SUNS AFLW forward Maddison Levi has played a starring role in a different sport over the weekend, leading Bond University to a national rugby sevens championship.
The dual-code athlete scored three tries to set up Bond’s impressive 29-7 win over Griffith University in the AON Women’s Uni7s competition.
There was little rest for Levi after the conclusion of the 2021 NAB AFLW season, going straight into the rugby season after missing the opening round with AFLW commitments.
Levi, and sister Teagan who is currently in the SUNS Academy, were both named in the national University All-Stars team by Australian Sevens coach John Maneti.
“It was unreal to play alongside Teagan and have both of us make the All-Stars. Having two players from the same family named in the best seven players in the competition is pretty special,” Levi said.
“But I wouldn’t have been able to do it without my team giving me time and space to execute on the wing. It was a great team win.
“It was a long time coming for us, when we first started we were down the bottom of the ladder but now we have become the first team for Bond Uni to win the championship and finish on top.”
Levi has been shortlisted for the Australian Olympic rugby sevens squad and will commence her first national training camp in June.