Club members Godfrey Slattery and Emma Chilton both impressed at the Glenvale Crescent Criteriums
over the weekend. Chilton came 1st in the Women's A Grade competition, while Slattery finished 2nd in the Men's A-Grade, which was his last race before commencing a full time scholarship at Cycling Australia's High Performance Unit in Adelaide.
Round 5 of the AV Shield saw outstanding performances
Club members Cassandra Wang in the 100m and Eileen Forbes in the 200m. The Division 1 Men and Women both came 3rd on the day, but sit 1st and 2nd respectively on the overall AV Shield ladder. Last Thursday at Lakeside Stadium, Lucy Buckley and Charlie Park impressed in the 3000m at Rare Air, while Tamara Mancuso, Kate Abfalter and Jarrod Pageot peformed well in the pole vault.
Despite all four Premier Men's teams going down to Geelong, The Cricket
Club's Women's Twenty20 team 2/114 defeated
Carlton-Brunswick 2/108. Captain Catherine Grant and Emma Collard led the batting, scoring 44 and 48 respectively, with Grant also picking up a wicket and a maiden in her 4 overs bowled.
The Men's State League 2 Futsal
team demolished Tullamarine 6 - 0
, holding 2nd spot and staying in contention for promotion. Lucas Jester was named man of the match with 2 goals.
The Royals were unable to overcome rivals the Monash Warriors in the Gridiron
Victoria semi-finals, falling 14 - 26
, but remain pleased with an oustanding campaign
. The side lost only once in the home-and-away season, and will look forward to challenging for the VIC BOWL in 2019.
Round 5 AV Shield. Photo courtesy MUAC
The Melbourne University Royals. Photo via Facebook