(L-R): Ella Penman, Hadden Bennett, Jocelyn Blair, Luke Hinrichsen, Mia Penman and Phebie Ryan

Dubbo Athletics Track played host to the 2023 NSW Country Championships where six of our Lone Star athletes were in action. Over three days of competition they collected ten medals with Jocelyn Blair and Ella Penman leaving the meet with three country titles between them.

Jocelyn had an outstanding meet claiming the U16W 200m Hurdles and High Jump gold medals along with silver medals in the 90m Hurdles and 100m and a bronze in the 200m.

Ella Penman who raced in older age groups for these championships secured the Open Women’s 800m title to go with her Bronze medal in the Open Women’s 400m.

In other results, Hadden Bennett, Phebie Ryan and Luke Hinrichsen all earned podium finishes in what was a very successful and rewarding meet.

A full breakdown of the results below can be found below:

Hadden Bennett

Bronze Medal U18 800m


Jocelyn Blair

Gold Medal U16W 200m Hurdles and High Jump

Silver Medal U16W 90m Hurdles (14.84PB) and 100m sprint (12.95 PB)

Bronze Medal U16W 200m

4th U16W Long Jump


Luke Hinrichsen

Bronze Medal U18M Long Jump (19cm PB)


Ella Penman

Gold Medal Open Women’s 800m

Bronze Medal Open Women’s 400m

5th U20W 100m

6th U20W 200m


Mia Penman

5th U17W 3km


Phebie Ryan

Bronze Medal U17W Shot Put 

4th U17W Triple Jump (25cm PB)

5th U17W Javelin

6th U17W 400m Hurdles

6th U17W 800m

8th U17W 400m