Congratulations to the Melbourne University Royals
Colts Gridiron team for winning the VICBOWL this weekend against the Monash Warriors, prevailing in a tight contest 28 – 26.
Melbourne University Black Angels
women’s basketball team remain in top spot on the ladder after defeating Wallan Panthers 68–53. They have won the last six games after losing in the opening round.
Contrasting fortunes for Men’s Australian Rules over the weekend. The University Blues
lost by 2 points in a nail biter vs Old Brighton 14.18–102 to 15.14–104, but the University Blacks
prevailed 15.19–109 to 11.10–76 against Beaumaris.
Melbourne University Athletics Club
sent a record 42 athletes to St Anne’s winery in the XCR competition, with some impressive results. Ciara Boyd-Squires Long claimed 2nd in the U20 4km race and a team gold medal with Emma Hogan and Anna Louey, while Nick Earl earned a bronze medal in the Open Men’s 8km race.
In rugby, MURFC
defeated Footscray 17 – 12 to move into 4th spot on the Dewar Shield ladder.
Congratulations to Bachelor of Environments student Stefan Nigro
who won the A-League Grand Final with Melbourne Victory 1–0 against Newcastle Jets on Saturday night.
Bachelor of Science student Ria Thompson
has been selected in the Australian U23 Rowing team for the World Championships in Poland this July. On Saturday she relocated to Sydney to train with her crew until heading to Italy for a training camp on 7 July.