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Archery club hit the bullseye in this week’s round up

The Edinburgh University Archery Club took part in the BUCS Indoors National Final in Bristol. All Senior Archers seeded in the top 32, which meant they all qualified for the head-to-heads (‘H2H’s). During the qualifying rounds, compound Sarah Prieels and Hope Greenwood, barebow Jessica Nilsson, and longbow Jessica Nirkko all set BUCS records in their […]

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Kickboxers land knockout blow in this week’s round-up

In the past week, the Edinburgh University Kickboxing Club (EUKBC) had the most successful National University Kickboxing Championships ever. 15 competitors travelled to the University of Leeds to compete against over 150 participants from 15 universities. Six EUKBC fighters progressed into the finals. In the Beginners Lightweight Category, it came down to an all-Edinburgh final […]

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Historic basketball victory in this week’s Sports Round-Up

The Edinburgh University Basketball Club men’s 2s capped off their season with an impressive victory of 59-48 against Robert Gordon University 1s. This makes the team the 2017 Bucs 2A League Champions and sees them promoted to the Scottish 1A league: a first in the club’s history. The women’s 2s played Robert Gordon’s University 1s […]

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Tennis club have smashing success in this week’s round-up

The Edinburgh University Tennis Club men’s 2s sealed the deal as Scottish 1A champions by finishing the year unbeaten. For a 2nd team to be dominating a top Scottish tier is a fabulous achievement. Both the Edinburgh University Shotokan and Shukokai Karate Clubs competed in BUCS events. In Shukokai, Denisa Gombalova won the first gold […]

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EUSWPC make waves in this week’s sports round-up

The Edinburgh University Swimming and Water Polo Club travelled north for the Aberdeen Aquatic Championships. The club were represented in both swimming and water polo events. Both men’s and women’s water polo events saw an all Edinburgh final, where both first teams emerged victorious. In the swimming, Edinburgh did extremely well, winning eight gold medals, […]

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Trampoline club jump for joy in this week’s round-up

The Edinburgh University Trampoline club hosted the Scottish Student Trampoline Open with Edinburgh dominating in several categories: 1st Intermediate ladies, 1st and 2nd Intervanced Ladies, 3rd Intervanced Men, 1st Advanced Men, 3rd Elite ladies, 1st Level 2 Synchro, 2nd Level 3 Synchro, 2nd Intervanced DMT and Highest overall form. EUTC also took 2nd Team in […]

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Netball club flying high in this week’s round up

Edinburgh University Netball Club had a fantastic four out of four wins at their home matches two Saturdays ago. EUNC 1s finished with a great result of 56-20 against the University of Glasgow 1s. The 2s faced the University of Strathclyde 1s, finishing with a 55-37 win. The 5s won convincingly, 59-15, against the University […]

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Equestrian Club reining in success in this week’s round-up

Despite a very early start, the Edinburgh University Equestrian Club’s D team had great success at their first competition in Aberdeen. Although the team had three riders out with injuries, the girls pulled together with Molly Butler and Kelsey Bodden subbing in. The team finished in 3rd place, whilst Bodden also gained an individual 3rd […]