And that’s it for another year of Varsity. Well done to all the competitors for achieving a fantastic result. Special thanks to our editors Kerry, Shaun, Lok, Sam, Andy, Adam and Joe and goodbye.
Men’s football has finished 1-0 and so all the fixtures have been played. We’re just eagerly awaiting the result…
Everyone is anxiously awaiting the results…
Upset in the football as Wigan are beating Man City. No alarms and no surprises here however.
The sun was out for the first time in a while today and we’re expecting a lot of red faces in Jesters this evening.
The Vixens are off and performing. We never realised there were so many of them.
15 minutes without an update. Standards are slipping at HQ. We’re very sorry.
Pompey have now levelled the score in the men’s football 1st. 1-1
Southampton have just scored in the football, making the score 1-0
Reports have reached us that a fight has broken out in the car park, more to be confirmed…
According to our Pause editor Andy Haywood, Hockey has challenged the fact that Portsmouth had three players play two games. Club captain Dan Stewart is suspected to lead the dispute.
Women’s ultimate frisbee final score: 6-4 to Southampton
Half time in the football. The score is 0-0
Tragic news! Dominos have packed up and there’s no more free pizza.
The men’s football has just restarted after being suspended due to injury
They day’s winding down, but stayed tuned for the big result’s announcement.
Other than Portsmouth’s bruised egos!
Broken ankles seem to be an unfortunate theme of the day. One in the football and one earlier on in the netball. Hopefully, that’s the last of the injuries today.
Ribbons, Pom Poms and Game Faces. Are we gonna see an American teen movie style cheerleader rivalry between the Soton Vixens and Portsmouth Phoenixes?
Men’s Ultimate Frisbee score: 15-6 to Southampton
Has anyone seen our Editor anywhere? He responds to the name of “Sam” and we miss him very much.
Ladies 1st Hockey score: 6-1 to Southampton
St. John’s Ambulance is treating the broken ankle. Unfortunately a dodgy tackle on a Soton player. We demand Vengeance!
Injury at the football. Our eagle eye editor has reported a broken ankle on the pitch.
Tchoukball final score: Southampton win with 56-51
Yet another Portsmouth Streaker! This time on the rugby. Are they resorting to desperate measures?
Be sure to visit the RAG tuck shop and get some good Karma for Team Soton. It’s like sweets that are good for you (emotionally not physically).
A lot of jumping and diving involved in Ultimate Frisbee, definitely makes a great spectator sport.
We’re winning 8-7 in the rugby, surely we can keep the lead.
Netball final score 57-15 to Southampton
Sports Editor, Joe Taylor, is down at the footie. Apparently Pompey had a chance for a shot, but the Soton keeper made a great save. The score is still 0-0.
Results for the men’s fencing are in: 135-107. Another win for Soton.
Men’s rugby 1st have just kicked off
With Soton dominating on the fields and the Six Nations being played in the club house, Wide Lane is buzzing!
Football 1’s are walking on to the pitch and our roaming reporter has a great spot to keep us updated.
We don’t want to jinx anything, but with the score at 138-54 and only 80 points left to play for… you guys can do the math.
Random Fact: The humble Frisbee used to be called “Flyin’ Cake Pans”, “Whirlo-Ways”, “Flyin’ Saucers” and “Pluto Platters”.
We’re still winning 134-54 overall.
Reports of a Portsmouth streaker. We just hope she’s applied her sun screen.
Reports from our man on the ground that ladies hockey are now winning 4-1.
Frisbee or not Frisbee? That is the question.
Definitely worth a watch if you’ve never seen it played competitively before.
Kerry’s with the Ultimate Frisbee Players as they warm up, but apparently she’s got fears of decapitation. We’ve got trust in Soton’s disc control though.
But the Soton ladies are 1-0 up in the hockey.
Updates from our roaming reporter, Kerry Sclater: Portsmouth won the men’s Lacrosse. Final score 6-3.
The Vixens are busy getting everyone in the Varsity spirit:
We’re really excited about today. There’s a really good vibe and the weather is really helping. We are excited to show off our stuff later for our performance!
Pause Editor Andy Haywood would like to thank the Soton Ladies Hockey 5’s for there help in commentating on the guys’ running.
Southampton are reportedly dominating the 2nds Intra Mural Football match with the score currently 1-0 in their favour. Intra Mural has been a particularly successful competition so far today for Southampton
Allegedly there is a man down on the lacrosse team as a player gets injured
Quote from Kishan Patel, captain of men’s first hockey who just lost to Pompey:
The team did great, awesome support, just fell short on the day.
England vs Wales kicks off at 3pm in the Six Nations…but if you want to watch some real rugby the 1sts match gets underway around 3.30pm.
In other news, disaster befalls the Wessex Scene media hub, as a huddle of tweed wearing individuals obscures our view of the matches
Final Scores for men’s hockey: 2-1 to Portsmouth.
Next up, women’s 1st hockey
Unconfirmed reports that the Portsmouth Ladies tennis team have failed to show up – meaning our girls are currently playing an Inter Uni match instead. In the Men’s event both doubles matches are well underway as Southampton trail 3-1 from the singles matches.
Southampton have managed to get one back in men’s lacrosse, but Portsmouth are still winning with 5-3
Portsmouth have scored again in men’s hockey, bringing the score to 2-1 to them
Yet more quality commentary from Pause editor Andy, who is apparently our expert source on running:
Number 11 Alex Cattrell runs like a velociraptor according to the ladies
Exclusive quote from Pause Editor Andy watching the hockey:
Number 15 Michael Sansoni runs like an elegant gazelle
More quotes from our ground reporters:
Hockey women’s social sec is really excited, she think we need some more support from team soton to bring the cup home. She said that the guys are doing great considering such a busy week of big matches
Portsmouth are still dominating in men’s lacrosse, at 5-2
The crowd has erupted in chanting at the Men’s Hockey
Latest Score Update
Women’s 2nd Netball: 42-20 to Southampton
Men’s 2nd Football: 1-0 to Southampton
Mne’s 2nd Rugby: 50-5 to Southampton
Drama in men’s hockey as a green card is issued to Portsmouth after a push, but the crowd thinks he should have got more
Can Southampton men’s lacrosse team make a come back too? Score is now 3-2 to Portsmouth
Having said that, soton men’s hockey have just scored!
Men’s hockey is proving to be a tough match. Southampton are making lots of advances to the goal, but Portsmouth’s defence is very strong.
Update from Women’s 1st Football: Southampton are doing well and have a strong counter attack, score is currently 0-0
From the crowds at mens hockey:
Currently 1-0 down but the supporters say we can definitely bring it back
Half time in Men’s Lacrosse and the match continues to be incredibly tense. Still 3-1 to Portsmouth
Another win for Southampton in Men’s 2nd Football. Final Score 1-0
The 1sts Intra Mural team have won 5-1 with Matthew Sharkey starring with a goal and three assists. Shame about his dodgy hair do.
The bar is slowly filling up behind us as the day continues
Currently 3-1 to Pompey in Men’s Lacrosse
Men’s Lacrosse: Portsmouth take advantage of the extra man from a power play to get one more goal before the end of the first quarter.
1-1 now in men’s lacrosse. Close match
Quote from one of the victorious mixed lacrosse team:
We always knew we were going to win but we just didn’t know by how much
Southampton have just scored their first goal in men’s lacrosse
No Goals yet in the Men’s First Team Hockey Match, but we’ve been told it’s been a fast, tense game so far. Shouldn’t be too long until someone’s defence slips.
According to our on the ground sources, the ball is spending more time down Pompey’s end in men’s lacrosse, a very close match!
Have you seen SUSUTV’s Varsity Promo Video? Be sure to check out their footage that they’re currently editing.
In the Men’s Football the 2nds are leading as the second half just kicks off. Elsewhere the Intra Mural 1st team are also winning 4-0.
Another try for Southampton in men’s 2nds rugby, bringing the score to 21-0
We’re making sure to keep you update you on what’s happening all over Varsity, but make sure you check out our Highfield live blog for more detailed coverage on Team Soton’s indoor sports.
Soton are currently leading in Men’s 2nds Rugby at 14-0
Another goal for Southampton Women’s Lacrosse
According to News Editor Shaun, Women’s Lacrosse is currently 22-2 to Southampton
Another overall score update: Southampton currently lead 82-34!
The rowers were keen to let me know that:
We brought hard…they brought hard, but in the end we brought the mustard.
3-0 to Southampton in the ladies hockey. Keep it up!
Two more goals for soton Ladies’ Lacrosse
Two goals in a row for Southampton Ladies’ Lacrosse
Southampton win rowing 8-7 races
Men’s tennis player Tom Phillips remains confident of a victory despite Southampton trailing 3-1 from the singles events. He won his singles comfortably 6-1 6-0 and knows that the doubles is a lottery at the best of times.
Southampton are currently winning in the Ladies’ Lacrosse
Two goals in a row for Pompey in Ladies’ Lacrosse
Portsmouth win men’s volleyball 2-1
The rowers were keen to let me know that:
We brought hard…they brought hard, but in the end we brought the mustard.
For those questioning whether to start sipping on some cider, it’s currently 5:48pm in Mumbai.
The Men’s tennis is intriguingly poised, with Portsmouth leading 2-1 and the final singles match well into the deciding set. Josh Aston has recovered well from losing the first set.
1 – 0 to Southampton in Ladies Hockey.
Random Sports Fact: Lacrosse was invented by the Native Americans, but how it was originally played remains a mystery.
Mixed Lacrosse hero Matt Rooke has heralded their win as “the best moment of his life.” He played for 5 minutes.
And yet another one for Soton Ladies Lacrosse.
1-0 to Soton in Ladies 2’s Hockey and Ladies Lacrosse just scored another one for Wessex.
Goal for soton in Ladies’ Lacrosse!
And Ladies Lacrosse have just begun… will it be another win for #teamsoton?
Quote from Vittorio D’Agostino of the victorious Mixed Lacrosse team:
Feeling pretty hyped, it was a pretty good win because Porstmouth gave a solid performance. We had some new players come in to the first team and they stepped up and did really well.
3-0 to Porstmouth in men’s football 3rd at full time
Mixed Lacrosse will be happy with their convincing win over Portsmouth to make amends for last year’s loss.
Portsmouth men’s 3rds take the rugby at 14-10
More controversy from men’s hockey: Wessex 2s Captain says..
We were winning until the umpire started playing for Pompey
Ladies club captain Nat Price is feeling “pumped and ready to win”
More from the ground: Andy says that the Mens 1st Hockey Captain Kishan is feeling even more motivated to bring it home after the 2s result
Oops, that was in the rugby.
Southampton have reduced the deficit to 4 points and it’s now 10-14.
Mixed Lacrosse Win for #teamsoton
And the men’s 2nd hockey match is over. Final Socre: 3-2 to Porstmouth
Another Portsmouth goal in men’s hockey. Now 3-2
We’re not sure how Adam and Sam are doing over at Highfield. Fingers crossed our boss is alright after a tough beer pong tournament last night.
Now 20-4 to Southampton in mixed lacrosse
Yet another Southampton goal in mixed lacrosse. 19-4
Porstmouth are winning 2-0 in men’s 3rds football
It’s now tied at 2-2 in the men’s 2nds hockey according to our reporter Andy.
Another goal for Soton in mixed lacrosse, bringing the score to 18-4
And yet another yellow for Soton men’s hockey after a suspect collision
Apparently there are some claims of inconsistency in men’s hockey, as Soton were issued a yellow earlier, but Portsmouth did not get one for a similar situation
Southampton are currently winning mixed lacrosse with 17-4. Just one more quarter to go
Update from our on-the-ground reporter Andy:
Some beef at the umpire after a dodgy tackle from Portsmouth doesn’t get a yellow
We’ve seen the St John’s Ambulance about but we’ve no idea where the medical supplies are. Fingers crossed we won’t need any.
There’s a minibar opening just behind where we’re set up. This could get messy. Apologies if our updates go downhill from here.
Special mention to Southampton Marrow up here at Wide Lane looking for donors. A worthy cause.
Pause editor Andy’s on the ground telling us that Southampton defended a short corner from Portsmouth. More to follow.
We’re not sure how you win at pole fitness, but we’re proud of them all the same.
It’s all running smoothly up here. Feels a bit weird to be honest…
Half time in the men’s 3rds football and it’s still 1-0
This just in – News chief Shaun Harvey has just joined us in the building
More score from the rugby and the Southampton 3rds are losing 3-14 to Portsmouth
Well we certainly couldn’t have asked for better weather here today at Wide Lane
Josh Hadell has just scored for Men’s 2nd Hockey, and at half time the score is 1-1
Men’s football 3rd are down 1-0 at the moment. Not to worry, game of two halves and all that.
We really encourage everyone to get down here today, not just to support the team, but mainly because of the weather. It’s a lovely day.
Scores coming in from all over the place, and the men’s hockey is now 1-1.
It’s now 7-3 in the men’s rugby 3rds.
The Galleon are reporting that the Portsmouth 3rds are winning the rugby 3-0. Media connectivity right there.
Pure FM blasting out a bit of Paradise. Nothing like Coldplay to bring down the mood.
More from Andy on the ground: Hockeys kit sec thinks its great to see everyone in matching kit, it looks very professional
The crowds and supporters are starting to build up here at Wide Lane
Our on the ground reporter Andy is out there getting quotes for us! Wessex men’s 1st Captain Kishan Patel says:
We may be behind at the moment, but Pompey has got a fight on their hands
At the end of the first quarter of mixed lacrosse, it’s 5-2 to Southampton
In men’s hockey, Pompey are currently ahead at 1-0
Southampton Mixed Lacrosse currently winning at 4-0
Southampton Mixed Lacrosse have just scored! #teamsoton
St John’s Ambulance crew are already prowling around… a strong start!
Sounds of team cheer can be heard as the teams prepare for the first matches
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