Eastern University Games
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 14 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.
|Event Dates||Sunday 2 July - Thursday 6 July 2017|
|Event Location||Newcastle, NSW|
|Individual Sport Application Forms Due||Sunday 30 April 2017|
|Trials||Monday 6 March - Saturday 1 April 2017 (Refer to table below)|
|Team Training (8 weeks)||From Monday 1 May - Tuesday 27 June 2017|
|Departure Function (compulsory event)||Thursday 29 June - Time TBC|
Basketball, Football, Futsal, Hockey, Netball, OzTag, Touch, Volleyball & Ultimate Mixed
Badminton, Squash & Tennis |
(Unfortunately Table Tennis won't be held at EUG due to venue availability)
|Team Selections||Eastern University Games Squad|
|Cost||Instalment 1: $240 + $5 service fee + Playing Uniform|
AUS Registration: $165 + $9 Service Fee (paid directly to AUS)
Instalment 2: $200
Total Cost $619 + Playing Uniform
Total Cost includes 8 weeks of training, 4 nights of 4.5 star accommodation, 1 team dinner, social uniform, service fees and AUS Games Registration
Social Uniform will include Knitted Off Field Jersey and Beanie
Trials & Selections
Trials for team sports will be conducted in March 2017. In order to be considered for an EUG Individual Sport a student must complete an 'Individual Sports Application Form' below.
Men and Women
Complete “Individual Sport Application Form” prior to 29 April www.campuslife.mq.edu.au/unisport
Men & Women
Final selections - Men's Friday 7 April 8am-9:30am
Macquarie University Sports Hall
Men and Women
Complete ‘Individual Sport Application Form’ prior to 29 April www.campuslife.mq.edu.au/unisport
Men and Women
Complete ‘Individual Sport Application’ Form prior to 29 April www.campuslife.mq.edu.au/unisport
Men & Women
|Final selections - Wednesday 5 April - 5:00pm - 6:30pm (FINAL TRIAL)|
2017 University Captains
Name: Owen Logan
Sport: Men's Hockey
Course: Mechanical Engineering and Economics
When your not playing Hockey what do you play? I try to play a bit of Touch footy over summer to keep fit.
How many uni games have you attended? 5 as a student, once as a journalist.
What got you hooked on uni games? What's better than going away for a week with mates playing the sport you love.
What is your goal for EUG this year: I'd like for my Hockey team to medal (finally) and make sure all the new boys have the best week.
Which Team are you a Die Hard fan of? North Queensland Cowboys, I have never actually been to Townsville but I have supported them forever.
When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? I'm not too sure what specifically I wanted to be, but I always wanted to build and make things. Meccano & K'Nex pretty much summed up my childhood.
Name: Laura Coleman
Sport: Touch Football
Course: Bachelor of Medical Sciences
How many Unigames have you been to? Three
Why do you love Unigames? They give you the opportunity to have fun while playing sport and making many new friends.
What is your goal for Unigames this year? To win Gold and the Spirit of The Games award.
What is your favourite Macquarie Sporting Moment? Winning an EUG Silver and a Unigames Bronze with touch football, and watching the football penalty shootout in Perth Unigames with all the other Macquarie University Teams.
What is your favourite sport anthem? Mike Brady - 'Up there cazaly'
Tell us something we may not know about you? I modelled for Hoselink because I possess a certain set of skills when watering the garden. Some say I make watering the garden look easy.