Category: Sport

Varsity – De Montfort football 4th’s battle to no avail

De Montfort FC’s 4th team battled hard but concluded their campaign with a loss at Stoughton Road on Wednesday afternoon as their UoL counterparts ran out 4-1 victors. On a bitterly cold and wet day, the first 20 minutes were...

/ 23rd March 2017

Varsity: Griffins 2nd team unable to continue basketball winning streak

A full house was packed into a court inside the Queen Elizabeth Leisure centre to watch the DMU 2nds team against UoL 2nds on Winning Wednesday. In the first quarter, an early basket by UoL was booed by the home...

/ 23rd March 2017

Varsity – Ultimate Frisbee lose out to UoL in varsity defeat

On Wednesday, the varsity for Ultimate took place. This is a sport which is commonly referred to as Ultimate Frisbee. It is a non-contact sport and a point is scored when the disc is passed to a teammate in the...

/ 22nd March 2017

Varsity – DMU sides dominate in cricket

Both DMU Cricket sides claimed nail biting victories at the City Cricket Academy to give DMU two vital Varsity points thanks to the 21 runs of Inamullah Munir and the ball of George O’Neill. Fielding first in the seconds’ match,...

/ 22nd March 2017

DMU Football 1sts Battle to No Avail

DMU’s football firsts were unable to replicate last year’s heroics on a bitterly cold and wet night at Beaumont Park last night. Early UoL pressure set the tone of the game, which soon became a battle for control of the...

/ 21st March 2017

American Football: One Decisive Touchdown

It was a calm Sunday morning as the spectators strolled onto the field with only the howls of wind greeting them. This would soon change as two groups of gladiators roared taking even the breeze by surprise as it suddenly...

/ 21st March 2017

Varsity: DMU Futsal battle it out against UoL

DMU succumbed to an 8-4 defeat in the Futsal at the Roger Bettle Sports’ Centre but still hold a 3-1 lead in the overall standings. Two quick goals for University of Leicester proved a step too far for DMU despite...

/ 20th March 2017

Women’s Volleyball Narrowly Miss Out

On Saturday morning the 18th of March, the volleyball varsity for the women’s took place between De Montfort University (DMU) and the University of Leicester (UoL) at Leicester arena. In the first set, it was already clear that the teams...

/ 20th March 2017

DMU Basketball Pull Off the Impossible

The DMU Women’s Basketball 1st team (Pitbulls) and the DMU Men’s Basketball 1st team (Griffins) pulled off what seemed an impossible feat and won their varsity in a hectic day which saw DMU go 10-3 in the series after a...

/ 20th March 2017

DMU Equestrian Team: Club of the Year

De Montfort University (DMU) has an excellent Equestrian team. They won varsity in 2015 and 2016 and in 2016 they were named Club of the Year too! This year, the Equestrian team from University of Leicester (UoL) withdrew just days...

/ 18th March 2017