Heartland Motors Lone Star Athlete, Chloe Pelle, competed at the 2019 Australian National Baton Twirling Championships with great success over the October Long Weekend at the Penrith Valley Sports Stadium.
On 28 – 30 September, the Digital Realty Netball Squad travelled to Orange to compete in the Academy Challenge, hosted by the Western Regions Academy of Sport and Netball NSW.
It’s been an exciting few weeks for cyclist Samantha Beatty who was recently named the 2019 WSAS Cyclist of the year at our Athlete Awards Night. On 28 September, the 14 year old from Parramatta won the 2019 NSW/ACT Interschool Cycling Road State Championship.
Joshua Hill, Bailey Thom, Yuvi Bimwal, Andrei Honrada and Ashton Pahanel had a successful representative basketball season with their Hills Hornets U14 Division 1 team this year.
The Academy celebrated its 15th Annual Athlete Dinner & Awards Night on Saturday 21 September at St Marys Leagues Club. The dinner was an opportunity to celebrate the involvement of over 240 athletes in the Academy’s programs.
Sporting stars Cameron Bailey and Brenna Tarrant had the chance to meet some of the State’s top politicians while attending a special event at Parliament House to celebrate the role of regional Academies developing some of the State’s most talented young athletes.
On Friday 13 September, Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone presented this year’s funding to Academy athletes and CEO Martin Bullock. Three talented athletes from the Fairfield LGA attended the event to share their sporting achievements and goals with the Mayor.
On the 19th August, AFL Sydney and the GWS Giants hosted the Western Sydney Kevin Sheedy Medal Awards Night at Mounties RSL to celebrate the achievements of the AFL Youth within the Western Sydney area. Throughout the course of the night, several of our athletes took home awards.
On Friday 6th September, at the Penrith Valley Sports Foundation Annual Awards Evening Bridie Murphy was announced as the 2019 Junior Sports Star of the Year!
Nominations for the 2019 Woolworths Scholarship will close at close of business this Friday 30 August. Make sure you have submitted your nomination before this time to ensure you don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!