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Varsity: Mens Football – Comfortable victory for assured Uni side

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Leeds University men’s football 1st XI secured the bragging rights over Varsity football by a convincing 3-1 victory over Leeds Beckett on a pleasant afternoon at Weetwood. The Uni side avenged the 8-0 drubbing they received in last year’s fixture and the fact a new look Beckett side are two … Read More

Varsity: Mens Rugby League – Uni put up good fight against clinical Beckett side

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After what only can be described as a fantastic game of Rugby, a score line of 22-6 in favour of Leeds Beckett will be a hard one to swallow for the University of Leeds Rugby League 1sts. Keith Sandhu’s men matched their opponents in all areas of the pitch for … Read More

Varsity: Table-tennis – Uni clinch tense match at the death

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The University of Leeds won the mixed table tennis event in dramatic fashion on a doubles match tie-breaker after the initial set of contests had ended all square at 8 games each at Cromer Terrace. This was one of the sports that Uni had earmarked to win and they certainly … Read More

Varsity: Handball – Inaugural Varsity Handball clash produces a thriller

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Leeds Beckett came out victorious in the inaugural Varsity handball match in what was a competitive encounter, winning against Leeds Uni 29-17. The match started frantically, which to anyone who has watched the sport before, is no surprise. Goals were going in at both ends, with Beckett leading narrowly 5-4 with … Read More

Varsity: Women’s Cricket – Uni on the front foot against Beckett

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Celebrations were in order after Leeds University’s women’s cricket team stormed to victory in their Varsity match early on Wednesday morning as they bowled Leeds Beckett out for 57, chasing the score Uni set of 93. The match took place indoors at the Headingley Indoor Centre, a setting more regularly … Read More

Varsity: Men’s Football – Gryphons show their class

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The University of Leeds Men’s Football 2’s showed an impressive display of attacking football to comfortably beat Leeds Beckett 3-1 in an intense and passionate match. Leeds Beckett may have shown early signs of promise when the game kicked off, but the University of Leeds back four stayed organised and … Read More

Varsity: Women’s Football – Uni close but not close enough

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Uni’s Womens 1sts lost out to their strong Beckett opponents at Weetwood on Wednesday afternoon. Uni went into this clash with a host of new players keen to stamp their mark on football at this level. And what better place to start than a varsity match against the Leeds Beckett … Read More

Gryphons dish out thrashing to local rivals in Varsity clash

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After promotion, a cup win and four victories over their local rivals last season, Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st team picked up where they left off on Wednesday with a 22-6 thrashing of Leeds Beckett. The game started fairly evenly. George Single opened the scoring for Uni, but the hosts … Read More

Gryphons Gear Up for Varsity Revenge

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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

News | Leeds Met name change approved

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Leeds Metropolitan University will officially be renamed Leeds Beckett from September 2014. The Privy Council approved the name change despite a strong backlash from students. Arguments against the change stated the £250,000 estimated cost could be better spent on improving facilities. The university said it had “outgrown” the old name. This … Read More