John Rodis: Our Longest Serving Member

As the longest serving member, the legacy of John Rodis maybe unrivalled in the history of the Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS). Involved for sixteen years with the academy, he worked tirelessly to do his bit to support junior sport in the region and is still highly regarded for his lawn bowls knowledge. This…

Mark Renshaw: The Dual Cycling Specialist

During his rise in track cycling, Mark Renshaw claimed the Team Sprint and Kilo junior world titles and senior world titles in the Team Pursuit. Put together with his collection of multiple national titles at the junior and senior championships, he was a superb cyclist. Making the state, national and Olympic track teams, Mark showed…

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…