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Sport

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…

Sport

Pirates reach post-season playoffs

UEA Pirates American Football team have won their league, and continue to progress in the playoffs. The team sealed the Division 1 South-East championship with a 47-6 win at Queen Mary in their last match of the regular season to make it seven wins out of eight and as they enter the end of season…

Sport

Dodgeball league success for UEA Falcons

On Saturday 6 January, the UEA Falcons Dodgeball Club awoke early to attend round three of the University South League. With one women’s team and two men’s teams, the club set off with high spirits, excited to see how their eight games would play out. The women begun in the morning, and due to some…

News

Cabinet Ministers call for league tables to consider diversity

Cabinet Ministers David Limington MP and Chris Skidmore MP have called on universities to address their ethnic disparities or face negative consequences within league table standings. Speaking on the failings of universities to tackle a lack of diversity in the student body, Universities Minister Skidmore said ‘It cannot be right that ethnic minority students are…

Features

Universities: in a league of their own

It’s the time of year, autumn leaves are falling, freshers are beginning new lives at university, and the 2019 university league tables have been released. I can imagine that many applicants will be frantically worrying about these performances, just like I did. Is the university too good for me? Is it too low in the…

Sport

Lacrosse hope to adapt to life in second tier

UEA Lacrosse Club has continued optional training sessions over summer, hoping they can keep players fresh and hit the ground running come October. The Men’s firsts will aim to consolidate their position in the Midlands 1A BUCS division, the second level of university Lacrosse, after promotion last term. The squad have recently arrived back from…

Sport

Squash Season Preview

Squash is a well-known sport, although unfortunately it is not yet played in the Olympics. Matches are best of 3 or 5 games, where each game is played to 11 points. However, if the score reaches 10-all, the game will continue until one player leads by 2 points. UEA’s Squash team is for the most…

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