Tag : Volleyball

Volleyball victories can’t prevent Manchester’s Christie Cup success

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It was a perfect day for Leeds’ volleyball teams on Wednesday afternoon, but unfortunately four wins out of four wasn’t enough to prevent Manchester from winning the Christie Championships for the third year in succession. Leeds were optimistic going into the volleyball matches, with the women’s team doing the league-cup … Read More

First set fightback helps Strathclyde to victory

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It’s probably fair to say that Leeds Uni Men’s Volleyball went into their cup tie against Strathclyde at the Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday night as fair underdogs, as a team in the relegation zone of the Northern 1A league going against the all-conquering side that is currently top of … Read More

Valiant effort not enough for volleyball women

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Leeds were left to rue a slow start against Hull in this Northern 3B match, as the away side won in straight sets at the Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday evening. However, this was a match which could have gone either way, with the home side showing that they should … Read More

Defeat for Leeds in the Volleyball

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It was a slow start to the Northern 3B fixture between Leeds Women’s 2s and Sheffield Hallam at The Edge on Wednesday afternoon, and not in terms of the quality of the volleyball. After almost an hour of technical difficulties with the net, during which time it was tweaked and … Read More

Women’s Volleyball 1s looks comfortable in the cup

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The women’s volleyball first team continued their fantastic start to the 2016/17 season, by defeating fellow Yorkshire side Sheffield in the first round of the Northern Conference Cup, securing their fourth consecutive straight games victory with a fantastic performance at the Gryphon Sports Centre. Leeds, who were defeated in last … Read More

Valiant Volleyball defeat for Leeds

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There was heartbreak for the Men’s Volleyball 1s at The Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday as they went down fighting 3-2 to Manchester 2s, in an epic match that lasted for well over two hours. It was Manchester who went into an early lead, taking advantage of some poor Leeds … Read More

Leeds Uni Men’s Volleyball lack the power to see off Beckett

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Playing in the top tier of the Northern BUCS Men’s Volleyball league, Leeds University would surely have gone into the game as slight favourites over Leeds Beckett. With this being a Varsity match however, the formbook counted for very little, and there was an intriguing subplot to the game with … Read More

Gryphons Still Set for Promotion

3 years ago / 0 comments

Volleyball team still yet to lose a single set this season Outstanding performances from Anu Vall and Wen Fu LEEDS’ volleyball women kept up their winning record at the start of the season with a comfortable 3-0 victory over York at the Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday night. The Gryphons were … Read More

Sheffield Sink Sibanda’s Ship

3 years ago / 0 comments

A GB Olympian who played in the London 2012 games was one of several Sheffield players who thwarted Leeds men’s volleyball team 3-1 in the Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday evening. The Gryphons were facing their Sheffield counterparts for the first time since being promoted to BUCS Division One and … Read More

Varsity: Mens Volleyball – Uni soar to produce excellent comeback

4 years ago / 0 comments

A terrific all round performance from the men’s volleyball team saw the Gryphons see off Leeds Beckett in this scintillating Varsity clash, winning 3 sets to 1. Things weren’t always plain sailing for the hosts as they got off to a sluggish start, losing each of the first eight points. … Read More