Newcastle’s Rose Davies has capped her junior career with an outstanding win in the Ondieki under-20 3000m at the Zatopek:10 meet last night in Melbourne, while in the women’s 10,000m Paige Campbell has run an astonishing 32:39.16 on debut.
After three days of rain at the Australian All Schools in Cairns, the skies cleared for the Coles Nitro Schools Challenge National Final held on Monday, although there were still lingering effects from the weekend weather with the jumping events cancelled. Sydney schools Stella Maris and Pymble Ladies College were outstanding with Stella Maris taking the seniors and PLC the Intermediate and Juniors. In the boys, Trinity Grammar School, who were weakened significantly by the cancelation of the jumping events, were runners-up in all three divisions.
On day three of the Australian All Schools, being held in Cairns, the horrific constant and heavy rain continued as NSW snuck home to win the team title ahead of Queensland and Victoria.