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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

Sport | Uni fight hard against impressive Met

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Leeds Uni Rugby League had a sterling match against their Metropolitan rivals. They lost the match 44-20 but it was one of the closest games against Met all season. Playing at Headingly Stadium (hallowed ground) before the Rhinos vs Wigan match they drew the attention of many non-students, although due … Read More

Sport | Unbeaten rugby league side are ready for Varsity

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After going unbeaten in the league, Leeds Uni’s rugby league side are preparing to take on Leeds Met in a Varsity showdown on Friday May 2. Uni lost the same fixture against the country’s most successful student rugby league side in October, but put in a good performance, and will … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Met deal Gryphons cruel blow

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Flair proved to be no match for brute force on Wednesday as a creative Leeds Uni 2nd cruelly and controversially defeated 32-25 by their Met counterparts at Becketts Park. The first half began a scrappy affair, with both sides forcing out errors in the opposition. Harry Thorogood was able to put points … Read More

News | Met student Neks drink in Uni lecture

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Two Leeds Met students have taken NekNominate to a new level by accepting to perform the challenge during a lecture at Leeds Uni. The students sneaked into the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, with one disguising himself as a Uni student whilst the other secretly filmed the event. The lecture room … Read More

Sport | 'Promotion on the cards' for Gryphons

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Leeds Men’s Hockey take on Newcastle tomorrow at 4pm in the LS Match of the Day at Weetwood. LS’s Jack Fairs caught up with Gryphons forward Alfie Jones ahead of the big game to discuss Leeds’ push for promotion. How do you feel the season has gone so far for … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Netball round-up

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Leeds Uni 1s v LeedsMet 1s: Leeds Uni used their warm up well, to prepare themselves for the tough match to come, going onto court to face their long term rivals as a determined front. However, due to a few misplaced passes and unforced errors, Met took the lead by … 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

Sport – BUCS Preview

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This week’s BUCS fixtures begin with a football derby double-header at Weetwood, as Uni’s 1sts and 2nds line up against Met’s 1sts and 3rds respectively. Leeds’ teams have got off to similar starts this year, though both will likely be pleased with the way things have begun. Despite a 4-0 … Read More

News | Met cricketer's mysterious death resolved

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The tragic death of a Leeds Metropolitan student was caused by a sudden arrhythmic death syndrome, a second post mortem has found. Thomas Hardman, a final year Sports Science student was discovered dead by his housemate last November. He was found in his bed at his house on Ash Road, … Read More