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BUCS Nationals 2016: Saturday round-up

What a day! Day two of the 2016 BUCS Nationals saw some incredible victories and some nail biting close finishes you’d have to see to believe. With the competitions in full swing across Sheffield, there was something for everyone! Read on to see all of Saturday’s highlights. Judo The day started bright and early at 9.30am at All …

European University Table Tennis Championships – Day Four

Event report by Jonathan Spinks, UoN Table Tennis Today was our last competition day, with both the men’s and women’s singles resuming at the last 32 stage. With only Paul McCreery, Tressa Armitage and Yolanda King left in the draw, it meant the rest of the team were only on supporting duty. Liam and I …

European University Table Tennis Championship 2015 – Day Three

Event report by Jonathan Spinks, UoN Table Tennis After the Men’s event was won by Poland’s Rzeszow University yesterday, and the Women’s by Kazan in an all Russian final, we moved onto the singles and doubles events. Despite an early slip up by some of the men’s team (yours truly included) forgetting to set an …

European University Table Tennis Championship 2015 – Day Two

Event report by Jonathan Spinks, UoN Table Tennis Today saw the conclusion of the team matches for both the men and women, and another early start. Perhaps it is best to keep the men’s section short, as it was not perhaps our finest hour. In truth the men suffered unluckily from a number of factors, …

European University Table Tennis Championship 2015 – Day One

Event report by Jonathan Spinks, UoN Table Tennis This year our men and women have been lucky enough to qualify for the European University Table Tennis Championships held in Geneva. Despite early setbacks, with two of the team missing the flight and problems with entry, we settled into the warm, sunny weather well! Today saw …

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 …

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 …