Scoreboard is a wrap-up of the efforts of Sydney University athletes and teams through the past week, compiled by Graham Croker. Stories on some of the performances also appear in the News section.
Sydney Men’s Grade Cricket – Qualifying Finals
First Grade: Bankstown 7-263 off 68 overs (Jarrad Bourke 116 not out, Jake Cormack 71; Tim Ley 3-87, Nigel Cowell 2-63) d Sydney University 262 off 87.3 overs (Nick Larkin 117, Scott Henry 33,Tim Ley 22, Jonte Pattison 19; Byron Hackshall 4-66, Daryl Tuffey 2-34) on the first innings at Sydney University No.1 Oval. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Sydney University. In other qualifying finals Manly-Warringah defeated Penrith on the first innings, and Randwick-Petersham defeated Mosman on the first innings. The semi-finals on March 29 and 30 will see Randwick-Petersham hosting Sydney University at Coogee Oval, and Manly-Warringah hosting Bankstown at Manly Oval.
Second Grade: Sydney University 8(dec)-513 (Jack Hill 200 not out, Darius Visser 88, Will Hay 62, Adam Theobald 47; James Frank 2-56) drew with Mosman 8-157 off 50 overs (Labib Mahmud 27 not out, Matthew Junk 23, Danul Dassanayake 22, James Frank 21; Joe Kershaw 2-10, Tom Kierath 2-29) at the Village Green. Toss: Mosman. Batted first: Sydney University. In other qualifying finals Northern District defeated Sydney on the first innings, and Gordon defeated St George on the first innings. The semi-finals on March 29 and 30 will see Sydney University and St George meeting at Sydney University No.1 Oval, and Northern District hosting Gordon at Mark Taylor Oval.
Third Grade: Sydney University 125 (Jack Holloway 30, Jack Maddocks 21, Henry Clark 21; Pat Burns 5-29, Trent Smith 4-22) and 239 (Suda Sivapalan 93, Joshua Ryan 35, Harry Watt 33 not out; Trent Smith 2-38, Lachlan Maddison 2-41) d Sutherland 116 (Joel Burnett 48, Kyle Brockley 23 not out; (Kerrod McPherson 4-19, Lewis McMahon 4-36) and 205 (Ryan Maguire 62, Tom Doyle 51; Henry Clark 3-42, Joshua Ryan 2-24) outright at Sydney University No.2 Oval. Toss: Sutherland. Batted first: Sydney University. In other qualifying finals Gordon defeated Sydney on the first innings, and Northern District d Manly-Warringah on the first innings. The semi-finals on March 29 and 30 will see Sydney University and Sydney playing at Sydney University No.2 Oval, and Northern District and Gordon meeting at Asquith Oval.
Metropolitan Cup – Qualifying-final
Western Suburbs 167 off 66 overs (James Holland 44, Ross D’Aspromonte 37, Matthew Farmer 31) d Sydney University 103 off 48 overs (no details available) by 64 runs at St Paul’s College Oval. In other qualifying finals Blacktown d Penrith on the first innings and Gordon defeated Fairfield-Liverpool on the first innings. Semi-finals will feature Gordon v Western Suburbs and Sydney University v Blacktown.
Sydney Women’s Grade Cricket – First Grade Grand Final (Limited overs)
Universities 4-199 off 50 overs (Alison Parkin 61 not out, Kate Blackwell 55, Rachael Haynes 32, Georgia Redmayne 22; Anna Horton 1-36, Roxsanne Van-Veen 1-24) d St George Sutherland 101 off 37.4 overs (Sally Moyland 26; Kate Owen 4-10, Rachael Haynes 3-12, Melissa Norup 2-21) by 98 runs at Bankstown Oval on Sunday. Universities are premiers for the 2013-14 season.
Third Grade – Semi-final
Gordon 7-205 off 40 overs (Jane Warrilow 53 not out, Kristen Dorsch 50 ret, Emma Bradwell 40; Candice Cushway 2-13, Brooke Atkins 1-22) d Universities 105 off 33 overs (Lian Lam 24, Katrina Serena 21; Jane Warrilow 5-12, Lian Lam 2-18) by 100 runs at Forsyth Park.
Brewer Shield – Semi-final (Limited overs)
Universities 9-145 off 38 overs (Serena Liu 24, Maddy Darke 21) d St George Sutherland 144 off 40 overs by one wicket at David Phillips North. Toss: Universities. Batted first: St George Sutherland. In the other semi-final, Campbelltown-Camden d Penrith by 31 runs. Universities to meet Campbelltown-Camden in the final.
Australian Club Championship
Sydney University 19 (Tom Boidin, Sam English, James Dargaville tries; Byron Hodge 2 con) d, Easts Tigers 14 (Johnny Kalavata, EJ Fa’aofa tries; Matt Brandon con) in Brisbane on Saturday. The ACC is contested by the premier Sydney and Brisbane clubs from the previous season.
National Water Polo League – Round 7
Sydney University Lions 10 (Adam Polivka 3, Greg Enloe 2, Scott Nicholson 2, Nathan Cargill, Clayton Whittaker, Samuele Avallone) d UTS Balmain Tigers (Chris Dyson 3, Janos Takacs, Nick Godfrey, Connor Martin, Joel Davis, Drew Bagnell) at Peter Montgomery Pool, Sydney University Sports and Aquatic Centre on Thursday, March 20.
Sydney University Lions 14 (Jillian Kraus 5, Keesja Gofers 4, Bronte Halligan 2, Sarah Harris, Isobel Bishop, Emily Scott) d UTS Balmain Tigers 10 (Bronwyn Smith 3, Pascalle Casey 2, Ashley Bower 2, Alexandra Gronow, Louise Hoban, Breanna Appel) at Peter Montgomery Pool, Sydney University Sports and Aquatic Centre on Thursday, March 20.