Winger Greg Jedoulev scored three of Sydney University’s 11 tries in their 71-24 win over Penrith at Sydney University No.1 Oval on Saturday.
The elusive speedster also made a number of telling breaks that led to tries as the Students consolidated their position on the ladder.
After 14 rounds Eastwood still hold sway on 58 points, with Sydney University breathing down their neck on 55 points, and Southern Districts (52), Manly (46), West Harbour (46) and Eastern Suburbs (36) making up the top six.
But Sydney University leads the way on the Club Championship ladder, with the clean sweep round taking them to 2566 points, ahead of Eastwood on 2299 points.
The Students meet North Sydney at North Sydney Oval on Saturday, with the home run including Southern Districts (University Oval on August 3), Gordon (University Oval on August 10) and Randwick (Coogee Oval on August 17). The qualifying finals start of August 24.
Sydney Men’s Grade competition – Round 13
First Grade: Sydney University 71 (Greg Jedoulev 3, Nathan Trist 2, Hugo Dessens, Trent Dyer, Tom Carter, Tom Kingston, Nick Phipps, Bernard Foley tries; Byron Hodge 5 goals, Nathan Trist 2 goals, Bernard Foley goal) d Penrith 24 (Sione Matlangi, Pita Tupou, Simione Moelasi tries; Simione Moelasi 3 goals, pen goal) at Sydney University No.1 Oval.
Second Grade: Sydney University 78 (Elliott Messara 2, Tom Heslop 2, Levi Dodd 2, Alastair Ryan, Benn Melrose, Fetuli Talanoa, Trent Lake tries, 2 pen tries; Jack Macklin 9 goals) d Penrith 5 (Ethan Robinson- Mate try).
Third Grade: Sydney University 153 (Cameron Lawrence 5, Sam English 4, Willie DuPlessis 4, Kodie Drury-Hawkins 2, Jack Jones, Harry Marples, Josh Ellis-Flint, James Swan, Chris Ingate, Phil Tuinuku, Duncan Boyd-Jones, Ben Cannon tries; David Fong 11 goals, Ben Cannon 6 goals, Cameron Mason 2 goals) d Penrith 0.
Fourth Grade: Sydney University 106 Ben Lenehan 4, Jack Marples 2, Alex O’Donnell, Kurt Larsen, Duncan Boyd-Jones, Kodie Drury-Hawkins, Ben Cannon, Billy Macklin, F Netauze, Jack O’Connor, Josh Koops, Charlie Boyce tries; Ben Lenehan 12 goals, Alex O’Donnell goal) d Penrith 5 (J Avu try).
First Grade: Sydney University d Penrith on forfeit.
Second Grade: Sydney University 108 (15 tries) d Penrith 0.
Sydney Women’s Grade competition – Round 12
Warringah 12 drew with Sydney University 12 at Pittwater Rugby Park.