Category : Varsity

Beckett Badminton Celebrate twelfth success

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Although they might have lost the rugby finale, Leeds Beckett kept hold of their unbeaten Varsity record, winning the competition for the twelfth year in succession. They didn’t have it all their own way, as the University of Leeds’ teams ensured it was the closest Leeds Varsity ever, falling just … Read More

Leeds Uni Men’s Volleyball lack the power to see off Beckett

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Playing in the top tier of the Northern BUCS Men’s Volleyball league, Leeds University would surely have gone into the game as slight favourites over Leeds Beckett. With this being a Varsity match however, the formbook counted for very little, and there was an intriguing subplot to the game with … Read More

Six key moments in the Leeds Uni win over Beckett

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Will Byron’s fantastic interception With Leeds 3-0 down in the opening stages of the first half and firmly on the back foot, Beckett come very close to the opening try but are denied by a fantastic interception. It seemed like an early try might open the floodgates for a dominant … Read More

Leeds’ Team Spirit Outshines Results at the Track

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The day began with some rather thrilling field events as Tom Medd and Zoe Thresher took one for the team and competed in the high jump, of which neither of them have attempted in the last 4 years, but any points against the well-prepared Beckett side always help. After a … Read More

Gryphons stun lackluster Beckett in Varsity showpiece

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On Wednesday evening, Headingley Stadium saw the climax of Varsity 2016, a Rugby Union match between the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett.  Who would be bragging the win at the end of the night? Beckett kicked off the game, but a shaky start from Leeds led to Beckett receiving … Read More

Varsity, BUCS and beyond – Uni Sport Competitions Explained

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Sports teams representing University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University will battle it out for supremacy in the twelfth edition of Leeds Varsity, which will take place on the 4th and 5th October, culminating in the mens rugby union first team match on the Wednesday evening. As they had done … Read More

Plenty of Positives Despite Uni Defeat

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Uni fought valiantly but ultimately came up short against a strong Leeds Beckett side at their Headingley Campus on Wednesday afternoon, in a well-contested rugby union. It is fair to say that the previous results in this event at Varsity have not made for pleasant reading for The Gryphons, although … Read More

Gryphons batter Beckett in badminton showdown

3 years ago / 0 comments

The women’s badminton team were able to defend last year’s Varsity victory, winning the contest 6-2 and in doing so, displayed great promise for the rest of the season. The University side were initially met with stiff competition from their arch-rivals, but as the day progressed the side proved to … Read More

Leeds Uni dominate first Korfball Varsity match

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Leeds Uni 17 – 9 Leeds Beckett Leeds University dominated Leeds Beckett from the off to clinch the first official Korfball Varsity match on Wednesday. After taking an early 5-1 lead, Uni never looked back to finish 17-9 winners after a commanding team performance with six different players getting their … Read More

Uni snatch late victory

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Women’s Handball: Leeds Uni 26-24 Leeds Beckett LEEDS University’s women’s handball team edged past a resilient Beckett side in a hotly-contested match at The Edge on Wednesday afternoon.  Uni started brightly, with Ellie Whitehead scoring in the first 45 seconds of the match, beating the keeper by firing a shot … Read More