Varsity: What you need to know!

Yes it is that time of year again my friends. Golden leaves are falling and cold winds are rising as the sporting event of the year is upon us once again. The ultimate showdown, posh vs poly, Uni of vs Carnegie! LEEDS VARSITY! Anyway before I get too carried away, the battle for bragging rights …

Carnegie boys can, will & did!

On Superbowl Sunday, February 1st 2015, Leeds University met Leeds Beckett at West Park Rugby club for a Varsity match like no other. Both young teams had everything to fight for, but also everything to lose. The sunshine made a pleasant appearance despite the cold temperature and it was encouraging to see all the fan …

Beckett triumph in dramatic varsity clash

    In an enthralling game of varsity rugby union Beckett ran out eventual winners by a flattering 46-30 score line. Before the kick-off, there was a minute’s applause to respect the death of former University of Leeds student Richard Mayne who tragically passed away earlier this year. The crowd, close to 12 000, created …

Varsity 2012: Did we drop the ball?

    For the second year running, The University of Leeds rugby union team were triumphant in their pursuit of glory at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Two fantastic tries and a host of kicking points earned them their first title of the year and bragging rights as Varsity Champions.  A dramtic first half The expectation was …