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SRU Training Camp: St Andrews 2011

Photo Credits: Alastair Ferrans

Whistleblower: Predictions for 2011

If there’s one thing I learned from the last Whistleblower, it’s this: don’t make predictions. Sports Personality of the Year was won by Tony McCoy, who I said had precisely “no chance”. Though at least it gave the night some variation, as the golfers seemed to pick up every other award. So, Richard, leave the forecasting to that Mark...

Scotland’s Six Nations Preparations

Last week the Scotland Rugby squad gathered in St Andrews ahead of their Six Nations opener against France on the 6th February in the Stade de France, Paris. As a student in the town as well as a rugby fan, I - a member of the University TV society (Bubble TV) – was able to film and interview the...

Caught Off Guard

Gutsy Saints edged out by Edinburgh By Katie DeKeizer, Fencing Club Secretary This past Wednesday, the St Andrews Fencing Men’s A-team faced an inevitably tough and potentially season-deciding home match against the University of Edinburgh’s 1st team. The St Andrews Fencing Team is one of the top sides in the BUCS Northern Premier League, consistently placing in the top three. This year,...

The AU redefines the sports strip

By Elin James Jones FOLLOWING LAST YEAR’S overwhelming success, the AU:STRIPPED team have introduced their 2011 edition of their unique calendar. A select group of AU sports teams came together last week, despite the freezing conditions, to bare (almost) all for charity.  Saints Sports’ athletes and this year’s photographer, The Saint’s Nina Zietman, braved the elements to produce some eye-catching photos. Ranging...

Sport in the Spotlight: St Andrews Canoe Club

The University's Canoe Club tells Te Saint about their first real taste of University competition this year.

Globalising the Game

Sport Sub-Editor, Alastair Ferrans has his say on the FIFA World Cup vote...

Whistleblower: Issue 148

Sport Editor Richard Browne looks at the candidates vying to be BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010...

Bubble Double

Two home wins in a fortnight has St Andrews 1st XI in pursuit of league glory

Saints rule the slopes at Hillend

Ronnie Guthrie At the break of dawn on Friday 5th November, the very best of St Andrews Snowsports (SAS) gathered to begin their journey to the British University Dry-Slope championships (BUDS) taking place at Hillend, Edinburgh. In just a few hours, over two thousand students from seventy universities from throughout the UK would descend on Europe’s longest dry-ski slope for...