Tag: sport

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

Badders Host First Charity Event

DMU’s Badminton society has put together its first ever charity event in the form of a doubles tournament on Tuesday 14th March, 17:30 at the QEII Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre. The society is raising money for the English Federation of...

/ 9th March 2017

Netball: DMU blow Trent University out of the water

On Wednesday 7th December, De Montfort University (DMU) played against Nottingham Trent University (NTU). DMU performed amazingly. DMU scored the first two points in their first quarter in quick succession, with the third goal following soon after, leaving the score...

/ 21st December 2016

DMU Pool do Nine-Ball at Birmingham and Solihull

De Montfort University’s very own Pool Society entered three teams (four players in each team) into the BUCS-UPC (British Universities and Colleges Sport-University Pool Council) Nine-ball Pool Championships which were held at Rileys Birmingham and Rileys Solihull this weekend, and to...

/ 17th December 2016

DMU Griffins Over-Powered by Nottingham Trent

A plucky team effort from DMU Griffins was not enough to beat a hard working Nottingham Trent University (NTU) with the final score 61-54 to the visitors. NTU took an early lead in the first quarter which was aided by...

/ 12th December 2016

Women’s Volleyball lose out to Loughborough

Despite a great effort from Women’s Volleyball team, DMU Dragons, Loughborough reigned victorious winning in straight sets. Fortunes for the home side looked promising as they took an early 3-0 lead in the first set, but their visitors showed class...

/ 20th November 2016

Netball: Dominant DMU brush aside Leicester to stay undefeated

An emphatic display against the University of Leicester (UoL) saw DMU women’s 1st team comfortably secure a win and continue their unbeaten streak. A sporting derby always has an air of tension to it and this game was no different....

/ 20th November 2016

DMU Dragons women’s volleyball 1st team win in first game of the year

This week, the De Montfort University’s (DMU) Volleyball Team (Dragons) played against Aston University’s (Phoenixes) team. The overall match was closer than anticipated, with the match being very intense and exciting. In the end, DMU ladies were victorious, winning 3...

/ 15th November 2016

Netball fall off in Fourth Quarter against Ruskin

Both the De Montfort University (DMU) Netball 4th team and Anglia Ruskin Netball 2nd team came into the game in high hopes of winning. In a game full of twists and turns, DMU were edged out by Ruskin in the...

/ 15th November 2016

Hard fought game sees DMU Griffins unlucky to lose out

A hard fought and hotly contested game saw DMU Griffins 2nds lose out by a mere 2 points to the University of Northampton (UoN) on Wednesday night. The hosts started brightly, taking an early 3 point lead and standing firm...

/ 13th November 2016