Tag: derby day 2018

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Cue the celebrations

Both of UEA’s Men’s pool teams beat Essex after a long day at the table. The A’s won a convincing 23- 13 while the B’s fought it out to beat Essex 23-21. Early on the A’s and B’s were having opposite fortunes, with the A’s leading Essex 6-2 after eight frames whilst the B’s were…

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Volleyball hits the net

Unfortunately, there were no points for UEA in volleyball. The Men’s volleyball team challenged Essex to a fast-paced, high-intensity game, with UEA holding their own against a rowdy and intimidating crowd. UEA got off to a promising start, gaining an early lead, but after a tense twenty minutes, the score was 19 – 25, with…

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H8-2 be you

“UEA’s men futsal team stepped up to the plate and cruised to an 8-2 victory over their Essex counterparts. What started out as a close game, with the score level at one apiece at half-time, soon descended into an empathetic UEA win after the break, with UEA scoring four goals in a matter of minutes…

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Roo Pitt reports on the tennis

While the weather was stilling holding up and before the women’s matches were promptly called off, UEA’s men put out a valiant effort but lost all four of their matches to Essex. Mid-way, Luke Walker told Concrete: “We’ve got to win at least one of these singles matches to keep the game alive.” Team Captain…

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Essex hit for Six

Although fighting against a strong wind, UEA Men’s Cricket thrashed Essex by nine wickets on Derby Day. Essex batted first, with Hussain and Prevost opening. They started well and made it to 100 by the twelfth over with no wickets lost. As a mighty bank of cloud hid the sun it seemed the day might…

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Mixed success for squash

While UEA’s Men’s team won a stunning 4-1 victory over Essex, the Women’s team fell to a hard fought 3-2 defeat. The Men went 2-0 up in quick succession to dampen Essex’s hopes of a win before the Captain Tom Vaughan entered the court. Although putting up a valiant fight he succumbed to the bombardments…

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