Tag : Peter White

LGBTQ: The acceptance within sport

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Sexuality is certainly a sensitive subject when it comes to sport. Despite an ever-increasing list of openly gay athletes including Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley and former Aston Villa midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger, who both came out in the last year or so, the reality is that it is still largely … Read More

RUGBY LEAGUE: Uni promotion push continues

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The Leeds Uni 1s kept their promotion hopes on track with a 42-18 win over local rivals Beckett on a bitter afternoon at Weetwood. Despite their opponents battling at the opposite end of the table, the home side knew Beckett would be well up for the fixture, yet it was … Read More

Loughborough in seventh heaven as Leeds still search for win

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The University of Leeds Hockey Mens 1s tough start to the season continued as they suffered a heavy defeat to Loughborough 1s on a crisp afternoon at Weetwood. With their opponents having won last year’s BUCS Championship, the Gryphons knew they faced a stern test. However, Leeds displayed their faultless … Read More

Redfearn confirmed as Leeds boss

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Neil Redfearn has officially been appointed the new head coach of Leeds United. The club made the announcement shortly before their game against Cardiff City and the 49-year-old has signed a 12-month rolling contract including the option to return to the academy where he worked for almost six years. Redfearn … Read More

‘We want to build a legacy for Yorkshire’ cricket – Exclusive interview with Yorkshire Cricket captain Andrew Gale

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Following Yorkshire’s record 33rd County Championship title, Captain Andrew Gale spoke exclusively to The Gryphon about the team’s recent triumph and about his route into cricket. Gale became the county’s youngest-ever skipper in December 2009 and has also captained the England Lions side. Having experienced mixed fortunes during his tenure, … Read More

Should England stars play in the 2015 Under-21 European Championships?

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Yes they should – Rhys Stevens With the ensuing debate raging about whether England’s youngsters such as Liverpool whizzkid Raheem Sterling should be in contention for under-21 boss Gareth Southgate’s plans for next summer, the question should be; what is the harm? The compelling argument for their inclusion is in … Read More

Beckett get Varsity revenge

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The University of Leeds Mens Football 2’s succumbed to a narrow defeat in a game against arch-rivals Leeds Beckett which could really have gone either way. Having defeated their opponents 3-1 in the Varsity fixture earlier this month, Uni were looking for a similar result to kick-start their league campaign … Read More

Fantasy Football Review

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New for the 2014/15 season, Real Fantasy Football provides a fresh twist on choosing your favourite Premier League squad and battling your friends to become the best Manager in town. The brainchild of a group of friends including ex-University of Leeds student Gareth Curt, RealFF offers a fantasy football game … Read More

Varsity: Mens Rugby Union – Uni cruelly beaten at the last in thrilling Headingley encounter

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The Varsity finale ended in utter disappointment for the University of Leeds as the rugby union 1sts were cruelly undone at the death of a pulsating game. With it having been revealed that Leeds Beckett had already won the overall Varsity contest due to Wednesday’s other results, Uni were playing … Read More

Varsity: Womens Hockey – Uni enjoy a hard-fought triumph over competitive Beckett

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The women’s hockey 2nd team earned the University of Leeds a vital point in Varsity 2014 with a 3-2 win over a competitive Leeds Beckett side at Weetwood. Perhaps due to the occasion, the game started at a relatively high tempo and both teams enjoyed spells of possession; however Uni … Read More