BUCS Weekly sports round up: Varsity on the doorstep

This week is Varsity week, but there were still BUCS fixtures to play and scores to settle. 

Make sure if you’re part of a sport team to message Sonny Snelling on Facebook  or Twitter with all your pictures, quotes, results and notable events to be mentioned in the round up.

Visit Unified’s Varsity page for build up articles and LIVE coverage all week from February 8 – 14

Tough test against LSE for Women’s rugby

Women’s rugby smashed LSE 38-5.

Aegean Leech said:

“Great game today against LSE.

“Very physical game with lots of tackles and rucks.

“Win was well deserved to us, very proud.

“We celebrated with Kaspas after too”


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Basketball girls on fire.

Women’s basketball won 65-44 against City. 

Eftychia Panayiotou ” We came out strong from the get go and kept the pressure up the whole game.

“We’re ready to smash UKC on Saturday.”

The Women cannot wait to face UKC

Hockey Women show GKT who’s boss

Women’s Hockey first team thrashed GKT 4-1

Laura Buttimer said: “Good to get 3 points from a team we struggled to draw against at the beginning of the season.

“Some excellent leadership and commitment shown by the girls today.”

Away win for second team

The Men’s football second team won 1-0 away to queen Mary’s first team.

Captain Lee Bird said: “Great performance from all the boys.

Just what we needed going into Varsity and our quarter finals game on Wednesday.

“We go again.”

The boys are buzzing for their Varsity fixture.

Debut competition for two equestrian members

The equestrian B team came fourth against multiple universities.

Camilla Wallis put her nerves a side and competed in her first ever competition doing the team proud with some solid scores.

Katie Pinn also made her debut at her first away competition for BUCs and came very close to getting placed.

Overall the B team put a valiant effort in

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The Men’s Football fourth team beat Essex 2-0.

The Women’s football second team game was yet again cancelled.

Netball second team won 44-38.

Netball third team lost 28-12 to Queen Mary’s

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Sonny Snelling

Sonny is a third year multimedia journalism student and Sports Editor for Unified. He hopes to one day have a career in Sports journalism having written for the Daily Mail, Mail Online and Kent Messenger.

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