This weekend 1st Grade will play in the the Club’s first ever indigenous jersey designed by SUFC player Liam Coe.
For the 15th year in a row we have won the Club Championship, the blue ribbon event of each season. Congratulations to all of us.
To mark the success of our 15th Club Championship title and the wonderful season so far we will be holding a post-match party in the TAG function room for the whole SUFC community. Join the players, coaches and support staff for a few drinks as we toast to a wonderful 2018 season.
On Saturday, SUFC gained enough points over Randwick to clinch the Gregor George Cup and win our 15th successive Club Championship title.
The Club Championship is regarded as the litmus test for the strongest club in Sydney rugby union. Points are accumulated across all 4 Grade teams and the 3 Colts teams throughout the year.
Named after two World Cup-winning Wallaby legends Simon Poidevin and Nick Farr-Jones – themselves alumni from UNSW and Sydney University, respectively – the Cup will be a new fixture in the Shute Shield Competition. It was donated by UNSW Sport to celebrate the longstanding rivalry between the famous rugby clubs and universities.
When asked about how much more the new Cup will intensify the rivalry, Poidevin didn’t hesitate.
“This will become the holy grail of rugby, I'm sure of it,” he joked.
The Tamworth product took the field for his beloved Waratahs for the 106thand final time in Johannesburg on Saturday night ending a stellar Super Rugby career that started back in 2011.
“It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I was 10 and to be able to do that has been truly amazing,” Ryan said.
He said there are “so many things to cherish” from his time in the sky blue.
“It’s truly been an honour. I’ve loved everything that comes with playing for your state,” the 29-year old said.
The Pirates junior admitted he was “pretty emotional” in the Ellis Park change rooms after the 44-26 semi-final loss to the Lions.
After destroying Southern Districts at Forshaw last weekend, Sydney Uni are just one bonus point win away from claiming the 2018 Shute Shield minor premiership.
It’s an impressive feat in a competition as tight as this.