With two wins and a draw in the opening six rounds of the Sydney Men’s Premier Division AFL season, Sydney University will be pushing to consolidate themselves in the top six when they meet Manly Warringah Wolves in a Round 7 clash at Weldon Oval this Saturday.
The Lions are sixth on the Men’s Premier Division ladder on 10 points, behind UNSW-Eastern Suburbs (20), Pennant Hills Demons (16), St George Dragons (12), North Shore Bombers (12) and UTS Bats (12).
Sydney University opened the season with a tight 73-68 loss to UNSW-Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs at Henson Park but bounced back with a 98-59 result over St George at Gore Hill Oval and a Uni 74-65 win over North Shore Bombers at Gore Hill Oval.
They then drew 54-all with Inner West Magpies at Picken Oval before losing 75-60 to Pennant Hills Demons at Sydney Uni No1 Oval. The Students had a bye in Round 6.
Sydney University’s Under 19 Division One men’s side are lurking in 5th position, while the Under 19 Division Two side are holding down 3rd spot.
The Club’s other men’s sides include: Division One 3rd, Men’s Division Two 3rd, Men’s Division Three 6th, Men’s Premier Division 6th, Men’s Premier Division Reserves 1st, and Masters 6th.
Undefeated East Coast Eagles head the Sydney Women’s Premier Division ladder on 24 points, with Inner West Magpies (20), Manly Warringah Wolves (16), Sydney University (16), UNSW-ES Bulldogs (12) and UTS Bats (12) making up the top six.
Sydney University’s Women’s Premier Division side opened the season with a 24-20 win over UNSW-ED Bulldogs at Henson Park and backed that up with an 81-7 result against Southern Power at Gore Hill Oval. They then lost 48-13 to North Shore Bombers at Gore Hill Oval and 63-14 to Inner West Magpies at Picken Oval before defeating Pennant Hills Demons 33-30 at Sydney Uni No.1 Oval and Macquarie University 29-15 at Greenway Park.
Sydney University will take on Manly Warringah in a Round 7 clash at Weldon Oval this Saturday.
Sydney University’s Women’s Division One side is eighth on the ladder, while the Division Four side sits in third berth.