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Interview: new President of women’s football, Katie Macdonald, keen to build on last season’s success

JS: What are you studying? KM: I’m going into my third year of BSc Infectious Diseases. JS: How did you discover your passion for football? KM: When I was six my family moved to the USA. There, women’s football (or soccer) is probably the biggest sport for girls, especially where I was living in Texas. […]

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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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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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Dawn of a new era at Edinburgh University Hutchison Vale

It’s rare enough to meet a group of people equally dedicated to even the simplest of principles. So imagine the excitement when I discovered a collection of football players, coaches and administrators committed to a project such as the one at the newly merged Edinburgh University Hutchison Vale (EUHV) women’s football club. The merger joins […]

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EUWAFC end 2015 on a high

As 2015 comes to a close, Edinburgh University Women’s Football team ends the semester on a high. The 1st team capped off the season with a 4-0 away win against Leeds Beckett in the BUCS trophy which sees them progress onto the next round where they will face Lancashire 1s. This win means that the […]

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Hat-trick of victories for EUWAFC as third team enjoys debut

Last Wednesday proved to be a successful day for EUWAFC. The day was particularly special, as it saw the 3rd team were play their first  competitive game after being entered in the league. Despite having never played competitively as a team before, expectations to perform well were raised after their 5-0 win in a pre-season friendly against […]

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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 […]