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.



Women’s National Basketball League – Round 3

Sydney Uni Flames 93 (Tahlia Tupaea 29, Katie-Rae Ebzery 20, Joslyn Tinkle 14) defeated Melbourne Boomers 86 (Tess Madgen 28, Elyse Penaluna 28) at Brydens Stadium, Sydney University Sport and Fitness Centre, on Saturday.

Round 4: Sydney Uni Flames versus South-East Queensland Stars at Logan Metro Sports Centre on Friday, October 30, with a 7.30pm tip-off.


Rugby Union

National Rugby Championship – Semi-Finals

Brisbane City 47 (Liam Gill (2), Nick Frisby (2), Samu Kerevi, Luke Beauchamp, Jake McIntyre; Jake McIntyre 4 conversions) defeated Sydney Stars 32 (Guy Porter, Jake Wainwright, Harry Jones, Tolu Latu tries; Angus Roberts 4 conversions) at Ballymore on Saturday night.

University of Canberra Vikings 50 (Rodney Iona 2, Jarrad Butler, Ben Alexander, Francis Fainifo, Ita Vaea tries, Penalty try; Christian Lealiifano 5 conversions) defeated Melbourne Rising 37 (Stacy Ili, Jonah Placid, Cruze Ah Nau, Sione Tuipoluto, Colby Fainga’a tries; Jack Debreczeni 4 conversions).

Grand Final: Brisbane City versus Canberra Vikings at Ballymore on Saturday, October 31, with a 3pm AEST (Brisbane time) kick-off.



Sydney Men’s Grade competition – Round 4 (Two-day matches)

First Grade: Sutherland 117 (Ben Dwarhuis 53, Jarry Biviano 24, Adam Whately 21; Nigel Cowell 4-28, Ben Joy 2-10) and 1-15 versus Sydney University  6(dec)-125 (Nick Larkin 50, Greg Mail 44; Nathan Fitzgerald 3-17, Riley Ayre 2-46) stumps, day one at Sydney University No.1 Oval on Saturday. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Sutherland.

Second Grade: Sydney University 88 (Mark Faraday 37, Tom Kierath 20; Devlin Malone 6-23, Scott Pickering 2-10) and 2-48 (Mark Faraday 28; Devlin Malone 2-8) versus Sutherland 181 (Matthew Hughston 72, Dylan Smith 25, Joel Brockley 20; Josh Toyer 2-27, Joe Kershaw 2-45, Tom Kierath 2-52) stumps, day one, at Glenn McGrath Oval on Saturday. Toss: Sutherland. Batted first: Sydney University.

Third Grade: Sydney University 175 (Jack Maddocks 71, Nicholas Arnold 47; Michael Holmes 5-32, Alex Watkiss 3-42) versus Sutherland 6-42 (Daniel Grant 23) stumps, day one at St Paul’s College Oval. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Sydney University.

Fourth Grade: Sutherland 5-282(Matthew Parker 124 not out, Shaun Thornton 74; William Clayton 2-35, Jonathon Craig Dobson 2-45) versus Sydney University, stumps, day one at Sutherland Oval. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Sutherland.

Fifth Grade: Sydney University 112 (Kobe Carroll 27, Michael Harris 21; Angus Fallins 2-11, Pat Driscoll 2-13, Joel Almond 2016) versus Sutherland 5-123 (Luke Miller 46 not out, Joel Almond 24, Dyland Koprivec 20; Paddy O’Brien 3-41, Alex Mihalyka 2-28) stumps, day one, at Camperdown Oval. Toss: Sutherland. Batted first: Sydney University.

Twenty20 Cup competition – Semi-Finals

Sydney University 5-120 off 19.2 overs (Nick Larkin 49 not out, Ben Trevor-Jones 23, Max Hope 23; Nathan McAndrew 2-18, Aaron Bird 1-22, Jarrad Burke 1-14) defeated Bankstown 8-119 off 20 overs (Philip Wells 38,  Nathan McAndrew 29 not out, Daniel Sloway 26; Will Somerville 3-19, Liam Robertson 2-22, Nigel Cowell 1-25, Tim Ley 1-27) at Sydney University No.1 Oval on Sunday. Toss: Bankstown. Batted first: Bankstown.

Other semi-finals: Northern District defeated Campbelltown-Camden, Randwick-Petersham defeated Newcastle, Manly-Warringah defeated St George.

Preliminary Finals: Sydney University versus Northern District at Sydney Cricket Ground at 11am on Sunday, November 1.

Randwick-Petersham versus Manly-Warringah at Sydney Cricket Ground at 2.30pm on Sunday, November 1.

Final: At Sydney Cricket Ground at 6.30pm on Sunday, November 1.


Metropolitan Cup – Round 4 (Two-day match)

Sydney University v Hawkesbury at Alexandria Park (No details available.)


Sydney Women’s Grade competition – Round 4 (Limited Overs)

First Grade: Universities 3-407 off 50 overs (Georgia Redmayne 162 not out, Rachel Haynes 149, Kate Owen 53 not out; Dion Marsh 1-42) defeated Northern District 70 off 19.1 overs (Sam Bates 21, Jodie Hicks 19; Laura Marsh 5-10, Emily Mifsud 2-1, Melissa Norup 2-13) by 337 runs at The Village Green on Sunday. Toss: Universities. Batted first: Universities. Points: Universities 6, Northern District 0.

Third Grade: Universities Blue 7-226 off 40 overs defeated North West Sydney 50 off 31.4 overs at Bella Vista Oval on Saturday. Toss Universities Blue. Batted first: Universities Blue. Points: Universities Blue 6, North West Sydney 0.

Universities Gold 6-205 off 40 overs (Luka Karalus 50 ret, Annapurna Mukherjee 43, Jemma Still 31, Mel Stott 23 not out) defeated Bankstown 7-136 off overs (Heather Cantrill 2-12, Luka Karalus 2-22) at Tempe Reserve No.2 on Saturday. Toss: Universities Gold. Batted first: Universities Gold. Points: Universities Gold 6, Bankstown 6.

Brewer Shield – Round 3

Universities 5-155 off 29.5 overs (Olivia Porter 50 ret, Stella Campbell 29, Samantha Robinson 23 not out) defeated Parramatta 55 off 25.2 overs (Dharshia Srinivas 2-1, Olivia Porter 2-2) at David Phillips North Oval on Sunday.