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News | Union booze costs more

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Students at Leeds University Union are paying 75p more for their pints than students at Leeds Metropolitan University, an LS investigation can reveal. After investigating the prices of a range of different products in both Unions’ cafes and bars, this paper found a pint of Carlsberg costs Leeds Met students … Read More

Sport | Uni fall 5-1 to Met in Women's Football 1sts

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Wednesday’s game came as a shock for Leeds Uni Women’s Football 1sts when they took on Leeds Met at Bodington playing fields. Uni were determined that the game would not be a repeat of Varsity’s head to head, three weeks ago, where Met took a 3-0 victory. However the game … Read More

Sport | Met out for revenge after Varsity defeat

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After a sparse week of BUCS home fixtures, Leeds play host to some of the most competitive fixtures in their sporting calendar. First up, in the Premier North A, the Rugby Union Men’s XV take on overall BUCS leaders Durham in their second game of the season. Leeds will be … Read More

Comment | Slobs, Snobs and Bigoted Banter

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In principle, the idea of Varsity seems like a fantastic event; collaboration on such a scale with our neighbours down the hill is a rare occurrence and it’s a great opportunity for student sports clubs and athletes to showcase their talent and make less sporty students proud. In fact it … Read More

Sport | Uni fall in Rugby after valiant effort against neighbours

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Varsity may have been a week earlier, but the rivalry was still as strong on Wednesday, when LURUFC’s 6th team fought out a tough fixture against Leeds Met’s 4th side at Weetwood. In what turned out to be a surprisingly close encounter, it was the home side that drew first … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Brave defending not enough for Women's 1sts

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As the rain held off for 90 minutes, both sides played out a scrappy but entertaining fixture without having to dodge any puddles. Met made the most of their home advantage, starting brightly and pushing Uni into defending for the majority of the first half. The breakthrough came just ten … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Professional edge gives Met Basketball victory

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Facing a Leeds Met side at the ‘Arena’ that benefit from a professional programme and funding was always going to be a tough task but a veteran Uni team were determined not to let their under dog status undermine their ability. Uni started the game off brightly, showing great ball distribution and execution with … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Football 3rds lose out to strong Met

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The University of Leeds Men’s Football 3rds lost out 3-0 to a strong Leeds Met side in a competitive encounter at Headingley Campus. In dreary conditions the first half started ferociously; both teams clearly up for the occasion, the match beginning at a fast tempo. Gradually, Met began to unearth … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Netball Summary

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1st Team Match Report – For the Netball 1sts, Varsity this year was always going to be tough. The girls knew what to expect from Met – a well contested physical game right to the last whistle. With new members added, GS Ciara Crosbie, GA Tash Scott and WA Emily … Read More

Sport | Varsity – Uni women shine despite Badminton loss

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Leeds University ultimately lost out in the badminton despite a valiant effort. The men’s 3rd team, despite winning a thrilling three-set match 21-15, 18-21, 21-19, lost their other three singles matches, although the margins were very fine. It was a similar story in the doubles, winning 18-21, 21-10, 21-8, but … Read More