The University of Melbourne has gone back-to-back, taking out a second consecutive Victorian Intervarsity Uni Rugby Sevens title. An emphatic 51-0 victory against Deakin in the grand final secured the silverware.
Sport at the University of Melbourne has broken a new record, but for a change it wasn’t on the sporting field. Melbourne University Sport’s fitness centres had 19,000 visits last week, setting a new weekly attendance record.
The University Blacks Football Club (with the support of the University) is holding a series of Gay? That’s OK! events in support of diversity, inclusion and marriage equality that will culminate with a match against Collegians Football Club on the University Oval on Saturday 29 August.
Sport at the University of Melbourne kicked some major goals in 2014. Highlights include the opening of the Ernie Cropley Pavilion, a sixth consecutive Boat Race title and some strong performances at the Winter Olympics.
The Rugby Club has made the preliminary final after beating the Unicorns 46–18. The Basketball Club’s Big V women won game one of their three-game semi final series against the Vikings 63–55 and the Renegades premier mens volleyballers won their semi 3–1 against Eastside.
ANZ Championship premiership player and former Australian Fast 5 Flyers captain Elissa Kent (nee Macleod) will coach the Melbourne University Lightning's Championship team in the 2016 Victorian Netball League.