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Lizzie Thacker on being shortlisted for the Sports Personality of University of Gloucestershire: “I was so surprised, it was completely unexpected”

Sport and exercise Science student at the University of Gloucestershire talks exclusively to Park Life Sport on being chosen for the Sports Personality Award. However, due to the current pandemic, the event will be held online and for the first time ever, the entire UoG population will be able to vote from Monday, in contrast […]


Ashley Giles: “We are working back seven weeks from what could be the first Test match” as first 30 bowlers are allowed to train

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that England men’s players will return to individual skills-based training from next week. By preparing venues across the country for individual sessions, the ECB will be able to provide a controlled environment that agrees with the Governments guidelines about social distancing measures for players and staff. It […]

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From a career ending injury to European touch rugby glory: How UOG’s Charlotte McFarland defied all odds

10 years ago, University of Gloucestershire Women’s Rugby star Charlotte McFarland was football mad, but the spontaneous decision to try something new saw her discover her love and passion for rugby. “My dad was a semi-professional football player and my whole family is football, football football,” she said, speaking to Park Life Sport. “My dad […]

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PPG or play-offs: Where Cheltenham Town and Forest Green could finish amid reports of League Two abandonment

League Two had been widely reported to have accepted defeat to the COVID-19 outbreak, with a voided season all but assumed before a U-turn earlier this week. It has been confirmed that League One and League Two clubs are now united in completing the season, with hundreds of games left to play across both divisions. […]