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The Deakin Dragons are the representative sporting team of Deakin University that compete on the national stage at University Sport events.

The Deakin Dragons also conduct additional programs, including the Sport Ambassador Program and the TeamDeakin Community Events Program ... as well as running other Deakin sporting events such as the Campus Clash, Intervarsity Friendlies and the prestigious Deakin University Sport Awards.

Keep an eye on this page for the latest news, updates about sporting events and photos from past events.

To express your interest in competing for the Deakin Dragons in 2018, please complete the online form here

LATEST NEWS

THE 2017 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY SPORT AWARDS

The 2017 Deakin University Sport Awards was held on Wednesday 21st March 2018 to celebrate the achievements and success of our many Deakin student athletes.

The Deakin Dragons enjoyed another extremely successful year on-field in 2017 finishing 2nd Overall at the National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG), 2nd Overall & 1st Per Capita at the Southern University Games and 13th Overall & 9th Per Capita at the Australian University Games.   The 2017 Medal Tally totalled 15 Gold Medals, 18 Silver Medals and 10 Bronze Medals across all of the University Sport events.   In addition, sixteen (16) of our competitors were awarded Green & Gold Honours at the Australian University Games for achieving MVP status across all universities for their individual sports.

Deakin University also had some outstanding performances from students within the Elite Athlete Program such as Kyle Adnam (Basketball), Craig Moller (Basketball), Harrison Roubin (Athletics), Justin Trabinger (Water Polo) and Sian Whittaker (Swimming) who were all selected to represent the Australian Uniroos at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei.   Jack Viney also had a wonderful year for Melbourne Football Club in the AFL finishing runner-up in the 2017 Club Champion Award.

Sian Whittaker (pictured above) was named Female Sportsperson of the Year for her dual Gold Medal performance in the 100m and 200m Backstroke at the World University Games.   Please click here for a list of all our 2017 Sport Awards winners.

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2017 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY SPORT AWARDS

2017 AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY GAMES - GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND