With their season well and truly on a knife edge, University’s character was exemplified with their 32-22 victory over heavy weight rivals Eastwood on a sun drenched SUFG last Saturday.
The road to making the 2017 semi-finals just got harder for University. University were defeated 35-20 to a pumped up Warringah Rats at their Warriewood Rat Park nest.
When you talk to current and former teammates of Dean Mumm, to a man they speak of somebody who always put the team first, is a caring and dedicated leader, has an extraordinary work ethic and always has a smile on his face.
Round 14 of the Shute Shield saw a raucous Sydney University crowd host Manly on ‘Back to Uni’ Day at the New Birthplace of Australian Rugby. The ladder-leading Marlins dismantled University in the reverse fixture earlier in the season, and Tim Davidson’s young side understood they would have a tough time containing the visiting team.
Click here to view the match highlights from the 30-all thriller vs. Manly Marlins
We have been fortunate enough to have Wallabies and Waratahs star Tolu Latu back amongst the team for the past two weeks while on a break from Super Rugby duties. We managed to catch up with the family man and long time Student to find out why he continues to return to Sydney University Football Club after reaching higher honors in his rugby career.
Sydney Uni fullback Tom Kingston is confident his side can still win the premiership this year, if they can find a way to sneak into the finals.
Jake Gordon's breakout Super Rugby season has been rewarded with a new two-year contract.
The venue for the 2016 Grand Final, North Sydney Oval was revisted last Saturday. On this occasion the Students achieved victory over the Northern Suburbs Shoremen – but not without many anxious moments till the very end.
The highlight of the 2016 Australian rugby season?
It wasn't a Test or Super Rugby fixture -- which often led to frustration rather than inspiration.