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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne University Blues Football Club

Known as
University Blues

Former name
University A

Former name date
1928-01-01

Formed
1919

Colours
Black and royal blue

Emblem
Blues

Associated clubs
University; University Blacks; Fitzroy

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) 1921–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Junior Football Association (VJFA) 1919–1920

Home Ground
University Oval

Senior Premierships
VAFA Section A - 1952, 1969, 2004 (3 total); B Section/Premier B - 1967, 1981, 2014 (3 total)

Championships and Trophies
JN Woodrow Medal - J. R. Hayes 1956; Ian M. Hayden 1960; Phillip M. Moran 1968; Quinton Gleeson 2004; Jack Watts 2008; Ross Young 2015; Ayce Cordy (7 total); GT Moore Medal - Tim J. Harris 1994 (1 total)

Website
www.uniblues.com

University Blues



In 1921, University’s VFL team crossed to the MAFA, where it was originally known as University A before assuming its current name of University Blues in 1928; the B team meanwhile was re-christened University Blacks the same year. Despite this implied hierarchy, players were equitably distributed between the two sides during this period, and throughout the 1920s there was little to choose between them in terms of standard.

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2022 Season (VAFA Premier) Fixture

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University Blues' 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A University Blues 1.13.48.1012.10 82 LOST Old Scotch 2.25.75.1013.11 89 -7 CBW Apr 2 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
2 H University Blues 3.16.29.611.9 75 WON St. Bernard's 3.64.67.67.8 50 25 UNI Apr 9 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
3 A University Blues 3.26.37.69.8 62 LOST Old Brighton 1.15.47.610.8 68 -6 BBO Apr 23 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
4 A University Blues 1.24.56.78.8 56 LOST Old Trinity 3.24.37.69.7 61 -5 DAL Apr 30 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
5 H University Blues 2.33.66.118.13 61 WON Old Melburnians 1.06.06.47.6 48 13 UNI May 7 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
6 A University Blues 2.38.58.614.11 95 WON Caulfield Grammarians 6.37.611.911.10 76 19 GLE May 14 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
7 H University Blues 1.25.35.38.4 52 WON Collegians 2.16.86.86.12 48 4 UNI May 21 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
8 H University Blues 2.16.46.611.11 77 WON Old Xaverians 1.22.44.87.11 53 24 UNI May 28 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
9 A University Blues 4.27.411.412.8 80 LOST St. Kevin's 5.08.112.316.6 102 -22 THK Jun 4 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
10 H University Blues 1.22.25.66.7 43 LOST Old Brighton 2.25.76.811.14 80 -37 UNI Jun 18 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
11 A University Blues 3.33.59.912.12 84 WON St. Bernard's 6.17.48.49.10 64 20 SBC Jun 25 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
12 H University Blues 2.05.27.39.9 63 LOST Old Scotch 4.44.510.611.7 73 -10 UNI Jul 16 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
13 A University Blues 3.14.58.610.8 68 WON Old Melburnians 5.07.29.410.5 65 3 ELS Jul 23 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
14 H University Blues 1.11.41.71.7 13 LOST St. Kevin's 2.24.57.712.10 82 -69 UNI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
15 H University Blues 5.38.412.621.8 134 WON Old Trinity 1.24.54.89.9 63 71 UNI Aug 6 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
16 A University Blues 2.27.58.1010.14 74 LOST Collegians 4.35.56.711.9 75 -1 HTO Aug 13 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
17 H University Blues 4.411.814.1218.15 123 WON Caulfield Grammarians 2.14.26.48.4 52 71 UNI Aug 20 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
18 A University Blues 2.25.45.68.6 54 LOST Old Xaverians 2.55.710.1015.13 103 -49 TOO Aug 27 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.