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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, […]

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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 […]

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Shotokan Karate put up a fight in this week’s round-up

Edinburgh University Shotokan Karate Club had a successful day at the Scottish Student Sport Cup. In the Kumite category, the club’s Women’s Novice Team and the Women’s Open Weight Team picked up bronze and the Male Novice team took home silver, while in the Kata category, the Novice Team walked away with bronze. Six of […]

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Medals galore for Edinburgh swimmers at BUCS Short Course

This year it was the turn of Ponds Forge in Sheffield to host the BUCS Short Course Championship. Edinburgh University was successful, coming third overall while amassing a total of 16 medals including 3 gold medals, and breaking two BUCS records. Covering two and half days and consisting of 6 sessions the meet is a […]

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This Edinburgh Girl Can

In this article The Student profiles some of Edinburgh’s most promising athletes and the coach of the victorious Women’s Rugby Team and Head of Performance Sport, Claire Cruickshank. Kathyrn Johnstone: Swimming, 50 or 100m Breaststroke. Best result: 6th in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Sporting hero: Michael Phelps. CM: How did you start out in your sport? […]