Olympic Swimming Hopeful Earns Place to Study at the University
16 February; Carl Junot
Australian swimmer Nicholas Groenewald, winner of 17 gold medals at the Australian Age Championships, will now study his Bachelor’s degree with the support of the University’s Elite Athlete Entry scheme.
The Melbourne University Lightning made an impressive start to the 2015 Victorian Netball League season last Saturday with its Championship team earning a hard-fought draw against league powerhouse City West Falcons.
Lightning Strikes This Weekend
5 February; Peter Walker
Melbourne University Lightning will play for the first time under their new moniker this weekend in the Victorian Netball League.
What do Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Dylan Alcott have in common? They’re all 2015 Australian Open Singles champions! Elite Athlete Program scholar Alcott (Commerce) played the game of his life to win his first ever Grand Slam on Saturday.
MURFC General Manager and Head Coach Jason Jones is thrilled to announce that former All Black has Brad Mika has joined as the Club’s Dewar Shield Forwards Coach for the 2015 season. See full story here.
Tin Alley Closure
1 January 2015
Please note: Tin Alley is closed to traffic from Royal Parade due to building works at Trinity College, effective immediately until further notice.
All vehicle access to and from the Sports Precinct via Tin Alley must enter and exit at Swanston Street.
Hot Weather Guidelines
5 February; MU Sport
To help organisations, coaches, teachers and other individuals when conducting sport in hot weather, SMA has produced this revised set of guidelines. These new guidelines are based on the latest research as well as the expertise of SMA’s medical and scientific members.