The University of Adelaide has made a major statement on home soil in the Uni 7s, finishing day one on top of their pool for the first time.
The Romas went three-from-three on day one and face off with Sydney Uni in a top of the table decider on Sunday morning in round five.
Sydney Uni are also undefeated in their first three matches of the Adelaide leg and sit just below Uni of Adelaide in Pool B as they vie for their first Uni 7s gol..
Series leaders Griffith sit firmly on top of Pool A after day one, as they defeated fellow Queenslanders UQ and take on UC in round five who were tryless in all three of their day one matchups.
Griffth Uni needs just a third-placed finish to ensure they win their maiden series title but there's plenty left to play out on day two.
The top three spots in both Pool A and B are separated by just two points, with round five set to sort out the finals order.
6:00pm - ROUND FOUR
The last round of day one saw two of the biggest matchups as teams battled it out for top position and bragging rights.
UNE nabbed another win on day one after their round four matchup against UC, in another tryless outing for the Canberrans, the Armidale side winning 17-0
Griffith stole a 20-10 win and the day one pool lead over UQ and Eliza Flynn set the tone immediately with a double in the opening four minutes of the match.
UQ were left tryless in the first half but pushed back against the defending champions in a tough slog.
The Uni of Adelaide finished off day one on home turf undefeated after their 24-5 win over UTas.
Alice Gregory was incredible for the home side, scoring a double in each half and snagging 20 points in the match..
Jakiya 'Winx' Whitfeld clinched the closest win of the day for Sydney Uni, 19-14 over Macquarie.
The thrilling matchup saw both teams neck and neck through both halves but it was a scramble of the speedsters that was the decider for the last match of the day with Whitfeld taking the honours over Montana Walters.
University of Canberra 0 - UNE 17
UQ 10 - Griffith 20
University of Adelaide 34 - University of Tasmania 5
Sydney Uni 19 - Macquarie 14
4:00pm - ROUND THREE
UNE put up a brilliant fight against UQ in round three and though they suffered a 26-5 loss, that margin was not reflective of their efforts.
Queensland sides Griffith and Bond Uni met up in round three with Griffith dominating the Gold Coast side in a 30-0 shutout.
Macquarie Uni cruised to a 37-0 win over te the Uni of Melbourne in their Pool B matchup.
Mia Wood and Brydie Parker both scored doubles for the Rays, as the Uni of Melbourne were left tryless for the third time on day one.
UTas went agonisingly close to nabbing a huge upset over Sydney Uni, going down 24-21.
A double from Sydney Uni's Jakiya Whitfeld helped them close the gap after an electrifying UTas start.
It was Sydney Uni captain Olivia White who clinched the match winner and a double on full-time.
UNE 5 - UQ 26
Bond Uni 0 - Griffith 30
Macquarie Uni 37 - Melbourne Uni 0
University of Tasmania 21 - Sydney Uni 24
2pm - ROUND TWO
Round two saw some dominant performances with the pool standings beginning to take shape.
UNE claimed their first win of the day with a 19-5 victory over Bond Uni.
Speedster Maya Stewart scored a double in the first half for UNE as they went on to snag the win.
Bond Uni still sits just ahead of UNE on the Pool A ladder despite both teams recording a win and a loss.
In their first match of the day UQ came out firing against UC claiming a shutout, with five unanswered tries.
Uni of Adelaide made it two from two at home, as they came up against Uni of Melbourne with a 48-0 win their biggest score in Uni 7s history.
Macquarie was looking for vengeance against UTas in round two after a shock opening round loss and they found it with a 20-5 win over the Tasmanians.
Macquarie led at halftime 15 – 0, and despite a try right on full'time from UTas’ Kiki Morgan, the Rays claimed the win.
UNE 19 - Bond Uni 5
UQ 25 - UC 0
University of Adelaide 48 - Melbourne Uni 0
Macquarie Uni 20 - University of Tasmania 5
12:00pm - ROUND ONE
The final round of the Aon Uni 7s kicked off with a matchup between defending champions Griffith and UNE.
UNE finished on the Gold Coast in their best position yet at fifth, and picked up where they left off.
UNE had the lead just five minutes in, however doubles from Griffith’s Alysia Lefau-Fakaosilea and Alana Elisaia denied the NSW side a shock victory.
Bond cruised to a 29-0 win over UC in their opening match in Adelaide.
Uni of Adelaide had the upset of the morning with a shock 31-15 win over Macquarie, spurred on by a double for star Alice Gregory.
The Uni of Adelaide Romas secured the lead with a magnificent run away try from Gregory and kept the Rays at bay.
Sydney Uni finished the Gold Coast leg with a silver medal and took on wooden spoon winners Melbourne, in the last match of round one.
Griffith University 36 - UNE 12
UC 0 - Bond Uni 29
University of Adelaide 31 - Macquarie 15
Melbourne Uni 0 - Sydney Uni 36
Sunday October 21. All times AEDT
9:30am - Bond Uni vs UQ
9:50am - Griffith vs University of Canberra
10:10am - Melbourne Uni vs University of Tasmania
10:30am - University of Adelaide vs Sydney Uni
11:30am - 3rd Pool A vs 4th Pool B
11:50am - 3rd Pool B vs 4th Pool A
12:10pm - 1st Pool A vs 2nd Pool B
12:30pm - 1st Pool B vs 2nd Pool A
1:30pm - 5th Pool A vs 5th Pool B
1:55pm - Loser 3rd Pool A/4th Pool B vs Loser 3rd Pool B/4th Pool A
2:20pm - Winner 3rd Pool A/4th Pool B vs Winner 3rd Pool B/4th Pool A
Bronze Medal match
2:45pm - Loser 1st Pool A/2nd Pool B vs Loser 2nd Pool A/1st Pool B
Gold Medal match
3:10pm - Winner 1st Pool A/2nd Pool B vs Winner 2nd Pool A/1st Pool B
University of Canberra
University of Tasmania
University of Adelaide
University of Sydney
University of Melbourne
IN: Claudia McLaren, Jordan Parsonage, Kirrily Laws, Anneliese Hughes, Emma Wade
OUT: Matilda Vaughan Fowler, Iliseva Batibasaga, Kim Davey, Ash Quinlan, Olivia Patterson
Olivia White (c)
IN: Katie Harrison, Renae Jolly, Brydie Parker
OUT: Sariah Paki, Madison Ashby, Tatum Bird
Emily Chancellor (CC)
Maddison Anderson (CC)
IN: Lori Cramer, Terri-Anne Egan
OUT: Gemma Hauck, Katie Muscat (13th)
Marioulla Belessis (vice-captain)
Jannicke lJdens (captain)
Hagiga (Haj) Mosby
Mackenzie Sadler (vice-captain)
Bodil Van Wijnbergen
Katie Muscat – 13th player
IN: Kaitlin Shave, Stephanie Rutherford
OUT: Kathy Baker, Eve Higgins
Jessika Elliston ©
University of Melbourne
IN: Jordan Holloway-Clarke, Jessica Roberts, Danielle Crosswell, Emma Strom
OUT: Amelia Ansell, Lydia Quedley Tuna, Sophia Power
IN: Rhiannon Blair-Revell
OUT: Eloise Schlect,
Katrina “Cheech” Barker
University of Canberra
IN: Samantha Wood, Georgia O'Neill, Kiara Meredith-Brown, Darcy Read, Ema Masi, Skye Churchill
OUT: Jess Howard, Paremo Marsh, Ngawai Eyles, Regan Hart, Breanna Toze, Tayla Stanford
University of Adelaide
IN: Rebekah Jones
OUT: Alice Priestley
Lauren Potter ©