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The Rack Pack: BBC iPlayer

Mapping the popularisation of snooker in the 1980s, Brain Welsh’s new feature-length comedy-drama The Rack Pack follows the rivalry between two iconic sportsmen, Alex Higgins and Steve Davis. The self-styled ‘people’s champion’, Luke Treadaway delivers a stunning performance as the troubled but highly charismatic Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins. Conversely, Steve Davis (Will Merrick) is conveyed as […]

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Edinburgh beat Strathclyde to reach Cup Final

Wednesday, March 4 saw the 2nd team fighting for a win in the Conference Cup semi-final against Strathclyde 1sts. The match started with some excellent football from EUWAFC but it remained goalless at half time. Both teams maintained equal pressure; neither side were prepared to lose, and so their rugged determination led to a 0-0 […]

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Edinburgh women glide past tough opponents

Both the 1st and 2nd Women’s football team dominated their match- es, winning 2-0 and 10-0 respectively against strong opponents. For the third time in a week the 2nds faced Glasgow Caledonian and were looking to make it three wins from three. Straight from the start Edinburgh were on top of the game and goals […]

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Grudge match against Glasgow ends in a draw

The Women’s 1st team were unable to beat rivals Glasgow this week, clinching a point from a tough match. Edinburgh 1st team played Glasgow University for the first time this season on Wednesday 6 November. Edinburgh fielded one of their strongest starting 11s of the season and coming off the back of  a 5-1 win […]

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Edinburgh women’s teams come up short against a strong Stirling side

Edinburgh’s 1st and 2nd teams struggled against Stirling University, and were unable to convert dominance on the field into three points. The 2nd team, with two wins and ten goals from their previous two games, started the game brightly and saw most of the possession in the first half. Pressure from Jade Currie and Jodie […]

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EUWFC get season started with thriller

Edinburgh Women’s Football Club started off the season well, with the 1st team grinding out a draw against a tough St Andrews side and the 2nd team convincingly beating Heriot-Watt to go top of the league. Wednesday October 8 saw the first gameday this season where both the 1st and 2nd team had matches, both […]

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Edinburgh comprehensively beat Napier to clinch 3 points

On the 1st of October the BUCS fixtures for EUWAFC got off to a flying start at Peffermill, beating Edinburgh Napier 6-1. Napier, in their inaugural year in Scottish 3A League, fielded a strong team but was no match EUWAFC’s 2nd team. Coaches James McNeill and Derek Nelson have worked hard during the preseason and […]