Varsity 2015

Varsity 2015: Aber Wins the First Societies Varsity

Varsity 2015: Aber Wins the First Societies Varsity

Societies, Sport, Varsity 2015 May 5, 2015 at 6:15 pm Comments

FOR THE FIRST time ever, Varsity Societies between Aberystwyth and Bangor was held. The Sunday after Sports Varsity in Bangor, 3 events; Video Gaming, Poker, and Chess, were held at Aberystwyth Students’ Union. Aberystwyth Community ofRead More

Varsity 2015: Trophy Heads Up North

Varsity 2015: Trophy Heads Up North

Sport, Varsity 2015 May 4, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments

FOR THE FIRST time since 2012, Varsity was held at Bangor University this year. With events split across North Wales and held both on Wednesday 15th and Saturday 18th of April, Bangor were the eventual winners, with 28 events toRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s 2nd and Women’s 1st Badminton

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s 2nd and Women’s 1st Badminton

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 May 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

TENSIONS ran high for both sides throughout the day’s first badminton matches, as the rivalry between Aberystwyth and Bangor ran rampant. With Double and Single rotations for both teams being played at the same time, watchingRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Fencing

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Fencing

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 May 1, 2015 at 3:00 am Comments

FRESHERS in Aberystwyth were introduced to the university fencing team onstage at September’s Sports Fair, where they performed a sparring demonstration in front of new students. The fencers didn’t hold back even in that setting, andRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s Badminton 1sts

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s Badminton 1sts

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THIS year’s badminton matches at Varsity heated up when the Men’s first team took to the nets. Contenders in their BUCS league and regulars in the Mid-Wales badminton series, Aberystwyth’s badminton club performed well after aRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: BUFC 2 – 2 AUFC (4-3 on penalties)

Varsity 2015 Match Report: BUFC 2 – 2 AUFC (4-3 on penalties)

Sport, Varsity 2015 April 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments

VARSITY 2015 came to an end on Saturday evening under blue skies and beaming sunshine, with views of the Menai Straight in the most entertaining and nerve-wracking ending possible with the Men’s Football result decided byRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: The Women show how rugby is played in Aber

Varsity 2015 Match Report: The Women show how rugby is played in Aber

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 29, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments

THE WOMEN’S rugby match was the only rugby match of the day, due to suspensions of Aber Rugby Union and Bangor Rugby League teams. This meant the girls had to represent Aberystwyth rugby, and it isRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: No criticisms of AberLax Women’s from Woodbine

Varsity 2015 Match Report: No criticisms of AberLax Women’s from Woodbine

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

WOMEN’S Lacrosse were unfortunately defeated 11-5 to Bangor. In the first quarter Bangor were strong on the attack, scoring three goals in the space of 15 minutes. This only motivated Aberystwyth and in the second quarterRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Effective teamwork secures decisive victory for AUNC 1sts

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Effective teamwork secures decisive victory for AUNC 1sts

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments

IN A CONVINCING win for Aberystwyth inside an eerie sports dome, AUNC 1sts beat their Bangor counterparts by 46 goals to 20. With both sides starting the match at a hare’s pace, the scores were 11 pointsRead More

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Varsity 2015 Match Report: Tense and Tough Overtime Gives Tarannau A Win For Aber

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

IN ONE OF the longest and most exciting games of the day, Aber’s American Football team, Tarannau, gave Aber a well-deserved point for Varsity. Bangor Mud Dogs kicked off the match at half 12, and straightRead More