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Black and Gold turn Blue

When the Pacific School Games kicked off in Adelaide on Saturday Abbotsleigh immediately stamped its authority on the event with gold medals in both the boys and girls events. [Read More…]

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SMNE Summer Championships

I am happy to report a well-attended weekend from Abbotsleigh. Generally speaking the coaches and I are super happy with the majority of the swimmers and how they conducted themselves and how they raced. Our relays placed very well even without our fastest teams entered. Another great fact was that … [Read More...]

Celebrating a year of commitment

"Count every lap, and make every lap count" is a familiar refrain from our awesome coaching team. And if there was a theme for the club year then that would surely qualify. In the hectic schedule of everyday life and training it can sometimes be difficult to sit back and appreciate the enormity … [Read More...]

Thank you for a decade of contribution

13th October was a significant day for Geoff, Lexie and Erin because it was their last ever club committee meeting. Between the 3 of them they have given more than a decade of time to the swim club through their committee work. Amongst many things, Geoff has led the organisation and running of … [Read More...]

Nepean Open Water

What a fantastic way to spend your hard earned training deposits – on a 5km open water race at the Olympic regatta centre in Penrith. I was fortunate enough to coach in the outdoors, power walking (whilst performing the Aussie Haka – all the way) along the course with all the spectators and puppy … [Read More...]