With saddened heart I wish to Inform the athletics community that
Life member and secretary of our club Bob Ryan
has lost his hard fought battle and passed away with family by his side on Tuesday 19th May.
He will be truely missed and his family and friends are in our thoughts.
A private funeral took place Tuesday 26th to comply with Bobs wishes and COVID restrictions.
The club will hold a memorial at a later date when restrictions are eased further.
Karren Watson, President
See our information pack for all Little Athletics members
We compete as Wallsend RSL Athletic Club (affiliated with Athletics NSW) and as Wallsend RSL Little Athletic Centre (affiliated with Little Athletics Association of NSW).
Our aim is to provide a safe and friendly environment for all members of the Club to enjoy the sport no matter at what level they choose to compete.
The first Wallsend Athletic Club was first formed on 18th November 1874, Mr James Fletcher being the Club President and Thomas Abel (Chemist) first Judge. Competition was held in Federal Park until 1914 when the Club closed due to the war effort.
The Club reformed in 1957, with Mr V Prisk Club President. The club continued from 1957 until present time at the Federal Park site.
Competition Ground is Federal Park Wallsend (location Boscawan Street, Wallsend.
History of the Wallsend Athletics Clubs
1874 - 1987
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