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Fuel in Withington. Photo: Lisa Murgatoyd


Just outside the student-dominated Fallowfield, Withington is a great place to escape the university bubble

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Where are they now? – Hamilton Ricard

Taking a look at what our favourite athletes of the past are doing now…

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In Conversation with John Barnes

After his talk on race in the Student Union, The Mancunion caught up with john for a brief interview on issues in Football today.

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Village Manchester tackle Prejudice

Last weeks the Beautiful game: An Ugly Culture event did not just see the views of John Barnes aired…

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Resurgent Ulster ready for final shot

After years out of the limelight, this season sees the Ulsterman with a genuine shot at cup glory…

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The Battle of the North

Christie Cup 2012

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Player Profiles – SKUM –

Sophie Myles, Jeni Thomas and Sam Davis

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Familiar flaws undo Scotland potential

Unforced errors leaves Scotland finishing second yet again..

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Manchester Women’s Hockey show closest rivals how it’s done

University of Manchester 1st XI – 4

Newcastle University 1st XI – 0

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Player Profile – Claire Shutler

UMWRFC Scrum Half and University of Manchester Sports Scholarship Athlete


Tiger tamed as the Rock rises

On a weekend where the much-trumpeted English cricket side fell flat on their faces to succumb to an embarrassing defeat to Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, it was wonderful to see another Englishman rise above an impressive array of stars to clinch a surprise victory in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.

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Is ‘Pac-man’ ready for Mayweather?

The Filipino has dominated boxing in recent years, but his latest victory has arguably set him up for a fight he will struggle to compete in.