Sydney University Australian National Football Club stalwart Leigh McWhirter celebrated his 300thgame for the club on Saturday, with a 77-37 win over Western Magic in Division Four of the Premier competition in Sydney.
Despite missing a First Grade finals berth for the first time since 1997, Sydney University Football Club can still win six of the seven titles on offer in Sydney’s Premier rugby union competition.
In their inaugural SEABL season, the Sydney Uni Sparks have advanced to the Eastern Conference preliminary finals after defeating the Nunawading Spectres in the minor semi-final.
Following their 19-17 loss to Ireland in the first pool match of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup at University College Dublin, the Wallaroos suffered a 48-nil drubbing to France at the same venue 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.
The final game of the regular season was symbolic of the many trends the Lions faced throughout the year. With injuries plaguing the team before and during the game, errors and some questionable penalties the boys saw very little ball for large portions of the game against the bigger, more experienced Polecats side.
Host nation Ireland celebrated the first pool match of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup with a 19-17 win over Australia at University College Dublin this morning (AEST).
What's coming up this weekend (11-13 August 2017) in Sydney University sport.
Sydney University Women’s Rugby Club members Grace Hamilton and Ashleigh Hewson, as part of the Australian squad, will meet Ireland in tomorrow's opening round of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup.
Sydney University Baseball Club will be represented by 2nd's and 3rd's in round two of the SWBL Playoffs; with both teams just one win away from making Grand Final weekend.
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