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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 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 | 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 | Sunday Roundup | Record Championship for University of Nottingham

The 2019 BUCS Nationals championships will go down as the most successful individual championships in University of Nottingham history with 20 medals, including 8 golds. Following 3 days of action, across 7 sports and with 148 University of Nottingham students competing it is remarkable to see how far everyone has pushed themselves. There have been …

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 …

Over 100 UoN Staff enjoy first ever Winter Cup Competition!

On Thursday 24th January, over 100 staff members from a variety of university departments braved the cold to compete in the first University of Nottingham 7v7 Football Winter Cup at the David Ross Sports Village. There was plenty of exciting action but above all, matches were played in great spirits with everyone enjoying the evening. …

An Interview with Jack Kavanagh, UoN Sport Volunteering Officer

What is your job title, and what does it involve? So, my job at the University of Nottingham Sport is Sport Volunteering Officer. In nutshell, I look after all volunteering that happens within sport both here on campus but also within the local community. The thing I love about my role is how varied it …

The Headliner | Final Thoughts

We are less than 24 hours till the first centre pass of The Headliner where the University of Nottingham Netball 1st Team will compete against our varsity rivals Nottingham Trent 1stteam, in a competitive BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for top of the league and a promotion into the premier league. Spectators are getting …