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Hat-trick of hat-tricks gives UEA women first league win

UEA’s Lacrosse women got off the mark in BUCS Midlands 2A thanks to a comfortable 14-5 win over Warwick 2s at Colney Lane in their first match back after Christmas. In front of a vociferous crowd, hat-tricks for Fiona Smith, Phoebe Hartz and man of the match Tilly Pembroke were added to by a brace…

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UEA compete in mixed Dodgeball tournament

The nature of the sport of Dodgeball, in most instances, splits men and women into their gender brackets, allowing only men to play men and women to play women. The University Mixed Open occurs annually to change the entire nature of the sport itself, it allows for the differing aspects of the women’s and men’s…

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Blackpool IVDC 2019

On the 23 February, a few of our members recently attended the biggest university Dancesport competition in the UK, Blackpool IVDC. Blackpool is famous for its ballroom scene, and the Winter Gardens, where the competition takes place, is spectacular. The competition day is incredibly demanding, with most competitors waking up around 4-5am to get ready…

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Concrete meets… UEA Pirates American Football

The only encounter I’ve had with American Football was two years ago, when I went to film a match at Colney Lane on a freezing day. Since then, I have been following their results and keeping up to date with how they perform as a team. In reality, I still don’t know the rules and…

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‘You play Quidditch… so how do you fly?’

‘I don’t care if you fall off your broom as long as you catch the Snitch first.’ If you are a Harry Potter fan, this sentence can only mean one thing: Quidditch. Although most people relate Quidditch with Harry Potter and don’t quite understand how people play it without ‘flying’, it is actually a sport…

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Swimming success at BUCS Nationals

7 finals, several club records and many PB’s made BUCS Nationals 2019 one of the most successful ever for UEA Swimming. The women performed excellently, making the A Final for the Freestyle Relay- Kioni Broomfield, Megan Pirrie, Rikke Nagell-Kleven and Hannah Binning – pushing them up to compete against the likes of Loughborough and other…

News

I’m a President Get Me Out of Here!

On 15 March, UEA Netball Club are hosting an I’m a Celebrity-style event at the LCR where 15 Presidents from both sports clubs and societies go head to head to compete to be crowned UEA’s Best President. Those competing can expect to be experience a process of elimination through various bushtucker trials, with games to…

Sport

Dancesport – UEA Comp

Dancesport’s UEA Friendly, held in the last weekend of January, is one of our most anticipated competitions of the year and was a huge success this time round. The committee, led by the Team Captain, worked incredibly hard to make this spectacular event. Dance competitions cannot run without officials, which include adjudicators, compères, scrutineers and…

Sport

The season so far for UEA Ultimate Frisbee

Aye-Aye, or UEA Ultimate, is the university’s Ultimate Frisbee club. And before you ask, yes Ultimate Frisbee is a real sport. Feel free to join the club at one of its four training sessions each week if you don’t believe me. Despite some disappointing losses, the club has been doing well this academic year, growing…

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