Sydney University secured a semi-final berth in the North East AFL competition with a 58-point win over Southport in the elimination final played at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday.

The Lions had 10 scorers, led by Damien Bonney with three and Jacob Derickx with two, in the 14-22 (106) to 6-12 (48) result.

Sydney University had plenty of solid performers in the big win, with Timothy Barton, Austin Lucy, Gabriel Orr, Sam Fong, Damien Bonney and Max Wilson among the best.

The Lions will meet Northern Territory Thunder in a semi-final at TIO Stadium, Darwin, this Saturday, with the winner earning a grand final berth against the winner of the other semi-final between UWS Giants and Aspley.

Meanwhile, in the Sydney men’s Premier League, St George Dragons ended Sydney University’s run in the 2015 Premier Division with a close-fought 63-59 win in their elimination final.

The Students had 19 shots at goal but only collected eight majors, while Saints landed nine majors from 18 shots to move through to the semi-finals.

Sydney University’s Division One side moved through to the semi-finals with a 71-56 win over Macquarie University at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday.

Nik Dale and Christopher Kendrick each score three goals in the impressive win. The Students will meet UTS Bats at Henson Park this Sunday, with Balmain Tigers and Pennant Hills Demons contesting the other semi-final.

UTS Bats bought Sydney University’s Division Three’s season to an end with a 71-43 win in their semi-final at Henson Park on Saturday.

The news was better from the Sydney University women’s Premier Division team, who earned a grand final berth with their 69-36 win over Newtown Breakaways in their major semi-final at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday.

Belinda Michalk kicked three goals and Ashlee Morgan and Meredith Gray two each in the strong win.

Sydney University will meet the winner of the final between Newtown and UNSW-Eastern Suburbs Stingrays.

The grand final will be played at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday from 1.30pm on Saturday, September 19.


North East AFL – Elimination Finals

Sydney University 14.22: 106 (Damien Bonney 3, Jacob Derickx 2, Matthew O’Dwyer 2, Jordan Law, Ryan Brabazon, Kelvin Barnes, Mitchell Thompson, Tom Young, Austin Lucy, Tom Morrison) d Southport 6.12: 48 (John Anthony 3, Joshua Hunt 2, Thomas Thynne) at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday.

Best players

Sydney University: Timothy Barton, Austin Lucy, Gabriel Orr, Sam Fong, Damien Bonney, Max Wilson.

Southport: Joshua Hunt, Dylan Troutman, Jared Brennan, Matthew Sully, John Anthony.

Elimination Final 2: Aspley 9.13: 67 defeated Sydney Swans 9.6: 60.

Semi-Final I: UWS Giants v Aspley at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday, September 12.

Semi-Final 2: Northern Territory Thunder v Sydney University at TIO Stadium, Darwin, on Saturday, September 12.


Sydney Men’s Premier Division – Elimination Finals

Premier Division:  St George Dragons 9.9: 63 (Nick Ryan 4, Declan Donohue 2, Ben Jones, Jordan West, Dylan Sanderson) defeated Sydney University 8.11: 59 (Zachary Fyffe 3, Daniel Frawley, Rory Avis-Foster, Christopher Browne, Thomas Elkington, Montgomery Krochmal) at Sydney University No.1 Oval on Saturday.

Best players

St George Dragons: Nicholas Shaw, Nick Ryan, Jordan West, Jack Hill, Blake Guthrie, Taylor Preece.

Sydney University: Glenn Smith, Allister Clarke, Samuel Clark, Alexander Hawtin, Erol Sertbas, Montgomery Krochmal.


Division One: Sydney University: 11.5: 71 (Nik Dale 3, Christopher Kendrick 3, John Walsh, Nicholas Lloyd, Luke Freemantle, Thomas King, Michael Carey) defeated Macquarie University 8.8: 56 (James Brackin 2, Chris Hayes 2, Tim Cordner 2, Ryan Harris, Peter Le Breton) at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday.

Best players

Sydney University: Michael Higgins, Samuel Power, Thomas Kirkham, Nik Dale, Christopher Kendrick, Harry Bown.

Macquarie University: James Brackin, Tim Cordner, Sam Simpson, Logan Mead, Angus Rodgers, James Moylan.

Division Three – Semi-Final: UTS Bats 10.11: 71 (Mark Pennycuick 2, Harold Sleigh 2, Tom Nixon 2, Trevor Piner, Brett Day, Mark Bignell, Nicholas Barrett.) defeated Sydney University 7.7: 43 (Gabriel Robbie 2, Trent Millsteed, Peter Lloyd, Charles Allworth, Paul Oscar) at Henson Park on Saturday.

Best players:

UTS Bats: Mark Bignell, Patrick Tegart, Trevor Piner, Mark Ayers, Tom Nixon, Daniel Murrell.

Sydney University: Alexander Clark, Trent Millsteed, Ed Turner, William Wright, Micael Fogarty, Charles Allworth.


Sydney Women’s Premier Division – Semi-Final

Division One: Sydney University Bombers 11.3: 69 (Belinda Michalk 3, Ashlee Morgan 2, Meredith Gray 2, Nicola Barr, Tammy Callaghan, Chiara Binazzi, Stephanie Walker) defeated Newtown Breakaways 5.6: 36 (Laura Holdsworth 2, Alison Parkin, Melissa Daley, Verna Iles) at Blacktown International Sports Park on Saturday.

Best players

Sydney University: Rachael Stack, Nicola Barr, Megan Andresen, Belinda Michalk, A. Morgan, Amy Foo.

Newtown Bombers: Rosemary Morison, Verna Iles, Georgia Verkuylen, Alex Schroder, Cassandra Lees, Tram Nguyen.