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Medals galore for Edinburgh at the BUCS Nationals

Edinburgh University’s incredible athletes dominated yet another BUCS Nationals in Sheffield last week. Congratulations to all 160 athletes who represented the University of Edinburgh. These are the highlights from the weekend: The Edinburgh University Judo Club did a stellar job by winning three silvers and a bronze medal. The first silver medal went to Maria […]

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Having won Varsity, EULRFC have bigger prizes in their sights

Last Saturday, the EULRFC 1st XV entered BT Murrayfield Stadium for their first run out of the season. Shorn of six regulars, including three full internationals, they faced their bitter rivals, St Andrews. So, when they left the pitch an hour later with a 53-5 victory, starting off an incredible evening for Edinburgh University rugby […]

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Rifle club tastes more success at Outdoor Championships

Edinburgh University Rifle Club rounded off a phenomenal season with a hugely successful weekend at the BUCS Outdoor Championships. After taking a close third place at the BUCS Indoor Championships and comfortably winning the SSS Outdoor Championships, Edinburgh were hoping to retain the Outdoor title they claimed last year but some exceptional performances from the […]

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EUAC athletes win three medals at BUCS Championships

Just seven members of Edinburgh University Athletics Club were in action at last week’s BUCS championships which featured some of the best talent from the UK’s universities and colleges. Nevertheless Edinburgh scooped three medals in the process, courtesy of Che Richards, Anna Nelson, and Steph Pennycook. Other athletes to take part included German Moshes who […]

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EULRFC seal the deal at Twickenham

Edinburgh University Ladies Rugby Club (EULRFC) are toasting a historic win at the home of rugby, Twickenham, having crushed Northumbria to claim their first BUCS Championship trophy in 19 years last week. It rounds off a superb season for Claire Cruikshank’s side, after winning the Varsity back in September against St Andrews at Murrayfield, and […]

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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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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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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, […]