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Coach Tom Morehouse on one’s to watch this weekend

Two highly rated athletes for the Stawell Gift Men’s Open are teammates Dhruv Rodrigues Chico and Aaron Leferink who both train under Tom Morehouse at Sandringham Athletics Club.  Dhruv won the Hastings Gift and the 70m at Bendigo and Aaron took out the Rye Gift this season. Asked what the

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Rob McIntosh – steady hands and an eagle eye

As the Stawell Athletic Club puts the finishing touches on the biggest event of its year, we look at another key club committee member responsible for the smooth running of the iconic Stawell Gift. Executive Committee Member Rob McIntosh has served with the Stawell Athletic Club for 19 years, having

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Jason Bailey and teammates among favourites for 2019

AWESOME FOURSOME: Todd Ireland’s athletes take on Stawell Ringwood Athletics coach Todd Ireland could potentially have 4 of his athletes line up in the final of this year’s Stawell Gift 120m Men’s Open. Jason Bailey is one of the favourites, along with last year’s runner up Hamish Adams, and teammates

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Q&A with Bree Masters

23-year-old Bree Masters is from Broadbeach, Queensland and is one of the highly favoured entries in the 120m Strickland Family Women’s Gift at Stawell next weekend.  Coached by Ryan Hoffman, the former World Beach Sprint Champion is the current Australian Beach Sprints champion after narrowly edging out Stawell Gift reigning

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Jacob Despard attempts back to back titles

Reigning champion Jacob Despard, with a handicap of 0.75m, is the 2019 backmarker for the Men’s 120m Open and quietly confident he could become only the second back to back winner of the Stawell Gift. “I believe I’ve done the work and improved a lot since last season,” said Jacob,

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