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Young & incredibly talented, meet the new look NSW Swifts

Posted on September 23, 2016 by

The NSW Swifts have unveiled their team for the 2017 National Netball League, putting together a roster headed by a trio of international talent who will lead a dynamic young squad into the future.

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Layton and Thwaites swoop into Magpies colours for 2017

Posted on September 21, 2016 by

The NSW Swifts have been dealt a harsh blow ahead of next year’s inaugural National Netball League with star players Sharni Layton and Caitlin Thwaites both electing to move on from the team.

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Fox and Watts join AOC Athletes’ Commission

Posted on September 19, 2016 by

NSWIS athletes Jess Fox and Shelley Watts have been elected by members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.

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Batt, NSWIS teammates Edmondson and Carr win stunning gold

Posted on September 19, 2016 by

With superstar Ryley Batt (pictured) at the helm and NSWIS mates Andrew Edmondson and Cameron Carr by his side, the Australian Steelers wheelchair rugby team has scored a dramatic double overtime 59-58 victory over the USA to win the final medal presented at the Games in Rio.

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No fairy tale for Fearnley but NSWIS hero bags 13th career Paralympic medal

Posted on September 19, 2016 by

Kurt Fearnley finally wound up his five-Games Paralympic career at Copacabana beach in Rio on Sunday (Monday AEST) but the NSWIS star fell agonisingly short of a fairy tale gold medal finish in the wheelchair Marathon, finishing a single second behind winner and doing time rival Marcel Hug.

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That’s a wrap PART 1: NSWIS athletes at the Rio Paralympics

Posted on September 19, 2016 by

That’s a wrap PART 1: NSWIS athletes at the Rio Paralympics

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That’s a wrap PART 2: NSWIS athletes at the Rio Paralympics

Posted on September 19, 2016 by

In the second of our two-part look at the NSWIS highlights from Rio for Equestrian, Goalball, Rowing, Sailing, Swimming and Wheelchair Tennis

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Wellings wins Aussie title, Hills makes it an NSWIS one-two

Posted on September 19, 2016 by

NSWIS runner Eloise Wellings has won her third consecutive gold medal in the elite race at the City-Bay Fun Run in Adelaide, cleaning up the Australian Road Running Championship along the way.

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Rookie Turner storms to gold on Rio track, more athletics, swimming & cycling

Posted on September 18, 2016 by

NSWIS cerebral palsy runner James Turner has made the best Paralympic debut imaginable, crushing the world record on his way to the gold medal in the men’s T36 800m at the Olympic Stadium in Rio.

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Fitzgibbon and Tesch sail into history books

Posted on September 18, 2016 by

NSWIS pair Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have become the first ever sailing team in history to win back-to-back Paralympic titles after the SKUD18 class (2-person kneelboat) regatta wrapped up at Rio’s Marina de Gloria.

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