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CLUB NEWS

Member Amy Jones Appointed to NSWIS Board

Carbine Club of NSW Member Amy Jones has been appointment to the Board of NSWIS. 

Amy brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the elite sporting landscape in Australia.  As an Olympic medalist in water polo, winning bronze in Beijing, Amy has extensive experience in business, partnerships and the media.

Amy joins fellow CC member and Olympic Gold Medallist Chris Fydler on the NSWIS board .

Congratulations Amy on your appointment.

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Kitty Chiller Recognised in Australia Day Honours

Leading sporting administrator and Olympian, Kitty Chiller has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia - General Division - (AM) during Australia Day celebrations for her significant services to sport.

Kitty is being honoured for her work in modern pentathlon as both a competitor and senior administrator, plus a broad range of achievements across 35 years in domestic and international sport.

Congratulations Kitty on your award.

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CCNSW Committee Member Kirsten Thomson appointed NSWIS Director of Corporate & Communications

Carbine Club of NSW Committee Member, Kirsten Thomson  has recently been appointed to NSWIS as Director of Corporate & Communications. Kirsten has most recently spent time with the Office of Sport as their Director of Communications. 

NSWIS quote “We're delighted to have Kirsten back on board to build organisational capability, drive partnerships, and lead the corporate & communications functions.”

Kirsten was an Australian middle distance freestyle swimmer who won a silver medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Congratulations Kirsten on your appointment.

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CCNSW Member Michael Crismale joins Racing NSW Board

Carbine Club of NSW Member and Former Club Chairman Michael Crismale has been appointed to the board of Racing NSW for a three-year term.

Michael has extensive experience in sports administration, including as chair of the Australian Turf Club, where he secured TV and digital rights agreements, helping the sport to reach wider audiences and boosting revenue.

He also supported the launch of The Championships in the autumn carnival. His continued commitment to the industry and extensive knowledge will make him a valuable addition to the board.

Congratulations Michael on your appointment.

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Carbine Club Member Mark Coyne appointed to ARL Commission

CCNSW Member and Former Queensland and Australian centre Mark Coyne will join the ARL Commission.

Boasting a lengthy background in business, Coyne - the CEO of Employees Mutual Limited also played 222 first-grade games for St George and St George Illawarra from 1989-99 as well as six Tests and 19 State of Origin matches for the Maroons, Mark will join the Commission in February.

Mark’s experience both as a player and business leader would be invaluable to the ARL.

Congratulations Mark on your appointment.

 Mark Coyne

Carbine Club of NSW Member and Former Wallaby Phil Kearns inducted into Hall of Fame

Congratulations to CCNSW Member Phil Kearns on his recent induction into the Wallaby Hall of Fame during the 2018 Rugby Australia Awards at Royal Randwick Racecourse on October 19, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.

Phil was a key member of Australia's Rugby World Cup winning teams of 1991 and 1999, having played 67 test matches and winning the sport's greatest prize - the William Webb Ellis Cup, twice.

Phil was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2017 for significant service to the community through support for charitable organisations, to business, and to rugby union at the elite level.

 A well deserved honour, congratulations Phil from the Carbine Club of NSW.

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Congratulations Liz Ellis AO 

Congratulations to CCNSW Member Liz Ellis AO, awarded 'The Waratah' at the recent Sport NSW Awards Night.  Recognised for her ongoing service to netball and the community as an elite player and coach and through her work in the media and support and advocacy for young women. Congratulations Liz.
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Carbine Club AFL scholarship recipients selected in 2018-19 NAB AFL Academy

Errol Gulden and Braedon Campbell, 2016 and 2017 CCNSW AFL Scholarship Recipients have been selected in the 2018-19 NAB AFL Academy Teams.  Both were also members of the 2018 Under 16 All Australian Team.

The Academy squads will include 11 players from the AFL NSW/ACT region.  The expanded NAB AFL Academy Program will now see 150 players engaged in high performance camps conducted across five talent regions – Vic Country, Vic Metro, South Australia, Western Australia and Allies (New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania, Queensland and the Northern Territory).

The Academies will come together for their first camps in the coming weeks with the Allies training camp being held between December 3-14, 2018.