Tag : Ryan Wan

Haka to the Drawing Board for New Zealand

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: Irish Independent New Zealand’s recent form in the Autumn Internationals has led to questions  about their prospects for the 2019 World Cup in Japan New Zealand, the number one ranked side in the world and the undisputed Kings of Rugby. They are to rugby union what Brazil are … Read More

Blacklisted?: The Colin Kaepernick Story

3 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Time] For recent NFL fans, the name Colin Kaepernick may not ring a bell, however, those who have been watching since 2016 will certainly recognise the name. Kaepernick was the quarterback that led the San Francisco 49ers to the Superbowl in 2013, losing out the Baltimore Ravens in … Read More

UFC 229 ends in Post-Fight Brawl

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Image Credit: [Independent.ie] The biggest fight in UFC history ends in disgrace as a melee involving both fighters’ corners erupted. UFC 229 and its main event, Khabib Nurmagamedov vs Conor McGregor, was touted as the biggest fight in UFC history. It succeeded in delivering as a spectacle, but for all … Read More

Varsity Finale: Leeds Beckett 51-5 University of Leeds

4 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Despite many knowing before kick-off that the University of Leeds had secured their first ever Varsity win, the atmosphere was no less electric than in years past. With the rugby union finale almost being its own event, a combined crowd of over 10,000 packed the Headingley … Read More

Tension mounts for Varsity 2018

4 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on October 2nd and 3rd, it will see a continuation of the University of Leeds and … Read More

Uni ready for Beckett ahead of Varsity clash

1 year ago / 0 comments

With Varsity next week, The Gryphon Sport had the chance to speak with Jonny House, captain of the men’s rugby union team, about the upcoming Varsity game.   It was a great result for you last year winning the Varsity finale. How have the pre-season preparations been going? Preparations have … Read More

American NFL players kneel in defiance of Trump

1 year ago / 0 comments

The NFL took over London again on Sunday with the Miami Dolphins playing the New Orleans Saints at Wembley. The game finished 20-0 with a lockout for the Saints, who managed to keep the Dolphins offense from scoring a single point. Michael Thomas stole the show with an unstoppable performance, … Read More

Debate: Should the Six Nations have relegation?

2 years ago / 0 comments

YES  The Super Bowl shows the interest and spectacle that can be generated by play-off matches, and the Six Nations would be fools to miss out on this. In their first ever Six Nations, Italy had a points difference of -122. Last year, their points difference was -145, and they … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brilliant Brady turns things round for Patriots in Super Bowl LI

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last weekend was the long awaited Sunday (or Monday for foreign fans) in the football calendar. Last Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday. The two teams competing for the Lombardi trophy were the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. These two teams were almost complete opposites in terms of Super Bowl … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A rocky start for England – Six Nations Round-Up and Week 2 Preview

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Six Nations Week 1 Roundup The 2017 Six Nations tournament started off with a bang this past weekend. Scotland started proceedings with a surprising upset against one of the tournament favourites, Ireland. The Scots started off strong, scoring three tries in the first half, two from MOTM Stuart Hogg. Ireland … Read More