Sports

American Football

American game that is played between two teams of 11 players each and in which the ball is moved forward by running or passing. The team is split between offence, defence and special teams. The aim of the offence is to move the ball at least 10 yards over four downs until the get to the end zone; the aim of the defence is to stop them. At the BUCS level, the game is played over four 12 minute quarters. The game is divided up into three tiers Premiership, Division 1 and Division 2. The Leeds Gryphons play in 'Division 1A Yorkshire and Lancashire'.

Archery

Leeds University Archery Club is a fun and friendly group that is happy to welcome all, from those who wish to experience something new to the more experienced archers wanting to continue shooting throughout university.

Association Football (M)

Bust out some fancy footwork and join Men’s Football for training, socials and above all a good game.

Association Football (W)

Play the nation’s favourite sport in a social environment, learning some fancy footwork whilst you’re at it.

Athletics

From throwing, jumping, running, to training, track and weights. Athletics can put your fitness to the test.

Badminton

This racquet sport takes centre court as a social and inclusive society that’s great for beginners and professionals.

Basketball (W)

Teamwork, friendship, passion, skill development and laughter guaranteed. Whether you've been playing basketball for 15 years or 15 minutes, we'd love you to join.

Basketball - Men's

Develop your dribble or learn to score a slam dunk with the University of Leeds Men’s Basketball Club.

Cheerleading

Determination, sportsmanship and fun - that’s what this UK's number one University Cheerleading team is all about.

Cricket (M)

A bat-and-ball game rooted in British history, this sport is social as well as serious about competing.

Cricket (W)

Bowler, batter or fielder, Women’s Cricket welcomes all abilities - even if you don’t know what a silly point is.

Cross Country

The race is on - join other athletes in road running, fell racing and middle-distance track events.

Cycling

From mountain biking to track cycling, hop on your bike for trips, weekly rides, spinning sessions and socials.

Darts

Bullseye! Get involved in this classic pub game, in a fun and sociable environment. All players and abilities welcome!

Fencing

Learn the skills of good swordsmanship - come and practice a sport that has been part of every modern olympics.

Golf

Want to play for the squad or just play more golf when you can for a discounted rate? Leeds University Golf Club is the one for you.

Gymnastics

From forward rolls to somersaults, gymnastics can help you learn a few tricks and develop your flexibility.

Handball

Mixed speeds, quick thinking and tough tackles - Handball is an international sport that’s rough and ready.

Hockey (M)

One of the biggest sports clubs on campus, Men’s Hockey has a strong social ethos welcoming all abilities.

Hockey (W)

Say hello to one of the biggest sports societies on campus!

Ice Hockey

Fast, adrenaline-fueled and exciting: the worlds fastest team sport has a place for all, new players and pros alike.

Korfball

The only mixed team sport in the world, Korfball is a fast-growing game that’s fun and competitive.

Lacrosse (M)

Physical, fast-paced and skillful, this is the perfect sport for newbies and those wanting to develop their tactics.

Lacrosse (W)

The fastest sport on two feet; competitive and skillful, with a social side that brings together all abilities.

Motorsport

Leeds Motorsport allows students to get involved in the highest level of student Kart racing in the UK whilst also racing regularly at local tracks around Leeds.

Netball

We have six teams which compete in the BUCs League as well as a full development club consisting of 80 members.

Physical Health & Training (PHATSoc)

Physical Health & Training is a fitness society put in place to guide and support students looking to get into fitness.

Pool & Snooker

Join us from September 2019 for casual practice, tournaments and socials!

Powerlifting & Weightlifting

Let's get strong and fit!

Rifle

NRSA affiliated rifle club, primarily shooting small-bore target and sporting rifles.

Rounders

The LUU Rounders Society is a new society hoping to bring everyone’s favourite school sport to University.

Rowing

Whether you’re an experienced rower or just a beginner, represent your university and join Leeds University Boat Club.

Rugby League (m)

Leeds University Rugby League is a high performance sports society where students have the opportunity to develop both their fitness and skills all whilst being a part of a welcoming team environment.

Rugby League (w)

Whether you’re a complete newcomer to Rugby League or a pro, come along and have fun.

Rugby Union (M)

An opportunity for athletes to experience near professional rugby alongside their studies, in a fun and sociable environment.

Rugby Union (W)

Be a part of one of the fastest growing sports in the UK and join Women’s Rugby Club.

Sport for Non-Sporters

An exciting environment for non-athletes to try different sports such as rounders and dodgeball in a non-competitive space.

Squash

Train with Mark Shipley, a Level 3 advanced coach and a tutor and assessor for England Squash. Gain new skills, enjoy the sport and get to know the members.

Swimming & Waterpolo

Join one of LUU’s largest mixed sports teams for a friendly and competitive atmosphere regardless of ability.

Table Tennis

A relaxed and enjoyable sport where students can play both socially and competitively, regardless of ability.

Tennis

Whether you’re experienced or have never held a racquet, join one of the largest student-led tennis clubs in the country!

Touch Rugby (Mixed)

LUU Touch Rugby aims to spread awareness of this growing sport; it is inclusive, sociable and great for beginners.

Trampoline

Join the club regardless of experience and learn new moves from qualified coaches and meet new people.

Triathlon

Join one of the newest high-performance clubs in Leeds, whether you’re an experienced triathlete or love a challenge.

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is a fast paced, all inclusive, non-contact team sport played with a flying disc.

Volleyball

LUU Volleyball welcomes players of all abilities to join the club for great sport and even better socials!