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Team Keele Secures Victory in Varsity 2024 Showdown Against Staffordshire University

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In a thrilling showcase of sport across 4 days and 19 events, Keele University emerges triumphant in the highly anticipated Varsity 2024 competition against Staffordshire University. The event, which drew crowds from both institutions, showcased the finest talent in university sport.

From the first whistle to the final buzzer, Team Keele have demonstrated exceptional skill, determination, and unwavering resolve, ultimately clinching victory across multiple events. The atmosphere was electric as supporters cheered on their respective teams, creating an unforgettable spectacle of unity and sportsmanship.

Final score was 12 points to Keele and 5 points to Staffordshire.

Maisie Glock, Keele SU’s Experience & Community Officer 2023/24, has expressed her immense pride in reclaiming the Varsity title, stating, "Winning Varsity 2024 is an incredible honour, and I couldn't be prouder of our clubs. It's a testament to our dedication and hard work of our teams over the last 12 months. This victory is for all of us!”

Now in its 16th year the annual Varsity competition between Keele and Staffordshire is the ultimate showcase for local university sport and student engagement. This is Keele’s 13th year lifting the overall Varsity trophy.

Team Keele looks ahead with optimism and determination as they reach the end of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) season and start to plan for the next academic year.