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Plenty to play for in penultimate Six Nations round

This weekend marks the second last round of the 2021 Six Nations. Expect entertaining and compelling rugby throughout, with all three matches involving the remaining title contenders, Wales, France and Scotland, while their respective opponents Italy, England and Ireland all have a point to prove. So, what exactly should we look forward to in each […]

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Grand Slam becomes real prospect for Wales after England victory

Nothing raises the heart rate like a Wales-England match in Cardiff – an entire nation enkindled by pyrotechnics, Eddie Butler’s soliloquys and hair-raising anthems, all before kick-off. Thereafter, the nerves only proliferate. For Welsh supporters on Saturday, these nerves finally settled in the 74th minute, when replacement fly-half Callum Sheedy knocked over his third penalty […]

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Barcelona on the brink amid arrests and elections

Embarrassing Champions League defeats, calamities contingency planning, an ageing core, and now a disgraced ex-president in custody; you might as well rename the club Barcewoena. However, this is not a laughing matter. This dangerous cocktail of crippling debts, poor on-field performance, and now former and current higher-ups at the club being detained poses a credible […]

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Edinburgh Basketball become playoff champions in this week’s Sports Round Up

Edinburgh University Basketball Club women’s 2s were crowned the 2018 Senior Women’s Playoff Champions this week after a 75-51 win over city rivals, The Edinburgh Kats. Kai Kalda was awarded MVP for the match. This achievement is a credit to the whole team who have worked hard all year to enjoy success in both BUCS […]

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Golden moments in this week’s Sports Round Up!

After a terrific season for the Edinburgh University Ladies Rugby Football Club (EULRFC) 2s, the only women’s rugby 2nd team in Scotland, they progressed to the final of the Scottish Conference Cup, facing their rivals Edinburgh Napier 1s. After an epic battle, stretching into extra time, the women won the final, 46-28. The 1s BUCS […]

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Taekwondo kicks to medal success in this week’s Sport Round-Up

It was medals galore for the Edinburgh University Taekwondo Club (EUTKD) this week, coming home with 13 medals from the British Student Taekwondo Federation National Championships in Worcester. EUTKD returned with one gold and four bronze medals in the poomsae class, the club’s first ever medals in this category! In the International Taekwondo Federation sparring […]

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Edinburgh Hockey players called up for Commonwealth Games in this week’s Sports Round-Up

Edinburgh University Women’s Hockey Club (EUWHC) have had an extremely exciting week with two current members and four alumni being selected to represent Team Scotland in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games! Current members: Amy Brodie, Becky Merchant (travelling reserve) Alumni: Nicola Cochrane, Mhairi Drummond, Sarah Robertson, Lucy Lanigan (pictured) Nicola also picked up her […]

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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 […]