Tag : lacrosse

Lax Leeds Lose to Edinburgh

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THE women’s Lacrosse first team fought valiantly on Wednesday at Weetwood, but came up against a formidable opponent in Edinburgh. The team are arguably the best university team North of the Border and demonstrated that ability in a ruthless first-half display. Barely two minutes in and they were on the scoresheet. … Read More

LACROSSE: Uni overcome lax-adaisical Newcastle

4 years ago / 0 comments

Following a double victory for Leeds at the National Universities 8s Tournament, confidence in the Lacrosse camp was high. The Gryphons picked up where they left off as they put Newcastle 3s to the sword at Weetwood on Wednesday, winning 17-2 in the end. Leeds got off to a lightning … Read More

Gryphons Gear Up for Varsity Revenge

4 years ago / 0 comments

As Leeds Varsity draws ever closer the tension is beginning to rise as both University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett prepare for the biggest sporting event of the year. Women’s lacrosse club captain Sophie Wimble spoke to The Gryphon as they look to put one over their city rivals. For … Read More

Sport | Leeds women's lacrosse clinch Premier promotion

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds women’s lacrosse 1st team have earned promotion into the BUCS Premier North league after beating Warwick and Edinburgh in the final playoffs held on April 29 and 30. The promotion comes following an incredible season for the team, which culminated in a 29-0 victory over Warwick … 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 | 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

Sport | Cup semi-finals to provide top BUCs action

5 years ago / 0 comments

While BUCs seasons began to draw to a close last week, there is still plenty of sport to enjoy on campus this week. In an all-Northern 1A clash, the women’s lacrosse team face the side with whom they drew on points at the top of the league. However, Durham took … Read More

Sport | BUCS Preview – Leeds face Durham for the title in Women's Lacrosse

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A packed schedule of home fixtures this week means that Uni fans will have plenty of choice over which sports to follow. In one of the earlier starts, the men’s tennis 1sts take on Sheffield at the David Lloyd in Moortown. The team will be hoping to take all the … Read More

Sport | Lacrosse – Uni secure huge cup victory over Met

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st securing a massive 19-7 win. The side was hugely excited to get back on the grass pitches of Weetwood, after bad weather had prevented them from doing so in recent weeks, whilst they were also pleased to be playing as a squad of 18 for the first time … Read More

Sport | BUCS Preview – North battle South in Water Polo clash

5 years ago / 0 comments

Each sitting mid-table in their respective leagues, this week’s men’s Championship water polo tie promises to be a high-quality competitive affair. A North vs South Premier division clash, each side will be fighting not only for their Uni, but their half of the country and, of course, a place in … Read More