Hundreds of athletes have trialled for a range of sporting programs with the Northern Inland Academy of Sport.
These athletes travelled from across the North West to trial for 2022 sporting programs - seeking to take their sporting skills to the next level.
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the following programs:
Mountain biking: Jock Barwick (Loomberah), Andy Blair (Uralla), Ryan Burns (Inverell), Samuel Burns (Inverell) Louis Crossman (Walcha) Harrison Crowley (Tamworth), Thomas Dundon (Armidale), Angus Hobson (Tamworth), Rebecca Sams (Gunnedah), Benjamin Shaw (Tamworth), Oliver Sobbel (Moore Creek), Liam Swanbrough (Inverell), Hamish Swanbrough (Inverell), Kaden Thistle (Calala), and Abbott White (Guyra).
The squad will have their first regional training session in February.
The West Entertainment Group hockey program: Tom Ball (Armidale), Eddy Bates (Tamworth), Liam Bower (Tamworth), Henry Kirton (Walcha), Cameron Le Surf (Armidale), Andrew Macinas (Nemingha), Lennox Neilson (Armidale), Conal Nicoll (Armidale), Khye Poulton (Calala), and Tom Tizzard (Kootingal).
The hockey squad have commenced their program.
The squad will participate at the inter-academy of sports weekend in Newcastle and then the Inter-Academy Games in Wagga Wagga in April.
The Glen Innes and District Services Club netball program: Kate Canham (Inverell), Gabi Higgins (Tamworth), Elinor Brooks (Tamworth), Bria Wineti (Inverell), Ella Beveridge (Inverell), Charlotte Craig (Mullaley), Skye Vaughan (Armidale), Kyanna Skuthorpe (Tamworth), Tori Alliston (Inverell), Maisie Eastwood (Glen Innes), Keira Kerr (Tamworth), Isabel Kerr (Tamworth), Louisa Beatty (Glen Innes), Camilla Teague (Scone), Tara Lavender (Inverell), Scout Newberry (Gunnedah), Alice Swain (Gunnedah), Charlotte Baker (Armidale), Charlotte Leonard (Tamworth), Ella Wyndham (Inverell), Michala Moylan (Inverell), Bridie Russell (Narrabri), and Holly Sheedy (Armidale).
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