Tag : LEEDS Gryphons

University of Leeds Break Varsity Duck with Maiden Victory

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Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Uni Find the Magic Combination to End Thirteen Years of Hurt against Beckett. After 14 years in the wilderness, and thirteen straight Beckett victories, Leeds University were finally pronounced annual Varsity champions, winning by a single point. Despite defeat in the rugby finale, the Gryphons managed … Read More

Leeds Gryphons suffer Varsity defeat

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This year’s outstanding season from Leeds Rugby League Gryphons did not result in the victory over Leeds Beckett that the team had their hearts set on, but rather a harsh defeat in what was a fast-paced and brutal game of Rugby. Though Leeds were missing the likes of Jack Blagbrough … Read More

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

Gryphons win crucial relegation clash

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On what was a tension-filled Wednesday evening at Weetwood, Leeds Mens Hockey 2s won an extremely important game against Durham 3s, all the while knowing that defeat would probably, realistically consign them to relegation this year, while their opponents (bottom of the table, just behind Leeds) knew that realistically only … Read More

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL: Uni suffer cup semi-final heartbreak

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The gryphon Centre played host to the Women’s Northern Conference Cup semi-final tie on Wednesday afternoon, where Leeds Uni 1s lost 3-1 to a ruthless Northumbria 2s side. Despite the two teams being in the same league, Leeds knew that they were in for a tough test with the Newcastle-based … Read More

Celtics fall short in season climax

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For the final game of the season the Leeds Celtics welcomed the Bradford Bears in a rematch of last year’s season opener that went right down to the wire, resulting in a Celtic victory. Sunday’s game a similarly close affair with both teams wishing to end their season on a … Read More

WOMENS HOCKEY: Leeds hold off Hull fightback to take spoils

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On a surprisingly warm and sunny afternoon at Weetwood, Leeds Hockey Womens 5s won a close game against Hull 1s 3-2, and in doing so climbed above Leeds 4s in their BUCS League table. The match started brightly for the Gryphons, with plenty of sharp, incisive passing and free-flowing attacking … Read More

MENS FOOTBALL: Uni pegged back as York steal draw

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Leeds 2s and York 1s played out a 1-1 draw at Weetwood on Wednesday, where a dull first period was outshone by an all-action second half. York sat a comfortable two places higher than Uni prior to kick off, with a deficit of seven points separating the two sides. York … Read More

LACROSSE: Uni overcome lax-adaisical Newcastle

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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

Adam LeRoux tries Taekwondo – and survives!

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It had been a while since my last sporting adventure, with the Christmas break giving me time to rest the limbs and that had been tested by Quidditch, Korfball and Krav Maga last semester. With mince pies being devoured on an hourly basis and eating close to my own body … Read More