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Athlete Blog
March 6, 2018

Walking Will breaks record

Our OVA Captains Lydia and Lucy caught up with recent record breaker Will following the state age championships.

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OVA News
December 17, 2017

Athletics South Decathlon - Teams

We're proud to announce 4 strong teams for the upcoming Athletics South and RSM clubs decathlon.

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Upcoming Event
November 28, 2017

Social Event: Not Just Bras

OVA wishes to invite you to our upcoming social event on December 14th, held at Not Just Bras in Hobart.

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OVA News
October 3, 2017

Track returns 7th October

Track and field returns to Hobart on October 7th, with our come and try day!

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OVA News
October 1, 2017

SATIS Recap by Lydia

OVA Southern Saints member Lydia has recapped last weekend's school SATIS athletics event.

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Athlete Blog
July 9, 2017

Rekindling The Love of Running

We recently caught up with new OVA Southern Saints member Andy Allison, who shared his recent journey of how he rekindled his love of running.

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OVA News
June 18, 2017

Two OVA recognised at AS Awards

The OVA Southern Saints wish to congratulate Dusty and Mark on their recognition at the recent Athletics South awards.

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OVA News
May 21, 2017

OVA Yearbook

The OVA Southern Saints are proud to share our 2016-17 season yearbook with members and the athletics community.

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OVA News
May 11, 2017

9 OVA nominated for AOY

Nine OVA Southern Saints members have been officially nominated for the Athletics Tasmania Athlete of the Year awards.

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Aths Tas
May 3, 2017

Aths Tas Athlete of the Year

Check out the latest information from Athletics Tasmania about the upcoming Athlete of the Year awards.

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OVA News
April 21, 2017

OVA AGM and Trophy Presentation

Save the date - the OVA AGM and Trophy Presentations are coming up on the 20th May, 2017.

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Aths South
April 21, 2017

Event: AS AGM

We're proud to share the latest information about the Athletics South AGM and trophy night.

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Aths Tas
February 27, 2017

Aths Tas Update - Nationals

Athletics Tasmania has released some important information for athletes who placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the Tasmanian Age Championships.

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OVA News
February 23, 2017

OVA at Age Champs

With season 2016-17 coming to a close, we preview some of the OVA athletes in action at this weekend's Tasmania Age Championships.

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Aths South
January 22, 2017

Update from AS

Athletics South have provided an update to the clubs to be circulated, around the remaining few interclubs.

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Aths Tas
October 2, 2016

All Schools and SSA Selections

We're sharing the latest information from Athletics Tasmania about selections for the upcoming Australian All Schools and SSA Primary competitions.

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Aths South
October 2, 2016

Update from Athletics South

Athletics South have provided an update to members about track unavailability during the normal training times, as well as some patience around the photo finish system.

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Aths South
October 2, 2016

Call for Assistance

A request has come from the club and wider Athletics South community to assist at interclub, including more consistent hands on in the throws events.

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OVA News
September 17, 2016

Facebook Competition

The OVA Southern Saints want to get you involved in athletics in season 2016-17, so we're holding a Facebook Competition where the prize is a free full membership!

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Athlete Blog
August 8, 2016

OVA TV: Episode 3

OVA TV Episode 3 catches up with two of OVA's newest members in Josh and Mitch after their awesome run at the Rokeby Police Academy Cross Country.

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Athlete Blog
July 23, 2016

Gabi at ICG, Taiwan

We caught up with OVA athlete Gabi Vavoulas after her recent trip to the International Childrens Games in Taiwan.

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Upcoming Event
July 6, 2016

AS Track and Field Forum

Athletics South are hosting an upcoming forum to discuss all things interclub, such as programming and time of competition.

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OVA News
June 5, 2016

Video: Oceania Boys

Hear from our two OVA Southern Saints members, Henri and Dusty, who were recently selected to represent Australia at the upcoming Oceania Championships at Fiji.

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Aths Tas
June 1, 2016

OVA at AOY Awards

Along with other nominees, OVA athlete Steph Stigwood featured at the recent Athletics Tasmania Athlete of the Year awards winning three event categories.

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Aths Tas
May 31, 2016

Upcoming Coaching Courses

The club wishes to pass on, on behalf of Athletics Tasmania, information on the upcoming coaching courses in the state.

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Athlete Blog
May 5, 2016

Steph in Rome

We caught up with OVA racewalker Steph Stigwood, as she prepares for the biggest race event of her career thus far at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Challenge - and we couldn't be more excited for her.

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OVA News
April 23, 2016

OVA AGM

The OVA Southern Saints 2016 AGM is now locked in for the 15th May, 2016 at the Domain Athletics Centre function room - at 2:00pm.

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Aths Tas
April 22, 2016

AT AOY

The Athletics Tasmania athlete of the year awards are coming up on May 28th.

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Aths South
April 21, 2016

AS AOY

The club wishes to congratulate the 7 OVA athletes, nominated for awards at for the 2015/16 season through Athletics South.

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OVA News
March 22, 2016

Competitions Recap

The latest information from OVA president Nathan Morey.

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Athlete Blog
March 16, 2016

Catchup with Kaela

Earlier in the month, we caught up with OVA athlete Kaela Beechey, who emerged on the throwing scene this year.

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OVA News
March 1, 2016

OVA In State Team

The OVA Southern Saints send out a belated congratulations to our athletes selected in the Tasmanian team heading to Perth next week.

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OVA News
February 19, 2016

OVA Tas Age Relays

The OVA Southern Saints wish all athletes competing in the Tasmanian Age Championships this weekend the best of luck.

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Athlete Blog
February 16, 2016

Steph's Olympic Dreams

The latest update about OVA athlete Steph Stigwood as she continues to progress towards her goal - of making the Rio Olympic Games.

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OVA News
January 20, 2016

QLAC Clinic - 27th Jan

OVA are committing to holding a track and field clinic for Queenborough Little Athletics next Wednesday 27th January at 5:30pm at Sandown, Sandy Bay.

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OVA News
January 20, 2016

OVA Athletes in International Games

Congratulations to OVA club members who have been selected to represent Hobart at the 2016 International Children’s Games in Taipei City.

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Aths Tas
January 19, 2016

Briggs Classic

The OVA Southern Saints wish to share on behalf of Athletics Tasmania the latest information around the 2016 Briggs Athletics Classic.

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OVA News
January 12, 2016

OVA Athlete Assistance

The OVA Southern Saints are pleased to announce their athlete assistance scheme for the rest of the 2015/16 season.

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Athlete Blog
January 2, 2016

Athlete Blog: Henri

We caught up with OVA athlete Henri Norton in the lead up to the Christmas Carnivals and on his nationals experience.

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OVA News
December 14, 2015

OVA Decathlon Team

Ahead of Wednesday night's Athletics South team decathlon, the OVA Southern Saints have released their final team.

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OVA News
December 2, 2015

Club records Oct/Nov

There were ten new OVA Southern Saints club records set between October and November 2015.

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Upcoming Event
November 9, 2015

AS Decathlon

Athletics South are again holding the clubs decathlon, on Wednesday the 16th December 2015.

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OVA News
November 6, 2015

All Schools Teams

Today, Athletics Tasmania announced the primary and secondary teams to compete in Canberra and Melbourne respectively next month - both of which comprise of plenty of OVA athletes and members! #goOVA

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Aths Tas
October 30, 2015

Tas All Schools Hub

The Tasmanian All Schools Track and Field Championships are on this weekend, and we've compiled what you need to know in one place - including the timetable and most recent entry lists.

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OVA News
October 26, 2015

Start of Season Wrap

Courtesy of Club President Nathan Morey is a wrap up of what the OVA Southern Saints have been up to over the past few weeks.

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OVA News
October 20, 2015

Club Captains Announced

For the first time in a few seasons, the OVA Southern Saints are proud to announce club captains for the 2015/16 season. Find out more about our two new captains, including an amazing video on their aspirations and goals for the season.

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Athlete Blog
October 19, 2015

Lauren's Special 24 Hours

An OVA Southern Saints Life Member has had a remarkable 24 hours, including a birthday and a beautiful new baby girl.

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OVA News
October 14, 2015

Welcome Back Day Recap

The OVA Southern Saints would like to thank each and everyone of our members and friends of the club who made the Welcome Back interclub a memorable event, highlighted by heaps of blue, green and gold in action in the field and on the track.

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OVA News
October 13, 2015

Farewell Steph and Daniel

The OVA Southern Saints wish our athletes Daniel Coleman and Steph Stigwood the very best, as they embark on a new chapter of their lives in Canberra.

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Aths South
October 8, 2015

Update: Come & Try Day

A note to members about the Come and Try Day (Oct 10th) that normal registrations requirements apply to those who have been previously registered.

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Upcoming Event
September 9, 2015

Race to the Taste

UPDATE: The race to the taste is the clubs major fundraiser each year and preparation has already begun.

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Athlete Blog
April 17, 2015

Danke from Deuschland

OVA Southern Saints athlete Steph Stigwood writes for OVA from overseas about her recent success in the 20km event, which included a new Tasmanian record!

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NEWS ARCHIVE

AT New Executive Officer

March 3, 2015
Archive

The OVA Southern Saints wish to welcome new AT EO Gabrielle Steele to her position. Athletics Tasmania (AT) recently released a statement about the new appointment:

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OVA at junior nationals

February 26, 2015
Archive

Out of 54 athletes named for the upcoming Australian Age Track and Field championships, the club is proud to announce that 15 are from the OVA Southern Saints!

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Lilly reports to OVA

February 11, 2015
Archive

OVA Southern Saints athlete Lilly Castle recently wrote a quick summary of her experience and results at the Ballarat Carnival.

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Jacob off to USA

July 14, 2014
Archive

Last week, the club farewelled OVA Southern Saint Jacob Despard and his other colleagues as the head off to the World Junior Championships in Oregon, USA.

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Bronze for Maddy

May 26, 2014
Archive

The club is very proud of female athlete Maddy Scott, who made the final of her 400m at the Oceania Championships this week, and ran an amazing PB to take bronze in the final.

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LETTER FROM OVA PRESIDENT

May 1, 2014
Archive

"It is my pleasure and a great privilege to be the newly elected President of OVA and I congratulate all those who have stepped up to the committee for the 2014/15 Season."

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