Saturday 31st January
Waratahs vs Sydney Uni – 1.35pm
To kick off the season, and the start of our pre-season trials for 2015, SUFC will be involved in the NSW Waratahs 2015 Fan Day, playing a 30-minute trial match against the defending Super Rugby Champions at Granville Park this Saturday January 31.
Two SUFC boys, Jeremy Tilse and Will Skelton, are in hard pre-season training for the Waratahs getting ready for their trials and the upcoming season (Image: Karen Watson)
The Fan Day will include three 30-minute practice matches against Sydney’s Shute Shield sides, Randwick, Parramatta and of course Sydney Uni.
Granville Park will also play host to the Semi-final and Final of the Willie O Cup on the same day, showcasing some of the best young Australian/Tongan rugby talent. There will be food stalls, Waratahs player signing opportunities before the game, poster giveaways and more.
2015 NSW Waratahs Fan Day
1:00pm Kick Off – Waratahs will play 3x30min games against three Shute Shield teams: Randwick, Sydney Uni and Parramatta.
Free entry for members upon presentation of a 2015 NSW Waratahs Member card or membership confirmation email, entry charges will apply for non-members.
Waratahs members: FREE
Non Members: $15 entry
8:30am: Gates Open
9:30am: Kick Off – Willie O Cup Manly (1st) v Newcastle Brothers (4th)
10:40am: Kick Off – Willie O Cup Burwood Blues (2nd) v Griffith (3rd)
1:00pm: Kick Off – NSW Waratahs v Randwick
**1:35pm: Kick Off – NSW Waratahs v Sydney Uni**
2:15pm: Kick Off – NSW Waratahs v Parramatta
3:40pm: Kick Off – Willie O Cup 3rd v 4th
5:00pm: Kick Off – Willie O Cup Final
For more information, please visit the NSW Waratahs website.
Other SUFC Trials
On top of our trial against the NSW Waratahs, SUFC will be involved in a number of other trial matches and pre-season tournaments. We would love your support as we prepare for the 2015 Shute Shield season, so come along!
2015 Trial Games / Pre-Season Tournaments
Saturday, 7th February – Crescent Head 7s Tournament
Saturday 28th February – Kiama 7s Tournament
Saturday, 7th March – Full Club Trial vs. Eastwood at T.G. Millner Oval (timings TBC)
Saturday, 14th March – Trial vs. Canberra Vikings/TBA at Kiama Showground
Saturday, 14th March – Laffan Cup at UWS Hawkesbury Campus
The Shute Shield competition will then commence on Saturday, 21st March.