Articles by: Sam Meadows

Rugby 7’s: A Players Perspective

Rugby 7’s: A Players Perspective

Sport, University Sport June 20, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

AS A LIFELONG rugby watcher with only limited and largely unsuccessful experience of playing the sport, I’ll admit I was more than a little apprehensive about the prospect of playing in the 7’s. Part of me wasRead More

Rugby 7’s: Results

Rugby 7’s: Results

Sport, University Sport June 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

BLAENDOLAU playing fields were swamped with hordes of rugby players at the beginning of May as the annual Rugby 7’s tournament returned to our shores. Mighty Morphing Moose People were victorious in the Viper 10 Cup,Read More

Cup look back: heatbreak for Aber Town

Cup look back: heatbreak for Aber Town

Local Sport, Sport June 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH Town were left heartbroken as a three goal comeback gave The New Saints victory in the Welsh Cup Final on May 3rd. A spirited first half performance had seen Aber Town hold a 2-0 lead atRead More

World Cup kicks off amid backdrop of protests

World Cup kicks off amid backdrop of protests

National Sport, Sport June 13, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

AS THE EYES of the footballing world rest on Brazil for the biggest sporting event of the footballing year. The FIFA World Cup returns to South America for the first time since 1950 and the hopes of 32Read More

Female manager of men’s team confirmed

Female manager of men’s team confirmed

Sport June 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

Helena Costa has been named manager of Clermont Foot in the French Ligue 2. She becomes the highest profile female manager of a men’s senior team. Costa has a vast amount of experience in the gameRead More

Sam Meadows discusses Dyke’s B-Team plans

Sam Meadows discusses Dyke’s B-Team plans

Opinion June 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

IN THE PAST month the formerly anonymous Greg Dyke has become one the most polarising figures in football. In case you missed it, Dyke, the chairman of the English FA  announced proposals that will (we areRead More

MOYES OUT! This Easter there was a lot to shout about

MOYES OUT! This Easter there was a lot to shout about

National Sport, Sport June 11, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

ON EASTER Monday The Daily Telegraph’s Northern Football Correspondent Mark Ogden broke the story that David Moyes’ tenuous and turbulent reign at Old Trafford was to come to an end inside the next 24 hours. Ryan GiggsRead More

Blackboard down for the dissertation deadline? Perfect!

Blackboard down for the dissertation deadline? Perfect!

Opinion May 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

DISSERTATIONS are one of the most stressful periods in most students’ university careers. If the support networks are not up to scratch then this can become far more stressful than necessary. Third year International Politics studentsRead More

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Aber Town lose out in Welsh Cup final

Local Sport May 3, 2014 at 5:10 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH Town have failed to win a first Welsh Cup since 1900, losing 3-2 against The New Saints in the final at The Racecourse Ground in Wrexham. Aber took an early lead through a Chris VenablesRead More

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VARSITY 2014: Basketball

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

Men’s Basketball by Nick Robinson IN A BREATHLESS contest, Aberystwyth Men’s Basketball team staved off a late Bangor fightback to secure their first Varsity victory in five attempts. Bangor rallied incredibly from a huge 13 pointRead More