7 February 2019
UTS Norths defend Treloar Shield
UTS North have retained the Treloar shield, their fifth win in the last six years, since the inauguration of the trophy. In the age groups, UTS Norths won the masters division, Sydney University the Open and UTS North the juniors.
The battle for overall Treloar Shield honours was close. The one defeat in 2017 for UTS Norths was at the hands of Asics Wests and this season they started handsomely dominating round one and also claiming rounds two and three. UTS Norths rallied in rounds four, five and seven to take the title. (Round six was abandoned due to storms).
Points were: UTS Norths 4557p, Asics Wests 3296, Sydney Uni 2443p, Campbelltown 1605p, Hills 1442p
UTS North won their fourth consecutive Masters Treloar shield defeating Asics Wests. The two clubs dominated the division.
Points were: UTS Norths 3368p, Asics Wests 2591, Mingara 931p, Athletics Easts 892p, Cherrybrook 854p.
Sydney University were untroubled in defending the open division, it was their third title in five season. They started slowly losing the first two rounds to Asics Wests before steaming home for a comfortable victory.
Points were: Sydney Uni 7520p, Asics Wests 6508p, UTS Norths 5348p, Sydney Pacific 3704p, Cherrybrook 2620p
This was a very close battled between UTS Norths, Campbelltown and Asics Wests. Norths, then Wests were the last two champions, but it would be a third club, Campbelltown, that would set the pace early, winning rounds one and three. UTS Norths were consistent, placing first or second in every round and led going into the final round where they extended their lead to take the title.
Points were: UTS Norths 5787p, Campbelltown 5013p, Asics Wests 4622, Westfields 2887p, Cherrybrook 2767p
Read the compete point scores: http://www.nswathletics.org.au/Events/Awards-Pointscores
The Hooper Cup for the leading club at the NSW Country Championships was decided in January with Mingara totally dominated the event, doubling the score of second placed, and local club, Macquarie Hunter. A surprise was Coffs Harbour, in third, defeating more established clubs, Illawarra Blue Stars and Athletics Wollongong. It was pleasing to see 58 clubs score points.
Points were: Mingara 1050p, Macquarie Hunter 528p, Coffs Harbour 465, Illawarra Blue Stars 439p, Athletics Wollongong 384p, Wallsend 361p, Armidale 351p and Nowra 279p.
David Tarbotton for Athletics NSW