Tag Archives: La Trobe

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 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: 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

The Art of Ultimate Frisbee

Frisbee throwers are a regular at local parks or beaches, often accompanied by a dog.  There is a lot to this throwing back and forth.  I’ll explain:

Having thrown frisbees multiple times with friends in the schoolyard, and being able to throw accurately, I thought I had mastered all there was to it.  How wrong I was. Continue reading The Art of Ultimate Frisbee