Team Overview for team ABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)

Speakers: Nial Bunting and Oisin McNeill

Round 1

Motion: THBT universities should have lower entrance requirements for students from worse performing schools, and higher entrance requirements for students from better performing schools.

Venue: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWAN Still too brown for UKIP (Swansea University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)6th (2 points, 151 speaks)5th (7 points, 608 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)10th (1 points, 150 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)1st (3 points, 157 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD Hungry Hippo-crites (Cardiff University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)13th (0 points, 149 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abigail PalmerCARD Smithmer79
Aron McGillSWAN Still too brown for UKIP74
Chiara AlessandriCARD Hungry Hippo-crites75
Jake SmithCARD Smithmer78
Nial BuntingABER Lanch75
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch75
Ollie WannellCARD Hungry Hippo-crites74
Sam HarrisonSWAN Still too brown for UKIP77

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEgle GradeckaiteCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistGeorgia TurnerSwansea University (SWAN)

Round 2

Motion: THW require professional sports teams to have equal numbers of male and female players.

Venue: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Second210th (1 points, 150 speaks)8th (3 points, 300 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)First39th (1 points, 152 speaks)5th (4 points, 303 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Fourth012th (1 points, 136 speaks)15th (1 points, 280 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)
Closing OppositionCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third111th (1 points, 147 speaks)11th (2 points, 292 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan73
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders73
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous76
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan72
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous75
Nial BuntingABER Lanch75
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch75
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistPriya ShahAberystwyth University (ABER)

Round 3

Motion: THBT the Welsh nationalist movement should downplay the importance of the Welsh language in Welsh cultural identity.

Venue: Large Chemistry (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)First35th (4 points, 303 speaks)2nd (7 points, 461 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD Hungry Hippo-crites (Cardiff University)Second27th (3 points, 300 speaks)7th (5 points, 452 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Third18th (3 points, 300 speaks)11th (4 points, 447 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam (Cardiff University)Fourth04th (4 points, 306 speaks)10th (4 points, 448 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Chiara AlessandriCARD Hungry Hippo-crites75
Chris LallyCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam71
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous80
Joshua GreenCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam71
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous78
Nial BuntingABER Lanch73
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch74
Ollie WannellCARD Hungry Hippo-crites77

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairRhys SteeleUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistChristian DenmanAberystwyth University (ABER)
PanelistStacey GaensslerAberystwyth University (ABER)

Round 4

Motion: THBT decisions about environmental policy should be made by a panel of independent scientific experts, and not by politicians.

Venue: 0.52 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third112th (3 points, 436 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam (Cardiff University)Fourth010th (4 points, 448 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCARD Hungry Hippo-crites (Cardiff University)First37th (5 points, 452 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Second211th (4 points, 447 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan75
Chiara AlessandriCARD Hungry Hippo-crites77
Chris LallyCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam74
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan73
Joshua GreenCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam73
Nial BuntingABER Lanch73
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch76
Ollie WannellCARD Hungry Hippo-crites75

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGareth WilliamsUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEgle GradeckaiteCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistHenry AtkinsonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)