FA Cup Round 1 | Round up
The 26th March saw York St John Students’ Union SW5 host one of many first round higher education tournaments. With 6 men’s teams and 2 women’s teams, only the men’s tournament was contested for the two top sports that would lead into the second round.
In the men’s competition, Borussia Teeth, YSJ Badminton, JIWAF, Languages Society, Expected Toulouse and Farrell’s Angels went head to head in a round robin Tournament. Carrying only one loss, Borussia Teeth won the competition with Badminton coming a near second carrying one loss and a draw.
The women’s was not a closely contested as both Elle’s Angels and Trina the Mare would both gain automatic promotion through to round 2. Some interesting play led to a 2-1 win for Elle’s Angels.
The next round of the Men’s HE FA Peoples Cup will be on the 26th of March with 13 teams from 7 universities within the region. Judging by the standard from round one, its will be worth coming up to watch.