Founded in 2014 as LSU Darts, LSU Darts & Cue Sports is a unique and hugely successful society that has a lot to offer!
PLAY. SUPPORT. SOCIALISE. GET INVOLVED!
Whether you've never picked up a dart or cue in your life, or you are a regular to the oche/table, LSU Darts & Cue Sports is the perfect place to...
As you can see, LSU Darts & Cue Sports is not just about playing darts/pool and drinking! Throughout the year, there are loads of ways to get involved including; events, socials, matches, practice and even fundraising!
LSU DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP
"LOUGHBOROUGH'S ANSWER TO ALLY PALLY"
The LSU Darts Championship is an annual darts tournement held in Room 1 at the Loughborough Students Union, in front of a sell out crowd of 600+ students. All members can attempt to qualify for this event, with the best 8/10 facing each other in a knock out tournament to determine the ultimate champion.
COULD YOU BE HOLDING THE TROPHY AS THE WINNER NEXT YEAR?
In 2017 Cue Sports was added to the society. Members compete in society tournaments and BUCS Competitions as well as joining the ever increasing number of society socials.
WINNER of BEST NEW SOCIETY 2015
2015 CHAMPIONS of LOUGHBOROUGH & DISTRICT PUBS CLUBS DARTS LEAGUE DIVISION 4
WINNER of BEST SOCIETY WITHIN SECTION (OUTDOOR AND SPORTS) 2015
2016 CHAMPIONS of NORTH EAST UNIVERSITIES DARTS LEAGUE
WINNER of OUTSTANDING EVENT AWARD (LSU DARTS CHAMPS 2015)
2016 CHAMPIONS of LOUGHBOROUGH & DISTRICT PUBS CLUBS DARTS LEAGUE DIVISION 3
WINNER of BEST SOCIETY WITHIN SECTION (OUTDOOR AND SPORTS) 2016
2016 CHAMPIONS of LOUGHBOROUGH & DISTRICT PUBS CLUBS DARTS LEAGUE DIVISION 7
WINNER of SOCIETY MEDIA AWARD 2016
2017 RUNNERS UP in NORTHERN UNIVERSITIES DARTS LEAGUE
2018 CHAMPIONS of NUDL SOUTH DIVISION 2
'DCI Waldo' Robbie Walden
Position: Chair & Darts Captain
Hometown: Wymondham, Norfolk
Course: Sport & Exercise Science
Career Stats: 25+ 180s, 170 highest C/O
Honours: Darts Championship 2020 finalist, NUDL Singles Last 32 2019/20
Other Interests: Norwich City FC, Baseball, Basketball
Interesting Fact: Once narrowly lost a 200m race to a now-professional footballer
Walk out song: Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Callum 'Scaney' Scane
Course: Aeronautical Engineering
Career Stats: 110 highest C/O, BUCS Pool Individual Last 128 2020
Honours: Pool Premier League top 4, BUCS Pool Vase Q/F
Other Interests: Football, Cricket
Interesting Fact: Martin 'Wolfie' Adams' ex-wife taught him to swm
Walk out song: This is the One - The Stone Roses
Matt 'The Elite Athlete' Birchall
Position: Social & Media Rep
Course: Transport Management
Career Stats: Won 9 legs in darts PL out of 84, 80 highest C/O
Honours: Beating Ian Taylor in the Darts Shootout, St Thomas's Primary School Most Improved Pupil
Other Interests: Stoke City FC, F1, alcohol
Interesting Fact: Once met Phil 'The Power' Taylor in High Lane Oatcake Shop
Walk out song: The Best - Tina Turner
Ewan 'Smack The Black' Parkinson
Position: Cue Sports Captain
Hometown: Rochester, Kent
Career Stats: More break dishes than anyone
Honours: Played for county, National runners up for Kent Juniors
Other Interests: Running and racket sports
Interesting Fact: I'm a qualified lifeguard but never actually lifeguarded
Walk out song: Can't Stop - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Jonny 'El Rimjob' Rimmer
Position: Stash & Events Rep
Course: Chemical Engineering
Career Stats: Maybe 3 180s (too many to remember)
Honours: NUDL Singles Last 32 2019/20, took the great DCI Waldo to a last leg decider at 2020 Darts Championship
Other Interests: LA Chargers, F1, Rugby, Skiing
Interesting Fact: Has an ambidextrous throwing style
Walk out song: Take on Me - Reel Big Fish