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BUCS Nationals 2016: Friday round-up

Friday 19 February saw 100s of UoN athletes travel to Sheffield to compete in the 2016 BUCS Nationals. After a chilly start to the day (around 1 degree) temperatures soon rose as our students started their journey’s towards BUCS gold!  Friday was slated to be the quietest day of the weekend with only indoor athletics, fencing, swimming …

BUCS round-up 10 February 2016

Another week and another Wednesday afternoon filled with action, suspense and victories for our UoN teams!  With just over a week to go now until the BUCS Nationals this week’s games were pivotal in setting the right mind-set for the teams. In total, 65 matches were played over weekend and yesterday, with 32 of those matches won …

Reflections from the table toppers

Last week saw the University of Nottingham sport clubs excel in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition, winning close to 70% of their fixtures. Such performances help UoN hold on to 3rd place in the BUCS league with a whopping 2227 points (at the time of writing!). With a staggering 111 teams from …

BUCS round-up 18 March 2015

There may have only been 14 games this week, but there was plenty to cheer about for University of Nottingham Sport – five Conference Cup final matches, five wins and five new pieces of silverware for the University’s trophy cabinet! Women’s Badminton 3rd were in action first, with a 4-4 draw against league leaders Northampton …

BUCS round-up 11 March 2015

Yesterday saw action in the semi-finals of the Championship and Trophy Cups for the University, with a range of outstanding results and an overall return of 22 wins at 52%. It was a day to remember for Table Tennis in the Championship Cup as the Men’s and Women’s 1st teams progressed to the final. The …

BUCS round-up 4 March 2015

As the University heads into the home straight of the BUCS competition, 20 wins from 39 matches kept alive the cup dreams for a number of clubs and meant Nottingham remain on course for a top three finish in the overall BUCS table. There will be plenty on show for UoN Sport at the 2015 …

BUCS Nationals – more news from the weekend

This year’s BUCS Nationals event was held in Sheffield and attracted more than 6,000 students from across the country. The University of Nottingham had a particularly successful and entertaining weekend, fielding several teams in a number of different competitions. Here is a summary of the action: Trampoline UoN had fantastic success in terms of involvement …

BUCS round-up 25 February 2015

The fixture list comprised both league and cup action this week, and our teams built upon their recent good form with the exact same return as last Wednesday: 26 wins and 5 draws at a rate of 51%. The Men’s Football 2nd XI have been outstanding all season and continued their run of victories by …

University of Nottingham Sport strike gold at BUCS Nationals

Event roundup by Sophie Thomas Between Friday 20 and Sunday 22 February 2015, over 150 University of Nottingham students descended on Sheffield to take part in the British Universities Colleges and Schools (BUCS) Nationals, one of the biggest events of the entire championship season. Three Gold medals were won among the nine different sports represented at the …

BUCS round-up 18 February 2015

Knockout competition was at the forefront of the action this Wednesday, and a number of teams sailed through to the quarter-finals and semi-finals. Overall, the Green and Gold recorded 26 wins at a rate of 51%. The Hockey club returned a raft of wins this week, and the Men’s 1st XI got the ball rolling …