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Wigan Warriors win the Battle of Old Trafford

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Warrington Wolves’ 61 year wait to be crowned domestic champions will continue after they fell to defeat at the hands of Wigan Warriors in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford last weekend. Despite winning the League Leaders Shield and being ahead at the end of the first half, … Read More

Leeds Uni Men’s Volleyball lack the power to see off Beckett

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Playing in the top tier of the Northern BUCS Men’s Volleyball league, Leeds University would surely have gone into the game as slight favourites over Leeds Beckett. With this being a Varsity match however, the formbook counted for very little, and there was an intriguing subplot to the game with … Read More

Amazing Aidan Asserts in European Showpiece

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“It’s not a race, it’s a landmark” – the slogan of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. A pun that works in English as well as the original French, and it really does say it all about Europe’s most prestigious horse race. Also, the world’s richest race on turf, the … Read More

Taylor Powers to glory in Cardiff

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Sixteen times World Champion Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor recaptured the magic of the height of his illustrious career to land the spoils last weekend in the inaugural PDC Champions League of Darts. Taking place at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and being the first PDC tournament to be broadcast on the BBC, … Read More

Varsity, BUCS and beyond – Uni Sport Competitions Explained

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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

The End of the ‘Big Four’?

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Last Sunday, on a mild New York evening exactly fifteen years on from the horrors of the 9/11 attacks, the eyes of the city, and of the world of tennis, turned on one match; a match that might just have shaken up the hierarchy at the top of the men’s … Read More

Anyone's Game – 2016/17 Premier League Preview

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So here we go. After the Year of the Fox, the most unpredictable season in the history of the Premier League, we’re now on the edge of what will surely be the most competitive. After Leicester’s shock victory in May, the next ten months really are anyone’s game, with some … Read More

Anyone’s Game – 2016/17 Premier League Preview

2 years ago / 0 comments

So here we go. After the Year of the Fox, the most unpredictable season in the history of the Premier League, we’re now on the edge of what will surely be the most competitive. After Leicester’s shock victory in May, the next ten months really are anyone’s game, with some … Read More

Cheltenham Races: what to expect

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FOR four days in March, over 200,000 racing fans from across the world make the historic pilgrimage to Cheltenham to watch the best horses in National Hunt racing. With 28 races spread over the four days next week, the Gloucester racecourse is a melting pot of drama, excitement and exhilaration. Here’s … Read More

Sheffield End Volleyball’s Unbeaten Run

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Women’s Volleyball University of Leeds 0 – 3 Sheffield Hallam  Leeds’ brave women’s volleyball recorded their first loss of the season at yhe Gryphon Sports Centre, leaving their conquerors from Sheffield Hallam as the sole remaining unbeaten side in the division. The game started off evenly matched, with the agility … Read More