Articles by: Jake Foxford

Jono Williams in action in the last Memorial shield.
Credit: Eddie Whitehead

Thai Pham Memorial Shield kicks off season before DIGS league draw

Local Sport, Sport, University Sport October 14, 2015 at 8:11 pm Comments

PARK Avenue is playing host for the DIGS Memorial Shield, the Aberystwyth DIGS league clash of silverware holders. This is the first to be hosted at the home of Aber Town FC, and the second to beRead More

Aberystwyth last met Newtown at Park Avenue in the play-off for the Europa League, which Newtown won 2-1.
Credit: Tomos Nolan

Seasiders in strong form ahead of big match at Newtown

Local Sport, Sport October 9, 2015 at 7:44 pm Comments

AFTER a mixed bag of results at the start of the season, Aberystwyth Town find themselves fourth in the WPL with a shot at climbing to second if they can seal a victory over Newtown AFCRead More

Dancesport's Vicky Hawkins and Santhosh Kannan competing at the Empress Ballroom in March 2015.

Spotlight on… Dancesport!

Sport, University Sport October 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

EACH edition of The Courier, we’re turning our focus on a different club, bringing in members for an interview and finding out more about the people that make up Tim/Team Aber. This month it’s Dancesport, withRead More

AMRU at Vicargae fields, undoubtedly the scene of many wins to come this season.
Credit: Carl Barnes.

AUMR and life as a player

Sport, University Sport October 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

THIS year sees the return of Aberystwyth men’s rugby union team, and with it comes the promise of a great year and a great season for the squad. And with the world cup kicking off onRead More

Owen Howells in action.
Credit: Melissa Sarson.

Get to know: Rugby Union

Sport, University Sport October 3, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

Owen Howells  (The new BNOC) Aged 21 Height: 6’1”  Weight: 118kg   Position: Tight head Prop (1st XV Captain) Likes: KFC, Game of Thrones, scrums, the gym and Star Wars. Dislikes: Mushrooms, English Rugby, Penglais Hill, WednesdayRead More

Ruairi Willis for AFC Gwatch in the Consolation Cup final 2015.
Credit: Tomos Nolan.

DIGS: It’s like football…

Sport, University Sport October 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

Are you looking for a chance to play some football with your friends outside of the commitments of Wednesday BUCS fixtures? Do you want to join a team in the biggest club at the university? Do youRead More

A decision is yet to be made regarding the proposed changes to university sports facilities by consultants KKP. 
Credit: Tomos Nolan

AberSU switch to Akuma for kit in 2015/16

News, Sport, Students' Union News, University Sport September 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

THIS summer, Aber Students’ Union officers have agreed a deal with kit manufacturers Akuma to supply Tim/Team Aber clubs. By the academic year 2016/17, the union hope to have all clubs and societies in the newRead More

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Real hope for home nations in World Cup

International Sport, National Sport, Sport September 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

BY THE TIME this goes to print, host England will have played Fiji and the World Cup will be well and truly underway. For six weeks the country and the world will be gripped by theRead More

Aber Town endure rocky start to season

Aber Town endure rocky start to season

Local Sport, Sport September 26, 2015 at 8:30 pm Comments

AFTER a hard summer training and some quality signings for the club, Aberystwyth Town FC have struggled to get points on the Welsh Premier League table. The Seasiders have been unfortunate, scoring 11 goals in leagueRead More

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid logo. There is currently no logo for the event proper after plagiarism accusations from Belgian artist Olivier Debie.
Credit: Carniolus.

IOC to select new sport to debut at Tokyo 2020

International Sport, News, Sport September 13, 2015 at 1:05 pm Comments

THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) are to meet this month to decide which sport will be added to the existing roster of 21 different disciplines being competed across in 32nd Olympiad, Tokyo 2020. There were over 30Read More