2015 Albury Gift weekend a great success

A highly successful trip to the 2015 Albury Gift on the weekend. The squad has completed a big training block over Christmas and are now looking forward to 2 months of racing.

  • Highlights for the day Brandan Galic and Brendan Matthews 5th and 6th in the Gift final.
  • Sam Pomroy ran a gallant 6th in the Women’s Gift final.
  • Sarah Blizzard second and Kevin Matthews third in front markers 70m
  • Nathan McNab second in the back markers 70m
  • Rachael Carnegie 6th and Vicki Matthews 8th in the 300m event.
  • A HUGE congratulations to our youngest and oldest in MBD.
    9 year old Chloe Smith won the Little Athletics 120m and 400m!
  • Kevin Matthews, Vicki Matthews, Michael Rutter went 1-2-3 in the Masters 120m.

Awesome weekend and thanks to Scott Smith for his massage treatment of the squad on the day.

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Next stop Canberra Track Classic, AACT Summer Series and Ballarat Gift all on 7th February.

7 athletes from the MBD squad to compete at All Schools


7 athletes will represent MattyB Dept. at the Australian All School in Adelaide.

All the best to Courtney, Lilli, Nathan, Nick and Noah from the senior squad. It is great to also see Zoe and Brayden from the newly established Development squad representing ACT. This follows on from fellow Development squad athletes Destiny and Holly who recently returned from the 12 years and under primary school nationals in Tasmania.

A great learning opportunity for everyone and all coaches and athletes in the squad will be wishing you every success in doing your best.