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Netball club see mixed results in this week’s sports round-up

ByJulia Stenhouse

Nov 8, 2016

The Edinburgh University Basketball Club’s Men’s 1s won 68-60 against the University of Glasgow this week, but the Women’s 1s succumbed 82-49 to Northumbria. The Men’s 2s lost 76-68 to Dundee University in the opening round of the Scottish Conference Cup, while the Women’s 2s lost 44-33 against Robert Gordon University.

The Edinburgh University Women’s Association Football Club 1s continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 5-1 win away against the University of Glasgow 1s. The 2s lost 5-0 away to the University of Stirling 1s, and the 3s were narrowly beaten 3-2 by the University of Strathclyde in the Scottish Student Sport Conference Cup.

The Shotokan Karate Club headed through to Paisley over the weekend to compete in the JKA Scottish Championships. The club had a very successful day, winning several medals in both individual and team events.

In St Andrews, Edinburgh University’s Netball Club 2s played against their University 1s this week, but lost out 52-43. The 3s won against Dundee University 2s, with the match ending at 58-41. EUNC 5s beat Glasgow Caledonian University 1s, 32-19. And finally, EUNC 7s came out victorious, with a score of 41-9 against Abertay University 2s, in their first ever BUCS game.

Edinburgh University Women’s Hockey Club 1s finished with a frustrating result of 2-1 against the newly promoted side of Leeds Beckett. The 2s had a tough and rather scrappy game against the University of Aberdeen 1s, finishing with a 1-1 draw. The 3s played against the University of St Andrews 3s, finishing on top with a score of 5-0. And finally, the 4s and 6s both finished with cracking scores of 7-0 against Abertay University 1s and the University of Aberdeen 3s respectively.

The Women’s Lacrosse Club 1s ended with an 11-11 draw against Loughborough University 1s. EUWLC 2s, who faced the University of St Andrews 2s at home, came out with an impressive score of 25-1, while the 3s displayed a brilliant performance against Glasgow 1s, winning 21-6.
It was an extremely successful weekend for Edinburgh University Trampoline Club at the League 1 competition held in Dundee last weekend. The team took second place overall.

Edinburgh University Archery Club did extremely well within the Preliminary Archery GB National Rankings. The ladies compound category was dominated by EUAC, and the gents also did very well in their respective categories. As well as this, the senior and novice teams took first place in the Scottish Student Sport League match last weekend.

Edinburgh University Cycling Club took part in the BUCS Hill Climb Championships held in Stirling last weekend. The huge rides from Rosie Owens and Lulu Bartlett achieved second place in the women’s team event.

Edinburgh University Gliding Club attended a UK Junior Gliding Winter Series event, which comprised a meet up of junior glider pilots from across Britain. The event saw the committee and three new members of EUGC flying alongside fifty other pilots.

The Orienteering Club went up north to Moray for training, and to take part in two races at Culbin Forest this weekend. The second race was the last of the Scottish orienteering league events for the year.

It was a busy day for the Edinburgh University Swimming and Water Polo Club, as each team from both sports had a match at home. First up was Swimming 1s and 2s against a strong University of Stirling side. However, this ended in a loss for the University of Edinburgh. Both Men’s and Women’s 1s Water Polo teams played Loughborough University, triumphing 23-7 and 14-5 respectively. The Men’s 2s won against the University of Glasgow with the close score of 14-12. Finally, the Women’s 2s succeeded 18-8 against a University of Aberdeen side.


Image Courtesy of Edinburgh University Netball Club

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