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Beckett come back to crush Gryphons

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For Leeds women’s football 2nd team, it was a case of intense university rivalry in their match this week, as they faced Leeds Beckett Carnegie 3rd team. After emphatically winning their last fixture and saving themselves from relegation, the Uni side were hopeful that they could transfer that performance to … Read More

Leeds Beckett ISoc launch ‘Hijabi for a Day’ event

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Leeds Beckett Islamic Society has launched a campaign to challenge the stereotypes of Muslim women during Discover Islam Week. The ‘Hijabi for a Day’ event aimed to counter the negative portrayal of the headscarf in the media with the intention of teaching the public that the hijab is a religious … Read More

Beckett edge rugby thriller

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Both Leeds University and Beckett produced excellent performances in a high intensity, high quality and high scoring match, which ultimately saw Beckett achieve a 7 point victory, 41-34. After an even first few minutes in which defences dominated, Beckett made their territory pay, breaking off from a well-formed maul 5 … Read More

RUGBY LEAGUE: Uni promotion push continues

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The Leeds Uni 1s kept their promotion hopes on track with a 42-18 win over local rivals Beckett on a bitter afternoon at Weetwood. Despite their opponents battling at the opposite end of the table, the home side knew Beckett would be well up for the fixture, yet it was … Read More

Beckett get Varsity revenge

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The University of Leeds Mens Football 2’s succumbed to a narrow defeat in a game against arch-rivals Leeds Beckett which could really have gone either way. Having defeated their opponents 3-1 in the Varsity fixture earlier this month, Uni were looking for a similar result to kick-start their league campaign … Read More

Varsity: Mens Rugby Union – Uni cruelly beaten at the last in thrilling Headingley encounter

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The Varsity finale ended in utter disappointment for the University of Leeds as the rugby union 1sts were cruelly undone at the death of a pulsating game. With it having been revealed that Leeds Beckett had already won the overall Varsity contest due to Wednesday’s other results, Uni were playing … Read More

Varsity: Mens Basketball – Beckett do enough to take the spoils

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A decent sized crowd built up in the Edge, ahead of the men’s basketball 2nd team Varsity match. The tip off was won by Leeds Beckett but they couldn’t make their early possession pay, as a well-timed interception by Uni left the Beckett defence flat footed and brought about the … Read More

Varsity: Mens Volleyball – Uni soar to produce excellent comeback

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A terrific all round performance from the men’s volleyball team saw the Gryphons see off Leeds Beckett in this scintillating Varsity clash, winning 3 sets to 1. Things weren’t always plain sailing for the hosts as they got off to a sluggish start, losing each of the first eight points. … Read More

Varsity: Mens Cricket – Uni dismantle Beckett in huge win

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The University of Leeds men’s 1st team were in a celebratory mood on Wednesday afternoon as they comfortably strolled past a shell-shocked Leeds Beckett side. There was a clear mismatch in quality between the teams as Uni won by a massive 89 runs (scoring 121 compared to Beckett’s 32) in spite … Read More

Varsity: Womens Hockey – Uni enjoy a hard-fought triumph over competitive Beckett

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The women’s hockey 2nd team earned the University of Leeds a vital point in Varsity 2014 with a 3-2 win over a competitive Leeds Beckett side at Weetwood. Perhaps due to the occasion, the game started at a relatively high tempo and both teams enjoyed spells of possession; however Uni … Read More