150th Anniversary for rugby club

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The Sydney University Football Club celebrates its 150th anniversary this year with a range of exciting events planned in honour of the milestone. SUFC, founded in 1863, is the birthplace of Australian rugby and is the oldest rugby club outside of Britain.

“SUFC has a very special relationship with University alumni and we look forward to welcoming back past players and supporters of the club and also introducing new supporters to the club in 2013. It promises to be a great celebration for all,” says Club President, David Mortimer AO.

Highlights of the sesquicentenary include an anniversary dinner on 13 April, a SUFC 1st Grade v World University Barbarians (curtain raiser to Wallabies v British & Irish Lions Sydney Test Match) on 6 July, and a re-Enactment of SUFC’s first game (during half-time at Wallabies v All Blacks Sydney Test) on 17 August.