That the 1st XV win over last years Premiers was the 16th home win in a row, which started on the 22.7.2000 on No.1 Oval. The last time we kept Gordon to single points was 10.5.2014 when we won 46-7 at Chatswood Oval. Also Saturdays win was our 50th home win against the Highlanders.
Sydney’s glorious winter weather turned full circle last Saturday. In conditions resembling Captain Robert Scott’s trek to the Antarctic, wind, rain, bitterly cold conditions and a heavy ground failed to stifle the Students unbeaten run. Sydney University defeated 2020 Premiers, Gordon in a tradesman like 26-5 victory before a bumper crowd.
In 2019, the Club honoured Saxon White and the late Dr Dick Tooth and Dr John Solomon at the highly successful inaugural Legends Lunch and the planned 2020 Legends Lunch was cancelled because of Covid-19.
Congratulations to Angus Bell, Jake Gordon, Matt Philip and Lachlan Swinton who have been named in the Wallabies squad ahead of the test series with France in July.
SUFC and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF) are partnering again this holiday period to offer young rugby players the opportunity to participate in a development program for boys and girls aged 5-13 years of age.
This weekend SUFC have teams featuring in the following Junior State Champ competitions:
The Program will incorporate theory and practical game components with an emphasison rugby knowledge, wrestling techniques, ball handling and game development.
Congratulations to the 13 Students who have been named in their respected State teams for the upcoming Buildcorp Super W competition which starts later this month.
Sydney was in glorious form as pristine conditions bathed Coogee Oval last Saturday. The added bonus was that University recorded a comprehensive dissection of Randwick by 57-17 to maintain their unbeaten run.
Congratulations to Lori Cramer who has been called up to the Aussie 7s squad in the lead up to the Olympics.