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Olympic hero Brownlee awarded MBE

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Olympic gold medalist and University of Leeds graduate Alastair Brownlee has been awarded an MBE. Brownlee, 24, was personally awarded the MBE by the Queen in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, after winning gold in Triathlon at the London 2012 Games last summer. Brownlee, who graduated from the … Read More

Superior Gryphons dispatch Sorry Sheffield

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By Chavonne Duckworth   Leeds 3rds 48 vs 25 Sheffield 2nds Going into our last match of the season, we were all so ready to put up a good battle against Sheffield Hallam. With a restricted warm up, we started the match a bit slow but were all playing well … Read More

Uni Suffer Varsity Heartbreak

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13.3.13 Leeds University 1st XI 2-2 Leeds Met 1st XI Leeds Univeristy Men’s Football 1st XI conceded a late goal to draw their Varsity fixture with Leeds Met 2-2. Despite being the better team throughout, a heroic penalty save from Charlie Tizard was not enough to gain three points for … Read More

3. The Secret Rugby Player

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15/02/2013 I am the Secret Rugby Player and I am here to tell you that there is more to rugby than being ruggedly handsome and built like a brick sh*thouse. This week I’ve been out and about, selling tickets for this year’s Sports Ball.  If you’re wondering why any self-respecting … Read More

The Secret Rugby Player

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  This is the Secret Rugby Player, our new column inspired by the Guardian’s Secret Footballer. Find out what life is really like in the University Rugby Team as our man reveals all on what goes on behind closed doors… I am the secret rugby player, and I am here … Read More

Artist of the Week: Imogen Pring

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University of Leeds is the alma mater of some extremely talented individuals. The city continues to be a hub for up and coming contemporary artists. Leeds Alumna Elizabeth Price recently received the prestigious Turner Prize award, showing the importance of keeping a close eye on the yearly crop of artists … Read More

Leeds Tennis: Week 11

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Leeds Mens 1sts were looking forward to their final BUCS fixture of the semester to cement their position at the top of the northern league.   Unbeaten in the league this season, the first obstacle they had to overcome was some unexpected snow; arguably a blizzard. Once arrived and warmed … Read More

Leeds Relay a Runaway Success

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    Last weekend was Leeds relays, whereby we hosted a race at our very own Bodington fields. Teams came from the length and breadth of the country to take part in arguably one of the best races of the year. The course was a two mile lap through mud … Read More

Gryphon's thrash sorry Sunderland

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    Gryphons 120 – 0 Sunderland   After weeks of cancelled matches Leeds University Women’s Rugby team took to Weetwood 1 raring to show Sunderland just how ready they were- ready to win. With a try from Skipper Jodie Cunningham within the first minute of the game (which would … Read More

Women Squash the Competition

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    After a successful weekend away in Edinburgh competing in the BUCS Squash 2012-13 Premier North (Stage 1), LUU Squash Women’s 1st played Oxford 1sts this week in the battle to be in the top 4 teams in Britain. With a home advantage the matches began. Seed 4, Rachel … Read More