The University of Portsmouth Women’s rugby team raced ahead for the Alzheimer’s Society in the BUPA Great South Run. Jade Biskin-Barnes, Lissy Richards, Harriet Baker, Tori Cox, Lauren Ryan (VP Sports) and Amy Baker (VP Welfare and Volunteering ) were among a number of AU members who took part in the twenty year old race on Sunday the 24th October.
A huge crowd turned out to watch Portsmouth FC fail to reclaim the FA Cup title on Saturday 15th May. Tens of thousands of avid supporters attended Southsea Common to watch the match on a giant 40square metre screen, marking […]
Hey sports fans! This is your new editor taking the chance to introduce himself, say have a great summer and thank all contributors to the section. The outgoing editor, Liam Ryder, has done a sterling job and with such a terrific platform to to move on from the scene looks set for my tenure as leader of the Purple Wednesdays section to be a successful one.
On the 19th May at HMS Temeraire sports ground, sportsmen and women from the University of Portsmouth laid waste to challengers from the Royal Navy. The events on the day were male and female football, mixed hockey and volleyball, netball and the much anticipated crowd-drawing rugby clash. In all of the clashes, the university was victorious.
Fresher Tristan gives us an idea of what it’s like to join the Wakeboard club, and a run down of what they’ve been up to so far.
Portsmouth Lacrosse Firsts were knocked out of the Flags competition in a triple over-time thriller at Cambridge University. Despite having led for much of the game, the 12 man team, hard hit by exam period, ran out of steam and were cruelly punished by Cambridge scoring a golden goal after 18 minutes of extra time.
Portsmouth University Boxing Club showed why they were last year’s British University Team of the year by dominating the English University Championships for the 3rd year running.
A group of volunteers from the University of Portsmouth have returned from a month long expedition to Africa to teach sports to some of Kenya’s poorest rural communities. They were part of a group of 21 students from the Universities […]