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Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Punished For ‘Chav Party’

7 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club (LUUWHC) has been banned from taking part in certain competitions following an “ill-judged” chav-themed night in January. LUUWHC faced national criticism following the social, where members were invited to dress “lower class” and set aside their “champagne flutes” for “cans of K cider”. Pictures … Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Lambasted for “chav-themed social”

8 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club have come under fire after allegedly hosting what the University of Leeds have called an “ill-judged” social, referring to its supposed “chav” theme. In the club’s Facebook group, members were encouraged to dress as “lower-class” people complete with “luminous underwear on show,” setting aside … Read More

In The Spotlight: LUU Women’s Hockey

3 years ago / 0 comments

This week, The Gryphon talked to Kitty Pandya, a second year PPE student and social secretary for the Women’s Hockey Club. LUU’s Women’s Hockey Club is the largest university hockey club in the country, with eight teams playing in both the BUCS and Yorkshire Leagues. As well as possessing sporting … Read More

Gryphons Finish Game All-Swear

3 years ago / 0 comments

LEEDS women hockey firsts had to settle for a draw against a spirited Nottingham side this week where it finished two apiece, in what was a rather heated encounter at Sports Park Weetwood. The Gryphons were looking to better the 2-2 result last time these two teams met and were boosted … Read More

Netball victorious at Ladies Day

5 years ago / 0 comments

3/5/13 Women’s Rugby Chloe Edwards As this was the third annual Ladies Day competition, everyone attending knew what to expect- a lot of banter, laughs and good fun had by all, whilst trying to master sports that most individuals had stopped playing after Year 11 for a reason. With hockey, … Read More

Hockey heroines in Channel challenge

6 years ago / 0 comments

A group of girls from the University’s Hockey team have completed a gruelling swim, equivalent to the distance of swimming across the English Channel. The 10 volunteers, downed their sticks for goggles at The Edge, each swimming 136 lengths (6.8km) to raise money for charities including Epilepsy Bereaved. The swim … Read More