The first events of the Friday of Roses saw Lancaster and York face off in badminton. While on paper, the two sides should be equally matched, the reality was very different.

York added 4 points to their overall tally after a comfortable victory over Lancaster in the outdoor Ultimate event. York refused to let their earlier...

The first events may have been last Saturday, but today is the day Roses well and truely begins. SCAN has a dedicated team over here in York who will - technology permitting - be posting daily round-ups of all the goings on every evening. Check back later tonight for reports on badminton, frisbee, cricket, squash, tennis, rugby, skiing, indoor hockey and karate.

Lancaster University Canoe Club fought to a sizable victory over York this weekend in the opening events of Roses 2009, claiming all of the...