, Boys 800 Meter Run U18
Sasha Zhoya, 1st, Boys 110 Meter Hurdles 91cm U18
Jame Speechly, 1st, Boys Shot Put 3kg U14
Raynor Keane, 2nd, Boys 200 Meter Dash Ambulatory Para U16
Ben Shaw, 3rd, Boys 200 Meter Dash Ambulatory Para U16
Raynor Keane, 2nd, Boys 800 Meter Dash Ambulatory Para U16
Raynor Keane, 2nd, Boys 800 Meter Dash Ambulatory Para U16

Our Middle distance running academy had a terrific representation in this years WA All Schools championships with some of our athletes also qualifying for the state team travelling to Adelaide in December.

Congratulations to the following runners and their families for getting to that line and competing so well for Melville Roar on the weekend.

  • Charlotte George U14
  • Kayla Van Der Linden U14
  • Vanessa Miller U16
  • Miller Street U14
  • Jed Street U14
  • Aiden Street U14
  • Lachlan Bennett U16
  • Raynor Keane U18 Para

RESULTS

Remember training sessions are held every Wednesday at 4 30 and all runners from Melville centre 11 years old and up may attend
Coach Ross Keane

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Records tumble

Congratulations to the following athletes on setting new records,

Week 1
U17    100        Isabella Reeves 12.73
U17   300mH   Ashlee Cronin 50.54
U17   TJ          Caitlin Blackman 11.02
Week 2
U17   LJ          Caitlin Blackman 5.56

 

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