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St Andrews triumph at opening Scottish Student Sport League 1 Trampoline event

Thursday 09 November 2017

The University Trampoline and Gymnastics Club currently top the standings in the Scottish Student Sport (SSS) Trampoline championships after collecting 23 points at the opening League 1 event at the end of October.

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Judy Murray and Kris Soutar bring 'Tennis on the Road' to St Andrews

Thursday 09 November 2017

On Monday 16th of October the University welcomed Judy Murray and Kris Soutar, to St Andrews as part of their ‘Tennis on the Road’ programme to help train up a tennis workforce, made up of students, local teenagers (tennis leaders) and teachers.

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Sports Club Reports 2016-2017

Tuesday 11 July 2017

To find out more about what our clubs have been up to this year please click on the links below:

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Callum Knox Returns From Spain After Coaching National Basketball Squads

Thursday 06 July 2017

Callum Knox, our Health and Fitness Manager and Head Coach of Women’s Basketball for the University, has just returned from two action packed weekends spent coaching national squads in Spain.

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Jack Lynch To Represent Ireland in World U24 Ultimate Championships

Tuesday 04 July 2017

Saints Sport and Saints Ultimate are thrilled to announce third year student from Belfast, Jack Lynch, has been selected for the Irish Under 24’s Ultimate team. Jack will now begin training over the coming months to prepare for the 2018 World U24 Ultimate Championships, which will take place in Australia at the beginning of next year.

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Netball Coach Vacancy

Friday 30 June 2017

The University of St Andrews Netball Club is looking to recruit a part-time Coach for the 2017/2018 season and beyond.

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Saints Football Welcome New Goalkeeping Coach Wayne Henderson

Wednesday 28 June 2017

The University of St Andrews Football Club are delighted to welcome Wayne Henderson onto the Football coaching team as Lead Goalkeeping Coach. One of our media team members sat down with Wayne to find out more about his past experience and his new position.

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Saints Netball Awarded Silver Thistle Mark by Netball Scotland

Monday 26 June 2017

The University of St Andrews Netball Club has had a fantastic season this year with many notable achievements and victories. The Club's most recent achievement is being awarded the Silver Thistle Mark by Netball Scotland.

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Sport In Action founder Clement Chileshe awarded Honorary Degree

Friday 23 June 2017

On Wednesday 21st of June, Clement Chileshe walked across the stage of Younger Hall to collect an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for his outstanding contribution to sport and youth development in Zambia.

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Olympic Swimming Champions and England Football Manager help launch Zambia5050 fundraising campaign

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Olympic Swimming Champions and England Football Manager help launch fundraising campaign to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children

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Citi Sponsorship for St Andrews athletes

Monday 17 April 2017

Citi has deepened its relationship with the University of St Andrews by agreeing to support a number of student athletes and performance squads through their sponsorship of Saints Sport.

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Matthew Myers wins BUCS Tour Finals to claim BUCS Order of Merit 2016-2017

Wednesday 10 May 2017

A student at the University of St Andrews has claimed the top prize from the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), the national governing body for Higher Education Sport in the United Kingdom.

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Saints Rugby coaches to travel to New Zealand to learn from the best

Friday 03 March 2017

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.

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Saints Ultimate win historic BUCS Indoor National Championships

Friday 17 February 2017

Following the Ultimate Frisbee Club’s historic BUCS Indoor National Championships victory last week, Max Kraidelman from the Saints Media Team sat down with Men’s 1st Team captain Gabriel Schechter to discuss their incredible performance as well as to preview the upcoming outdoor tournament.

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Boat Club Winter Training Camp

Thursday 09 February 2017

This January the University Boat Club travelled to Lake Iseo - Lovere, Italy, for a gruelling Winter Training Camp. Find out how they got on.

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Tennis Club - Semester 1 Report 2016-17

Monday 06 February 2017

After Semester 1 the Women’s 1st Team sat proudly at the top of the BUCS Scottish 1A league with a comfortable lead. Women’s Captain Alice Keddie has led from the front, whilst newcomers to the first team, Vera Jansen and Minnie Kenworthy, have undoubtedly been key to their success. Read more...

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Polo Club - Semester 1 Report 2016-17

Monday 06 February 2017

The Polo Club had a great first semester. Beginning the year with a strong committee, we were able to sign up over 100 members in September to continue the club’s strong record of growth over the last few years. Read more...

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Ice Skating Club -Semester 1 Report 2016-17

Friday 03 February 2017

During Freshers’ Week the Ice Skating Club held a picnic outside the Sports Centre and had a considerably higher turnout than last year. Many of those in attendance expressed plans to come on the club’s weekly trips, which proved to be the case as the semester progressed. Read more...

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Clay Pigeon Club - Semester 1 Report 2016-17

Friday 03 February 2017

The Clay Pigeon Club had another fantastic first semester of the year, which included hosting the spectacular St Andrews Challenge. We welcomed around 230 competitors from 17 different universities, who shot on a particularly beautiful day in rural Angus. Read more...

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Windsurfing Club - Semester 1 Report 2016-17

Friday 03 February 2017

University of St Andrews Windsurfing Club has succesfully held sessions at Monikie country park this semester. It has been really rewarding for the club to see complete beginners taking an interest in the sport. Read more...

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