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SSPA NSW Sports Day – Sunday 18 May

May 18, 2014

Following the Branch Meeting, a Sports Day will take place on Sunday 18 May at Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope (Corner of Stanhope Parkway and Sentry Drive, Stanhope Gardens) from 11am – 1pm, and everyone is welcome to stay on afterwards for lunch. There will be a mixture of sports (depending on numbers) including soccer, basketball, badminton […]

SSPA National Sporting Weekend

June 7, 2013

2013 marked the 18th Annual National Sporting Weekend in Albury. As per previous years we stayed at the Lake Hume Resort and the weekend ran from Friday 7 to Monday 10 June. The weekend included various sports and social activities and was well attended from around Australia and New Zealand.

Northern Region Weekend

May 4, 2013

We held another Northern Region weekend in Newcastle on the weekend of May 4-5. We had a full weekend including: a family picnic at Blackbutt Reserve (Freburg Street entrance) for lunch on the Saturday dinner at Warner’s at the Bay on the Saturday night, followed by Ten Pin Bowling on Sunday, a sports day at […]

Sailability Open Day

December 8, 2012

Sailability held an open day in Sydney on December 8th and 9th so anyone interested was able to view the boats and find out what it takes to compete at the Paralympic Games. Attendees were able to talk to current Paralympians and try three classes of Paralympic boats. This is a great sport for short […]

Boccia NSW Nationals Selection Trials

November 24, 2012

There were trials held for selections for the 2013 NSW Nationals squad at Allambie Heights on Saturday, 24 November 2012. Dalton Ong, Troy Parker and Michael Blair all competed, with Dalton Ong selected for the squad. Congratulations Dalton!  

Basketball 2012

November 5, 2012

We held a couple of training sessions at Emerton in May for the Albury weekend but the numbers weren’t high. We’re looking at organising more in the near future depending on the level of interest. Once we’ve schedule our training sessions, we’ll post it here. If you’re interested in playing basketball, please contact Michael Blair (0401 […]

2012 London Paralympics

September 29, 2012

With the 2012 Paralympics in London over, SSPA NSW would like to congratulate the entire Australian team on their performance, including short statured members Grant Patterson from Queensland, Tanya Huebner from Victoria and Reagan Wickens and Sarah Rose from NSW, all competing in swimming. Australia achieved a great result, coming in 5th in the gold […]

Reagan Wickens at the London Paralympics

August 19, 2012

Reagan Wickens, from Sydney’s Southern Districts, is competing in his first Paralympic Games in London this year. The St George & Sutherland Shire Leader have published a great article on his story. Read it here: http://www.theleader.com.au/news/local/sport/olympics/ready-to-go-for-paralympics-gold/2650759.aspx Good luck Reagan!

2012 Li-Ning Victorian Para-Badminton

July 14, 2012

Following recent success at the 2012 Melbourne Open in June, the NSW group travelled down to Melbourne again for the 2012 Li-Ning Victorian Para-Badminton Open on July 14. It was the first time the Victorian Open had included the dwarf class and there were competitors from both NSW and Victoria. The results were: Mens Singles Winner […]

Sports Weekend

December 11, 2010

We held a sports weekend on December 11 & 12 in Western Sydney at Emerton Leisure Centre. Over the two days we played a variety of sports including basketball, boccia, badminton, indoor soccer and kick cricket. We were very grateful for the attendence of a group from Victoria who joined us for both days of […]

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