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Browsing: Varsity 2018

It was a slow hungover start at Moel Y Ci. But once a slightly worse for wear Aber arrived an initial track walk got underway. Fortunately, the track was fairly dry, which made negotiating the tricky rock gardens more comfortable. The rest of trail was fast with some gnarly corners linking some fun drops and jumps. Practice runs were had and then at 3pm timed runs started. Each rider got two race runs and their quickest time down the trail counted. All riders put in some great runs, Bangor’s Marley dominated the track attaining the fastest time on the day…

Bangor Women’s Football Club put on a stunning display at Bangor City’s training pitch as they demolished Aberystwyth 6-0. Following on from an equally fantastic performance at last years Varsity (an 8-0 victory), this group of women have really shown they are always ready for the annual competition. Bangor’s drive and passion was abundantly clear from beginning to end. They won every first ball and 50/50, while hunting down second balls. A great display from a talented team who passed the ball wonderfully and created space in all the right places so they could mount countless attacks and chances. Aberystwyth…

Bangor 33 – Aber 10 Once again, Bangor University win Varsity in momentous fashion, lifting the illustrious trophy for the fourth year running – a landmark in the competition between the two Universities. The final overall score was a resounding 33-10 to Bangor, leaving Aberystwyth University in the dust. Tatenda Shonhiwa, Bangor’s VP for Sport, said: “This year has been an enormous year for Bangor’s students. We should all be proud of what we have achieved as an AU as well as what we have done as our individual clubs.” He added: “Today we delivered yet another massive win against our friends…

An emphatic and comprehensive performance from Bangor Universities Swimmers meant the overall point towards retaining the Varsity trophy was nothing short of secure. From start to finish, the men’s and women’s individual and team events were contested at the highest level and with great spirit, but a strong start combined with no slowing down ensured that the Dragons came away on top. Aberystwyth did all they could to obtain points, but Bangor just kept pushing through the gears to ensure they won almost every event in front of a packed stand. The performance was topped off by an annihilating cannon…