A body of spirituality

28th September 2009

Harry Tattersall Smith … gets himself all tied up in knots at the Bikram Yoga Centre. Yoga is for middle–class housewives, yuppies and people who are too lazy to do a proper sport right? Wrong. It’s easy to stereotype ‘Yogis’ as a rabble of humming hippies, entrenched in some crumbling commune, high on hallucinogens and ...


GUSA Fair kicks off the year in style

28th September 2009

Joe McLean The 2009 Sports Fair was a proverbial melting pot of student clubs, all jostling and vying for fresh talent to swell their ranks. The Fair had a vast array on display to suit the most discerning of sportsmen, from the mainstream and the obscure to the downright insane. It seemed as if there ...


GU feel brunt of Hillhead hump

28th September 2009

Clare Toner Glasgow University Women’s Hockey Club’s (GUWHC) first game of the season against Hillhead was never going to be easy. With a squad of twenty arriving to be considered for team selection, new playing rules to contend with, and facing a team from the league above their own, the 3-0 defeat belies the many ...


Glasgow Tennis get smashed

28th September 2009

Alastair Coe The Universities Glasgow and Stirling came head-to-head in the first Scottish Conference match of the season at Garscube. Glasgow, with captain Tim Campbell, Brian Wasige, Marcus Pops and Andrew Smillie, were in a confident mood, but faced a tough task against a strong Stirling side. Being the National Tennis Centre, Stirling University has ...


A need for speedway

16th June 2009

George Binning Glasgow 52 - 38 Sheffield Guardian gets the back end out in the company of the fastest, loosest motorsport going - Speedway...


Counting down the seconds

16th June 2009

Ross McNab talks about the need to see continued investment in all levels of University sport...


Shinty club hit for six

28th April 2009

Harry Tattersall Smith Glasgow 2 – 6 Edinburgh A depleted Glasgow side were overrun by an experienced Edinburgh team on an icy day out at Garscube. The East-coasters edged out their rivals in a feisty encounter with the club from the capital displaying a master class in finishing from which the young Glasgow team can ...


One ring to rule them all

28th April 2009

Rosie Davies takes to the hills to investigate the latest toast of cycling’s thrill-seekers The railings at Blytheswood Square, one of Glasgow’s highest points, are covered in bikes. Beneath the streetlamp’s orange glare is the glint of metal upon metal. It’s beautiful. But tonight, on a balmy bank holiday Saturday evening, it’s not just bike ...


Women’s hockey heartbreak

28th April 2009

Harry Tattersall Smith It is the consoling pundit, with arm draped around the losing finalist, who claims “it’s better than losing in the semis” yet that remained a hard fact to swallow judging by the despair etched on Glasgow faces after an agonising cup final loss at the hands of bitter rivals Edinburgh. It was ...


GUSSC enjoy winter of content

28th April 2009

Andy Bryce Saturday 28th February saw over 100 of Scotland’s best student skiers and snowboards descend on Cairngorm Mountain Resort, Aviemore, for the Scottish Universities Snowsports Championships. Degrading snow conditions over the last decade have meant that the competition has not been able to run, however record snowfall this year lead to a team of ...