Author: Tanya Riley

Sport Editor | 19-20

On Sunday 26th January 2020, the Bangor Karate Union (BKU) travelled down to Barnsley to compete in the Yorkshire Open. This was the club’s third year competing in the competition. The competition began with our pair’s competitors. After gaining a gold medal in the Welsh Open in November, the expectations were high for the pair. Hannah and Rachel progressed through to the semi-finals, beating black belt pairs along the way before eventually being knocked out by the England squad pair to gain the first medal of the day; bronze. The day moved on to the individual categories. Our advanced competitors…

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Bangor University representatives were invited down to London, St James’ Palace to celebrate 100 years of BUCS hosted by HRH the Princess Royal. Henry Williams your next VP for sport, Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Carol Tully and Kathryn Hughes Sports co-ordinator at Undeb Bangor attended the event, representing the university as one of the 10 founding members of BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sports)! BUCS began in 1919 as the Inter-Varsity Athletics Board of England and Wales, with the universities of Aberystwyth, Bangor, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, Nottingham, Manchester and Sheffield acting as founding members. It now delivers 50 sports…

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Bangor University Paintball has had a revolutionary change over the last year with the implementation of a new indoor arena over at Normal Site sports hall. The addition of this indoor arena, mixed with our reusable paintballs, allows the club to offer very cheap paintball sessions that allow people a gateway into the world of competitive paintball. The sessions will include skills required to play in the extremely fast paced 5 vs 5 game that is one of the fastest growing sports across the world right now. The competitive scene is a mixture of pure adrenaline, and elegant and fast…

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