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

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

Leeds Repeat their Varsity Win Against Beckett Rivals

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University’s men’s hockey first team repeated their Varsity triumph over neighbours, Leeds Beckett, with a deserved 3-1 victory at Weetwood on Wednesday afternoon. The momentum swapped between both teams throughout the match, with Leeds securing their first win of the BUCS season, following a defeat at Loughborough last week. … Read More

In The Spotlight: LUU Women’s Hockey

3 years ago / 0 comments

This week, The Gryphon talked to Kitty Pandya, a second year PPE student and social secretary for the Women’s Hockey Club. LUU’s Women’s Hockey Club is the largest university hockey club in the country, with eight teams playing in both the BUCS and Yorkshire Leagues. As well as possessing sporting … Read More

Beckett Attack Too Much for Gryphons

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

Entertaining Match Christens New Pitch

3 years ago / 0 comments

DESPITE beating Loughborough in last year’s BUCS competition, it was always going to be a challenge for Leeds competing against a team two leagues above. With an evening push-back and favourable playing conditions, Loughborough set off to a strong start. Loughborough immediately seemed the dominant team from the outset, scoring … Read More

Hopkisson Hopes To Defend Varsity Victory

3 years ago / 0 comments

LAST year the Leeds University Women’s Hockey 2s battled their way to victory against a formidable Beckett side in a fast-paced and furious encounter that saw the Gryphons win by three points to two. This year captain Katie Hopkisson is hoping her 1s can follow in the footsteps of last year’s … 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

Sport | Hockey – All still to play for in second leg as Leeds concede late equaliser to Newcastle

5 years ago / 0 comments

A late equaliser for visitors Newcastle cancelled out Cath Scorey’s first half goal for Leeds to set up a fascinating second leg next week. This is the first year BUCs have introduced a play-off system, Leeds need to win in order to stay in the Northern Premier, if they lose, … Read More

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

5 years ago / 0 comments

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

5 years ago / 0 comments

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