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Team of the Week: Ladies Hockey 1st

By Cara McIsaac-Hall  Throughout the 2017-18 season, we’ll be profiling our Team of the Week, recognising a University of Nottingham Sport team who have achieved a stand-out result in this week’s fixture list. First up are Ladies Hockey 1st who posted a resounding 4-1 home win against Loughborough 1st, last year’s Championship final runners up. …

Get involved with Welfare in Sport

Welfare in Sport was established as a Student Union campaign group at the start of this academic year. The aim of the group has been to work with sports clubs to raise their awareness of mental health illness and support them in developing more inclusive environments for students. Matt Wildman who is the Chair for the group – has …

Ten things you DON’T need for a triathlon (promise)

Thinking about giving triathlon a go but not sure if an all-in-one is for you? Fancy a challenge, but your bike has seen better days? Love the idea but worried about the costs of getting all the kit? With the popular Notts Triathlon back on University Park campus on 2 April 2017, the organisers from …

Guest blog: UoN Lifesaving Club maintain strong 3rd in BULSCA league

Guest blogger: Alex Collard, Club coach for the UoN Lifesaving Club UoN Lifesaving Club’s BULSCA Competition For those of you who still react incredulously when informed that Lifesaving is an actual sport, and a rather popular one at that, you may further be surprised to learn that 22 teams came up to our humble multi-million-pound …

Guest blog: UoN Polo take gold at Winter Nationals

Guest blogger: Lucy Cox, Publicity Officer for UoN Polo Club UoN Polo: NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 2017 Every year, UoN Polo heads over to Rugby Polo Club to compete at the SUPA (Schools and Universities Polo Association) Winter Arena National Championships. As there is no BUCS polo, we compete under SUPA tournaments against every other university polo …

FA Girls’ Football week hits University of Nottingham

The start of October saw the re-launch of the FA’s Girls’ Football week with over 70 players from total beginners to Notts County Ladies superstars hitting the new David Ross Sports Village 3G pitch. With more than 100,000 players involved nationally, the University of Nottingham hosted their own girl’s football night taking the opportunity to launch their …

The Tri Campus Games are back and bigger than ever

By Ellie Hill, Team UK Volleyball player & flag bearer Who would have thought that after playing Football since I was six years old, I would be jetting off to the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus, to play… wait for it… Volleyball! That’s right, Team UK are in Malaysia competing against Team China and Team Malaysia …

UoN win record fifth straight Varsity series

By Sebastian Chmielinski The University of Nottingham claimed bragging rights for the fifth year in a row after beating Nottingham Trent University 13-8 in the 2016 Varsity Series. Having first begun in 2003, the Series is the most hotly anticipated sporting event every year, and 2016 did not disappoint. With more sell-out crowds, international stadiums, …

Top 12 Moments of 2015!

UoN Sport hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We can’t wait to see what the year ahead has in store, so we thought now is a great time to reflect on some of our achievements of 2015. Here are our top 12 moments – one for every month! 1.January – 200 local …

A successful summer of sport

Sport doesn’t stop when the academic year comes to an end at UoN. Many of our student athletes and alumni have been competing over the summer and doing us proud: British high jumper and Biosciences alumna Isobel Pooley got her season off to a flying start, topping the UK all-time outdoor rankings with a 1.97m jump …