Whilst it has been a time of upheaval in the WNBL over the last offseason, continuity has been the theme for the defending champion Brydens Sydney Uni Flames heading into the 2017/18 season.
Centuries from Ben Trevor-Jones and Damien Mortimer and a tantalising 96 from James Larkin set Sydney University up for maximum points in their Round 2 match against Blacktown on Saturday.
The club travelled to Wyaralong Dam on the Gold Coast for the 2017 Australian University Games, the contingent of athletes consisted on a good mixture of youth and experience. With what would have to be the best overall performance of Sydney University at AUG’s in the last few years, winning both the Men’s, Women’s and Overall point score over the three days of racing.
What's on this weekend (September 29-30) in Sydney University sport.
Men's and Women's eights from the universities of Sydney and Melbourne will meet on The Yarra River for the Annual Australian Boat race on Sunday morning, 22 October 2017.
All-rounder Liam Robertson opened the 2017-18 season with a boundary-laden century as defending premiers Sydney University defeated Gordon by seven runs in their limited overs clash at Chatswood Oval on Saturday.
Scoreboard is a wrap-up of the efforts of Sydney University athletes and teams through the past week, collated by Graham Croker. Stories on some of the performances also appear in the News section.
Sydney University Soccer Football Club’s Under 16 men’s youth team collected the 2017 title with a 1-nil win over Granville Rage at Arlington Oval on Saturday.
The President of Sydney University Sport and Fitness, Bruce Ross, recently retired after a record 26 years in the role and a plethora of achievements under his belt.
Sydney University’s Premier women’s team might have bowed out in the preliminary final of the PS4 NPL competition two weeks ago, but a new season awaits 11 players and two coaches.
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