News archive 2022
The University of Exeter Coach Development Centre in collaboration with Tennis Cornwall and the Lawn Tennis Association hosted the 2022 Cornwall Coach Conference. Over 50 tennis coaches from around the country attended the event at Newquay's Heron Tennis Centre, which comprised of various workshops and seminars from industry experts.
A healthy approach to life is like a well-baked cake. Well, maybe something a little healthier than a cake perhaps…! So, when the right combination of lifestyle ingredients is lovingly and intentionally put together, they add up to the healthiest possible body, mind and soul - the much-desired holy grail which we all refer to as ‘work-life balance’.
University of Exeter's Touch Rugby Club (EUTRC) travelled to Nottingham last weekend (12-2-22) for the University National Touch Series which saw Exeter bring home the silverwear and more oppitunity to replicate their success at the next national competitonl. Sadie Pither (EUTRC Publicity Secretary) gives us a full report on the weekend, and letting us know how all 4 teams got on...
Harry Scott-Munro brings you the announcement that EURFC hooker Chris Moore was finally able to let the secret out… he will be a Munster player next season.
During the cold, wintery start to February, Exeter Polo Club took on Universities from all over the country in the Polo Winter National Tournament with the Intermediate team placing first in their division.
BUCS Karate Championships took place on the 12th-13th of March, 2022 at Ponds Forge in Sheffield. It was a very successful weekend for University of Exeter Karate team who took home all three types of medals. Club captain, Emma Nemeti-Chipkes gives us the run down of the weekend.
February was another great month of campaigning for University of Exeter's Student Sport team. Across the 51 AU clubs, as well as Guild societies, students ran taster sessions, fundraising events, as well as using their social media platforms to spread awareness and celebrate women in sport. The Athletic Union President, Katy Dalglish, gives us her overview of the success of this years 'This Girl Can' campaign.
President of University of Exeter Tennis Club, Antonija has seen lots of success for the largest university tennis club in the UK this year including the win of 'South & Southwest University Tennis Club of the year' by the LTA. This award now means EUTC have been shortlisted along with the other regional winners for the National award on the 19th of May. Antonija tellls all about what a year it has been...
After achieving GB selection after her races in April, first year Geography student Katie Brookes will compete in the ICF Canoe Marathon World Cup in Prague later this month.
Award season is back with a bang as students head to Reed Hall for the prestigious Colours and Awards ceremony.
On Monday the 20th of June, the University of Exeter staff football team took on Atass in a friendly football game on the rubber crumb. Staff were allowed to take time off to compete in the closely contested match, with Atass just coming out on top!
In the past month Exeter University Tennis Club has achieved both regional and national recognition for its most ambitious and expansive student programme to date. Here we talk about it all...
Exeter Sport sees 14 current students and alumni head to the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Our University of Exeter Rugby League club have received funding from the CreatedBy RLWC2021 capital grants programme, to improve the environments where Rugby League takes place; giving people more and better opportunities to engage with the game and to get active. The funding will allow the purchase of equipment that create environments that are accessible, welcoming and build a legacy of the 2021 tournament in our university and local communities.
If you are a returning student or were encouraged by the idea of ‘Intramural’ during an open day, you may be wondering where they went to. The good news is that they have not disappeared; they have merely been rebranded as our Social Sports Leagues.
For our first awareness month, our clubs set a precedent for the year of inclusivity and started up accessibility sessions for opportunities in disability sport. We also say hello to October, as this is recognised as Black History Month where the AU is committed to honouring this across all 52 clubs.
Eight sub-scratch golfers travelled to Le Golf National in Versailles France to play in the year's second R&A student tour series. They played against the best university golfers Europe has to offer.
Three University of Exeter hockey players travelled to Malaysia this October to represent Great Britain U21’s in the Sultan of Johor Cup to come home with a bronze medal.
University of Exeter Men’s and Women’s Hockey squads have partnered with STATSports, the world’s leading company in GPS technology, as a performance supplier for the 2022-2023 season.
In November, we saw all 52 AU clubs unite for men’s mental health. The University of Exeter is renowned for its fundraising efforts, evidenced in topping this year’s Movember national leader board yet again. Fundraising totals came out to £102,702.97, with Men’s Football, Men’s Cricket, and the Hockey Club topping the university’s internal fundraising leaderboard.
University of Exeter Sport are excited to announce our newest appointment to the Performance Team, Michael Molster.