Team Overview for team SWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)

Speakers: Liam Dodd and Ieuan Skinner

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: 0.53 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Harry's Hedgehogs (Aberystwyth University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)1st (3 points, 157 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam (Cardiff University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)5th (2 points, 153 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Team CAber Ray (Aberystwyth University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)14th (0 points, 146 speaks)14th (4 points, 575 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)9th (1 points, 152 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Chris LallyCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam77
Clare TevlinABER Team CAber Ray73
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous75
Joshua GreenCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam76
Karolien MichielsABER Harry's Hedgehogs77
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous77
Oliver NewlanABER Harry's Hedgehogs80
Yamina AlouiABER Team CAber Ray73

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairCrash WigleyUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistKonstantinos KrespisSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistChristian DenmanAberystwyth University (ABER)

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: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER JW (Aberystwyth University)Third15th (6 points, 436 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER Harry's Hedgehogs (Aberystwyth University)Second21st (9 points, 473 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)First32nd (7 points, 461 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)Fourth03rd (6 points, 463 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abigail PalmerCARD Smithmer74
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous77
Jake SmithCARD Smithmer74
JoeABER JW74
Karolien MichielsABER Harry's Hedgehogs76
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous78
Oliver NewlanABER Harry's Hedgehogs78
WillABER JW76

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairCrash WigleyUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEd MasonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistRhys SteeleUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistPriya ShahAberystwyth University (ABER)