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 teammatesRead more..
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 reigningRead more..
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,Read more..
The Stawell Athletic Club has invited ex-Stawell resident turned Race day fashionista Eliza Icke and her husband Brad to judge the 2019 Stawell Gift Fashions on the Field. Stawell locals might remember a young Elizabeth Fraser of the farming family from Callawadda, 20kms north of Stawell. Her parents ScottyRead more..
Arthur Ince celebrates 50 years at Stawell This year Arthur Ince will celebrate 50 years of competing at the Stawell Gift meeting as he takes off in the 100m Masters event and reflects on all those years including his first appearance at the famous Easter carnival in 1969, agedRead more..