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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

Southern University Games: La Trobe University Review

La Trobe team captains & manager accept the 2013 SUG winners trophy (photo: Australian University Sport)
La Trobe team captains & manager accept the 2013 SUG winners trophy (photo: Australian University Sport)

It was the wish of La Trobe University Sport Manager Rennie Cirillo to see the Southern University Games trophy hoisted high at the end of the competition by the team captains.  He conveyed his sentiments to the team managers on the first night of the games, telling them to give it their all.  The ultimate goal came to fruition, and the cup was raised by La Trobe team captains Larissa Payne and Geoff Holland at the closing ceremony. Continue reading Southern University Games: La Trobe University Review

Southern University Games: La Trobe University: Ultimate Frisbee Preview

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La Trobe University Ultimate Frisbee logo

Playing for a sports team at university means you meet new friends, try new things and have new adventures.

One of those new adventures could be ultimate frisbee.  In 2013, the La Trobe University Ultimate Frisbee club (otherwise known as LATUUF) has seen a new cohort of players not only join the club, but stick with the club. Continue reading Southern University Games: La Trobe University: Ultimate Frisbee Preview

Southern University Games and La Trobe University Preview

Southern University Games 2013/La Trobe University Banner
Southern University Games 2013/La Trobe University Banner

Southern University Games (SUG) is the biggest university sport event on the calendar in July for Victoria, and there is plenty of action and partying happening all week.

There are 16 sports to be contested over four days between Victorian universities, a couple of TAFE institutes, with Adelaide and Tasmania also included in the mix.

Before I continue, here are the 16 sports for the 2013 games, to be held in Ballarat, in partnership with the University of Ballarat: Continue reading Southern University Games and La Trobe University Preview