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A superb touchline conversion from flyhalf Damian McKenzie with just two minutes left has given the New Zealand Schools a nail-biting 17-16 victory over the Australian Schoolboys in the Macquarie Bank Schools Rugby Tri-Nations Series in Sydney over the weekend.
Australian Rugby Union 3/10/2013
The Gullivers Sports Travel Australian Schoolboys have launched their 2013 Macquarie Bank Schools Rugby Tri-Nations Series with a dominant 31-7 victory over Fijian Schools at Knox Grammar School in Sydney on Tuesday. Read on for match highlights and info about the upcoming game this Saturday 5 October.
Last weekend, Sydney University Football Club culminated their season with a 51-6 victory over the minor premiers Eastwood. The game also signified the retirement of Captain Tim Davidson and three out of four grades also attaining premierships on the 150th year of the University club.
Imagine missing school to partake in a Grand Slam rugby union tour. Sounds unreal doesn’t it? Well not for the 30 Australian Schoolboys who are currently overseas doing just that.
The inaugural Hong Kong NSW Schoolboys Sevens 2013 Championship officially ended this week where 16 schoolboy Rugby Sevens teams from all over NSW played in the Finals day play-offs at the Eastern Suburbs Rugby Club in Woollahra, Sydney, after months of lead up.
Want to know what it’s like to study at a prestigious American college? Well Aussie Olympian Steve Solomon advises you watch movies like American Pie and Animal House for an indication. After competing as a 400m sprinter at the London 2012 Games, Steve is now studying at Stanford University under an athletic scholarship (note: we are very jealous)
2013 sees SUFC aiming to hang on to their position as one of the most formidable rugby clubs around. Amazing athletes, Friday Night Football and Family day are just a couple of things on the cards this season. Keep reading to discover the five things to remember about SUFC as they celebrate 150 years or success.
Zachary Thompson is a Sydney University student who competes at an elite level in Canoe Slalom. He shares some of his mental and physical training tips for making it as a student while achieving your sports goals.
Karyn Howarth 19/03/2013
When Karyn Howarth was selected to join the Melbourne Vixens and represent her state in netball, she was already well into her Business Administration degree at Monash University. Karyn chats with us about why she loves netball, how she made it onto an elite team, and how she managed to juggle it all with her studies.
Bruce Lin 7/03/2013
Sydney University Football Club is Australia's oldest rugby club - and proof that some things only get better with age. The club has won 7 of the last 8 Shute Shield first grade premierships and the past 9 Sydney club championships. One player shares with us about the experience of playing for a club celebrating its 150th anniversary.