University defeat Maroochydore in round nine of 2014 Sunshine Coast Rugby Union season

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

University v Maroochydore July 5, 2014 penalty goal attempt.jpg University fullback Alex Millington kicked one penalty goal — Uni’s opening score — and two conversions.
Image: Patrick Gillett.

University v Maroochydore July 5, 2014 grand stand crowd.jpg The crowd on the grandstand observing the contest
Image: Patrick Gillett.

University v Maroochydore July 5, 2014 1.jpg Almost through. A Maroochydore player tackles a University player before he gets away.
Image: Patrick Gillett.

University v Maroochydore
Video: Patrick Gillett.

July 5, 2014
University 27
Maroochydore 3
University Oval
Sippy Downs, Queensland

University have defeated Maroochydore 27 points to 3 in their round nine Sunshine Coast Rugby Union match yesterday at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Australia.

Maroochydore fullback Lasaro Manomoli opened the scoring through a penalty goal. Despite long periods of domination, Maroochydore would not score again.

Alex Millington opened University’s scoring with a penalty goal of his own. Flanker John Southern scored the opening try of the game off a charge down. Andrew Robilliard scored University’s second try on half time. Millington converted both tries.

It wasn’t until thirty minutes into the second half before University scored again. Darren Gibson scored in the right corner off a 30 metre run. The conversion was unsuccessful. University centre Vern Parks finished off the bonus point win with a try in the opposite corner.

University are now scheduled to host Noosa next weekend in a match which should separate the teams at the top of the ladder. Noosa defeated Toads 18 points to 13 in the weekend’s other A-grade game.


  • Anthony Brand “Uni weathers storm before shooting clear”. Sunshine Coast Daily, 38, July 6, 2014
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