Allegations of racial abuse at Hockey match

A University of Gloucestershire student was allegedly racially abused during a Hockey match.

Artur Nash, a final year sports student, has accused opponents from the University of Bristol of making inappropriate chants

The supposed comments were reported to the Hockey association, BUCS and both universities student union’s respectively.

During the match Mr Nash confronted one of the opponents and an on-pitch conflict occurred although no one was injured.

Mr Nash commented “BUCS sports is about having fun in a sport we all want to take part in. Petty bigoted opinions have no place in both sport and society.”

The University of Bristol Hockey team have declined to comment at this time.



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