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Image: Petroc Taylor

Image: Petroc Taylor

Surridge seal kit deal

Surridge have been confirmed as the replacements for current suppliers Kukri for all York Sport Union training and match day kit upon the expiration of Kukri’s two year deal. Having been replaced by Kukri in 2013, Surridge have commenced a rebranding which convinced the York Sport Union to repartner with the multisport kit supplier. Grace Clarke, York Sport President, revealed the reasons for returning to Surridge included “impressive delivery times” and “attention to detail that is second-to-none.”

Equal Opportunities launched

The Equal Opportunities Scheme has been launched to rebrand the Key Contacts initiative. The scheme aims to ensure that sport is made accessible regardless of race, background, class or any other social barriers people may have to joining a team. Participating clubs will have an Equal Opportunities Officer who will attend a workshop to discuss major issues and barriers, and understand how they can communicate with various liberation networks.

York Sport Union pre-season success

York Sport Union pre-season concluded on Friday with a Sports Day and an inter-club social. Pre-season friendlies saw wins for the men’s Rugby firsts, men’s Futsal and a 13-5 win for women’s Lacrosse.

The week included strength and conditioning training for all clubs, and guest speeches from York graduates Ellie Whittaker and Tristan Hale.

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