While she grew up with her family firmly entrenched in the sport, John Hamilton admits he and wife Viv "couldn't really believe it" when daughter Grace let them know she was playing rugby during her 12-month university exchange in the US in 2013.
Yutaro Fujiyama (University of Tokai / Chuo Electric Power until last season), who is struggling at the University of Sydney club (Sydney Uni), has participated in “Shute Shield”, the highest club club in NSW, Australia.
Grace Hamilton has made no secret of her desire to see women's rugby grow in the Central West, but she never imaged she'd help do it as skipper of the Wallaroos.
That the last time David McDuling played in 2nd grade was 17.9.2010 in the Grand Final verses Warringah, which we lost 26-33. From then till last Saturday at Woollahra has been 2544 days ago that he ran on at 1.35pm. But this week may make him feel better as Dave plays his 100th grade game.
It was cold, blustery and the game could be characterised as watching the polypropylene turf grow. However a 22-12 victory over Eastern Suburbs at Woollahra Oval is welcome any day.
The NSW Waratahs can confirm that Bernard Foley will depart to pursue opportunities overseas, following nine years and a Super Rugby Championship in sky blue.
Way back on the 4th June 1892, SUFC beat Parramatta by 39-8 at the Association Sports Ground. On Saturday some 127 years 1 month and 2 days later almost the same score (38-7) against the new ‘Parramatta’ the Western Sydney ‘Two Blues’ at the SUFG.
When Sera Naiqama started playing footy, she was trying to show her brothers that anything they could do, she could do too.