2011 May



Sporting chokes strike fear into the biggest stars

3rd May 2011

Joe Mclean The unraveling of 21-year old Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy in the recent US Masters golf tournament was just the latest in a long line of sporting meltdowns. The sporting choke can strike at any time and has been known to effect bigger and more experienced names than the young golfer. But he is ...


GUSC on the crest of a wave

3rd May 2011

Joe Mclean The Glasgow University sailing team was recently crowned Scottish University Champions at the student yachting tournament in Portsmouth. The Glasgow team, consisting of Moray Clark, Henry Viljanen, Peder Schimmel, Samuel Tabor, Alex Erjavec, Euan Plater, Ailsa Pender and Charlie Foot, traveled down to Portsmouth with their main objective being to beat the other ...


Get involved: I don’t like cricket, I LOVE it

3rd May 2011

Joe Mclean The Glasgow University Cricket Club (GUCC) is one of the oldest clubs in the Universities history. The GUCC, who claim to have played the first ever game of cricket in Scotland against Perth (later to become Perthshire) Cricket Club at Stirling in 1829, have a rich tapestry of historic statistics, characters and stories, ...


Students cycle for ‘Right to Play’

3rd May 2011

Joe Mclean GLASGOW UNI STUDENTS Charlotte Slaymark, Chris Millar and Donnie Moonie are cycling to the Sahara Desert to raise money for the charity ‘Right to Play’. The team have been hard at work planning their big adventure over the last two months and this preparation has paid off, as they have been awarded a ...


Glasgow University Sport crowned regional champions

3rd May 2011

David Childs On a fantastic day for all those involved with Glasgow University sport, GUSA teams shrugged off competition from Glasgow Caledonian University and Strathclyde University to win the multi-discipline Brewin Dolphin City of Glasgow Cup at Scotstoun Leisure Centre. The competition was remarkably close, with the margin of victory between Glasgow and second place ...