Tag Archive > sport

05
Apr

Post-Easter Health Kick

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If you’re lying in a heap of Easter egg wrappers feeling like you’ve overdone it, we hear you. So here are just some tips to help you rein it back in after that obligatory Easter splurge.

Go outdoors

Not getting your money’s worth out of that gym membership you signed up for in January? Why not get outside instead? Southampton has plenty of lovely green spaces for you to take advantage of, and now the nights are lighter, it’s the perfect time to get on the run. And there’s no need to put too much pressure on yourself – just … Read the rest

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23
Feb

Society Spotlight Interview: Tennis Club

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We’re always hearing about how great the Southampton University Tennis Club is, so we interviewed the club’s Sponsorship Officer, Jack Harvey, to find out what all the racquet is about and why it’s so ace to be a member!

How many members belong to the Tennis Club?

We’ve got around 100 members.

Tell us about the club’s different squads?

We’ve got two men’s and two women’s teams which compete in BUCS, made up of 16 guys and 16 girls.

The next step down from that is the Intermediate Squad which trains on a Saturday afternoon and, through being a member … Read the rest

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16
Feb

Varsity 2016: We are all #TeamSouthampton

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Varsity 2016 is epic, exciting and fierce as our Team Southampton heroes battle it out at sports against the University of Portsmouth on Sunday 13th March.

Held at various venues across Southampton this year, including Wide Lane, Jubilee Sports Centre, SUSU (Building 42) and the Watersports Centre, you can show your support on your doorstep.

With over 2000 competitors, this is the largest sporting event in both Athletic Unions’ calendars and a competitive day of sport is guaranteed! But whether you have been involved in Southampton’s sports teams since you arrived at University, or you have never played a sport … Read the rest

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12
Feb

Society Spotlight: Water Polo Club

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We caught up with Lawrence Thompson, President of Southampton University Water Polo Club, to find out more about the club and what they get up to – in and out of the pool!

How long has the Water Polo Club been running?

We can find evidence of the first Water Polo game being played at the university as early as 1936, but we know definitely in the last 20 years it has been going strong as a proper society.

How many members belong to the club?

This year, we have 70 members across two fully competitive teams: 40 girls … Read the rest

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23
Sep

Rugby World Cup at The Stag’s

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You may already know that the Rugby World Cup is currently taking place in England but what you may not have realised is that our very own pub, The Stag’s, is going to be showing most of the matches!

Today we will be showing Scotland v Japan at 2:30pm and Australia v Fiji at 5pm. Other highlights at the weekend include Italy vs Canada at 2:30pm on Saturday and Australia vs Uruguay on Sunday at 12pm. You can catch our full schedule of events on our calendar.

Hosting the Rugby World Cup is an exciting opportunity for rugby in … Read the rest

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