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Sport | Hockey – Extra time winner sees Gryphons make Conference Cup history

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Leeds Gryphons made history on Wednesday as they came back from 3-1 down to beat Northumbria 4-3 in extra time to win the BUCS Northern Conference Cup. Alec Jackson’s side had been trailing until around 10 minutes to go, but a hat-trick from semi final hero George Bucknall turned the … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Campus gripped by Cup final action

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With a whole host of Cup finals, promotion playoffs and relegation face-offs to cover, this will be one of the most highly contested BUCS Wednesdays of the season. The first of our Cup finals sees the women’s tennis 2s cap a huge achievement by reaching the final of the Northern … Read More

Sport | Cup semi-finals to provide top BUCs action

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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 | Netball – Tempers flair as Leeds fall to Hallam

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Leeds 2s v Sheffield Hallam: After losing by just two against Hallam in the first half of the season, tensions were high going into the game. In a fixture with infamously bad umpiring,  the seconds were going to have to push through to pull out a win. The first quarter … Read More

Sport | BUCS Preview – Leeds face Durham for the title in Women's Lacrosse

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A packed schedule of home fixtures this week means that Uni fans will have plenty of choice over which sports to follow. In one of the earlier starts, the men’s tennis 1sts take on Sheffield at the David Lloyd in Moortown. The team will be hoping to take all the … Read More

Sport | Lacrosse – Uni secure huge cup victory over Met

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Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st securing a massive 19-7 win. The side was hugely excited to get back on the grass pitches of Weetwood, after bad weather had prevented them from doing so in recent weeks, whilst they were also pleased to be playing as a squad of 18 for the first time … Read More

Sport | Match of the Day – Leeds dominate in Water Polo

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After finishing 4th  in the BUCS Water Polo Premier North group, Leeds were drawn against Premier South 5th placed Imperial in what had the makings of a close-fought contest. In reality, Leeds glided through their first round tie, demonstrating a gulf in class as they cemented their place in the … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Once Ippon a time in Jiu Jitsu

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Glorious gold may have proved elusive on this occasion but it was still another successful weekend for LUU Jiu Jitsu who came back from The Jitsu Foundation’s Judo Nationals with a fistful of medals. Connor Evans (yellow belt) bagged the first of the club’s five medals winning bronze in his first ever Judo … 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 | BUCS – Met deal Gryphons cruel blow

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Flair proved to be no match for brute force on Wednesday as a creative Leeds Uni 2nd cruelly and controversially defeated 32-25 by their Met counterparts at Becketts Park. The first half began a scrappy affair, with both sides forcing out errors in the opposition. Harry Thorogood was able to put points … Read More