Murray Sallaway

On Saturday June 9th 2018 during the 2018 Percival Property Port Macquarie Junior Tour our club inducted Murray Sallaway as our 6th Life Member.

Official guest, Graham Seers (founder of the PMCC, as we know it today),  a life member of our club and the recently appointed CEO of Cycling NSW, presented an emotional Murray with his Life Membership.

        

Murray, Graham Seers(CEO Cycling NSW) and Joan Hawes(President PMCC), after the presentation.

 

Murray Sallaway became a founding member of the Port Macquarie Cycle Club in l988.

Early years of the Club.

Murray served on the committee as president and various other positions.

During the early years he participated in club racing and organised Club events. Murray assisted Graham Seers in developing many local juniors. including managing Northern Division teams to State Titles. Murray also assisted Graham Seers with the training of overseas country teams to develop cycling in the Phillipines.

Murray competed at Club, Northern Division, State, National and International road and track races resulting in being awarded over 60 medals.

Highlights of his racing career were:

Winning National Medals for Track

Representing Australia at Oceania Titles – Vanuatu (Road & Track)

Competitor – World Masters Games 1994 – Road and Track

Qualifying for World Championships at Gran Fondo — Cyprus -Road

Representing the Club at all New South Wales major road races

Grafton / lnverell

lnverell / Tamworth

Coonabarrabran / Gunnedah

Gunnedah / Tamworth

Muswellbrook / Tamworth

Goulburn / Liverpool

Murray has been a Club and National Commissaire for 20 years

Assists the Club junior development program.

Murray has assisted the club in a number of major events including:

Two Northern Division Championships

Three State Masters Championships

Four State Junior Championships

Murray continues to be an active member of the committee, assisting with various positions as needed and

continues to promote Port Macquarie Cycling participating in various Gran Fondos.

Congratulations Murray.