Sunday, May 28, 2017
Parkour may be relatively new, but it has gained immense popularity through inclusion in films such as District 13, Babylon AD, Casino Royale, and The Bourne Ultimatum (a film credited with opening the minds of western audiences to the discipline). Discipline is the operative word, as parkour’s development from military obstacle training courses has bloomed into interpreting urban spaces in...
Late goals from Spencer Albert and Nicholas Hauger helped the St Andrews Typhoons retain the Jonny Wookey Memorial Varsity with a 7-5 win over the Edinburgh Eagles. Partly assisted by a raucous atmosphere inside the Dundee Ice Arena, the game far exceeded the standards of last year, with almost nothing between the two sides over three periods. Despite the Typhoons starting...
In association with CAPOD, Saints Sport are set to launch a weekly five kilometre running programme around University Park. Whilst only one run is scheduled at the moment, event organiser Claire Scott hopes it will become a regular fixture on the St Andrews calendar. Booking for the run, which is open to students, staff and the wider community, has already opened, with...
Whilst some stout defence and pinpoint kicking from Ireland prevented England from securing back-to-back Grand Slams, nothing could stop Eddie Jones’s side from retaining the Six Nations. The tournament was one of the best in years, with most games proving that on their day, anyone could beat anyone (well, other than Italy, who seem incapable of scoring, let alone winning)....
University of St Andrews Director of Rugby David Ross, assistant coach Chris Martin and performance analyst Burhan Torgut are traveling to the other side of the world to spend time with one of the most successful rugby teams in the world, The Canterbury Crusaders, in order to learn and develop as coaches. Established in 2008, The Crusaders International High Performance...
A dramatic victory on the second hole of a play-off for Bjorn Bojesen saw the University of St Andrews Golf team defeat Northumbria University and secure their passage to a first-ever BUCS Championship semi-final. The team had good conditions and home advantage for their game on the Jubilee Course last Wednesday and began the morning in impressive fashion with three...
St Andrews may have comfortably won the historic varsity game at the start of the season, but Edinburgh got the better of the team last Wednesday in the BUCS trophy quarter-final, running out 22-18 winners. There was a palpable sense of excitement amongst the crowd at University Park, with fans of both sides knowing that a solid 80 minutes would...
Aikido Club Captain Brendan Mackay took some time out of his schedule to meet with The Saint and discuss some exciting projects on the horizon for the club.
Harry Dean compares the Patriots' comeback win in the Superbowl with other memorable sporting comebacks.
Sport editor Andrew Sinclair recaps the action from University Park last week, where the men's rugby team manfully took down Worcester 78-0 to cement their position atop the table.