Press Releases 2014-2015

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Premier Sporting Event

16.03.2015

Students from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Swansea, Carmarthen and Lampeter campuses will lock horns this week in a series of sporting events as part of the University’s annual Varsity event.

Varsity 2015 will take place this Wednesday 18th March with a number of fixtures that will celebrate the talent and the sense of community and belonging among the recently merged student body. Matches will be taking place throughout the day at ELBA Sports Complex, Llanelli Leisure Centre and Parc y Scarlets.

Students will spend an action-packed day not just supporting their respective campus sports teams but also University sport at UWTSD. To celebrate the tournament, the University will be rescheduling all lectures on the day to enable students to join in with the activities and to play a full part in the UWTSD student community.

The intense but friendly rivalry between the campuses ensures that each match is contested with passion and has lots of support from the side-lines. Fixture between Carmarthen and Swansea include Hockey, Football, Netball, Rugby and Basketball, and there will also be a Basketball exhibition match between Carmarthen and Lampeter.

Fixtures are as follows:

Women's Hockey @ELBA Sports Complex - 9.30am
Men's Hockey @ELBA Sports Complex - 11am

Netball @Llanelli leisure centre - 9.30am
Basketball @ Llanelli leisure centre - 10.45am

Men's Football 2nds @Parc Y Scarlets - 12.30pm
Women's Football @Parc Y Scarlets - 3.00pm
Men’s Football 1st @Parc Y Scarlets – 5:30pm

Women’s Rugby @Parc Y Scarlets (stadium) – 5.00pm
Men’s Rugby @Parc Y Scarlets (stadium) – 8.00pm

Women's Rugby @Parc Y Scarlet's (Stadium) - 5.00pm
Men's Rugby @Parc Y Scarlet's (Stadium) – 8.00pm

For more information about Varsity please visit http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/mystory/varsity/

 

Further Information

Sara Jones
PR and Communications Officer
07449 998 478
sara.f.jones@uwtsd.ac.uk