Just two weeks ago it was that wonderful time of the year again. No, not Christmas, but an occasion at least as merry: The grand finals of Leeds Varsity. The streets of Leeds coloured green […]
Leeds Beckett claim victory in tennis, with extra preparation and funding providing them with the edge. With 24 fixtures taking place in one day, consisting of men and women’s top three teams, it is safe […]
This week our Society Editor, Tilly Judges, speaks to First Rugby Union Women’s Team captain Emma Winstanley about Varsity, stereotypes and what the rest of the year holds for the women’s team. This Varsity for […]
Leeds Varsity 2019 was brought to a close with the traditional Rugby Union finale at Emerald Headingley Stadium. With the overall scores being well in Beckett’s favour, and the preceding Women’s Rugby Union match having been an absolute thriller in which Leeds University came out on top, the Varsity finale was a chance for the Gryphons to end the annual festival on a high.
The match started off with Leeds University on the back foot, with Leeds University fly-half, Hannah Morton, making a great tackle on Beckett’s left-winger, Olivia Almond. After a slightly cautious first five minutes, Leeds University […]
The University of Leeds suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Leeds Becket, the game finishing an extremely close 65-63.
Derby day finally dawned – for the University of Leeds footy boys it was time for the short trip to the Leeds Beckett Campus in what was set to be a scintillating day of football. All 4 teams were to meet their rivals head to head in arguably the most competitive fixture of the year.
Image Credit: [Leeds University Union Women’s Association Football Club] In a competitive fixture, the women’s second football team suffered a narrow defeat to arch- rivals Leeds Beckett. There was a nervy start for both sides, […]
As a sport that we’re all likely to not have heard before, Korfball stands out in the Varsity fixtures. Korfball Committee explain all as they tell us about what Korfball is and why you should […]
Dear readers, Since the rapture of Freshers is now over and we’re into the second week of teaching, I’m going to start this letter with a little pop quiz. Raise your hand if you can […]
Image Credit: [Cian Fox] Gryphons go down to battling defeat against Manchester Metropolitan University. It was a mixed week for the University of Leeds Women’s Basketball team, who claimed a historic Varsity victory last week, […]
Dear Readers, “Another year, another Varsity loss”. Those were the words with which I started my editor’s letter, which was originally written two days before the finale – such is my lack of faith in […]