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Player Profile – Claire Shutler

UMWRFC Scrum Half and University of Manchester Sports Scholarship Athlete

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Giroud’s goals fire Montpellier into title contention

Thomas McMahon takes a look at the underrated French Ligue 1 title race.

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Lost in the desert

Will England ever learn how to bat on the subcontinent?

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Sydney Swans are the team for me…

The first in a series articles from Sports Editor Paddy Madden as he looks at the Sports Scene down under from his Sydney base.

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An English experience of the Super Bowl

The Mancunion reports on an American Institution live from Times Square

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Manchester hockey’s misfiring costs them dearly as Newcastle rocket through to the next round of the cup….

Newcastle Men’s1st XI: 3
Manchester Mens’s1stXI: 0

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Player Profile: Olivia Thackray

UMWFC 1st XI Captain
Teams played for: Leeds United Ladies (2001-2010), Sevilla F.C. (Spain) (2010), University of Manchester (2008-12), England U15, U17, U19, U23

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Manchester fall short in tight game

University of Manchester 2nds 14
University of Lancaster 2nds – 30

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FA Cup tie offers end to Race row.

Paddy Madden takes a look at this season’s most controversial issue so far…

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Where are they now? – Itzik Zohar

Taking a look at our favourite sportsman of the 90’s…

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Conte nurses ‘The Old Lady’ back to winning ways

Thomas McMahon takes a look at the resurgent Turin side


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.