sport



Glasgow wins Taxis Cup for first time in four years

24th March 2022

For the first time in four years, Glasgow won the Taxis Cup – Scotland’s largest student varsity sporting competition – against Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University. The competition usually takes place annually, however returned this year following a three-year hiatus due to Covid-19. Just under 1,000 students participated across 21 fields of sport, including football, ...


Scottish Women’s Premier League to form new league under SPFL from the start of 2022/23 season

10th March 2022

Isobel Adams discusses the changes that are expected to be made to women’s football in Scotland this summer. Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL) clubs will form a new league and cup competition under the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) umbrella from the start of the 2022/23 season.  The move has been confirmed following months of ...


The beautiful game (of counting): Covid cases, injuries and players

9th March 2022

Since the season’s first instance of postponement of football matches, games have been continuously cancelled as Covid and injuries continue to disrupt football leagues. The rate of Covid infections in the English Football League (EFL) and English Premier League (EPL) has remained high among players and staff alike. With players constantly in and out of ...


Netball Scotland launch ground-breaking Mixed Netball Leagues

30th January 2022

With two initial Mixed Social Leagues beginning towards the end of February, Netball Scotland is truly creating something for everyone! The majority of us will have played or known someone who has played netball at school. In fact, it’s one of the most played sports at school in Scotland with many staying involved after school ...


Six Nations preview: the 2022 competition shrouded in unpredictability

30th January 2022

Tristan Rees gives us his take on an enthralling edition of rugby’s greatest tournament. After a tournament with no fans in 2021, the excitement for their return is palpable. Held across February and March, for many the 6 Nations signals the arrival of spring and an end to the cold winter months. With the covid-19situation ...


Sports Personality of the Year 2021

23rd December 2021

A round up of all of the awards from the 2021 Sports Personality of the Year. This year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) awards were hosted by Clare Balding, Gabby Logan, Alex Scott and Gary Lineker. Taking place as a mixed virtual and in-person format due to a rising number of Covid-19 cases ...


Is university sport financially accessible?

19th December 2021

From gym memberships to sports club fees student sport comes at a price, but has it all become too much for the student budget? The financial accessibility of sport, in particular university sport, is a topic that is being brought to light more and more. Exercise and being involved with sport, purely for enjoyment, is ...


The vaccine game: sport’s next hurdle

3rd December 2021

As the sports industry looks set to bounce back, Jordan Hunter looks at the fight over the jab. As any true fan, I was checking the news the other week looking at the injury updates and the latest with my beloved Green Bay Packers when I got an alert: star QB (quarterback) Aaron Rodgers out ...


We are girls in sport

22nd November 2021

We are stronger than you think and braver than you’ll ever know. Women are constantly being underpinned in the sporting world and fighting for an opportunity to stand up for themselves. No two journeys through sport are the same. Everyone has their own unique experiences, their own achievements and successes, their own role models and ...


A lost sport: finding cricket’s place in Scotland

22nd November 2021

Cricket in Scotland has long been an alienated sport to many. Is it finally gaining the appreciation it deserves? Scotland’s recent success at the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman has brought a new wave of attention to the sport of cricket in Scotland. The national team bagged a major victory against Bangladesh ...