RAS To Host Critical Sports Summit

The Regional Academies of Sport (RAS) are in preparation for a growth strategy meeting between the many State Sporting Organisations (SSO’s), the NSW state government and the Office of Sport. In what promises to be a critical meeting for the state’s future sporting star’s in NSW, the RAS network is facilitating a meeting where the strategy around developing…

ATHLETICS & CYCLING STATE TITLES

It has been a tremendous month for our lone star, para sports and cycling athletes collecting a host of state titles and spots on representative teams. In athletics Para Sports athlete Aaron Houston and Lone Star athletes Ella Penman and Hadden Bennett have compiled a tremendous set of result. Aaron Houston: 1st – U20s Ambulant 800m &…

WRAS AFL TAKING GIANT LEAPS

  A mix of eight current and graduate WRAS AFL players have taken the next step towards the AFLW, recently competing for the GWS Giants Academy sides. The four current athletes were Tasymn Davies, Mikelli Garrett, Paige Lowe (all U17s) and Elly Rudd (U19s). While the four graduates of Tegan Germech, Anna MacPherson, Taylah Wade…

Wolfenden Greater Bank Netballer of the Month

Hallie Wolfenden has been selected as the March Greater Bank Netballer of the month. Following an interrupted 2020 Netball program, Wolfenden has thoroughly impressed the squad staff with her start to her second year with the Greater Bank netball program. Having worked hard during the off season, Head Coach Linda MacLeod said Wolfenden’s award was…

Creating Future Sporting Champions in the Lead up to Brisbane 2032 – Timing, Investment and Strategy is Everything!

The NSW Regional Academies of Sport (RAS) welcomed the recent news that the IOC will start a targeted dialogue with the Brisbane 2032 Committee and the AOC in relation to Australia hosting the Olympic Games for a third time. Recently Brisbane’s bid to host the 2032 summer Olympics also got the backing of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who told…

Golfers Named For North vs. South Cup

An unusual weekend of weather could not stop the WRAS golf squad with Cooper Starkey and Jake Davis earning selection for the Regional Academies of Sport North versus South Presidents Cup. The tournament is a match play competition between the northern and southern academies in the state providing a unique opportunity to the academies top…