Varsity 2014

VARSITY 2014: Hockey

VARSITY 2014: Hockey

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 21, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

Men’s Firsts IT WAS AN all-or-nothing game with high stakes, and Team Aber’s Men’s 1st team emerged victorious over Bangor in their Varsity game, with the final score 1-0 to Aber. Drawing a large crowd ofRead More

VARSITY 2014: Archery

VARSITY 2014: Archery

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 21, 2014 at 5:30 pm Comments

TEAM ABER turned up to the Sports Cage with the hopes of repeating their 5 – 4 win from last year. Before an arrow was even fired, the Aberystwyth versus Bangor Archery Varsity had a controversialRead More

VARSITY 2014: Squash

VARSITY 2014: Squash

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 21, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University Squash Club fielded a 10 man team this year for Varsity and went on to beat Bangor 7-3, taking their overall winning streak to 8 years in a row (and that’s only taking intoRead More

VARSITY 2014: Swimming

VARSITY 2014: Swimming

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University’s Swimming Club emerged victorious from the afternoon of enjoyable competition at Aberystwyth University Sports Centre. The scoring system was that the winners got two points in a relay and a solitary point in theRead More

Tomos Nolan

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

VARSITY 2014: Ultimate Frisbee

VARSITY 2014: Ultimate Frisbee

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

ULTIMATE Frisbee is probably one of the less well known sports featured in this varsity edition of the Courier. I had participated in just one ultimate training session a few months back, and was pleasantly surprisedRead More

VARSITY 2014: Netball Firsts

VARSITY 2014: Netball Firsts

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

IF THE CRICKET boys had gotten off to a nervy start, it was the women of Aberystwyth who put Aber firmly in charge of the competition. They may have kicked off late, but Aber wasted noRead More

Rebecca James

VARSITY 2014: Showdance

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 12, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments

ABERYSTWYTH Show Dance team danced their way to victory at this weekend’s Varsity, beating Bangor University in seven out of nine different categories. Aber started as they meant to go on in the Open category, whereRead More

VARSITY 2014: Cricket

VARSITY 2014: Cricket

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 11, 2014 at 11:30 am Comments

AS IS GROWING to be the norm, the first blood was fought over by the cricketers, and in a cruel twist of fate, I landed myself with a job reporting on a sport in which IRead More

VARSITY 2014: Football

VARSITY 2014: Football

University Sport, Varsity 2014 April 9, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments

Men’s Football by Joe Benton Aberystwyth showed passion and class to beat Bangor 2-1 whilst playing the majority of the match with only 10 men. A lightning fast start from Aber showed weaknesses in the BangorRead More