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Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Punished For ‘Chav Party’

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Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club (LUUWHC) has been banned from taking part in certain competitions following an “ill-judged” chav-themed night in January. LUUWHC faced national criticism following the social, where members were invited to dress “lower class” and set aside their “champagne flutes” for “cans of K cider”. Pictures … Read More

Volleyball victories can’t prevent Manchester’s Christie Cup success

2 years ago / 0 comments

It was a perfect day for Leeds’ volleyball teams on Wednesday afternoon, but unfortunately four wins out of four wasn’t enough to prevent Manchester from winning the Christie Championships for the third year in succession. Leeds were optimistic going into the volleyball matches, with the women’s team doing the league-cup … Read More

Basketball match ends in brave defeat

2 years ago / 0 comments

It was a tough day at the office for Leeds’ basketball teams in the Christie Championships, as they suffered defeats by Manchester and Liverpool. A high scoring game ended with a 67-43 defeat the home men against Manchester, with the women losing 57-22 to the same opponents. Manchester then made … Read More

Varsity, BUCS and beyond – Uni Sport Competitions Explained

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

Sport | Christie Cup: Glorious Gryphons do the double

5 years ago / 0 comments

On a cold and windy afternoon in Weetwood, Leeds University’s Men’s football team secured both wins against their competitors in the prestigious Christie Cup. The 1pm kick-off saw the home side come up against Manchester in a game not short of drama. The visitors started with a 1-4-5 formation, pressing … Read More

Sport | Christie Cup: Ladies lead the way in lacrosse

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds’ lacrosse 1st teams enjoyed mixed fortunes in the Christie Cup on Wednesday, as the women defeated Manchester and demolished Liverpool, whilst the men succumbed to two defeats – although they were credited with one win in controversial circumstances. It was the men’s side who began the day, losing 5-1 … Read More

Sport | Christie Cup: Mixed bag for men's hockey

5 years ago / 0 comments

There were contrasting fortunes for the two LUUMHC sides at the Christie Cup on Wednesday as the Mens 1s lost both their games, while the 2s came away with medals after two impressive wins. The 1st team were always going to face a challenge with their BUCS 1st team being … Read More