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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 …

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, …

University introduces first ever Diversity in Sport award

The Diversity in Sport award made its first appearance at the 2015 University of Nottingham sports ball. The aim of the award is to promote equality of opportunity for different groups, widen participation, tackle discrimination and demonstrate the values set out in the University Sport and Disability sport strategies. The Student Union Sports Officer Kiri …

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 …

All that glitters is Green and Gold!

4 out of 5 golds for University of Nottingham Sport at BUCS Big Wednesday 2015! The University of Nottingham capped off a successful season in outstanding style yesterday at Loughborough Sport Park by winning 4 out their 5 finals at the BUCS Big Wednesday event. Currently sitting at third place in the BUCS table, Nottingham wanted …

BUCS Big Wednesday 2015

BUCS Big Wednesday is the highlight of the university sports season, and with five University of Nottingham Sport teams competing for Trophy and Championship Cups, there’s plenty of opportunities to cheer the green and gold to victory. This year’s event takes place at sports facilities in and around the Loughborough University campus, with over 40 …

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 …

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 …