Tag Archives: Australian University Games

Beyond Realisation is turning two, and still going

Hannah Willmott (LTU) & her RMIT opponent at SUG 2014 (photo: Davis Harrigan)
Hannah Willmott (LTU) & her RMIT opponent at SUG 2014 (photo: Davis Harrigan)

At the end of August, Beyond Realisation hits its second birthday.

It does not feel like two years since I began writing on this blog, focusing on issues and discussions beyond the general reviews and previews.  On top of that, 20,500 views might not seem like a lot either, but it’s the culmination of hard work and passion. Continue reading Beyond Realisation is turning two, and still going

From the eyes of an amateur photographer: the sport

La Trobe v Wollongong, Australian University Games, 2013 (photo mine)
La Trobe v Wollongong, Australian University Games, 2013 (photo mine)

Across all my experiences in the sporting industry – including game day reporting and article writing – there is one aspect that is consistent across each thing that I do; photography. Continue reading From the eyes of an amateur photographer: the sport

Australian University Games: a La Trobe University Review and Summary

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La Trobe hockey player Bethany Stewart chases down her UWA opponent on Day 2 (photo mine)

Warm weather and some serious competition.  For one week the Gold Coast played host to almost 9,000 students from 41 universities and tertiary institutions for the biggest Australian University Games in history. Continue reading Australian University Games: a La Trobe University Review and Summary

Australian University Games: La Trobe University Day 4 – Volleyball, AFL and Hockey

La Trobe (right) v Griffith on Thursday at Labrador (photo mine)
La Trobe (right) v Griffith on Thursday at Labrador (photo mine)

Men’s Volleyball

La Trobe dft by University of New South Wales 1-3

La Trobe dft by Bond University 1-3

To play volleyball you need agility, quick arms and sharp eyes.  Pace is the name of the game, and at Bond University on Thursday morning, La Trobe took on the University of New South Wales. Continue reading Australian University Games: La Trobe University Day 4 – Volleyball, AFL and Hockey

Australian University Games: La Trobe Day 3 – Tenpin Bowling, Basketball and Squash

Women's Basketball Team, 2013 AUG (photo mine)
Women’s Basketball Team, 2013 AUG (photo mine)

TENPIN BOWLING

La Trobe dft University of Adelaide 5-0

La Trobe dft University of New South Wales 3-2

La Trobe dft Griffith University 5-0

Taking on Adelaide University in the morning, the hard nights and long days were really beginning to take their toll.  Continue reading Australian University Games: La Trobe Day 3 – Tenpin Bowling, Basketball and Squash

Australian University Games, Day 2: La Trobe Hockey, AFL and Soccer

Victorious Women's soccer team (photo mine)
Victorious Women’s soccer team (photo mine)

Hockey (Women’s)

La Trobe 1 dft by University of Western Australia 3

La Trobe 0 dft by University of Western Sydney 2

Heat.  The word began to circle around the La Trobe camp on Tuesday morning, and there were certainly some sore bodies and tired eyes after a fun Monday night on the Gold Coast. Continue reading Australian University Games, Day 2: La Trobe Hockey, AFL and Soccer

Australian University Games: Day 1: Ultimate Frisbee, Netball and other results

La Trobe AUG frisbee team (photo mine)
La Trobe AUG frisbee team (photo mine)

Day 1 report

-ULTIMATE FRISBEE

University of Wollongong dft La Trobe 8-5

La Trobe lost to Queensland University of Technology 11-9

The team may have a lot of first year players, but that didn’t stop the La Trobe Ultimate Frisbee team (LATUUF) from giving everything they had against the University of Wollongong. Continue reading Australian University Games: Day 1: Ultimate Frisbee, Netball and other results

Australian University Games: a La Trobe University preview

My personal Australian University Games Banner (Google Images - Source)
My personal Australian University Games Banner (Google Images – Source)

Back in July almost 2,000 students converged on Ballarat for Southern University Games for four days and nights of sport and socialising.

Now, it’s September, and University Games is back for its biggest event of the year.  This time, the number of students will be somewhat closer to 6,000, and the location will be the Gold Coast. It’s time for Australian University Games (AUG). Continue reading Australian University Games: a La Trobe University preview