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Cycling Club dominates 24-hour race

THE St Andrews University Cycling Club has dominated one of the hardest events on the university sporting calendar - the Relentless 24-hour mountain bike race held on the second weekend of October.

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The Athletic Union’s Sam Roberts reports on one of the most impressive recent achievements by a St Andrews student as Jonny Hawkins claims the Etive River Race Open Singles title

The Whistleblower #146

Sport Editor Andrew Magee looks back on a year of highs and lows in the world of sports journalism...

Dream Finish

Martin Kaymer birdies 17th and 18th to clinch Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Andrew Magee Germany’s Martin Kaymer produced a stunning final round of 66 on the Old Course at St Andrews to complete a fantastic week of golf and clinch his first Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The 25 year old did not shoot a single round in the seventies and...

Sport in the Spotlight Issue 145

Emily Hill reports on one of the newest sports clubs to emerge in St Andrews, Touch Rugby. Touching just got a whole lot sexier... As St Andrews newest sports team we thought it might be a good idea to let you know a little more about us. Touch Rugby is the latest branch of the rugby team, and part of our...

Bumper numbers at Netball trials leads to increased squad size

Netball president Sara Sefton looks at the fierce competition at the Saints Netball trials and looks forward to a promising year for the club Saints Netball Trials were held over two days last week to boost membership for the coming year. There was a huge turnout of girls on the first afternoon so we knew we were in for a tough...

Saints tennis 3rds crush Strathclyde

Andrew Morton The newly formed St Andrews Men’s Thirds Tennis Team crushed Strathclydes Men’s Second Team in their first match of the season, playing both aggressive and confident tennis throughout. St Andrews fielded a mixture of experience and youth with freshers Andrew Robson and Thomas Schlee guided by the experienced heads of Alasdair Bradley and Andrew Morton. Both doubles matches were won...

Flatball starting to play in tune

Richard Browne St Andrews’ Ultimate Frisbee Club, Flatball, was a participant in the ‘Stirling Tune-Up’, a tournament for both experienced players and beginners in sixteen teams from Scottish universities. I was fortunate enough to be in our 28-player squad heading out to the two-day tournament. Stirling University’s sports facilities had taken a battering from the rain that had swept across the...

Saints strike back to ease past Edinburgh

ST ANDREWS MEN’S 1STS                    4     -        1            EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY 4THS ST ANDREWS MEN’S 2NDS                  0     -        3           SCOTTISH AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE 1STS By Richard Browne Saints Men’s 1sts got their BUCS league season off to a victorious start, winning with something to spare against Edinburgh 4ths. Saints won this...