This month the Academy is proud to announce that two of our athletes have been awarded Penrith Valley Sports Foundation Athletes of the Month!

Golf athlete Blake Murray is the recipient of the May Senior Sportsperson of the Month award and AFL Senior Girls athlete Kandace Singleton is the recipient of the May Junior Sportsperson of the Month award.

Blake has been with the Academy since 2018 and has made many great achievements in this time. Most recently, Blake was named the Western Sydney Academy of Sport 2019 Golf Athlete of the Year and was recognised by Stuart Ayres MP. Some of his other achievements include finishing 2nd at the JNJG 2019 State Age Championships, representing Penrith Golf Club at the 2019 Eric Apperly Shield and placing 1st in Juniors and 5th overall at the 2019 Penrith Golf Club Championships!

Kandace was recently selected as a Giants Recruit of the week for 2020 round one and has been a dedicated Academy athlete since 2018. Some of her other achievements include being selected in the 2019 JS Sports U18’s Representative Carnival All-Stars team and representing the GWS Giants Youth from 2017 – 2019.