AU Victorious in the 2018 Granite City Challenge

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RGU were unfortunately defeated by their local rivals Aberdeen University in the 2018 instalment of the Granite City Challenge this Wednesday.

The annual event held in March is a city-wide competition of sport between the two universities, with Aberdeen retaining their title over RGU with 19 wins to 12.

RGU were victorious in the Mixed Badminton, Equestrian, Men’s Football, Mountain Biking, Rifle, Men’s Rugby, Swimming, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Table Tennis, Trampolining and Men’s Water Polo events.

AU picked up their 19 wins in the Athletics, Men and Women’s Basketball, Cricket, Women’s Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Men and Women’s Hockey, Men’s and Mixed Lacrosse, Netball, Women’s Rugby, Climbing, Squash, Men’s and Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Water Polo and Weightlifting.

RGU will be looking to take revenge tomorrow where they will come up against AU once again for the Annual Aberdeen Boat Race on the River Dee.

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