Two decades, and more, of hurt

16th November 2018

    Lewis Paterson Online Editor Last October, Scotland went into the final game of their World Cup qualifying campaign with a clear task – they knew that a win in Ljubljana against Slovenia would almost certainly land them a play-off place, bringing them just one step from qualification. However, they toiled for a 2-2 ...


Glasgow Grim Reapers Quidditch team takes fifth at Highlander Cup

2nd November 2018

Kelton Holsen Reporter Quidditch is a very fast-paced game that requires a lot of awareness of its many moving parts. If you went to Edinburgh’s public football pitches this October, you might have been surprised to see a large number of people running about with PVC pipes between their legs, tossing volleyballs through plastic hoops ...


They did the Monster Dash

31st October 2018

Alexandra Bullard Writer Writer Alexandra Bullard shares her first-time experience of the annual Monster Dash fun run in support of Alzheimer Scotland An obstacle course. In the dark. In the company of Monsters. What is it? It’s the annual Monster Dash charity fun run, of course. For those who are unaware, this annual Halloween event ...


“What’s a pumpkin’s favourite sport?”

24th October 2018

Seán Westwood Writer Squash demands resilience, technique and timing. Seán Westwood explains why the sport is more accessible than you might think There are few sporting venues more intense than a squash court. Whether playing at the foot of the Great Pyramids for the El Gouna International or in the middle of Grand Central Terminal ...


A hipster’s guide to the Champions League

23rd October 2018

Andrew Quinn Sports Editor Tired of watching Europe’s elite teams all the time? Looking for a new, niche club to tell all your less fashionable friends about? You’ve come to the right place. “Half of the Champions League games are rubbish, I’ve not even heard of some of the teams” blasphemed my dad as I ...


A Golden Era Looms for Golf?

20th October 2018

Andrew Quinn Sports Editor With no Scots in the European Ryder Cup winning squad it felt like something was missing, what does the future hold for the home of golf? It has been 19 years since Paul Lawrie won The Open Championship in dramatic fashion at Carnoustie. Since then, no Scottish men have won a ...


The SFA say stick

18th October 2018

Ruairidh Campbell Writer The SFA have decided to stick to their guns and stay in Glasgow. Ruairidh Campbell weighs it up. After months of meetings, debates and even a delayed response, it’s finally confirmed that Hampden Park will remain the home of Scottish Football. Having been embroiled in a stiff battle with the Scottish Rugby-owned ...


Should Hogg stay or should he go?

17th October 2018

Tessa Lieven Wright Writer Tessa Lieven Wright weighs up whether the Glasgow Warriors and indeed Scotland, will lose one of its most beloved sons.   After years of wooden spoon disappointment, it is now acknowledged that Scottish Rugby’s luck is changing. A new, exciting generation of players have emerged forming a team bursting with individual ...


The Autumn Tests: Scotland Rugby

5th October 2018

Alexandra Bullard Writer Scotland’s men have been on an upwards trajectory since the spring’s Six Nations. Alexandra Bullard discusses what awaits them this autumn. It’s hard to believe it’s less than a year until the 2019 Rugby World Cup starts in Japan. It seemed only yesterday when the world witnessed the Scotland International Rugby squad ...


Great Scottish Run: a student’s guide on how to own it

29th September 2018

Rory Clark Sport Editor Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned veteran, here’s everything you’ll need to know for Sunday Last year, a rainy September afternoon in George Square failed to batter the spirits of 30,000 runners piling onto St. Vincent Street for the Great Scottish Run. The gun would go and they’d simply take ...