NIAS: Armidale hosts 30-year celebrations with hometown Olympians on the marquee

Ellen Dunger
Updated September 30 2022 - 9:55am, first published September 29 2022 - 3:00pm
Former NIAS chief executive Peter Annis-Brown, former chair Adam Marshall, first chair Roy Powell, graduating athlete Emma Gray, Olympian and former Armidale local Shaun Creighton and current chief executive Shona Eichorn. Picture by Ellen Dunger
Former NIAS chief executive Peter Annis-Brown, former chair Adam Marshall, first chair Roy Powell, graduating athlete Emma Gray, Olympian and former Armidale local Shaun Creighton and current chief executive Shona Eichorn. Picture by Ellen Dunger

Olympian Shaun Creighton and Australian Olympics cycling mechanic, Jock Bullen, were among those who gathered at Armidale Town Hall on Thursday to be a part of the 30 year celebrations of the Northern Inland Academy of Sports (NIAS).

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Ellen Dunger

Ellen Dunger

Sport journalist

Originally from the Blue Mountains, I spent my teenage years in the Riverina at boarding school before moving to Bathurst in 2012 to complete Bachelor of Sport Studies/ Bachelor of Communications (journalism) at Charles Sturt University. I started my career at The Blayney Chronicle in May 2015 and worked casually, one day a week at the Central Western Daily later that year. I moved to Armidale in March 2016 to take on the role as the Northern Tablelands' sports journalist. Played a variety of sports in my lifetime including touch football, league tag, gymnastics, dance, cross country running and equestrian. Am currently involved in endurance horse riding and racing. Always happy to hear news and tips. Contact me via email: ellen.dunger@austcommunitymedia.com.au or phone/ text 0438 259 985 www.facebook.com/ellendungerjournalist/

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