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Sports Personality of the Year 2016 – Murray to cap perfect year?

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Ahead of the ceremony to announce BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night, The Gryphon Sport Editors James Felton, John Gibby and Luke Etheridge along with regular writer Ryan Wan give their thoughts on who will, or should, take home the spoils with their own ‘top threes’. James Felton … Read More

Defeat for Leeds in the Volleyball

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It was a slow start to the Northern 3B fixture between Leeds Women’s 2s and Sheffield Hallam at The Edge on Wednesday afternoon, and not in terms of the quality of the volleyball. After almost an hour of technical difficulties with the net, during which time it was tweaked and … Read More

British tennis is on the up

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As sport fans in Britain we are used to disappointment. It’s an expectation so engrained in us from a young age that there’s a certain sense of inevitability whenever we lose a penalty shoot-out, or participate in any Rugby World Cup that isn’t 2003. For the last few decades no … Read More

Australia supreme in Four Nations final battle

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Australia confirmed their position as the premier team in international rugby league on Sunday as they beat New Zealand in a decisive manner at Anfield to claim the Four Nations for the third time. There was an electric atmosphere at the Merseyside ground, which was hosting its first game in … Read More

Australia earn trip to Anfield with win

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England failed to capitalise on a promising start to the match when crashing out of the Four Nations at the hands of Australia at Wembley on Sunday. The team just needed to avoid defeat to book their place in what would be a rematch against the Kangaroos at Anfield this … Read More

Leeds dominate Durham at The Edge

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Leeds Men’s Basketball 1s comfortably saw off Durham on Wednesday afternoon to continue their unbeaten run and consolidate their place at the summit of BUCS Northern 2B Division. Leeds were in good form, having won all of their league and cup games this season, but would have been weary of … Read More

Racing world pulls together for Tylicki

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Perhaps one of the most unconsidered factors about sport is the physical demand on those who take part in it, and the dangers that sportspeople face through putting their bodies through immense pressure every day. This is no truer than in horse racing, where its contestants grab on to the … Read More

Valiant Volleyball defeat for Leeds

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There was heartbreak for the Men’s Volleyball 1s at The Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday as they went down fighting 3-2 to Manchester 2s, in an epic match that lasted for well over two hours. It was Manchester who went into an early lead, taking advantage of some poor Leeds … Read More

Melbourne glory for Almandin and McEvoy

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Britain’s wait for a winner in Australia’s biggest race continued this week, as Almandin won the Melbourne Cup for trainer Robert Hickmott and jockey Kerrin McEvoy. The seven-year-old gelding was sent after the leaders just after the turn into the straight at Flemington, and emerged victorious over Irish challenger Heartbreak … Read More

Mixed results for BUCS teams

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It was a mixed afternoon for Leeds University teams in BUCS competitions both at home and around the North of England on Wednesday, with hard fought victories coupled with disappointing defeats across the usual wide range of sports played in the country’s preeminent inter-university competition. The Mens Football 1s saw … Read More