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Headliner | UoN American Football come up just short in the game of inches

Some say that American Football is a game of inches, and if anything the Headliner at David Ross Sports Village this afternoon proved it. Elliot Harvey’s opening drive touchdown for University of Nottingham, and a resilient first half defensive display, were unfortunately not enough to prevent the University of Nottingham falling to defeat in a …

Headliner | Player in Focus – Jack Casey

On Sunday 3rd November the University of Nottingham American Football 1st Team will kick-off their BUCS season in style as the first Headliner of the year! The Headliner series, hosted on campus, showcases our BUCS teams competing at the top level of university sport. The series is competitive as our teams compete against other University …

Student Sporting Stories | Kayla Kret

Student Athletes invest thousands of hours into their sports — training in the off-seasons combined with practices, games and travel during their seasons — so they can wear “Green and Gold” across their chest with pride. Sadly, this week we will be saying goodbye to a student who has, for the past 7 years embodied …

The Headliner | Scholar in Focus – Elliot Harvey

Since their founding year in 1995, Nottingham American Football have seen their sport grow in the UK. The past few years in particular have seen huge successes for the #GreenandGold American Football team. From being promoted to the Premier North league to being voted most likely to win the National title a few years back, …

The Headliner | Dummies Guide to American Football

With The Headliner event just around the corner, we thought it’d be best that you understand the basic rules of American Football before attending the event! The Basics American Football is played on a 100-yard field with two 10-yard end zones at either end of the playing field. The field itself is very similar to …

BUCS Sportswoman of the year is University of Nottingham’s Hayley Mills

Track-star Hayley Mills has been recognised as the 2019 Sportswomen of the year at the coveted BUCS Awards in Bristol. Hayley Mills joined the University of Nottingham in 2016 to study a PhD in Mathematics. Although she had a strong pedigree in athletics, as a previous European Junior Champion over 200m in 2007 and a …

University of Nottingham Sport’s Unsung Hero Lynn Turton recognised at BUCS Awards

Lynn Turton, the BUCS and Clubs coordinator for University of Nottingham was recognised this evening at the BUCS Awards for her outstanding contribution to University and College Sport. She made the final three and was shortlisted for the Unsung Hero award which recognises excellence and commitment to supporting student sport above any beyond the call …

Student Volunteer Aymun Khan Wins National award at BUCS Awards 2019

BUCS Student Volunteer of the Year – Aymun Khan University of Nottingham student, Aymun Khan, has received a national award for his contribution to volunteering at the BUCS Awards 2019 in Bristol. Aymun, who is in his final year truly is Mr Disability Sport, In the last year alone – his busiest for academic commitments …

University of Nottingham sail through to the European Universities Badminton Championship final

University of Nottingham are a game away from being crowned European Universities Badminton Champions 2019. The team have fought their way to the finals after a tough draw which saw them matched up against  University of Strasbourg, the team which sent them crashing out of the same tournament 12 months ago in Coimbra. Against a …

BUCS Big Wednesday | UoN Netball add BUCS Trophy to their 2019 league title

Today the University of Nottingham Netball 1s faced Birmingham 2s in the final of the BUCS Trophy. The Netball 1s have had an extremely successful season this year. Winning the BUCS Midland’s 1A League Title having only lost one game all season, they will now face Leeds University in a battle for promotion into the …