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Game review: Italy Mixed vs Netherlands Mixed

After Sweden provided one of the biggest sudden-death upsets of the tournament so far, a win for Italy against the Dutch would see them top the division above the USA. On the other side of [...]

21 June 2017|

Game review: Finland Grandmasters vs Germany Grandmasters

It is a truism of Ultimate that it’s difficult to win when your opponent consistently breaks the force. When forced the defend the whole field, it’s much more likely that space will open up, that [...]

21 June 2017|

The important stuff: the ten best jerseys at WCBU 2017

Tonight is trade night, so in honour of this time-honoured tradition both Harry and I (Sean) will take a look at what the media team has agreed (agreed may be a strong word) are the [...]

21 June 2017|

Game review: Belgium Men vs Australia Men

With the Men’s pools reaching their climax today, every single result is massive for not only the teams involved, but the others around them. Before first pull this morning, Pool B was wide open with [...]

21 June 2017|

Game review: Philippines Mixed vs Canada Mixed

The Philippines and Canada entered yesterday’s Mixed contest in similar positions. Both were undefeated as yet in the pool, both had conceded fewer than 30 points and scored around 60. It carried an air of [...]

21 June 2017|

Spain Men: un juego de pulgadas

Where has this Spain team come from? That must have been the thought of the Canadian players, as Spain secured a 7-0 lead, and eventually a 12-8 win. Or maybe the Singaporean players, as Spain [...]

21 June 2017|

A turning point for Turkey

We catch up with captain Emre Can after following Turkey’s progress throughout Day 3 of the tournament Turkey may seem to be a new team on the international scene but they did in fact represent [...]

21 June 2017|

So, what’s happened at WCBU so far?

It’s day three in Royan, and the pool stages are finally drawing to a close in some divisions (Mixed, Women’s, Men’s Masters). Teams are finding themselves under pressure to get that last, necessary win to [...]

20 June 2017|

Game review: Italy Mixed vs Dominican Republic Mixed

The Italian Mixed team seem to be a real contender. They fell to the USA by three points, 11-8, but had the disc at 8-8 before some poor choices in the wind sent them to [...]

20 June 2017|

Game review: Russia Mixed vs Austria Mixed

The Russian Mixed team entered Tuesday unbeaten, beating Great Britain, Malaysia and Ukraine. Austria had lost heavily to Great Britain but brought in wins against a much-fancied Portugal team (albeit on universe point) and Poland. [...]

20 June 2017|
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