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New Cubs Head Coach

Posted on March 29, 2020

We are excited to announce Sam Oswald has accepted the role of Head Coach for our Cubs program. Sam originally played for the Leeds Celtics in the UK whilst at university. Following this, he took on the role as the Defensive Coordinator for the Hertfordshire Cheetahs Junior team for 3 years. Rejuvenating a disbanded team […]

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Lions Men’s Head Coach Announcement

Posted on March 25, 2020

We are excited to announce Johnathan Hepner as our Lions Mens Head Coach for 2020. Coach Hepner grew up playing in Oklahoma, where he earned himself some very notable highlights playing TE, QB and OLB at Altus High School. He spent 2 years as the defensive coordinator and defensive position coach at the semi-professional team, the Kornmesser […]

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SOCIAL FLAG POSTPONED

Posted on March 21, 2020

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, sadly the 2020 Social flag competition due to start on 1 April will be postponed indefinitely. At this stage we do not know when the competition could be rescheduled to and we will therefore be refunding all players and teams who have already signed up and paid their registration. […]

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Coach Fernley & Coach Wolfie Step Down

Posted on March 3, 2020

Michael Vrcelj and Peter Fernley, Head Coaches of the Lions Womens and Cubs respectively, have announced that they will be stepping down from their coaching duties for the 2020 season. Michael Vrcelj, affectionately known as Coach Wolfie, joined Sydney Uni American Football Club in 2017 in order to take on the Head Coaching position of […]

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Andrew Ogborne Steps Down as Head Coach

Posted on March 1, 2020

At the recent Season Awards function, club stalwart Andrew Ogborne announced that he was standing aside as Head Coach of the Sydney Uni Lions.  This marks the end of an era for the club dating back to its formation in 1984.  Ogborne was the Lions’ first quarterback, compiling a career record of 46-4-2 (0.904) and […]

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SOCIAL FLAG 2020

Posted on February 10, 2020

Sydney Uni Gridiron is running its SOCIAL FLAG competition again this year on Wednesday nights at St Andrews Oval, Sydney Uni, starting on 1 April 2020. Flag Football is a non-contact form of American Football. The game is played with 5-a-side and involves all of the passing you see in the NFL. It is fast, […]

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2019 Pre-Season Schedule Announced

Posted on April 2, 2019

The Sydney University American Football club is pleased to announce the details of the 2019 pre-season schedule. With both the womens and mens team winning their The below pre-season information covers all three teams (Mens, womens & colts) and all existing and potential players should attend. There will be 2 basic skills sessions (12th and […]

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Sweet Sixteen

Posted on February 2, 2019

The Sydney Uni Lions took on all comers – exerting their will over the UNSW Raiders, playing through heavy thunderstorms and dealing with long lightning delays – to claim Waratah Bowl XXXV at Leichhardt Oval last Saturday. Riding on the back of a strong defensive showing, the Lions took control in the second and third […]

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Lions Mens & Womens progress to Final

Posted on December 8, 2018

The Sydney Uni Lions Mens and Womens team have progressed through the semi-finals and will be playing for the state Championship on the 15th December at Leichhardt Oval. The Lions Women beat the #1 ranked ACT Diamonds 6-0 on Saturday 1st December to secure their spot in the Opal Bowl. The Lions Men overcame the […]

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2018 Pre-Season Schedule Announced

Posted on May 4, 2018

The Sydney University American Football club is pleased to announce the details of the 2018 pre-season schedule. 2018 will be a big year for the club with the introduction of a womens team in addition to the mens and colts team. The below pre-season information covers all three teams and all existing and potential player […]

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