Tag : badminton

Mixed Emotions for Badminton Teams

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Leeds University hosted three teams on Wednesday to kick off the first series of matches for this season’s BUCS league. The Women’s 1sts faced the Birmingham 1st team in the Premier North, while the Women’s 2nds were pitted against Huddersfield’s 1sts in Northern 2B and the Men’s 3rd came up … Read More

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

Badminton Crowned League Champions

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Men’s Badminton: University of Leeds 8 – 0 University of Newcastle Leeds earn promotion with win over Newcastle Team win all eight games THE 2nd team of the University of Leeds’ men’s Badminton squad attained their year-long ambition of championing the Northern 3B league and earning that ever-tantalising and hitherto … Read More

Leeds Fall Short in Badminton Showdown

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DESPITE battling admirably, Leeds University’s women’s badminton doubles teams ultimately failed to bridge the gap to two well-drilled Loughborough pairings, and racked up losses despite stoic displays on Wednesday. The Leicestershire University left with the spoils after defeating Leeds duo Joanna Minihan and Ashleigh Buck in straight sets. Serena Midha … 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

Sport | Cup semi-finals to provide top BUCs action

5 years ago / 0 comments

While BUCs seasons began to draw to a close last week, there is still plenty of sport to enjoy on campus this week. In an all-Northern 1A clash, the women’s lacrosse team face the side with whom they drew on points at the top of the league. However, Durham took … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Controversy cuts Badminton comeback short

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The badminton match between Leeds men’s second team and York’s first team descended into somewhat of a farce after the final match of the tie was cut short. Leeds began strongly, with new addition Kieran Kavi displaying impressive athleticism and ruthlessness to overcome his opponent 21-13, 21-13. David Steel then … Read More

Sport | Crucial football derby the highlight of this weeks BUCS action

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Weather permitting, there will be plenty of Gryphons action this Wednesday afternoon, not least from a derby football match with rivals Met. Kicking off at 2pm at Beckett Park, this fixture is an away tie, so any Uni support would be welcomed by the players, in a game which has … Read More

Sport | MOTD – Cup victory in women's Badminton

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Leeds women’s 1st team began their BUCS Championship cup campaign in fine style by dispatching Exeter’s 1st team at the Edge on Wednesday. Since this is a knockout competition, the team knew that nothing less than a win would suffice, and they duly delivered with an emphatic 8-0 victory. Club … Read More

Sport | Gryphons confident ahead of cup clash

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Leeds Women’s Badminton 1st team take on Exeter tomorrow at 2pm in the LS Sport Match of the Day at The Edge. LS’s Ste Topping caught up with Gryphon Helena Lewczynska ahead of the big game to discuss the team’s chances of  cup success. With the league season now over, … Read More