The First Big Wednesday is over... and what a Wednesday it was!
We went into the day with a six-year undefeated record, so no pressure! Considering last year was the closest yet we had to be prepared for the competition we could be facing. Especially as this year we would be battling it out against Sunderland University for the newly named 'David Fleming Cup'.
David Fleming was a former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Sunderland University and previous Vice Chancellor here at York St John University. He was indeed pivotal for our Haxby Road Sporting facilities. Unfortunately, David passed away earlier this year and we wanted to show our respect and condolences by naming the trophy after him.
This year's Clash of The Minsters saw two University compete in 19 fixtures across 14 hours. In addition, some York St John Clubs hosted joint training sessions/friendly fixtures with University of Sunderland clubs.
The results are shown below, but with so many to see I've picked out some notable fixtures.
Overall Score: York St John University 39 – 17 University of Sunderland