Tag : Euan Cunningham

CRICKET: Australia hoping for ODI success

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As the World Cup, crickets premier limited overs competition, continued this week, it is already in my opinion possible to determine who the most likely winners are. Already, several teams have shown that if they can keep up these early performances and take them into the knockout stages, it will … Read More

Gryphons win crucial relegation clash

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On what was a tension-filled Wednesday evening at Weetwood, Leeds Mens Hockey 2s won an extremely important game against Durham 3s, all the while knowing that defeat would probably, realistically consign them to relegation this year, while their opponents (bottom of the table, just behind Leeds) knew that realistically only … Read More

Cricket World Cup Round Up: England face make or break game

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With most teams having played at least two matches so far in the ICC Cricket World Cup, now would seem a good time to assess some of the results and have a look at which teams are hitting the straps, and which sides could well be heading home soon if … Read More

WOMENS HOCKEY: Leeds hold off Hull fightback to take spoils

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On a surprisingly warm and sunny afternoon at Weetwood, Leeds Hockey Womens 5s won a close game against Hull 1s 3-2, and in doing so climbed above Leeds 4s in their BUCS League table. The match started brightly for the Gryphons, with plenty of sharp, incisive passing and free-flowing attacking … Read More

FA Cup round up – Big guns set for knockout clash

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With the winners of these 5th round ties knowing they were only one game away from Wembley, there was a sense of real excitement, drama and tension in the 8 fixtures played over the weekend. The tie of the round was probably the Preston V Manchester United encounter at Deepdale, … Read More

MENS FOOTBALL: Leeds not quite a match for Manchester

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The Leeds Mens Football 1s were beaten 1-0 by Manchester Met 2s in the cup on, yet again, a rather chilly afternoon at Weetwood. Met immediately looked sharp and strong, imposing their direct and pacy game on Uni. The full backs were having to work extremely hard to contain their … Read More

Late equaliser really hurts like Hull

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On a bitterly cold late Wednesday afternoon at Weetwood, Leeds Hockey Mens 3s managed a highly creditable 1-1 draw with Hull 1s, although the hosts were left wondering what might have been. Hull started the brighter, neat combination play and passing often allowing them to break into the Leeds area … Read More

Six Nations Round Up: England come back from the brink for victory over Wales

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England began their Six Nations campaign in fine style against Wales in Cardiff on Friday night, with try’s from Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph, as well as three penalties from George Ford, ensuring an unlikely 21-16 success for Stuart Lancaster’s side. Wales had started the match much the stronger, and … Read More

FOOTBALL: Transfer Window round up

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As the transfer window slammed shut at precisely 11pm last night (except for loans of course, but we’ll gloss over them), English Premier League clubs could reflect on a grand total of £130 million spent, 35 new faces to be welcomed into the squads, and the usual hyperbolic amount of … Read More

What next for English cricket?

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2014 was, by any standard applicable, a tumultuous and drama-filled year for English cricket. From the Kevin Pietersen saga which rumbled on throughout the year, through an English summer which resembled a rollercoaster ride for the long-suffering fans, all the way to the eventual dismissal of Alastair Cook as the … Read More