Tag : Alex Bowmer

Lax Leeds Lose to Edinburgh

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THE women’s Lacrosse first team fought valiantly on Wednesday at Weetwood, but came up against a formidable opponent in Edinburgh. The team are arguably the best university team North of the Border and demonstrated that ability in a ruthless first-half display. Barely two minutes in and they were on the scoresheet. … Read More

Rhinos’ Rocky Start Continues

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LEEDS Rhinos’ title defence is not going to plan. Following their narrow 10-12 defeat against Warrington Wolves at Headingley, they headed to Widnes hoping to get some points on the board. However, their opponents had other ideas, playing like men possessed and running in ten tries to leave players and fans … Read More

Murray keen to right wrongs in Melbourne

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THE semi-finals of the first Grand Slam of the year are now upon us, with British No.1 Andy Murray still in the hunt for a maiden Australian Open title, having fallen at the final hurdle on four previous occasions. However, if the Scot wants to exorcise his demons, he will … Read More

Beckett Attack Too Much for Gryphons

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Men’s Hockey University of Leeds 1sts 1 – 3 Beckett 1sts UNI’s hockey men’s 1sts lost 3-1 away to local rivals Beckett despite an attacking second-half display, in a match watched by two-time Ashes-winning cricket and Leeds Beckett graduate Jonny Bairstow. The game got off to an even start, with … Read More

Birmingham Beaten Narrowly by Uni

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Women’s Badminton University of Leeds 1sts 5 – 3 Birmingham 1sts   LEEDS saw off a strong challenge from Birmingham to claim the spoils in their women’s badminton match at The Edge, and in the process emulated their performance in the cup match against the same opponents last season. First … Read More

Watershed Moment for British Tennis

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THE Davis Cup reaches its denouement this weekend, with Great Britain (consisting of Kyle Edmund, James Ward and the Murray brothers) hoping to overturn 79 years of hurt. In recent decades, the team have been considered a bit of a laughing stock in the tournament, with humiliating defeats to the … Read More

Dominant Durham Drive Through Leeds

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Men’s Rugby Union    University of Leeds 14 – 31 Durham   DURHAM men’s rugby union 1s proved too strong for their Leeds counterparts, running out 31-14 winners on a misty afternoon at Weetwood. The Gryphons came into this encounter off the back of a morale-boosting 16-12 victory over Nottingham. … Read More

Lacrosse Girls Stick It to Beckett

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LEEDS University women’s lacrosse 1s once again proved their superiority over Beckett, trouncing them at Weetwood. After a 20-8 win over the same opponents at Varsity, the team are on track to secure promotion at the first time of asking, having dropped down from the Premier North at the end of … Read More

Hamilton wins in Sochi

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MERCEDES won the constructors’ championship and Lewis Hamilton moved to within a whisker of winning the drivers’ championship after triumphing at an action-packed Grand Prix in Sochi, with Sebastian Vettel finishing second and Sergio Perez claiming a stunning third place. Seven of the 20 drivers dropped out overall, the joint-most this … 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