Gymnasts shine at country championships | Photos

Dungog and Stroud gymnasts have tumbled and bounced their way home from the 2019 Country Championships with a swag of medals.

The event at the Hunter Sports Centre at Glendale on Sunday July 28 saw Gym Matrix represent the area with stunning performances.

With more than 18 teams in the competition it was a great display of acrobatic holds, tumbling, mini-tramp and floor routines.

Both Stroud teams, Blue Sparkles and Galaxy Striker and the Dungog team Moonlight all competed in the Novice division.

Dungog team Moonlight also competed for the first time in the Intermediate division.

Stroud team Galaxy Strikers received a silver in mini-tramp, silver in floor and gold in tumbling - giving an overall silver.

The team was: Melia Humfrey, Macaily Lyall, Isabelle Steel, Lana Rees, Milla Harvey, Alisha Blanch and Lena Jones.

Stroud Team Blue Sparkles received a silver on mini-tramp, bronze on floor and gold in tumbling - giving an overall silver.

The team was: Sienna Jenkins, Amelia Steel, Poppy Tyler, Maisie Humfrey, Jade Blanch and Lucy Field.

Dungog Team Moonlight received a silver on mini-tramp, silver on floor and gold in tumbling - giving an overall silver.

The team was: Hannah Harper, Florence Sweeney, Kayla Hynes, Layla Duck, Ella Morgan and Emma Scriven.

Dungog Team Shooting Stars received a bronze on mini-tramp, bronze on floor and silver in tumbling - giving an overall bronze.

The team was: Bridie Harris, Lily Shelton-Jones, Steffi O'Mara, Marlie Lovegrove, Grace Turner, Lillian U'Brien, Ella Shelton-Jones, Charlee Morgan.

The girls next compete at the Hunter Championship on August 19 where they will be hoping to further improve on their results.