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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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‘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…

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

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…

Sport

UEA Cricket’s resurgence continues

Following on from their success in the first and second rounds, the UEA men’s first team secured a place in the quarter finals of the BUCS indoor championship for the first time in UEA history. With three games to play, and two victories required to progress, UEA defeated both Edinburgh and Loughborough in their first…

Sport

Happy New Year for UEA Futsal in league and cup

It’s been a great start to 2019 for UEA Futsal, with league and cup success at the Sportspark. The men’s seconds are through to the semi-finals of the Midlands Conference Cup after a thrilling 4-3 extra-time win over Anglia Ruskin, while a perfect 2019 record of three home wins from three has seen the firsts…

Sport

Concrete meets UEA Basketball

Growing up, two sports touched my soul and helped me figure out the kind of person I wanted to be. The first of which was tennis, which I played for seven years. The other was basketball, which changed my life in only two years. These two sports are still a huge part of my life,…

Sport

Mixed fortunes for UEA sides in BUCS cup action

No sooner had the last issue of Concrete hit the press than many of UEA’s sides turned their attention to BUCS cup action. There were mixed fortunes for our sides, several of whom have now reached the quarter-finals. In Men’s football, goals from Luke Young and Mohammed Hassan, returning to the team, saw the firsts…

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