Boar Sport Club Files: Basketball

 “Work Hard, Play Harder… On and off the court!”

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Advice to incoming freshers 

Get involved with anything and everything! Work hard, play harder – both on and off the court! Joining sports clubs is the best way to make the most of university and basketball is the best sports club on campus so there’s only one thing to do…

Get involved with anything and anyone! Meeting people from all over the world and having fun is what University is all about. And what better way than playing the sport you love while being part of the best sports club on campus! We have opportunities for everyone at the Basketball club, so there is only one thing to do… Come and see for yourself at the sports fair on the 6th of October!!

Targets for next season 


  • Having another great year with loads of events for all members to enjoy!

Team’s targets:

  • Women’s – After finishing 3rd in the two previous seasons to finally make it to spot 1 or 2!
  • Men’s 1‘s – Getting back into that Top 3 again!
  • Men’s 2’s – Win the league!!

All teams are in need of lots of fresh talent come October for these aims to become reality! Check the Facebook page for latest trials information.

Training times and venues 

Mondays: 19:30 – 20:30 Fitness Session (alternate weeks)

20:30 – 22:00 Main Hall – Women’s team

20:30 – 22:00 Westwood Games Hall – Men’s teams

Tuesdays: 21:00 – 22:00 Beginner’s Session

Wednesdays:  GAME DAY –

Fridays:19:00 – 22:00 WBL (inter-mural league)

Saturdays: 14:00 – 16:00 Westwood Games Hall – Women’s team

15:00 – 17:00 Main Hall – Men’s teams

Sundays: 19:30 – 21:30 Main Hall – Men’s teams

Club President 

The club is too good for just one President – Co-Presidents are Michiel Puelinckx and Claire WoodCaptain 1Captain 2

Number of members 

70 registered members and a lot more unregistered casual players.




Teams and Competitions 

Number of Teams 

Two men’s teams (one BUCS and one Local League) and one women’s team (BUCS)


Men's Basketball Captain: Jack Thomas

Men’s Basketball Captain: Jack Wood


Women's Basketball Captain: Claire Wood

Women’s Basketball Captain: Claire Wood




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Biggest Club Social 

We organise many social events every year, but we can be found at POP! most weeks after our team games.


Ben Hu – owner of over 100 pairs of shoes, expert pole dancer, tiniest basketball player ever and notorious for wearing velvet at formal occasions

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3v3 Swish tournaments  (indoor and outdoor)– rock up and play to raise money for the disabled children’s charity Whizz Kidz

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One World Week 5v5 tournament

Battle of the Societies – Basketball took on Pole Dancing in a sports swapping extravaganza!



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