The Galleon - Portsmouth's Student Newspaper

Issue 58

University Sport

Boxers shine in backyard battle

One of the many events served up during ‘Freshtival’ fortnight was a boxing exhibition held in Ravelin Park. The University Boxing Club held Backyard Boxing; an open air spectacle, where challengers from all around the country took on Portsmouth’s finest.

University Sport

Portsmouth edge Barbarians in charity match

University of Portsmouth Rugby 1sts 20
Solent Barbarians 19

Billed by University of Portsmouth Rugby President Rich Evans as “the biggest event held by any club [during my four years here]”, the UoP Rugby Football Club took on and overcame the Solent Barbarians by a nail-biting 20-19 – whilst entertaining spectators and raising considerable funds for two charities.

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