Hockey Sport Scholar, Jack Rolfe, in Barcelona

Just before Christmas I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to fly out to Barcelona to visit Real Club De Polo. Considered one of the most prestigious and exclusive hockey clubs in Europe and maybe even the world, this opportunity was my golden ticket into an elite sporting organisation. Just the 3 hockey pitches, … More Hockey Sport Scholar, Jack Rolfe, in Barcelona

Sport Scholar Report from SESSA – December 16

By Laura Reilly, Christ Church Sport Scholar, Athletics On Wednesday 7th December 2016, the Athletics and Cross Country Team began the journey to Lee Valley Athletics Centre for the Southern England Student Sport Association competition. For many, this was to be the first time competing, however I am incredibly familiar with competing at Lee Valley … More Sport Scholar Report from SESSA – December 16

Kent Women’s Cricket receive County trophy from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Women’s County Championship winners and One-Day Cup winners, Kent Women’s Cricket team, were the guests of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace today to receive their trophy.   HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is Patron and ‘Twelfth Man’ of the Lord’s Taverners – the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity and … More Kent Women’s Cricket receive County trophy from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Sport Scholar James Donaldson at Ironman Mallorca 2016

At 7am on Sunday the 23rd of September 2016, I competed in IronMan Mallorca. It was my 5th time toeing the start line of an iron-distance triathlon, which consists of a 2.4mile (3.8km) swim, 112mile (180km) cycle, then a 26.2mile (42.2km) run to finish it off. I was doing this race to avenge a DNF … More Sport Scholar James Donaldson at Ironman Mallorca 2016

Freshers’ Week 2016

Christ Church Sport has an exciting set of activities lined up over the freshers period in September and all events and activities are open to all students and staff at the University. Check out what you can get involved in from Monday 19th September until Sunday 25th September 2016. Also, don’t forget there is an … More Freshers’ Week 2016

T20 Champions!

The Kent Women’s Cricket team, sponsored by Canterbury Christ Church University, have won the Nat West T20 competition. Paul Carney, Director of Sport was invited to present Megan Belt and the rest of the team with the T20 trophy during the interval of the Kent v Yorkshire match on 18th August… And it might get … More T20 Champions!

Sportivate funding for Christ Church Sport

Christ Church Sport has been awarded over £8,000 after a successful funding application to enable more students to try sport. Christ Church Sport will have even more new activities for students and staff to try their hand at over the next academic year thanks to £8,351 of funding from Sport England’s Sportivate programme. Sportivate aims … More Sportivate funding for Christ Church Sport