Sydney University Sport
) is the University of Sydney
's sporting body. SUS is one of the largest tertiary sporting bodies in Australia, and currently manages and administers more than 40 sport and recreation clubs, also organising sporting and recreation events, and offering student and non-student members a comprehensive range of sporting facilities. SUS also provides sport scholarships and other support to student athletes.
Formerly known as the Sydney University Sports Union and Sydney University Women's Sports Association, Sydney University Sport is one of the largest tertiary sporting body. It currently manages and administers 42 sport and recreation clubs, organises sporting and recreation events, and offers student and non-student members a comprehensive range of sporting facilities.
Sydney University Football Club
, founded in 1863, is the oldest rugby union club in Australia. The club was a member of the inaugural Sydney club competition in 1874. The club currently competes in the NSWRU
competition and in 2005 claimed the Tooheys New Cup
, senior and colts club championships and were runners up in the Shute Shield
In women's basketball, the Sydney Uni Flames compete in the WNBL. The men's and women's water polo clubs also compete in their national leagues, with the men's team winning the title in 2005.
The cricket club, founded in 1864, has competed in the Sydney Grade Cricket competition since its inception. The University fielded a rugby league team in the New South Wales Rugby League's Sydney premiership from 1920 to 1937. It currently competes in the NSW Tertiary Student Rugby League competition.
The Kendo club, founded in 2005, has since merged with SU SPORT in 2007. USYD Kendo Club actively participates in all regional and national level tournaments, as well as Australian University Games every year. The club is a member of New South Wales Kendo Association governed by the Australian Kendo Renmei
In netball, the Sydney Sandpipers were based at the university until they left the Commonwealth Bank Cup, and the university now fields a team in the NSW state league.
The Sydney University Soccer Football Club was founded in 1946. The club fields elite teams for men and women in the Football NSW Super League and Premier League respectively. The club also fields all age men's teams in the Eastern Suburbs Football Association and all age women's teams in the North West Sydney Women's Soccer Association They also have a number of junior girls teams and an Over 35 men's team.
The Australian rules football club, the Sydney University Students AFC has teams in the Sydney AFL and the women's SWAFL competitions.
The American Football club, the Lions, was founded in 1984 and is the most successful club in the Gridiron NSW league, with eighteen championship game appearances and nine state titles, including the last five (2003-2007).
The Sydney University Cheerleaders are 2006 New South Wales State Champions.
The Sydney University Taekwondo Club (USYDTKD) is a World Taekwondo Federation club formed in mid 2001 to cater for students who wish to learn mainstream taekwondo and represent Sydney University at the annual inter-university sporting events, such as Australian University Games (AUG's).
- American Football
- Boat (men)
- Cycling & Triathlon
- Kempo Karate
- Rockclimbing and Mountaineering
- Rowing (Women)
- Rugby League
- Rugby Union
- Sailing & Boardsailing
- Table Tennis
- Ultimate Frisbee
- Waterski & Wakeboard