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BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Table Tennis

This week sees the culmination of this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) leagues in the team Championship finals aka #BigBUCSWednesday – and we have more teams than ever fighting it out to be crowned BUCS champion! The finals, which will be taking place at the University of Bath on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 …

Five Golds, six Silvers: big wins at BUCS Big Wednesday

University of Nottingham Sport finished the 2015/6 BUCS season in phenomenal style in Sheffield by winning five of their final day matches at the BUCS Big Wednesday event! On Wednesday 16 march, five of our Championship and six of our Trophy teams travelled to Sheffield for the 2016 BUCS Big Wednesday event. We were in good …

Dreaming big for BUCS Big Wednesday

Wednesday 16 March 2016 is BUCS Big Wednesday, a day that sees the finals of the Championship and Trophy competitions. 10 of our teams will be making the short journey to Sheffield to take on the top teams from across the UK. Competing in the Championships finals we have: Table Tennis Men’s 2nd, Table Tennis …

BUCS Big Wednesday 2015: A sliver away from victory for Men’s Lacrosse

Our final event of the day was the Men’s Lacrosse Championship Cup final between Nottingham 1st, squaring off against the team who denied them premier league victory this season – Durham 1st. This was the third meeting for these two teams this season, and with Durham victors on both occasions they were arguably favourites going …

BUCS Big Wednesday 2015: UoN Men’s Hockey’s first BUCS gold for 50 years

In one of our most highly anticipated finals of the season, University of Nottingham Men’s Hockey 1st team took on Loughborough University Men’s Hockey 1st away at Loughborough in front of over 1,000 spectators, half of which we are proud to say were UoN supporters, the self-proclaimed ‘Green tidal wave’ ready to cheer us to …

BUCS Big Wednesday 2015: Dream double for University of Nottingham Table Tennis

University history was made for the Nottingham this week when our Men’s and Women’s table tennis teams both won the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championship team title, as part of the ‘Big Wednesday‘ day of cup final matches at the Loughborough University sports facilities throughout March 25. In a scintillating afternoon of …

BUCS Big Wednesday 2015: University of Nottingham Fencing put Exeter to the sword

University of Nottingham Fencing Women’s 1st team put in an outstanding team performance to beat Exeter University in the final of the Trophy Cup competition, one of Nottingham’s four cup final wins as part of ‘Big Wednesday‘, the highlight of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) 2014/15 season. Held at Loughborough University ‘s sports facilities …

Big Wednesday’s Big Build-Up – Men’s Hockey (part two)

A follow up to our post from yesterday as there was too much to fit into one post – here’s the full list of who’ll be representing Nottingham in the BUCS Men’s Hockey Championship Cup final this Wednesday at Loughborough. Andy Dalman – Centre Back Course: Chinese Season highlight: Beating Durham for the first time …

Big Wednesday’s Big Build-Up – Men’s Hockey

The last of our team profile posts goes to Men’s Hockey, bouncing back from a tough season in the Premier North league that saw them finish 4th despite several strong performances against the toughest sides in the region. You can review their progress throughout the season through the BUCS website, follow the team on Twitter and don’t forget …

Big Wednesday’s Big Build-Up – Table Tennis

With both our Men’s and Women’s Table Tennis teams making it through to their respective Championship Cup finals against Nottingham Trent, let’s profile the players who’ll be representing Nottingham for the top honours of the 2014/15 season. Following the Women’s 2nd team’s victory over Birmingham in the Conference Cup final this week, what better time …