Meet the Hunter’s 2018 Commonwealth Games competitors

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Meet the Hunter’s Commonwealth Games competitors Katie Ebzery
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Benn Harradine

Kurt Fearnley with Lauren Parker

Meg Bailey

Celia Sullohern

Pip Malone

Matt Dawson

Erin Cleaver

Aron Sherriff

Natasha Scott

Daniel Repacholi

Damian Martin

Cam Crombie

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletes Village on the Gold Coast. Picture: AAP Image/Dave Hunt

TweetFacebookMEG BAILEY – swimmingMerewether 21-year-old in her first Dolphins team after the Hunter Swim Club-product qualified at nationals last month.

*Women’s 200m IM (April 5); Women’s 400m IM (April 8).

ERIN CLEAVER – athleticsCharlestown 17-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, arrives at event being named Lake Macquarie Sportsperson of the Year.

*Women’s T38 long jump (April 8); Women’s T38 100m (April 12).

CAMERON CROMBIE – athleticsNewcastle-born 32-year-old, who has hemiplegia, won gold for his event at last year’s world championships in London.

*Men’s F38 shot put (April 11).

MATT DAWSON – hockeyNorths club member in Hunter Coast Premier Hockey League who, aged 23, must overcome recent eye injury to compete.

* v South Africa (April 7); Scotland (April 8); Canada (April 10); New Zealand (April 11); Play-offs (April 13); Medals (April 14).

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KATIE EBZERY – basketballCharlestown 28-year-old gearing up for maiden Games after Olympic debut in 2016 and domestic seasons in Russia and .

* v Mozambique (April 6); Canada (April 8); England (April 9); Quarter-finals (April 10); Semi-finals (April 13); Medals (April 14).

KURT FEARNLEY – athleticsFirst wheelchair marathon race at Commonwealth Games will be Hamilton 37-year-old’s last representing .

*Men’s T54 1500m preliminaries (April 9), final (April 10); Men’s T54 marathon (April 15).

BENN HARADINE – athleticsGlobe-trotting discus thrower, who started at Eleebana, will call time on long-serving career after Gold Coast aged 35.

*Men’s discus preliminaries (April 12), final (April 13).

PIP MALONE – weightliftingNovocastrian only switched to weightlifting two years ago and claimed national title last year to make first Games aged 28.

*Women’s 69kg (April 8).

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DAMIAN MARTIN – basketballGloucester-raised Newcastle Hunters junior representative went to Rio Olympics and plies his trade with Perth Wildcats.

* v Canada (April 6); New Zealand (April 7); Nigeria (April 9); Quarter-finals (April 10); Semi-finals (April 14); Medals (April 15).

LAUREN PARKER – triathlonIncredible comeback from 28-year-old Novocastrian, who has made n team less than 12 months after suffering life-changing injury.

*Para-triathlon (April 7).

DAN REPACHOLI – shootingNulkaba 35-year-old and three-time Olympian will try and add to his five Commonwealth medals before retiring post Gold Coast.

*Men’s 10m air pistol (April 9); Men’s 50m pistol (April 11).

NATASHA SCOTT – lawn bowlsRaymond Terrace 27-year-old heading to her third Games, but world champion and national No.1 chasing her first medal.

*Women’s fours (April 5-9); Women’s triples (April 9-12).

ARON SHERRIFF – lawn bowlsEttalong Memorial club product, 32 and formally of Cooranbong, in pursuit of gold on home greens after bronze in Glasgow.

*Men’s triples (April 5-8); Men’s fours (April 9-13).

CELIA SULLOHERN – athleticsFormer University of Newcastle student coached by Adamstown Olympian Scott Westcott. In career-best form from 5km to marathon.

*Women’s 10,000m (April 9); Women’s 5000m (April 14).

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​The 2018 Commonwealth Games kicks-off on April 4.

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