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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 …

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 …

Big Wednesday’s Big Build Up – Men’s Lacrosse

With the BUCS Big Wednesday finals just over a week away, we wanted to bring you profiles of the teams representing Nottingham in the Cup finals – first up is Men’s Lacrosse, who take on Durham in the Championship Cup final. It’s been an amazing year for the team – just two losses all season, …

The road to BUCS Nationals: Katie Snowden

The BUCS Nationals start today, and amongst the many teams and athletes representing Nottingham will be sports scholar Katie Snowden, taking part in the 800m and 1500m events throughout the weekend. With personal best times of 2:03.46 in the 800m and 4:18.71 in the 1500m, Katie hopes to follow her successes in 2013 and 2014. …

The road to BUCS Nationals: Ellen Mahenthiralingam

The BUCS Nationals just a few days away, it’s time to profile another of our sports scholars – badminton expert Ellen Mahenthiralingam will be competing in the Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles events throughout the weekend, so has a busy few days ahead of her! Originally hailing from Vancouver, Canada but now based …