AVSL 2022/23: Round 5 Wrap

The Melbourne weather threw ferocious gusts of wind, arctic blasts and rain, but none of that could contend with the determination of the athletes to outlast natures force. Despite a number of flying marquees, chairs and high jump mats round 5 of AVSL went ahead successfully. Despite the many challenges faced by our athletes it […]

AVSL 2022/23: Round 4 Wrap

It was a big weekend for Athletics Essendon with both the Essendon Gift and Round 4 of AVSL taking place. Now we are into the fourth round we have many athletes who have now completed the required minumum 3 rounds of competition and are therefore qualified to compete in Playoffs. Well done to all of […]

The Athlete Diaries: Competition Life as a Thrower (AVSL Round 3)

By Sarah Mullens It was another stellar weekend of throwing from Athletics Essendon’s dedicated throws crew. Still minus Matt Makin, and missing crew admin Sarah Mullens due to injury, Mark Hambling (M40), Mason Hambling (M14), and Imogen Makin (F16) made the journey out to Knox and Doncaster for an afternoon of throwing madness. Taking ownership […]

AVSL 2022/23: Round 3 Wrap

We’d like to begin by thanking Doncaster Athletic Club for providing a venue for us to host our round 3 Zone A meet, whilst our track is unavailable. With Landy Field back in action we had athletes compete across all metro venues and Geelong, resulting in a fantastic turnout which saw us score 50,109 points […]

The Athlete Diaries: Competition Life as a Thrower (AVSL Rounds 1 & 2)

By Sarah Mullens Round 1: Moonee Valley Athletics CentreThe Season 21/22 Throws Crew of Imogen Makin (16 Women), Mark Hambling and Matt Makin (Men 40+) were joined by new recruit Mason Hambling (14 Men) for an epic AVSL Round 1 of throwing. The entire Crew put in some solid performances in both jav and discus, […]

AVSL 2022/23: Round 2 Wrap

What a week it’s been. As most of you are aware the Moonee Valley Athletics Centre was under water on Friday. Whilst the flood waters are now receding around the Maribyrnong there was still significant impacts to the roads and flooding affecting the John Landy Athletics Field at Geelong, meaning that events there were cancelled. […]