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Brunel win epic West London Varsity 18-17 - As it happened...

Published: 29 Mar 2017

- St. Mary's narrowly lost out in men's football 1st 2-1
- Brunel regain the trophy on home soil
- Latest updates and interviews from across Varsity
- Refresh to update

20:30 - AND THAT'S IT...

Thank you for joining us for an incredible day of university sport!

Stay tuned to the Sports Gazette for more interviews, match reports and analysis tomorrow...

Congratulations again to Brunel on their victory...St. Mary's will be back next year!

20:22 - Brunel feels...

20:20 - St. Mary's feels...

20:07 #teamstmarys

20:05 Congratulations to all involved on an incredible day of sport! 

20:00 Brilliant effort from all associated with St. Mary's today.

19:59 Congratulations to Brunel on their Varsity win!

19:53 πŸ€ BRUNEL WIN BASKETBALL 92-63 WHICH MEANS...

19:51 ️⚽️ JUST TO CONFIRM

19:48 ... AND BRUNEL WIN MEN'S FOOTBALL 1ST 2-1!!

Unless there's a miracle in the basketball, it's all over...

19:46 ️⚽️ SOOOOOO CLOSE

There were reports emerging that St. Mary's men's football 1st had found the equaliser that would take the match (and Varsity) to penalties.

Unfotunately this is a wicked lie- the battle goes on...

19:42 πŸ‰ THE MOMENT SIMMIES WOMEN'S RUGBY SECURED VICTORY

19:38 πŸ‰ FINAL SCORE IN THE WOMEN'S RUGBY UNION

St. Mary's need one more win to recalim the title- can they do it??

19:35 πŸ€ ST MARY'S BEHIND BY 28 POINTS IN LAST 1/4 OF BASKETBALL

19:33 😬 ... AND IT COULD ALL COME DOWN TO THE WIRE!

19:31 - LOOKS LIKE WE'RE NOT THE ONLY FANS OF GIFS...

19:30 - OVERALL SCORE UPDATE

19:27 πŸ‰ ANOTHER TRY FOR ST. MARY'S AT THE RUGBY!

19:24 πŸ‰ SIMMIES WOMEN'S RUGBY PULL AHEAD! 

19:23 🏐 BRUNEL WOMEN WIN VOLLEYBALL 3 SETS TO LOVE. 16-16!

19:20 ️⚽️ BRUNEL EXTEND FOOTBALL LEAD ONLY TO BE PEGGED BACK!

19:14 πŸ‰ ST. MARY'S WOMEN'S RUGBY FIGHTING BACK!

19:12 🏐 COMEBACK ON THE CARDS FOR SIMMS VOLLEYBALL?

19:08 🏐 SIMMIES BATTLING BRUNEL IN WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

19:05 πŸ€ BRUNEL CRUSHING ST. MARY'S ON THE BASKETBALL COURT

19:03 πŸ‰ ST. MARY'S GRAB ANOTHER TRY IN WOMEN'S RUGBY UNION

18:57 🏐 BRUNEL STREAKING AHEAD IN WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

18:55 ⚽️ SIMMIES BEHIND IN MEN'S FOOTBALL 1ST AT HALF-TIME

18:53 πŸ‰ BRUNEL LEADING WOMEN'S RUGBY UNION AT HALF-TIME

18:52 πŸ€ BRUNEL BASKETBALL PULLING AWAY

18:49 πŸ VOLLEYBALL UPDATE

18:45 πŸ‰ ANOTHER TRY FOR BRUNEL IN THE WOMEN'S RUGBY AS THEY APPROACH HALF-TIME

18:43 ️⚽️ BRUNEL TAKE THE LEAD IN THE MEN'S FOOTBALL

18:40 πŸ‰ TRY FOR SIMMIES WOMEN'S RUGBY

18:37 πŸ€πŸ BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL SCORE UPDATES

18:32 🏐 BRUNEL WIN FIRST SET IN WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL, 25-23

18:30 πŸ‰πŸοΈβš½οΈ SCORE UPDATES - WOMEN'S RUGBY + VOLLEYBALL, MEN'S FOOTBALL

18:28 πŸ‰ BRUNEL SCORE IN THE WOMEN'S RUGBY!

18:25 ️⚽️ FOOTBALL 20 MINUTES GONE - 0-0

18:19 🏐 ANOTHER VOLLEYBALL UPDATE - TIGHT FIRST SET

18:15 🏐 UPDATE FROM THE VOLLEYBALL

18:13 πŸ‘ SIMMIES WOMEN'S HOCKEY POST-MATCH REACTION

18:10 πŸ€ BASKETBALL READY TO GO

18:06 🏐 VOLLEYBALL GETS UNDERWAY & SIMMIES TAKE LEAD

18:01 ST. MARY'S SCORPIONS REACT TO CHEERLEADING RESULT

17:57 πŸ‰ SIMMS WOMEN'S RUGBY READY FOR BIG CLASH!

17:52 OUR FOUR FINAL FIXTURES ARE CLOSE TO KICK-OFF...

17:45 😬 THE FEELING IN THE SPORTS GAZETTE HUB RIGHT NOW...

17:41 πŸ‘€ STAY TUNED!

We've got coverage coming from all four of the final fixtures!

We'll bring live updates from women's volleyball, women's rugby union, men's football 1st and basketball!

Feeling nervous??

17:36 😱 A MAJOR TURNING POINT IN THE DAY

First of all...

Even better though...

Although...

That takes us to Brunel 15-16 St. Mary's. It's looking like squeaky bum time!

17:27 OVERALL SCORE UPDATE

17:24 AWAITING A VERDICT ON THE FLOOR...

17:21 ️⚽️ REACTION FROM ST. MARY'S 5-1 WOMEN'S FOOTBALL WIN

17:20 CHEERLEADING ABOUT TO GET UNDER WAY

17:18 πŸ‰ MEN'S RUGBY UNION 1STS EDGING TOWARDS FULL-TIME

17:15 CHEERLEADING TO BE STREAMED LIVE HERE: 

17:10 CHEERLEADING MINUTES AWAY 

17:06 🎾 REACTION TO ST. MARY'S COMPREHENSIVE TENNIS DEFEAT

17:05 - OVERALL SCORE UPDATE

17:03 🏐 πŸ‰ MEN'S VOLLEYBALL AND RUGBY UNION UPDATE

Brunel take a 2-set lead in the volleyball and score in the rugby to hit back to 24-10.

17:00 ️⚽️ ST. MARY'S WOMEN WIN FOOTBALL 5-1

That victory takes Simms out to a 14-13 overall lead!

16:56 πŸ‘ REACTION TO SIMMS DRAMATIC HOCKEY SHOOTOUT WIN

16:54 πŸ‘ ST. MARY'S WOMEN'S HOCKEY EQUALISE

16:52 πŸ‰ MEN'S RUGBY UNION 1STS UPDATE

Brunel get themselves on the board with a penalty, 17-3.

16:51 πŸ‘ WOMEN'S HOCKEY UPDATE

Brunel take a slender 1-0 lead into the half-time break.

16:50 ️⚽️ SIMMIES WOMEN'S FOOTBALL ALL BUT SEAL THE WIN

16:46 πŸ‰ AND AGAIN FOR RUGBY 1STS! 17-0 HT LEAD.

16:44 πŸ‰ TRY FOR ST. MARY'S MEN'S RUGBY 1STS

16:41 ️⚽️ AND ANOTHER FOR ST. MARY'S WOMEN'S FOOTBALL 1STS! 4-1!

16:38 ️⚽️ SIMMIES WOMEN'S FOOTBALL TAKE 3-1 LEAD! 

16:34 πŸ‰ A TRY IN THE MEN'S RUGBY UNION

16:29 πŸ€ BRUNEL WIN INAUGURAL WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL

The men's volleball is also in the process.

16:20 😬 IT'S STILL ALL SQUARE...

There's only nine fixtures left to play in this year's West London Varsity and it's still level. Which way will it swing?

16:12 🏐 NETBALL 1ST POST-MATCH INTERVIEW

16:08 🎾 BRUNEL CONFIRM TENNIS WIN IN MEN'S AND WOMEN'S EVENT

Meanwhile, in the wheelchair rugby...

16:01 TIME FOR A RE-CAP

So, there's been a flurry of activity recently- let's fill you in!

St. Mary's have recently taken victory in the men's hockey with a dramatic shoot-out victory and men's football 4th.

But Brunel took victory in the mixed lacrosse, men's football 2nd and netball 1st, levellling the scores at 1-1 but the hosts look set to take the men's and women's tennis.

Men's rugby union, men's volleyball and women's hockey are starting soon.

15:58 πŸŽΎ BRUNEL ON COURSE FOR DOUBLE TENNIS VICTORY

15:55 - JUST TO CONFIRM...

15:50 ️⚽️ A WIN APIECE IN THE FOOTBALL TAKES SCORES TO 11-11

St. Mary's take a dramatic win on penalties in the men's football 4ths but Brunel hit back with a 1-0 win in the 2nds. 

15:48 πŸ‘ FOOTAGE FROM ST. MARY'S DRAMATIC HOCKEY SHOOTOUT WIN

15:45 OVERALL SCORE UPDATE - ST. MARY'S LEVEL AGAIN!

Wins in the men's hockey and rugby league mean Simmies draw Varsity level at 10-10.

15:43 πŸ‰ ST. MARY'S RUGBY LEAGUE THRASH BRUNEL TO LEVEL SCORES

15:40 πŸ‘ ST. MARY'S MEN'S HOCKEY WIN IN THE SHOOTOUT TO TAKE THE SCORE TO 10-9!

15:38 - OVERALL SCORE UPDATE

Wins in lacrosse, men's futsal and netball 1sts have meant Brunel have fought back and taken the lead!

15:34 WOMEN'S FOOTBALL 1STS LEVEL AT 1-1

15:32 πŸ‘ MEN'S HOCKEY HEADING FOR A SHOOTOUT!

15:30 WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL LOOKING LIKE BRUNEL'S TO LOSE

But remember - the sport is making it's debut at Varsity this year and will not count for any points.

15:27 🎾 BRUNEL OPEN UP LEAD IN TENNIS

15:18 πŸ‰ ST. MARY'S CONTINUE TO DOMINATE RUGBY LEAGUE

The wheelchair basketball (being played as a friendly) and women's football 1st are also underway so stay tuned for updates!

15:07 πŸπŸ‰ FULL TIME IN THE NETBALL AND RUGBY

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