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Tuesday Night’s Alright For Fighting

St Andrews boxers excelled in a thrilling night of boxing in Venue One of the Student’s association, winning four of the six competitive bouts which they took part in. The capacity crowd, which mostly consisted of St Andrews supporters, was treated to a thrilling first bout, with St andrews’ very own nathan “Welshie” Jones beating Winston Roberts from aberdeen university...

Whistleblower: Issue 152

Sport Editor Richard Browne on the Sheffield experience at BUCS... While it is impossible to quantify what I gained from being a part of the Media Team at the BUCS Championships last month, what I can safely say is that it was a thoroughly worthwhile experience, one that I learned a great deal from. Irrespective of financial restrictions at the moment,...

Club Focus: Tennis

Tennis Club member Chris Impiglia reviews a season of progression, promotion and silverware - it’s been a fine year... Tennis in St Andrews is not easy. In a sport designed for the summer months and perfect conditions, playing outdoors throughout the winter, braving heavy winds, rain, ice, and snow, means consistent practice and training are hard to come by. This year,...

Shark Kings of Rugby Sevens

The 42nd St Andrews Rugby Sevens, powered by Rampant Sporting, took place last Saturday and was a great success from an organisational and spectator point of view, and none more so than for the tournament champions and winners of the Drummond Cup, Shark Kings. The day started early and was missing spectators (most still being in bed) and three of...

Shinty: Saints Step Up

An impressive nine members of the St Andrews University Shinty Club were chosen to represent the North in this year’s SUS Shinty North vs South game held in Glasgow on the 9th of March. Despite a late start and grey skies, the enthusiasm and skill shown by the Saints showed why the club is one of the most successful and...

Ladies Golf shine at Lossiemouth

It was a great win for the University of St Andrews Ladies Golf 1st team who have remained the titleholders of the 2011 Team Strokeplay Championship. The Scottish Universities Golf Individual and Team Championship final are traditionally hosted at Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth. The event took place from Sunday 27th to Wednesday 30th March over two links courses, the...

Medal Success for Mighty Saints: The Full BUCS 2011 Roundup

Saints went to last month’s BUCS Championships in Sheffield in optimistic mood; they came back with Championship Silver (Fencing, below left) and Trophy Gold (Volleyball, below right). The Fencing Men’s 1sts took silver in the BUCS Championship, defeating Manchester 131-119 to get to the final before succumbing to an impressive Imperial College team. The semi-final was a closely-fought affair, but was...

Sporting World: Issue 152

Every fortnight we bring you a selection of the funny, bizarre and downright odd stories (and snapshots) from the sometimes very strange world of sport... A controversial (and horrendously gaudy) statue of singer Michael Jackson was unveiled by Mohamed Al-Fayed at Fulham’s Craven Cottage ten days ago, with the club chairman saying that if fans did not like it, they...

Saint Sport Interview: AU President-elect, Andrew Hall

The Saint speaks to Andrew Hall about his election win, his preparation for his term as President and his involvement with Project Zambia. THE SAINT: Having had time to reflect on it, how was the whole campaigning experience? Andrew Hall: Absolutely crazy, the most hectic week of my life. You have meetings throughout every day, you go to the halls, you...

Volleyball Golden Girls

The final day of the BUCS Championships in Sheffield brought gold for St Andrews, as the Volleyball Women’s 1st team won the national Trophy competition with a comprehensive victory in the final against Southampton. The high point in a season largely disrupted by weather and travel problems has been the team’s run to the Trophy final, thanks to wins over...