Thursday, 28 November 2013

BUCS round-up

This week's British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) fixtures saw most of our teams in knockout action.

Men's Football 1st and 2nd teams both progressed, beating Liverpool John Moores 3rd and Leeds Met Carnegie 3rd respectively. Men's 4th lost at Grimsby 1st, while Women's 1st were defeated at Northumbria 1st.

Rugby League 1st are through to the last 16 after a 54-16 win at Newcastle 2nd.Women's Rugby Union enjoyed a comfortable 34-7 success at home to Liverpool John Moores 1st.

Men's Hockey 1st won 6-1 at Bolton 1st, while Women's first secured a 10-2 victory at Manchester 5th. Men's 1st and Women's 1st Basketball both slipped to heavy away defeats, but our Netball teams are both through to the next round - the 1st team overcoming York 1st 56-31, while our 3rd team won 62-32 against Manchester Met 9th.

Men's Tennis 1st won 8-4 at Liverpool 1st, but our 2nd team crashed 10-2 at Leeds 4th.Men's Badminton 1st won 8-0 against MMU (Cheshire) 2nd, while Women's 1st beat Hull 1st 5-3.

Men's Table Tennis lost heavily at Lancaster 1st, but our Women's team put up an excellent display in a tournament at Leeds. Katie Lee, Yali Wang and Becca McGrath battled hard to get though to the final, eventually losing out to a Keele University team containing two of the top ranked ladies in the country

UCLan Golf 1st team's long unbeaten streak in the league is over after they lost 4-2 at Northumbria 1st. Our 2nd team also lost to Durham 1st, but the 3rd team sealed a 5-1 win at Liverpool 1st.

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