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Thu 9 Feb 5:00 pm
Bruce Browning Oval
Taylor St (north)

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Fri 10 Feb 9:30 am
NSW Seniors Festival: Balmain
Birrung Park, Balmain.

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Fri 10 Feb 6:00 pm
Goldseekers Summer Series #2
Cook Park

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Sat 11 Feb 9:00 am
SHOO's Summer Saturdays #5 - Liquidamber Reserve, Narellan Vale
Sat 11 Feb 9:00 am
SOS Term 1 Pass (Explorer Pass)

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Sat 11 Feb 9:30 am
Saturday Orienteering Series 3D - Frenchs Forest
Mimosa Public School, Frenchs Forest (courses also extend into Davidson High School)

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Sun 12 Feb 9:00 am
Central Coast Summer Series 11 - Erina
Erina Oval, Ilya Ave, Erina.

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Sun 12 Feb 10:00 am
Illawarra Map Running #2 - Fairy Meadow
Guest Park, Cambridge Avenue, Fairymeadow

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Wed 15 Feb 4:30 pm
2022/23 Sydney Summer Series #20 Belrose
County Road Field, Belrose.
Wed 15 Feb 5:00 pm
Newcastle Summer Street Series - #17 Elermore Vale
Elermore Vale

Welcome to Orienteering NSW

Orienteering is a sport that challenges both the body and the mind. It's also loads of fun!

The aim is to use a special orienteering map to navigate your way around a course and visit marked check points along the way. You choose a course that suits your age and experience and proceed at your own pace: walk, jog or run. It is a race but you decide if you want to just race yourself or be the next world champion! The course may take you through urban areas, parks, schools, farmland or forests.

Events are conducted weekly across NSW and beginners are welcome at all events.

New to orienteering? Click here for more information.

Want to enter an event? You can see what's on by looking at the Coming Events at left or by going to the Event Calendar. Some events are enter on the day - you just turn up and register at the start. Other events require pre-entry and for that you need to know about (and register with) Eventor - read the Eventor FAQ.


NSW is 2022 National Schools Champion

Congratulations to all members of the 2022 NSW Schools team which has retained the trophy they last won in 2019 after two years of Covid delays.

Individual results of the Australian Schools Long Distance Championships are below with 6 on the podium and 14 top ten places.

Results (not including New Zealanders) 

Juniors Girls - Lilja 2nd , Rebecca 4th , Savanna 7th  and Maggie 27th

Junior Boys - Alton 4th , Rory 13th , Alex 16th , Curtis 18th and Lachlan 25th

Senior Girls - Nea 1st , Erika 2nd , Eszter 3rd  and Mikayla 10th

Senior Boys - Alvin 1st , Sam 3rd , Jamie 5th , Cooper 6th , Oskar 9th and Oliver 13th

Thanks to the Carbine Club of NSW for their support.

 

Metro League 2022 Wrap

Big Foot claimed an unprecedented hat-trick by taking out the top three divisions as the 2022 Metro League season concluded at a very wet Galston.

The Feet beat Garingal 30-25 in Division 1, pipped Bennelong 28-27 in Division two and knocked over Bennelong 35-20 in Division 3.

Bennelong were not to be outdone though, easily accounting for Garingal 34-21 in Division 4 and WHO 27-22 in Division 5.

The conditions for Sunday's finals were bizarre: the 'feels like' temp was in single digits for most of the morning, yet you needed sunscreen after the skies cleared following 50mm of rain overnight.

That meant flooded streams, boggy conditions and lots of tiny leeches.

In Division 6, Garingal Blue Tongues had already secured before the last round robin contest with SHOO-IKO which they won 23-22. 

Congratulations also to the individual medal winners for 2022:

Div 1 - James McQuillan, Div 2 - Nick Stanley, Div 3 - Miles Ellis

Div 4 - Bob Morgan and Ian Jessup, Div 5 - Samuel Tsang and Div 6 - Steph Nicholls

A big thank you to all the setters, controllers, organisers, club captains and participants for another successful season.

 

2022 Schools Sprint Champs

2022 Australian Schools Sprint Championships (New Zealanders not included)
NSW is leading the point score after dominating the Australian Schools Championships. NSW had 6 podium places and 11 top 10 finishers.
Provisional points after day 1 of the Australian Schools Championships: NSW 23, ACT 19, Qld 18, Vic 18, Tas 17, SA 12, WA 4.  
Junior Girls
Lilja 2nd, Savanna 5th, Maggie 13th and Rebecca MP
Junior Boys
Alex 8th, Alton 12th, Curtis 19th, Lachlan 24th and Rory 27th
Senior Girls
1st Nea, 3rd Eszter, 4th Erika and 7th Mikayla
Senior Boys
1st Alvin, 2nd Sam, 3rd Cooper, Oskar 6th, Jamie 12th and Oliver 22nd.
 

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