Entries by Lucy Wood

Climbing Wall Updates

There will be changes to the climbing wall timetable on the following dates; Due to climbing instructor illness there will be no Junior Climbing Club: Saturday 13 October 9:30-10:00 10:00-11:30 11:45-13:15. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.    

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Alumni Sports Day

Alumni sports day is back and bigger than ever before with over 20 clubs joining us for our annual friendly day of competition. Loved your time at Leeds? Want to relive your university days? Then dust off your old kit and catch up with old teammates as we invite you to return to Leeds for a day […]

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New Year, new Varsity series

Leeds Varsity is back. Our 9th annual Cross Country Varsity kick started the 2018 series and saw each university claim a point in the race for the title. Each January we take on local rivals Leeds Beckett in our first Varsity event of the year. With two separate races, a 9.5km male race, and a 6.2km female […]

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Tackle mental health at Mantality retreat

Mental Health is a continued hot topic at the University of Leeds recently, with Rugby League and American Football clubs leading on a mental health campaign “Talking Tackles It”. In a continued effort to help raise awareness and opportunity to discuss this topic, Leeds Sport has worked alongside Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward to offer […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fight their way to bronze at UKBJJA

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu took bronze at their first competition of the year with five gold, three silver and two bronze individual placings. On the 25th November, the Brazillian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) society competed in a UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) competition at Warwick University. BJJ is a grappling combat sport where competitors aim to […]

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Gryphons Crowned Women’s Dry-Slope Champions

For the first time in recent history, University of Leeds Snowriders were announced as this years Women’s British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Dry Slope Champions with stand out performances from Sports Scholar Gillian Finnerty and team mate Jenny Davies. In the women’s snowboard event, Finnerty retained her gold medal title in the big air […]

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BUCS Girls Can

Since it’s launch in 2015, This Girl Can has swept the nation encouraging and empowering women to get physically active. Each academic year British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) coordinate a special week of female-focused action, engaging with universities across the country. That’s why as part of the ‘BUCS Girls Can’ week, we’re highlighting all […]