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14th May 2021

DURFC collect the Core Values Award and the Vaughan Parry Williams...

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected us all but the prospect of not being able to train or play together is huge within University sport. Lifelong friendships are often made on the rugby pitch but having the opportunity to play the sport you love and socialise with other like-minded individuals taken away is something every University athlete in the country will have struggled with.

13th May 2021

GB Senior Home Debuts for DUHC Stars Ollie Payne and Fiona Crackles

Ollie Payne and Fiona Crackles made their senior Great Britain hockey home debuts last night as GB hosted Germany at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre following their return to the FIH Pro League. Payne, who is a Goal Keeper, contributed to the men’s 5-3 victory, putting in some key saves at critical moments to ensure the home side 

28th April 2021

Back to back wins for the Durham Palatinates in the WBBL

Durham Palatinates had a very successful weekend in the WBBL, as they recorded back to back victories against Oakland Wolves and Nottingham Wildcats away from home.

Saturday saw the team match up against Oaklands and a hard working Palatinate side proved their training sessions were paying off as the game finished 74-54. Senior player, Claire Paxton, led by example, putting in a dominating double-double performance as she dropped 19 points and contributed a huge 19 rebounds. Kara...

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