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Women’s High Performance Centre | Meet the Coach | Becky Langley

University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University joined forces back in 2017 to joint-deliver a Women’s High Performance Football Centre. The initiative, is committed to doubling participation and fan numbers of the women’s game by 2020, and Nottingham based hub is one of eight High Performance Football Centres based at Universities across the country. Importantly, …

Heads Up | It’s time to discuss concussion in sport

Following the incident this week at White Hart lane which saw Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sustain a serious head injury in the Champions League Semi-Final, it is a good time to talk about concussions. We spoke to University of Nottingham Sport Physiotheraspist, Desi Gillespie, for her insight into the protocol of assessment and to learn …

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 …

BUCS Big Wednesday | UoN Squash retain Women’s Championship title for the 4th year in a row

As a performance sport, the University of Nottingham squash confidently secured three of their teams into the final at BUCS Big Wednesday. Both the trophy teams, men and women’s as well as the women’s championship team. First up were the trophy finals where the #GreenandGold were represented in both the men’s and women’s teams. The …

BUCS Big Wednesday | Water Polo make a splash as they win the Men’s and Women’s Trophy finals

Women’s water polo trophy final First to arrive at bright and early at David Ross Sports Village on the morning of the 27th was women’s water polo. The team were focussed and ready for a great game against Oxford in their home pool. Having dominated the Midlands 1A league this season, not losing a single …

BUCS Big Wednesday | Tin-Tin Ho and David McBeath leave first ever BUCS Championship Finals with Gold

University of Nottingham’s table tennis squads have swept the board at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) finals, once again asserting their total dominance over university table tennis. The home squad won all four titles up for grabs on in an impressive display on home soil at the BUCs Big Wednesday event.  Victories in …

BUCS Big Wednesday | Men’s Tennis hit the target in BUCS Trophy shootout

After a highly successful league campaign, University of Nottingham Men’s 2nd Team aimed to extend their fourteen-match unbeaten run for the 2018/19 BUCS Sport Season and with it, capture the Men’s Trophy title! On their home courts at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, the #GreenandGold faced the University of Bath’s 2nd Team who had also experienced …

BUCS Big Wednesday: Women’s Basketball leave with a silver medal in the BUCS Trophy

In one of the first matches of the day at the David Ross Sports Village, UoN Women’s Basketball faced up in the early morning fixture against Bournemouth University in the Women’s Trophy. University of Nottingham Sport Women’s Basketball Lineup Aleijah Mona Tomlinson Fancis Musson Danielle Schafer Carlotta de Mergelina Alonso Veera Khanolkar Rachel Byrne (C) Deborah …

BUCS Nationals 2019 | Super Saturday Roundup | Goldrush at the Games for the Green and Gold

The beginning of Super Saturday saw the introduction of the Judo and the Karate to the range of medal opportunities for UoN Sport. The challenge had already been set the previous evening, with a plethora of outstanding performances including multiple PB’s and a Gold medal for Hayley Mills in the 60m. That challenge was duly accepted …

BUCS Nationals 2019 | Friday Roundup | Golden start for the University of Nottingham

The first day of competition in the hotly anticipated 2019 BUCS National Championships did not disappoint. Following a short trip up the motorway from Nottingham, it was down to business for some of the 148 athletes who will compete at the Championships for the University of Nottingham over the next few days. Over the course …