Season preview: ultimate frisbee

17th September 2018

Elise Camilleri-Brennan Writer In a nutshell, Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact, self-refereeing team sport played with a flying disc. The aim is to get the disc into the “end-zone” on the opposite side of the field, which is defended by the other team. Like in American football, a goal is scored if you catch the ...


Glasgow Championships show city in its best light

17th September 2018

Rory Clark Sport Editor On 5 August I stumbled completely by accident onto the route of the Women’s Road Race. The wind in West George Street had become a hub for bystanders who had inadvertently become onlookers for some of the continent’s most elite cyclists. I arrived on their penultimate lap of the designated “loop” ...


GUWFC hopeful of continued progress

17th September 2018

Andrew Quinn Sport Editor It is an exciting time for women’s football at Glasgow University. Last year was the first time that there were two competitive football teams and more women were involved than ever before. The first team (the 1s) finished second behind Edinburgh in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Scottish First ...


Scots on the continent

15th September 2018

Rory Clark Sport Editor It’s around that time of year where Scottish football fans start to chirp up again. After a dormant summer, the new season is heralded by the mountainous path the nation’s clubs must climb to test their mettle against the continent’s best. Much to the rest of the country’s chagrin, newspaper columns ...


The rent is up for Queen’s Park

13th September 2018

Rory Clark Sport Editor Scotland’s oldest club face eviction from the home of Scottish football Queen’s Park FC is the oldest association football club in Scotland. Although the club currently ply their trade in League 2 – the fourth tier of Scottish football – their lowly status actually belies the scale of their past successes. ...


Scotland’s women qualify for first ever World Cup

5th September 2018

Max Kelly Deputy Editor-in-Chief Shelley Kerr’s side qualified for their first ever World Cup, which will take place next summer A Scotland football team representing the country at the World Cup was already a distant memory on the verge of fantasy, however Scotland’s senior women’s national team have made it a reality. Shelley Kerr’s side ...


Football must come out

8th August 2018

Andrew Quinn Sports Editor “Men’s football is a bit behind culturally, and should take inspiration from others. The women’s game is a great example.” I have felt quite empty for the last few weeks. I’ve found myself not knowing what to do in the evenings as I sit and flick through television channels as I ...


Glasgow 2018: Ones to watch

29th July 2018

Rory Clark Sports Editor Come the first of August, the continent’s top athletes will descend on Glasgow. Who is in the hunt for Gold? Four years after Glasgow was awash with the bustle of the Commonwealth Games, the city will once more bathe in swathes of elite-level sport. The 2018 European Championships will welcome athletes ...


World Champion Kinghorn proud to represent Scotland

9th April 2018

Sam Tonks Writer Wheelchair racer Sammi Kinghorn achieved a dream when she became a double world champion at London Stadium last year, but 2018 brings new competition and fresh challenges. The Scottish para-athlete says she still gets a thrill of holding the title as world champion, but the hard work continues with the Commonwealth Games ...


Glasgow University win eighth consecutive Taxis Cup

14th March 2018

Max Kelly Sports Editor Glasgow University have won the Glasgow Taxis Cup for the eighth consecutive year. Their win of the intervarsity tournament in which the University’s teams compete in sixteen sports against city rivals Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian (GCU) was announced at Scotstoun following the conclusion of the Badminton tournament. Strathclyde won events such ...