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Varsity Round Up 2018: Green and Gold Win Varsity Series 11-9

After almost a month of intense competition, this year’s Varsity Series came to its conclusion last Sunday as University of Nottingham came out on top winning the series 11-9 and retaining the Notts Varsity title. Here is around up of all the scores from the Series:  2017 Varsity Series Results –  Final score: UoN 12 …

Sports Injury Clinic | University of Nottingham helping runners avoid injury ahead of London Marathon

With less than a week to go until the Virgin London Marathon on 22nd April, many runners an fundraisers will be coming to the end of a lengthy training programme to get in shape for the gruelling race ahead. The team of experts at the Sports Injury Clinic in David Ross Sports Village are well …

Hockey Heroics as the Ladies team book a place in the BUCS Championship Final

It was 3pm at Portland when the Women’s Hockey team packed their bags and boarded the team coach carrying the hopes and aspirations of playing at a home BUCS Championship final in Nottingham at Beeston Hockey club in a week’s time. The squad, followed by a travelling group of University of Nottingham supporters, set off …

Match in Focus | Men’s Squash beat Birmingham 3-2 to book their place at BUCS Big Wednesday

University of Nottingham went into this Men’s Squash BUCS Championship Semi-final as narrow favourites and knew they would have their work cut out if they wanted to secure home advantage at BUCS Big Wednesday in 2 weeks’ time. During the regular season, UoN finished just above Birmingham having won at their last two encounters, albeit …

5 benefits of Swimming Crash Courses at David Ross Sports Village

Swimming is an excellent form of exercise for all ages and abilities. It’s never too late to gain the benefits from swimming and aside from being an enjoyable activity,  swimming burns calories, so helps you lose weight, feel happier and healthier. At our 25m eight-lane indoor pool at David Ross Sports Village we offer a number of crash …

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 …