02.05.2008 – Brendan McMahon

Had a hard week, feeling tired or run down??? Or maybe you have just travelled back from Singapore (AB). Well let the editors from The Lion’s Den make all your dreams come true by providing you with yet another edition.

** Breaking News**

A special announcement has just been made at a press conference this afternoon. Due to popular demand The Lion’s Den will also be posted on the Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness website (www.susf.com.au) each Friday afternoon.

However, for all you loyal readers that continue to refresh your inbox in the hope that The Lion’s Den appears, here we go…….


The Students have now made it 4 from 4 and sit on top if the table after destroying Campbelltown 17.13.(115) – 6.10.(46).

This Saturday Syd Uni takes on Pennant Hills who are currently 2nd on the table. Kick off is at 2.10pm on Oval 1.

Sydney Uni Women’s AFL start their campaign this weekend taking on UNSW / Easts at Mahoney Park at 12pm.


A strong first-half defensive effort from Sydney University paved the way for a resounding 38-16 win over Eastern Suburbs in their Round 5 clash at University Oval on Saturday. Sydney University then dominated the second half in a five-try shut-out to maintain their unbeaten run in 2008 and an unbeaten home-ground run since a first round loss to Gordon in 2004.

Last weeks results were as follows:

1st Grade (38) Easts (16)
2nd Grade (12) Easts (32)
3rd Grade (19) Easts (9)
4th Grade (6) Easts (10)
5th Grade (0) Seaforth (0)
Colts 1 (32) Easts (3)
Colts 2 (13) Easts (5)
Colts 3 (12) Easts (5)

Round 6
3 May 1st Grade vs. Gordon Chatswood
2nd Grade vs. Gordon Chatswood
3rd Grade vs. Gordon Chatswood
4th Grade vs. Gordon Chatswood
5th Grade vs. Killara West Pymble St Johns College Oval
Colts 1 vs. Gordon St Pauls College Oval
Colts 2 vs. Gordon St Pauls College Oval
Colts 3 vs. Gordon St Pauls College Oval


The Marconi Cup Epee was held on the weekend. Sydney Uni results were:


7. Xavier Hicks

Ultimate Frisbee

The Australian National Championships were held in Coffs Harbour last weekend. Sydney Uni Ultimate Frisbee had 15 people participate in the Opens and Womens divisions, with some outstanding results:

Pete Liddicoat (Fakulti) – Gold Medal (Opens) Clare Gavin, Jessica Roydhouse (Wildcard X-Factor) – Silver Medal (Womens) Nikki Cotton (Southside) – Broze Medal (Womens) Emily Guh (Hills Angels) – Female MVP

Brett Latham tidies up his skills for the National Championships at O-Week)


Men’s Super League take on the Northern Tigers at Oval 1 this Sunday at 3pm. Last weekend the men went down 0-3 to St George FC and then went down 2-3 to Mt Pritchard on Tuesday.

Women’s Premier League take on the Macarthur Rams at Lynwood Park this Sunday at 3pm. Last weekend the game was washed out.