Category : BUCS

In a League of their Own: University of Leeds Women’s Rugby

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Image Credit: [University of Leeds Rugby League] The University of Leeds help lead the way in Women’s Rugby League, becoming only the second University in the UK to establish a women’s team. The University of Leeds is the birthplace of student rugby league and home to the oldest-running student men’s … Read More

The Gryphon meets UOLBC

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Image Credit: UOLBC Ahead of the upcoming season, Sports Editor Cian Fox sat down with the University of Leeds Boat Club Captain Lydia Evans and Secretary Alife Milnes Dobbs, to discuss all things rowing. The University of Leeds Boat Club is the largest mixed gender sports society on campus, with … Read More

Kieran Gray – Road to a World Record

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Image Credit: [Belal Ahmed] Having won the Sports Colours Award for high sporting performance earlier this year, the captain of Leeds Powerlifting and Weightlifting Society, Kieran Gray continues to take the podium for his incredible strength. From a newbie gym-goer at the age of 17, to a National Champion and … Read More

Women’s Football Team Win Hard Fought Victory

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Image Credit: [Millie Frain] After beating Sheffield away a few weeks ago, Leeds beat Sheffield Hallam 2-1 at home to continue their winning start to the season. The University’s women’s football team continued their undefeated start to the season with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Hallam whilst the 2nds thrashed … Read More

Opening Game Defeat for Women’s Basketball After Varsity Success

3 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Cian Fox] Gryphons go down to battling defeat against Manchester Metropolitan University. It was a mixed week for the University of Leeds Women’s Basketball team, who claimed a historic Varsity victory last week, beating Leeds Beckett 54-50 for the first time in the club’s history. This result helped … Read More

University of Leeds Break Varsity Duck with Maiden Victory

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Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Uni Find the Magic Combination to End Thirteen Years of Hurt against Beckett. After 14 years in the wilderness, and thirteen straight Beckett victories, Leeds University were finally pronounced annual Varsity champions, winning by a single point. Despite defeat in the rugby finale, the Gryphons managed … Read More

Randori National Tournament: Groundfighting Our Way to Victory

9 months ago / 0 comments

On Friday 23rd February, the LUU Jiu Jitsu Society attended the annual Randori national competition, based in the Benham Sports Arena, Northampton. The Randori nationals consist of training and competing with different Jitsuka from different clubs, where the event is run and taught by the most senior instructors in the … Read More

Women’s 1s Crowned League Champions After Northumbria Win

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The women’s football 1s have won their league in emphatic fashion, beating Northumbria 2s 5-0 to secure their status as champions of the BUCS Northern 1A for the third year in a row. This is despite having two games of the season left to play, but with the team currently … Read More

BUCS Round-Up: 10th March

2 years ago / 0 comments

Football: The Mens 3rd side beat Sheffield Hallam 3-0 away from home in order to avoid relegation in their last match of the season. Finishing fourth, in a league of six, Leeds 3rds could easily have finished in a higher place. Leeds 2nd, who are currently top of the league, … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Leeds crash out of promotion race

2 years ago / 0 comments

After last week’s disappointing defeat to Beckett 1s, Leeds Men’s Football 1st XI hosted York 1s, knowing that they needed to win this game in hand to keep promotion hopes alive, with Beckett 5 points clear. Uni started poorly and went 0-1 down after a cracking 25 yard drive leaving … Read More