The University Blacks won two premierships in the Premier League of the Victorian Amateur Football Association last weekend, adding to the two flags won by the University Blues the previous weekend.
The Blacks faced the Old Collegians in the Premier Grand Final, and came out winners by 44 points at the final siren, with Captain Bede Mahon leading the charge with a best on ground performance, taking home the Jock Nelson medal for his efforts.
University Blacks 13.12 (90)
Collegians 7.4 (46)
Blacks Coach Cam Roberts said “it was good to get the monkey off the back” after the clubs first premier league premiership in 40 years, having only made it back into the premier league in 2013.
The Premier Reserve Grand Final against Old Xaverians was a closer affair, with scores tied at full time. After 10 minutes of extra time the Blacks emerged as winners by 10 points.
University Blacks 9.9 (63)
Old Xaverians 7.11 (53)
The University Blues teams played in their Grand Finals the previous week, and also ended the year with two premiership flags.
The Blues Premier B team belted Old Carey by 75 points, proof that the Blues had been the strongest team for the whole season.
University Blues 20.22 (142)
Old Carey 10.7 (67)
The Premier B Reserve team defeated St Kevin’s by a handy 35 points.
University Blues 13.7 (85)
St Kevin’s 7.8 (50)
Premier Match Replay
Premier Reserve Replay
The University Blues will move up to the Premier Division next season, alongside the Blacks team, paving the way for an ANZAC day clash for the rival teams. 2012 was the last time the two Melbourne University teams played against each other.
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