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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: 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …