Category : Sport

The Gryphon Sport introduces Guiseley AFC

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Image Credit: [@GuiseleyAFC] The Gryphon Sports Team is delighted to announce that its featured club for the 2018/19 season will be Guiseley AFC. Founded in 1909, ‘The Lions’ play at Nethermoor Park in Guiseley, in what is just an 11-minute train ride from Leeds Station. They are currently members of … Read More

Team GB’s Women’s Football team may compete at Tokyo 2020

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Image Credit: [Squawka] Team GB’s Women’s football team may be able to compete at Tokyo 2020, depending on the performance of England at the Women’s World Cup in France in 2019. The four home nations have come to an agreement allowing there to be a Women’s Team GB football side, … Read More

Where are all the Black British Football Managers?

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Image Credit: [The Guardian] The Gryphon examines whether there are less opportunities available for black football managers and coaches in England. Does English football have a problem with employing black managers? Sol Campbell, winner of 73 senior England caps, certainly thinks so, blasting the FA as being “institutionally racist” in … Read More

Warrington & Wigan into Super League Grand Final

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Image Credit: [Sky Sports] Warrington defeat St. Helens and Wigan blowout Castleford to reach the Super League Grand Final. St. Helens’ remarkable season fell at the penultimate hurdle as they were defeated 18-13 by Warrington in the first Super League Semi-Final, with Wigan joining the Wolves in the big dance … Read More

UFC 229 ends in Post-Fight Brawl

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Image Credit: [Independent.ie] The biggest fight in UFC history ends in disgrace as a melee involving both fighters’ corners erupted. UFC 229 and its main event, Khabib Nurmagamedov vs Conor McGregor, was touted as the biggest fight in UFC history. It succeeded in delivering as a spectacle, but for all … Read More

Opening Game Defeat for Women’s Basketball After Varsity Success

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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

The end of professional Basketball in Leeds

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Image Credit: [Daily Star] The Leeds Force franchise withdrew from the British Basketball League in June, ending four years in Britain’s top-flight division. The club announced on Twitter that “It is with great sadness, we announce the 2017/18 was our last. We would like to place on record our thanks … Read More

Brooks and Ballance brilliance ensures Yorkshire survival

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An imperious 194 and 60 from Gary Ballance, along with seven wickets from Jack Brooks in his Yorkshire swansong ensured Yorkshire ended their season with a resounding seven-wicket victory over Worcestershire to secure survival in the County Championship Division One for the White Rose outfit. The star duo also combined … Read More

Sumptuous Sturridge saves Liverpool’s unbeaten record

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Image Credit: [The Times] The game was wedded to be ‘The Battle of Salah and Hazard’ by various tabloid media outlets, but this only tells the superficial side of the football match. Saturday’s late afternoon fixture was the coming together of Klopp’s revved pressing machine against Sarri’s speedy passing locomotive. … 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