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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, …

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 round-up 4 February 2015

As the BUCS season enters the closing stages, Nottingham put in a number of impressive displays, and the return of 29 wins and 3 draws improved this week’s win ratio to 47%. Arguably the biggest fixture of the day was played at Highfields as the Men’s Football 1st XI took on top of the table …

BUCS round-up 28 January 2015

Nottingham faced their most testing week of the BUCS season to date and were pushed to the limit to claim 23 wins and 4 draws. Men’s Fencing started off the New Year as they finished 2014, beating Warwick 1st team 119-108 to move into second place in Midlands 1A. That is now three straight victories …

BUCS Christmas review 2014: how have our clubs fared so far this season?

The BUCS season has hit the halfway mark and moves into 2015 with a number of our clubs in contention for league and cup honours. So, as we enter the Spring phase, here’s a run down of our clubs’ performances so far. Badminton Season so far: Badminton have enjoyed a positive start to the 2014/15 season and …

BUCS round-up 3 December 2014

Nottingham’s sound BUCS form continued in week eight thanks to another set of impressive performances across the board. With only a handful of fixtures next week, 31 wins and a win-rate of 48% meant that a number of clubs head into the Christmas break sitting top of the league. Highfields was a hive of activity …

BUCS round-up 26 November 2014

Nottingham headed into a big week of cup fixtures with a point to prove after last Wednesday’s disappointing return. However, on a gloomy day in the Midlands, eight teams progressed to the Last 16 in the Trophy Cup and fourteen booked their place in the Quarter Finals of the Conference Cup. With 28 wins and …