You only swing when you’re winning

I’m about as far away from Carnoustie as you can probably imagine; I’m currently huddled in a dank pub toilet in Carluke on the phone to golf captain David Taggart. He is about to head…

Hockey team back on form

In a season that has been marred all too often by frustration and set backs Glasgow University hockey managed to haul their campaign back on track with an emphatic victory over a beleaguered Ayr side at the Garscube. Glasgow…

Three cheers for Glasgow

Rebecca Day dusts off her pom poms to train with the GU cheerleaders It is hard to ignore the stereotype entrenched in the mind when someone mentions the word ‘cheerleader’. It has almost become a by-word for blond, tanned…

GUSA honours Glasgow sporting achievements

Colin Daniels The Marriot Hotel was the scene of great rejoicing as the annual GUSA Blues Reception took place. The awards ceremony — a pinnacle of the university sporting calendar as part of the GUSA Ball — is held…

City derby ends in stalemate

Glasgow 4-4 Strathclyde With eight goals, a glut of stramashes and the woodwork taking a battering, the latest womens’ derby at Glasgow proved anything but predictable, for both spectators and coaching staff alike. The early action…

Kelvin Hall hosts 2014 warm-up

Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall played host to the Aviva International Athletics championships. It was a heartening performance from the British contingent following a wholly disappointing display on the track in Beijing. The weekend belonged to Mo…

Double polo victory for GUCC

The annual canoe polo competition kicked off at Glasgow’s Stevenson Building, with the nation’s finest descending on the West End to compete for the sport’s most coveted prize. In stark contrast to numerous university sports fixtures,…

Volleyball aims to smash records

Harry Tattersall Smith fine tunes his skills for the summer with the volleyball club I guess when I think of volleyball the first things that inevitably come to mind is bronzed Adonises and bikini babes frolicking on the beaches…

Tennis club rally for play-off push

Glasgow University Tennis Club once again reiterated its strength in depth with a crushing 10-0 defeat of Strathclyde. The result cemented their place in the nation’s top division for next season, whilst leaving them in…

The Race of Champions

Suzi Higton London’s Wembley stadium was recently transformed into a giant Scalextric track for the annual televised Race of Champions. In front of almost 50,000 fans, 16 motorsport legends, past and present, including Lewis Hamilton and David Coulthard, took…