Tom Burbidge (8.75m) the 2009 Temora Gift winner will return to Stawell where he made the semi final last year hoping to go even better this year.
He will also run in the 70m event and buy m&s vouchers possibly the 200m.18 year old Brendan Matthews will return to Stawell on a mission after making it through to the final last year only to be struck down tablet win 8 pro with a hamstring injury depriving him an opportunity to run off for glory.Athletes will will travel down to Stawell this Easter for a long weekend full of racing.Luke Houlihan(bm7 completed.631 3, tom Newman(bm17 birthday gifts for baby boy 2nd completed.760 4, oliver Wurm(bm24).Derek Collinge (8.25m) the 2010 Burramine Gift winner will have a busy weekend competing in the Gift, 400m and 550m events.Jesse Matthews Finalist in the 400m Bendigo Black opal will run in the Gift, 70m and 400m.
Vets 100m and 300m Kevin Matthews, Michael Rutter 550m Derek Collinge, the finals will be shown on Channel 10 and oneHD on Monday from 12-2pm so make sure you tune in and cheer for the MattyB dept.
Grant Billingham Winner of the Canberra Gift Novice will run in the Gift and 200m.
Luke Storta (6m) the 2009 Queanbeyan Gift winner will run in a new race at the carnival that puts 6 of the major gift winner throughout the year in a Gift winners gift. .Kevin Matthews Multiple finalist in 70m and veteran events will run in the 70m, Vets 100m and 300m.Dean Dobric(fq14 completed.540 1, andrew McCabe, completed.474 2, ryan Bedford.Womens Gift Ramona Casey, stawell Gift Brendan Matthews, Tom Burbidge 200m Brendan Cole, Grant Billingham 400m Derek Collinge, Jesse Matthews, womens 400m Ramona Casey.Other finalists from gifts this year running from the squad include.Cole who already has an A standard in the 400m Hurdles will look to gain automatic selection with victory in 2 weeks time.MattyB Finalist at Canberra Gift will run in the 70m and 200m events.Kevin Brittain(bm19 completed.600 6 jarrod whittaker(bm26) Completed.760 7 Cam Dunbar(bm34) Completed.612 1 Khan Marr(bm3) Completed.727 2 James Vine(bm9) Completed.858 3 ryan ilett(fq9) Completed.602 4 Jack Norris(bm20) Completed.808 5 Jack DArcy(bm23) Completed.757 6 Matthew Rizzo(fq4) Completed.448.Cole has 6m in the Stawell Gift but will be aiming primarily on the 200m where he made the final last year.
Luke will also run in the Gift and 70m events.
Completed.437 3, timothy Delahunty(bm12 completed.690 4, conor Loughnan(fq8 completed.456.