ROUND 2 REVIEW

This past weekend saw our UNSW Raiders Colts, Womens and Mens teams commence their season at our home field.

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COLTS – Congratulations to our young Colts who had their first game in 3 years!  The rookie team kicked off at 8pm on Friday night against the Nepean Ducks Colts team.  It was a very low scoring game with an unconverted touchdown by #20 Jahvia Peters late in the 4th quarter.  The boys fought hard in their first ever game but unfortunately were not able to come away with the win.  FINAL SCORE:   Ducks  7 defeated Raiders 6.

WOMEN – The reigning undefeated champions took to the field on Saturday kicking off at 4pm against the Newcastle Cobras.  The pressure was on our women to open up the season the way they ended 2015 and they did not disappoint!  Congratulations to the ladies and well done to the rookie players who certainly made their mark.   FINAL SCORE: Raiders 64 defeated Cobras 0.

MEN – Our mens team kicked off on Saturday evening at 6pm against the Nepean Ducks and they were looking to avenge our colts after they had been defeated the night before by only 1 point.  The sideline was crowed with a 64 man squad looking to start the season with a bang.  There were no disappointments with the Raiders holding the Ducks scoreless in the second half.  Congratulations to the men and well done to the rookie players.
FINAL SCORE – Raiders 26 – Ducks 7.

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WEEKEND RESULTS

MEN

  • UNSW Raiders 26 def Nepean Ducks 7
  • West Sydney Pirates 56 def Wollongong Mustangs 8
  • Northwestern Predator’s 18 def Northern Sydney Rebels 7
  • Sydney University Lions 32  def UTS Gridiron 8
  • Sutherland Seahawks 42 def Newcastle Cobras 40
  • BYE – Central Coast

COLTS

  • Neapean Ducks 7 def UNSW Raiders 6
  • West Sydney Pirates 32 def Wollongong Brumbies 12
  • UTS Gridiron 28 def Sydney University Cubs 14
  • Northwestern Giants 16 def Northern Sydney Rebels 0
  • BYE – Central Coast and Sutherland Seahawks

WOMEN

  • UNSW Raiders 64 def Newcastle Cobras 0
  • Northwestern Phoenix 20 def – UTS Gridiron 8

RAIDERS GAMES FOR NEXT WEEKEND (Round 3)

This coming weekend please join us at David Phillips Sports fields.  The BBQ will be running all day (or until sold out) and there will be UNSW Raiders Merchandise available to purchase. UNSW Raiders game schedule for this coming Saturday 17 September is as follows:

  • Colts vs Central Coast Sharks – 11am
    (note: this may only be a practice scrimmage due to Central Coast low numbers)
  • Men vs  Central Coast Sharks – 3pm
  • Women – BYE

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS –  Make sure you look out for our weekly highlights reel which will be posted on Facebook page every Tuesday morning.