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Aberdeen’s Late Show Ends St Andrews’ Perfect Start

Two tries in the final 10 minutes saw the University of Aberdeen Men’s Rugby first XV come from behind to beat St Andrews 24-14 at University Park in a battle of unbeaten table-toppers. Saints had led 14-10 at the break following a topsy-turvy first half thanks to converted tries from Stephen Tue and Dan Cox and looked set to take...

Hamilton Secures Historic Fifth Drivers Championship

For rugby fans, late October and the clocks going back usually means just one thing: the return of international rugby with the Autumn International series, a sequence of test matches taking place in the Northern Hemisphere throughout the month of November. These matchups are almost always highly anticipated anyway, yet this year’s edition will have a particular edge. This...

An Afternoon with the Shinty Club

The Shinty Club can perhaps be likened to the Masonic lodge of St Andrews sports clubs. Shrouded in mystery, peculiar rituals abound.  More of that later. Whilst there is a general awareness of the Shinty Club’s existence, little is widely known about what they do. The men’s team’s dominant 9-1 win against Aberdeen, in sharp contrast to its heavy...

Womens Hockey Firsts Snatch Late Victory

The Women’s Hockey first XI play in two leagues this season: the BUCS League during the week and the National League Division 2 at the weekends. An incredible season last year saw them topping the BUCS league and taking home the title of not only the league, but the BUCS Conference Cup also. The odds were in the Saints’...

England Cricket in Sri Lanka: a Preview

If one were to look at the report for their tour so far, one would be forgiven for believing that England were touring deepest darkest Fife as opposed to the island paradise of Sri Lanka. In their infinite wisdom, the ECB decided to arrange for the start of the tour to coincide with the Subcontinent’s notorious monsoon season, and...

Football Club in the Community

Sport has the power to unite. As we’ll all have seen by now, the way the entire football community rallied round Leicester City and those affected by the tragic helicopter crash last month showed that the game goes well beyond 22 players kicking a ball round on a Saturday afternoon. That tragic event happened after I had already planned...

Autumn Internationals Preview

For rugby fans, late October and the clocks going back usually means just one thing: the return of international rugby with the Autumn International series, a sequence of test matches taking place in the Northern Hemisphere throughout the month of November. These matchups are almost always highly anticipated anyway, yet this year’s edition will have a particular edge. This...

The Changing Face of Sports Broadcasting

Editor-in-Chief Andrew Sinclair takes stock of the rapidly changing landscape of Sports broadcasting.

Interview with Calum Kennedy

This was certainly an interview and a topic that I may have initially approached with a degree of ignorance. Of course I was well acquainted with the regrettably now numerous examples of professional sport stars who’d been stricken by various mental health problems, but could that really also be the case at university sports level, where enjoyment and camaraderie...

Saints Suffer Derby Defeat in Season Opener

St Andrews Women’s Basketball first team opened their 2018-19 BUCS campaign against Edinburgh University second team. The St Andrews starting V consisted of Watson, Murray, Tarr, Cominelli, and Corsico.  In the opening minutes of the first quarter, St Andrews passed the ball around the court well creating chances. Then Edinburgh began to compose themselves and grew into the game....