News & Updates
Hi Everyone, please be aware that Round 8, Friday December 2nd, 2016 is not cancelled due to a seperate event being held (Markets) on the same eve. This should not restrict the clubs activities though parents are reminded to exercise caution that increased traffic around the left hand side of the oval near the netball courts and exhibition hall will be probable. Good luck to everyone competing this Friday night.
Congratulations to our young athletes whom ventured up to Albury for the recent NCR Relay's.
By all accounts they did themselves - and the club proud! - well done guys!
Seymour Little Athletics was well represented at the State Track and Field championships held at Casey Fields, Cranbourne on the 19th and 20th of March, 2016.
The Saturday competition was held in difficult and sometimes cold, windy conditions and track athletes had to push hard through strong head winds on the home straight.
For a small centre such as Seymour, we have a high quality representation at the state and national levels.
Isabella Simonelli represented Victoria recently in Perth, procuring a silver in the U/16 Girls discuss at the Australian Junior Youths Championships held on March 11th - 13th. Isabella also posted a respectable 5th in hammer throw and twelfth in Javelin; an outstanding effort.
Also at the Ausralian Nationals in Perth, Lucy Zotti came a respectable 10th in the in 400m and 11th in the in 800m respectively.
At the State Championships, Lucy secured a third in the 800m and a third in the 400m, capping off a fabulous year of sporting achievement.
Hayden Anderson had a tremendous few days at the championships and won Gold in 70m, Silver in the 200m - with another hard fought Gold in the 100m. An outstanding effort with grit and determination, rewarded in reaching qualifications for nationals. Congratulations Hayden.
Adrianne Timosa has been selected for ALAC and will represent Victoria in the upcoming nationals to be held in Adelaide. All athletes did the club proud and gave it their very best as always.
The following Athletes should be congratulated for their efforts and sportsmanship: Lachlan Aldous, Hayden Anderson, Giselle Andrew, Ben Bath, Steph & Hannah Calderwood, Hannah Cotter, Tom Garner, Angus Garner, Clodagh McCarthy, Isabella Simonelli, Adrianne Tomisa, Ashley Timosa, Tom Wyllie and Lucy Zotti.
A big thanks to all the parents and family whom assisted in the volunteer work and barracking for our athletes. Special thanks to Scott Calderwood for assisting myself during the meet, which went very smooth. :)
Finally, a big thank you to Kelvin Lubeck for his coaching and support of the athletes throughout the year. With his help, many athletes have benefited from his wisdom and knowledge and progressed their personal bests and awards.
Wayne Aldous & Scott Calderwood.
Team Managers for the day.
Seymour Little Athletics Centre (SLAC36) is a member of the Little Athletics Victoria (LAVic), Northern Country Region. The Northern Country Region is one of seven regions in Victoria and consists of the following clubs and centres: Albury, Barooga, Benalla, Bendigo, Cowora, Echua/Moama, Howlong, Kyabram, Kyneton, Lavinton/Jindera, Mansfield, Murrandindi, Mt. Beauty, Nathalia, Rochester, Rutherglen, Seymour, Shepparton, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Yarrawonga/Malawa.
Seymour Little Athletics started in 1968 and became the 36th Centre to form in Victoria. In the early 1970’s, Seymour held Open Days and a gift, which was held at Kings Park.
The inter club competition at Seymour takes place at Kings Park on Friday nights, commencing the 14th of October 2016, and concludes in March 2017. Competition starts at 5.30pm and runs for approximately 2 hours.
Training nights are held at Kings Park, Seymour, each Monday night, starting in October 2016 - this time is the perfect opportunity for competitors to hone skills in specific disciplines.
Training starts at 5:00 pm, and usually goes for an hour, subject to demand.