York are defeated in Roses

Roses did not remain white but at least Gary Neville was there


Lancaster have beaten York in Roses, the annual Varsity sporting competition between Lancaster and the UoY, with Gary Neville in attendance.

The former footballer and pundit Gary Neville tweeted to reveal that he was at the men's basketball game.

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He tagged the wrong UoY in his tweet

He was also cited at Netball too

Despite York's best efforts, Lancaster have reached the target score of 176.5 points first with York sitting at 82 points. Lancaster reached the target following victory in the Men's Badminton.

We did pick up some impressive victories in Women's Squash, Men's Tennis, Women's Rugby Union, Women's Darts, Men's Fencing and Underwater Hockey among others.

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York's women's rugby celebrating their 50-0 victory over Lancaster

Sadly, home advantage proved to be beneficial to the Lancastrian teams as they were able to guide their University to victory.

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UoY Fencing Club can be pleased with their efforts

Next year the competition will be on our turf and York will surely win.