Sport



Solid Scotland overpower Georgians

8th November 2020

Scotland convincingly defeat Georgia in their return to international rugby – but bigger tests lie ahead. Gregor Townsend’s squad put on an emphatic performance during Friday night’s international curtain-raiser against Georgia, where Townsend’s men came out 48-7 winners. This was to be the first test since Scotland stunned the French at BT Murrayfield back in ...


Glasgow overpowered by Leinster

8th November 2020

Glasgow were on the receiving end of a savage performance by a second-string Leinster side, who ran out 32-19 winners.  The Pro14 can feel like a confusing place at the moment, it is a 12-team tournament titled the Pro14 which could have 16 teams as soon as next March if travel restrictions are eased. Amidst ...


Six Nations: Scotland v Wales

8th November 2020

Scotland secure first win in Wales in 2002 with a 14-10 triumph.  After months of intense competition, major upsets, and varied scorelines, the Guinness Six Nations came to a close on Halloween after a seven-month hiatus. It was a famous day for Scotland with their 14-10 victory over Wales at Parc Y Scarlets, securing their ...


US football team lead the way battling homophobia on the pitch

7th November 2020

Max Kelly gives us his reaction to San Diego Loyal walking off during a USL Championship match after player receives homophobic abuse. Earlier this month, a clash between San Diego Loyal and Phoenix Rising in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship, American’s second tier, was marred by a homophobic incident. The abuse – which was ...


Rangers on course to ruin the party after recent results

6th November 2020

After a derby win, a European win and a further advantage in the league. Steven Gerrard’s Rangers look good to stop the 10. Rangers made a huge statement of intent in their 2-0 win at the home of their city rivals Celtic last Saturday. Steven Gerrard’s side continued their unbeaten start to a season that ...


GUSA launches new Intramural League

5th November 2020

Cricket captain Luke Chafer discusses talks to GUSA about their upcoming – and much talked about – Intramural League. This week saw Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) launch their new intramural league, with the first set of sports planned to start their fixtures at the beginning of November. The competition will consist of four houses: ...


Sport of the month: Quidditch

2nd November 2020

Amy Pope explains the game of muggle quidditch, and encourages others to join the movement.  Many fans of the Potterverse will recall the main sport of the franchise fondly, although the specifics of the rules may be a little… fuzzy. Knowledge of Harry Potter or love for the wizarding world is not a requirement for ...


British basketball is bouncing back

2nd November 2020

Glasgow Rocks are amongst the 12 teams looking ahead to the rescheduled BBL season start date. Originally scheduled to tip-off on Friday 2 October, the British Basketball League (BBL) has now confirmed that the 2020/21 season will launch on Friday 30 October 2020. Following government guidelines forbidding fans returning to sporting venues, the BBL has ...


Glasgow University Tennis team smash fundraising over lockdown

22nd October 2020

The GUT raised over £4,500 for a charity close to home for the team by covering unbelievable distances lockdown-style. The Glasgow University Tennis team were not shaken by the effects of lockdown in their effort to raise money for the Beatson Cancer Charity, a charity close to the hearts of all the team. Murray Stewart ...


What sport means to me

12th October 2020

Adam Paton gives us his take on University sport, and how it may be an ideal coping mechanism for these trying times. Last academic year, almost 40,000 students in Scotland were members of at least one sports club at university or college. Whether competitive or recreational, as an individual or as part of a team, ...