2021 Program Nominations Open

With restrictions easing and athletes eager to return to sport, the Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS) will be opening nominations next week for their 2021 Programs. This year’s programming was understandably impacted by COVID-19, which contributed to an interrupted year for most squads. However, WRAS alongside our partner State Sporting Organisations have committed every…

NSWIS & Regional Academies in Historic Partnership

  The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) and Regional Academies of Sport (RASi) today announced a partnership that will deliver improved pathway opportunities for regionally based athletes across NSW. A four-year agreement which will run throughout the next Olympic cycle, the partnership will leverage off RASI environments and world class NSWIS high performance expertise to…

UTS Sparking Mooney’s Rise

A dream debut and a 40-39 victory over the GWS Fury, has capped off Lilli Mooney’s rise to the UTS Randwick Sparks Under 23s Netball Premier League side. Mooney, a Bathurst junior and second year participant of the WRAS Greater Bank Netball program, is aiming to capitalise on her time in Sydney to learn what…

Academy Netball Programs Back on Track

With restrictions for sport lifting across the state, the Hunter (HAS), Central Coast (CCAS) and Western Region Academies of Sport (WRAS) are working on a re-structured training schedule for their Greater Bank Netball Programs, with the hope of getting the young athletes back to training in the latter part of 2020. The Greater Bank Netball…

Robinson Keen To Dive Into 2020

Coming off a great showing at the NSW Country Long Course Championships, Lone Star swimmer Thomas Robinson is hoping to use his results to launch an impressive 2020 campaign. Starting swimming squads in Year 2 after moving to Grenfell, swimming has always been a part of his life, but where it has taken him not…