Eastern University Games

Eastern University Games

Eastern University Games 2015

Newcastle, NSW (2 - 6 July 2017)

Over 3500 competitors from NSW and ACT Universities will travel to Newcastle for the Eastern University Games in 2017. The EUG will offer over 15 Sports with the competition offering 4 days of sporting competition. Many teams will need to battle it out at this competition in order to qualify for places at the Australian University Games later in the year. 

EUG Information
Event Dates Sunday 2 July - Thursday 6 July 2017
Event Location Newcastle, NSW
Individual Sport Application Forms Due 30 April 2017
Team Training (6 weeks) TBC
Departure Function (compulsory event) TBC
Team Sports

Basketball, Football, Futsal, Hockey, Netball,
Oz Tag, Touch & Ultimate Mixed

Individual Sports Badminton, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball, Table Tennis
Team Selections TBC



Trials & Selections

Trials for team sports will be conducted in March 2017. Trial dates and times will be available late February.

In order to be considered for an EUG Individual Sport a student must complete an “Individual Sports Application Form” below.

Individual Sports Application Form

2017 Results


2016 University Captains

Name: Hannah Dodd
Nickname: HDodd
Sport: Touch Football
Age: 21
Course: Bachelor of Science-Psychology
Most admired athlete: Sally Pearson
One port you would love to try? I would love to try rowing, I think it would be challenging and great fitness and it is very different from the sports I normally play.
Favourite sporting moment? Being selected for Green and Gold team at Australian University Games for Touch Football in 2015
Career Aspirations: To be a Sports Psychologist
How Many UniGames have you been to? I have been to 3 Uni Games, Wollongong will be my 4th.
Why UniGames? It is a good way to get involved in programs around the university. You make amazing friends from uni that you can keep with you during the duration of your degree. It has also allowed me to grow as a leader and given me opportunity to take on new roles and utilised what I have learnt.
Favourite sports movie: The Waterboy
Best program/class you have done at MQ Sport and Aquatic Centre? Pilates


Name: Owen Logan
Nickname: Loags
Sport: Men's Hockey
Age: 22
Course: Mechanical Engineering and Economics
Most admired athlete: David Pocock, one of the hardest working and modest rugby players around.
One sport I'd love to try: Scuba diving or Muay Thai.
Favourite sporting moment: Our Macquarie Mens first grade team winning a third consecutive major premiership in the Sydney hockey competition.
Career Aspirations: Large scale project management of energy systems.
Number of uni games attended: 5
Why uni games: What's better than going away for a week with mates playing the sport you love after an intense uni semester!
Favourite sports movie: The Blind Side
Best MQ program: Social touch footy on a Wednesday nights to keep fit in the off season

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