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WRFC Successful Beyond Wildest Dreams

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By Megan Trethewey LSE WRFC     When I joined the Women’s Rugby team in first year we had to give the occasional walk over because we couldn’t field a full squad of 15 players. Now, three years on, with over 50 members and two teams. It’s safe to say that LSE Women’s Rugby is here, and it’s here to stay. As many of you will know from our over…

Formula One In A State Of Grace

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By Rayhan Chouglay and Amelia Thomson     The Formula I Season 2015 is eventually upon us, with the first race having taken place last weekend, and since the wrap of the 2014 season all eyes have been on pre-season testing and predictions for who will be the winners and losers of F1 2015. There have been quite a few changes over the winter season most notably in the driver…

Netball Teams Up With Active LifeStylE

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By Meg Leitch & Nisha Majumdar This year has seen the launch of the exciting Active Lifestyle programme at LSE, encouraging people to get involved in sport and physical activity at LSE at a more flexible and recreational level. Not only does this provide a fun platform for people to enjoy sport, it has also proved an essential way to develop individuals to a standard so that they can become…

Mixed Hockey Finish Incredible Season By Winning League Title

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This season has been incredible. With over 30 different players playing throughout the season, from experienced first team players to people picking up a stick for the first time, the achievement of the mixed hockey team retaining (yes retaining!!) the LUSL Premier League title has been a truly collective effort. After winning the league last year, we were heading into this season with high spirits. There was a large third…

Women’s Hockey 1st XI Secure Promotion

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LSE Women’s Hockey 1st XI has secured their promotion in a well-fought 5-0 victory over Reading University 2nds. The pressure was on as the Beavers battled to defend their winning streak. After a strong start from LSE, Reading defence had a lot of work to do. The first goal was scored from a rebound off Reading’s keeper which was swept into the goal by India Steele to put the beavers…

Netball Sixths Enjoy Victory Over UAL To Cap Off Successful Season

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Last Monday, eight sixth team veterans braved the cold and headed to Kennington Park to play their last ever game for LSE Netball. Tears of sadness were mixed with tears of joy as the girls enjoyed a final glorious win of 27-10 against UAL 2nds. The girls were immediately off to a promising start as they scored a goal within the first few seconds. However, the match took an unexpected…

LSE AU Running Competes In BUCS Cross-Country

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Last Saturday marked the LSE Running team’s return to the pinnacle of all British Cross-Country competitions after a long hiatus – the BUCS Cross-Country Championships. Despite a well-intentioned effort to shift the location of the race to the South of England this year, weather conditions remained unfavourable, and the race course looked like a venue befitting of Tough Mudder.   This year’s competition saw over 1600 runners from all across…

Women’s Basketball Aiming To Build On Lent Success

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LSE Women’s Basketball team has had a busy start to Lent Term! The team played Queen Mary University of London on 18th January, Imperial Medics on 25th January, and University of Essex Women First Team on 28th January. We started off our first game of Lent term with a 65-25 dramatic victory over Queen Mary in the London Universities Sports League (LUSL) on Sunday 18th January. The results did not…

LSE WRFC Trains With England At Twickenham

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You know those competitions that look too good to be true? To win a month in a five star hotel in the Maldives or something similar? Well, next time you see one of these great offers, before you shrug and move on – maybe think of giving it a go. When the women’s rugby team entered a video to win a training session with the men’s England rugby team (#trainlikeengland),…

‘exercise’- getting from class A to B to the library

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While we all have incredible timetables and feel there is never anytime for anything! Other than walking to bed or the pub after a long day of reading, maybe it’s in your best interest to make time. According to the BBC’s report of a Cambridge Study, a lack of exercise is killing twice as many people as obesity. Young people today also burn between 600 and 700 calories less than…