Universities will get the chance to avenge their loss to Bankstown in the 2015-16 Twenty20 final when they meet in the final round of the 50-over competition proper.
Universities meet 6th placed Sydney at Drummoyne Oval on Sunday, February 28, before taking on 2nd placed Bankstown at Grahame Thomas Oval on Sunday, March 6. The Students suffered their only defeat of the season when they fell to. Bankstown in the Twenty20 final at Coogee Oval in January.
Universities head the 50-over First Grade ladder on 64 points, with Bankstown (58), St George-Sutherland (42) and Gordon (40) making up the top four. The semi-finals begin on Sunday, March 13.
Universities are in 7th place in the Second Grade competition, with two 50-over games to round out the season proper.
Universities take on Sydney at David Phillips North on Sunday, February 28, and Bankstown at David Phillips North on Sunday, March.
Parramatta head the Second Grade 50-over competition on 58 points, with St George-Sutherland (54), Bankstown (53) and Gordon (43) making up the top four. Universities are on 26 points.
Both Universities Third Grade teams are in the running for semi-final berths as their Twenty20 competition draws to a close.
Universities Gold take on Bankstown at Amour Park, and Universities Blue meet Campbelltown-Camden at Tempe Reserve Oval 2 in the final round of the competition proper on Saturday, February 27.
With the qualifying finals on March 5, St George-Sutherland head the Third Grade Twenty20 competition on 40 points, with Gordon (40), Universities Blue (37) and Universities Gold (27) making up the top four.
Sydney Women’s Grade competition – Round 17 (Limited overs)
First Grade: Universities versus Gordon at the Village Green on Sunday – match abandoned due to weather conditions. Points: Universities 3, Gordon 3.
Second Grade: Gordon 3-119 off 32 overs (Rebecca Hudson 54, Elizabeth Mair 28 not out; Heather Cantrill 2-10) defeat Universities 118 off 41 overs (Serena Liu 51, Renee Hebden 20; Alexandra Mueller 2-7, Louise Maclure 2-17, Elizabeth Mair 2-29) by seven wickets, with a bonus point, at Killara Oval on Sunday. Toss: Gordon. Batted first: Universities. Points: Gordon 7, Universities 0.
Third Grade – Round 17 (Twenty 20)
St George Sutherland 3-49 off 10 overs defeated Universities Gold 20 off 11 overs. Toss: St George Sutherland. Batted first: Universities Gold. Points: St George Sutherland 7.20, Universities Gold 0.32.
Universities Blue: Bye