35 athletes from the Melbourne University Athletics Club tackled XCR Cross Country Round 3 at Cruden Farm. In sunny yet muddy conditions, Ciara Boyd-Squires Long impressed again finishing 2nd overall in U/20 Women’s 8km race, and Emma Hogan finished just five places behind her in 7th. Both contributed to the Women’s U/20 Team finishing 2nd overall in the 8km race. In the Men’s Open Division, Nicholas Earl finished an impressive 7th. Check out the Club's report here.
The Melbourne University Kendo Club held its annual MUKEN Taikai competition on Saturday, attracting competitors from various clubs around Victoria. MU Kendo Club members Thang Nguyen and Kohei Hachida won 1st place in the Senior Kyu Division and Senior Dan Division respectively.
The MU Lightning women’s netball team are unbeaten this season with five wins from five, now sitting atop the VNL Championship Ladder. The team defeated Boroondara express 59 – 52 last Wednesday evening.
The Soccer Club’s State League 1 Women came from 1-0 down at half-time to win 2-1 away at South Yarra FC, with goals from Nathalie Chea and Emma Scott. The Senior Men’s team, playing in State League 4, defeated RMIT FC 3 – 1 to make it a successful weekend for the Club.
In Men’s Australian Rules, both the Blues and the Blacks prevailed over the weekend. Former Western Bulldogs player Ayce Cordy kicked 4 goals and was best on ground for the Blues, as the team won 17.13 – 115 to 9.15 – 69 against St Bedes Mentone Tigers. The Blacks struggled in the first half against Old Carey, having kicked only 1 goal and 12 behinds at the main break. However, they roared home with a 7-goal 3rd term to win 13.16 – 94 to 10.8 – 68.
The Women’s Football Club elevated themselves to 3rd on the ladder in the William Buck Premier division, dominating Caufield Grammarians 12.7 – 79 to 4.4 – 28. Caitlin Greiser was voted best on ground with 5 goals. See the Club's weekend results here.