Category : Rugby

Gildart Magic puts England one-up against New Zealand

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Image Credit [SWpix] A brilliant individual try by debutant Oliver Gildart saw England kick-off their three-match Test Series against New Zealand with a gripping 18-16 victory in Hull on Saturday. After facing the ever-intimidating Kiwis’ Haka, England raced out of the blocks like a team possessed. Tommy Makinson, replacing England’s … Read More

Wigan Wave Wane Farewell with Grand Final Victory

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Image Credit: PA Wigan Warriors gave departing coach Shaun Wane a fairytale ending to his tenure at the club with a hard-fought 12-4 victory over Warrington Wolves in the Super League Grand Final. A star performance from resurgent winger Dominic Manfredi was a key factor behind Wane departing Wigan a … Read More

Rhinos Finish Dismal Season with a Whimper

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Image Credit: [Stephen Gaunt/ Touchlinepics] A disappointing end to the season as Leeds Rhinos lose 16-17 to Toronto Wolfpack. On a dreary Friday evening, Leeds Rhinos brought the curtain down on a disappointing season with a one-point defeat to Canadian outfit Toronto Wolfpack. Gareth O’Brien’s 76th minute drop goal condemned … Read More

Varsity Finale: Leeds Beckett 51-5 University of Leeds

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Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Despite many knowing before kick-off that the University of Leeds had secured their first ever Varsity win, the atmosphere was no less electric than in years past. With the rugby union finale almost being its own event, a combined crowd of over 10,000 packed the Headingley … Read More

Leeds: Home of Sporting Greats

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Image Credit [University of Leeds] Leeds, aside from the outstanding sporting teams that it possesses, also lays claim to having produced many a world-class sportsman and woman. The triathlon is but one example of this, with the city of Leeds hosting the UK’s Triathlon Centre. The Brownlee brothers, who originally … Read More

A Freshers Guide to Sport in Leeds

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Image Credit [Flickr] Leeds United                 Leeds United are one of England’s historic football clubs, enjoying trophy-laden success in the 1960s and 70s under Don Revie. In recent times, the Whites have suffered a well-documented decline – falling out of the top-flight in … Read More

Six Nations Opening Weekend

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The first round of the Six Nations saw some surprising score lines as well as some of the usual suspects Italy vs England (15-46)  England looked very comfortable against Italy, which most people expected. Anthony Watson was Man of the Match, scoring two tries, but the biggest performance for England … Read More

Uni ready for Beckett ahead of Varsity clash

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With Varsity next week, The Gryphon Sport had the chance to speak with Jonny House, captain of the men’s rugby union team, about the upcoming Varsity game.   It was a great result for you last year winning the Varsity finale. How have the pre-season preparations been going? Preparations have … Read More

Australia supreme in Four Nations final battle

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Australia confirmed their position as the premier team in international rugby league on Sunday as they beat New Zealand in a decisive manner at Anfield to claim the Four Nations for the third time. There was an electric atmosphere at the Merseyside ground, which was hosting its first game in … Read More

Australia earn trip to Anfield with win

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England failed to capitalise on a promising start to the match when crashing out of the Four Nations at the hands of Australia at Wembley on Sunday. The team just needed to avoid defeat to book their place in what would be a rematch against the Kangaroos at Anfield this … Read More