The Sydney University Women’s Rugby XV are on course to win back-to-back titles after defeating Penrith 75-0 in their semi-final on Saturday.

They will meet Merrylands, who finished second on the table, in the grand final this weekend after they narrowly defeated Warringah with a try at the death. The Grand Final is at Rat Park (Warringah Rugby Club) at 1:35pm this Saturday.
Sydney University and Wallaroo halfback Iliseva Batibasanga is one of four final nominees for the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) Female Player of the Year, which will be awarded at the John Eales Medal Awards on Thursday 1st September.