Tag : Adam Leroux

Try something new with Adam LeRoux

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Frequent readers of The Gryphon sports section – and I know there must be a few of you out there, will have seen the success of our Ultimate Frisbee teams over the course of this year. They have put in strong performances at the Indoor Nationals for both men and … Read More

Farah stars in Birmingham

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Mo Farah provided the highlight of the Birmingham Grand Prix as he shattered the two mile indoor world record by almost a second. The Briton put aside his Twitter spat with fellow long-distance runner Andy Vernon to tear up the track and leave rivals Paul Koech and Bernard Lagat, securing … Read More

Adam LeRoux tries Taekwondo – and survives!

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It had been a while since my last sporting adventure, with the Christmas break giving me time to rest the limbs and that had been tested by Quidditch, Korfball and Krav Maga last semester. With mince pies being devoured on an hourly basis and eating close to my own body … Read More

Netball: Leeds get back to winning ways

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As the final whistle blew at The Gryphon Centre, yet  another victory was assured for the dominant Leeds 2s as they continued their terrific start to the season in the Northern 3B division against Newcastle 3s, winning 52-21, their 6th victory out of 7. The win saw the Gryphons maintain … Read More

Women’s footballers go through in style

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As Robert Gordon University came to town in the first round of the trophy, nothing less than a convincing win was expected. The Scottish side had lost all five of their league matches this season, conceding at least five goals on each occasion, whereas the hosts were unbeaten in their … Read More

BUCS Review: Strong week for Gryphons

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This week saw a round of cup fixtures for the Uni sides, with plenty of highs and lows across the board. The Rugby Union 4s made the most of their weak opposition by strolling to a 60-10 victory against a poor Leeds Trinity side. A more difficult fixture was in store … Read More

Gryphons Gear Up for Varsity Revenge

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As Leeds Varsity draws ever closer the tension is beginning to rise as both University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett prepare for the biggest sporting event of the year. Women’s lacrosse club captain Sophie Wimble spoke to The Gryphon as they look to put one over their city rivals. For … Read More

Sport | Seahawks look for success after Superbowl season

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It’s time to treat yourself to a corndog, unveil the Stars and Stripes, and belt your heart out to the Star Spangled Banner because tonight sees the return of the biggest show in town. The American Football season is back with us which means there is a whole lot of … Read More

Sport | Football League season preview

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With nearly four weeks since the World Cup final football fans up and down the country are beginning to suffer withdrawal symptoms. Never fear, the Football League is here. The race for promotion starts this weekend, and whether you support Birmingham or Wycombe the excitement of the opening day is … Read More

Sport | Five more super sports societies at Leeds University

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Last week we brought you five great sports societies at Leeds University, but because there are just so many we decided to bring you even more this week. Take a look at some of the University’s other sports societies below…. Ultimate Frisbee   Ultimate Frisbee is a friendly and sociable … Read More